Distinguished academics and industrialists will deliver the keynote speeches. Confirmed Speakers are shown below, but the list is still under development.


Professor Duc Truong Pham

Chance Professor of Engineering, Director of Research

Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Birmingham

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Topic: AutoReman: Progress towards Autonomous Remanufacturing

Remanufacturing is the returning of a used product to at least its original performance. Product disassembly is the first and arguably most difficult operation in a remanufacturing process chain. We will give an update on research conducted in the Autonomous Remanufacturing Laboratory at the University of Birmingham  on robotising the disassembly of products for remanufacture.




Professor George G.Q. Huang

Chair Professor, Head

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

University of Hong Kong

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Topic: To be announced shortly.