Registration Annual Conference 2022

We are very pleased to invite you to the annual conference 2022. The conference will take place in Aalborg on the 19th and 20th of May. The venue of the conference is Aalborg University.

We are looking forward to visit Aalborg University and to explore infrastructure, equipment and experiments in particular related to Work Package 1. This is also an opportunity to be introduced to other relevant research initiatives at AAU Department of Energy Technology and The Fluid Power & Mechatronic Systems group.

The registration is open here. Register as soon as possible and before April 1st.

Travel and accommodation

We have reserved rooms at at “Slotshotellet” ( Use booking code 12014286 when you book the room.

Group traveling from Kristiansand


Bus/group transport to Kristiansand from Grimstad

8.30 Departure Kristiansand (Fjordline)

10.45 Arrival Hirtshals. Bus to AAU


19.00 Departure bus to Hirtshals

19.45 Arrival Hirtshals

20.45 Departure with Color-Line ferry

23.59 Arrival Kristiansand and bus/group transport to Grimstad

For those joining the Agder group (via the conference registration form), we will get in touch shortly regarding booking arrangements for the ferry.

Our partners from Trondheim and elsewhere in Norway are welcome to arrive in Kristiansand the evening before and join the Agder group across with the ferry to Hirtshals, Denmark in the morning on the 19/5. On the return there are some options to fly out from Aalborg airport. For the rest of the partners we hope you are able to find an travel itinerary which fits with the schedule.

Please get in touch with to discuss any itinerary challenges or if your itinerary require late arrival or early departure.

Preliminary program (subject to change)

Thursday 19/5 
11.45 – 12:45Registration and Lunch/Sandwich at AAU
12:45 – 13:00Welcome, Introduction and Awards
13:00 – 13:45Recent trends in Mechatronics R&D (speaker tbc)
14:00 – 14:20WP1 Drives: Summary of Completed Projects (TOA)
14:20 – 14:40WP1.6 (Wei Zhao)
14:40 – 15:00WP1.7 (Thomas Farsakoglou)
15:00 – 15:20Coffee break
15:20 – 15:40WP5 Monitoring Techniques: Summary of Completed Projects (RS)
15:40 – 16:00WP5.6 (PostDoc Vignesh V. Shanbhag)
16:00 – 16:20WP6 Data Analytics, IT Integration and Big Data. Summary of Completed Projects (BB)
16:20 – 16:40WP6.2 Emilio Ruiz
16:40 – 17:00WP6.3 Kevin Roy
17:00 – 17:15Break
17:15 – 18:00Keynote 2 Tom Fidjeland:  Industrial Challenges
18:00 – 18:30WP1,5,6 Panel Discussion (Stronger collaboration and future directions)
18:30Transport to hotel and check-in
19:30-22:00Conference Dinner
Friday 20/5 
09:00 – 09:20WP2 Motion Compensation & WP4 Modeling and Simulation: Summary of Completed Projects (OE)
09:20 – 09:50WP2.6 (Philipp Schubert)
09:50 – 10:10WP2.7 (Hans Kristian Holen)
10:10 – 10:20Coffee break
10:20 – 10:40WP4.5 (PostDoc Savin Viswanathan)
10:45 – 11:45Poster session ( All WPX.Ys)
11:45 – 12:30Lunch
12:30 – 12:50WP3 Robotics and Autonomy: Summary of Completed Projects (JZ)
12:50 – 13:10WP3.6 (Dipendra Subedi)
13:10 – 13:30WP2,3,4 Panel Discussion
13:30 – 14:00Keynote (tbc)
14:00 – 15:45Visit to labs
15:45 – 16:00Coffee break
16:00 – 17:30Brainstorming and break-out sessions
17:30 – 18:00Plenum presentations, discussion
18:00 – 18:30Summary & Wrap up
19:00Transport to Hirtshals

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