Program – SPRINT Robotics Seminar in Monaco

The preliminary seminar program can be seen below.

Enhancing Productivity and Safety

TimePresentation TitleSpeaker
08:00Registration Desk Open
09:00Introduction to Monaco and Grimaldi ForumDuco Drenth, Director New Technologies, Dietsmann
09:05Welcome to MonacoSandrine Camia, Director Convention Bureau, Government of Monaco
09:10Opening Speech: Betting on RobotsPeter Kütemann, Chairman & CEO, Dietsmann
09:20The SPRINT Robotics Collaborative: Strategy & Next Steps towards Large Scale Deployment of RobotsTjibbe Bouma, Chairman, SPRINT Robotics
09:40Keynote: Total Perspective on Innovating with Robotics in Energy OperationsVincent Saubestre, VP Total Group R&D Strategy and Intelligence, Total
10:05Keynote: Potential for Robot applications in Power GenerationMiriam Di Blasi, Senior Process Engineer, Generation Technologies and IoT – Innovation of Global Thermal Generation, ENEL
10:30BreakExhibition & Demonstration: IRTS Global (
11:00Use Case 1: Unmanned Aerial VehiclesJürgen Moors, Operations Manager Utilities, BASF Antwerp
11:15Use Case 2: Remote OperatorsBerry Mulder, Technology Manager Frontier Automation, Shell
11:30Exhibitor PresentationsDiakont; Expert Teleportation; ExRobotics; in-Robotics; Inuktun; IRTS; Numurus; Olympus; Sonomatic; Taurob; TBS
12:30LunchExhibition & Demonstration: Taurob (
13:45Strategic Partnerships for RoboticsRenaud Champion, Robotics Investor, PRIMNEXT
14:10Vision and insights for utilizing robotics in the Chemical industryAndy Lewis, Repair & Maintain Technology Director, The Dow Chemical Company
14:35Robotics for In-Service Repairs in AerospaceJames Kell, On-Wing Technologist – In-Situ Repair, Rolls-Royce
15:00SPRINT Robotics Award CeremonyTjibbe Bouma, Chairman, SPRINT Robotics
15:15BreakExhibition & Demonstration: ExRobotics (
15:45Telerobotics for Future MissionsAli Muhammad, Principal Investigator Robotics Systems, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
16:10Use Case 3: Robotic ArmsRussell Brown, Senior Reliability Engineer, Chevron
16:25Use Case 4: Robotic CrawlersAnders Røyrøy, Principal Researcher Process Upstream Automation, Statoil
16:40Use Case 5: On-stream Tank InspectionMathijs Kossen, Innovation Manager, Vopak Global IT
16:55Panel Discussion: Robotics, Productivity and Safety
17:30Event Close