Leadership and Organisation

Organising conferences, Symposiums, Workshops, Bootcamps; Robot Demos; Science Experiments with the Public

2018

  1. RO-MAN 2018: 27th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, member of the Organising Committee.

2017

  1. IJCAI-17 International Workshop on:Human-Robot Engagement, Chairing in collaboration with CBA Innovation Lab and Softbank Robotics. Committee members from Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, CMU, and other top universities and robotics companies including Sphero.
  2. Human-Robot Interaction Experiments with the Public at UTS and Stanford University.
  3. Social Robotics for Industry Bootcamp and Business, CBA Innovation Lab. Invited speaker Chief Scientist Softbank Robotics.
  4. CBA-UTS AI and Social Robotics Industry Conference, CBA Innovation Lab. Invited speakers and attendees: Professor Georg Gottlob, University of Oxford; Dr Amit Pandey, Softbank Robotics; Professor Tony Cohn, Leeds University.
  5. Social Robotics Pop-Up Class at UTS. The Magic Lab team ran an exciting pop-up class on social robotics September 14, 2017 at UTS. More than 25 students from across the University came along. Much fun was had by all.

2016

  1. Human-Robot Interaction Experiments with the Public at UTS and Stanford University.
  2. Innovation @UTS Design Thinking Bootcamps at UTS, in collaboration with the Stanford University d.school
  3. Design Thinking Train-the-Trainer  Bootcamps at UTS
  4. Design Thinking and Social Robotics for Business Train-the-Trainer Bootcamps at UTS
  5. Social Robotics Bootcamp,, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  6. Design Thinking Bootcamp, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  7. Data Analytics Training Workshops, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  8. Social Robotics Experiments at Stockland Shopping Mall
  9. Social Robotics Experiments at CBA
  10. Social Robotics Research Workshop at CBA
  11. Space Technology Hackathon with CubeRider and Boston Consulting, in the Magic Lab.

2015

  1. Robot Experiments with the Public at UTS Open Day
  2. Data Analytics Training Workshops, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  3. Design Thinking and Data Analytics Train-the-Trainer Bootcamps at UTS
  4. Design Thinking and Social Robotics for Business Train-the-Trainer Bootcamps at UTS
  5. Data Analytics for Business Train-the-Trainer Bootcamps at UTS
  6. Social Robotics Hackathon
  7. DIsruptive Technology Hackathon

2014

  1. International Conference on Social Robotics, Conference Chair.
  2. Design Thinking and Business Analytics Sydney Symposium 2014, Conference Co-Chair.
  3. Magic Lab Robot Demos at UTS Open Day 2014
  4. Data Analytics Training Workshops, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

2013

  1. IJCAI-13 Robot Exhibition and Competition, Co-Chair.
  2. Magic Lab Robot Demo at UTS Open Day
  3. UTS Faculty of Engineering and IT Student Showcase, Chair

2012

  1. International Conference on Social Robotics Program Chair.
  2. Innovation and Knowledge, Strategic Management Society, Chairperson
  3. Magic Lab Robot Demos at UTS Open Day 2012
  4. UTS Faculty of Engineering and IT Student Showcase 2012
  5. Crowdsourcing the name of the UTS Personal Robot 2 (PR2)

2011

  1. Pi-Day at UTS, 2011
  2. AAAI-11 Artificial Intelligence and Smarter Living: The Conquest of Complexity, San Francisco, Conference Co-Chair.
  3. IJCAI-11: International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Area Chair)
  4. Innovation and Knowledge, Strategic Management Society, Program Chair
  5. Organised Industry Breakfast with Sydney Water, Thales, and Cisco on Smart Futures: Connecting Physical and Virtual Worlds.
  6. Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, Breakthrough Ideas Track (Co-Chair)
  7. Magic Lab Robot Demo at UTS Open Day
  8. UTS Faculty of Engineering and IT Student Showcase, Chair

2010

  1. Digital Life, Melbourne. Robot Demonstration. Sponsored by Samsung, 2010.
  2. International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering & Management (KSEM 2010), Program Chair.
  3. Intelligent Information Privacy Management Symposium, Stanford University (Privacy 2010), Conference Chair
  4. Innovation and Knowledge, Strategic Management Society, Associate Program Chair
  5. International Symposium on Practical Cogntive Agents and Robots (Co-Chair)
  6. Magic Lab Robot Demos at UTS Open Day

2009

  1. International Symposium Logical Formalizations of Commonsense Reasoning Co-Chair with Leora Morgenstern, IBM Research, and Gerhard Lakemeyer.
  2. Innovation and Knowledge, Strategic Management Society, Rep at Large
  3. Magic Lab Robot Demos at UTS Open Day

2008

  1. Magic Lab Robot Demo at UTS Open Day 2008
  2. International Symposium on Practical Cognitive Agents and Robots (Co-chair)
  3. Business 2020s: Navigating the Future @ the Australian Innovation Festival 2008!
  4. Magic Lab Robot Demos at UTS Open Day

2007

  1. Collaborative Challenges in Blue Sky Innovation @ the Australian Innovation Festival 2007! invited speakers include senior figures from Google Inc, IBM, Viocorp and KPMG.
  2. China International Conference in Finance organized with Tsinghua University and Sloan School of Management, MIT.
  3. International Workshop on Nonmonotonic Reasoning, Action and Change, India.
  4. Magic Lab Robot Demos at UTS Open Day

2006

  1. Innovation Splash, Australian Innovation Festival (Highlighted on page 9)
  2. China Science Week Exhibition Robot Soccer Matches. UTS Unleashed! was the first robot soccer team to be invited to China. We conducted a number of robot soccer matches at China Science Week in collaboration with the University of Science and Technology of China, Peking University, and TongJi University in Shanghai. China Science Week is organised by China's Ministry of Science and Technology. 
  3. East meets West Robot Soccer Matches November 26, 2006 with the University of Western Australia and the University of Science and Technology of China.
  4. International Symposium on Cognitive Agents and Robots (PCAR) (Co-Chair)
  5. Exhibition Robot Soccer Matches at UTS Open Day

2005

  1. Exhibition Robot Soccer Matches at UTS Open Day 

2004

  1. International Conference on Knowledge Representation & Reasoning (KR2004), Conference Chair.
  2. Knowledge Represntation Conventicle at the University of Technology Sydney,. Co-Chair. Invited Speaker: John McCarthy, Stanford University.
  3. Australian Open Robot Soccer Championship
  4. Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2004), Program Chair.
  5. Exhibition Robot Soccer Matches at UTS Open Day

2003

  1. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Workshop Chair
  2. International Symposium Logical Formalizations of Commonsense Reasoning Co-Chaired with John McCarthy Stanford University and Patrick Doherty Linkoping University
  3. Exhibition Robot Soccer Matches at UTS Open Day

2002

  1. International Conference on Knowledge Representation & Reasoning, Program Chair.

2000

  1. International Conference on Knowledge Representation & Reasoning, Workshop Chair.

Last Century

  • IJCAI Nonmontonic Reasoning, Action and Change Workshop 1995, 1997


Magic Lab and CBA Team
Magic Lab and CBA Team
Magic Lab and CBA Team
Magic Lab and CBA Team
CBA Robot at Stocklands
CBA Robot at Stocklands
Magic Lab and CBA Team at Stocklands
Magic Lab and CBA Team at Stocklands
Ed Feigenbaum (Stanford University) with gUTSy
Ed Feigenbaum (Stanford University) with gUTSy