Confirmed Plenary Speakers

Joris de Schutter

Production Engineering, Machine Design & Automation (PMA) Section
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

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Short bio: Joris De Schutter received the M.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), Leuven, Belgium, in 1980, the M.Sc. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, in 1981, and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from KU Leuven, in 1986. Following work as a Control Systems Engineer in industry, in 1986, he became a Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, KU Leuven, where he has been a Full Professor since 1995. He teaches courses on kinematics and dynamics of machinery, systems and control, robotics, and optimization. His research interests include sensor-based robot control and programming, human motion modeling, human–robot interaction, multi-sensor fusion and estimation for model building and real-time control, and optimization of mechanical and mechatronic drive systems.

Agus Budiyono

Vice Chairman,
Indonesia Center for Technology Empowerment

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Short bio: Agus Budiyono is a business consultant, scientist, technopreneur and educator. His 30 years professional experience includes 15 years in academia as Foreign Professor of Aerospace at Konkuk University, Korea (2008-2015) and as Associate Professor of Aerospace and Aviation at RMIT, Australia (2015-2017). He received four degrees in aeronautics and astronautics including master’s and engineer’s degrees from MIT, USA. He wrote 200+ papers and several books (published by Springer) leading to startups activities in USA, South Korea and Indonesia where he co-founded and advises more than 10 technology SMEs. Dr. Budiyono co-founded the Centre for Unmanned System Studies at Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia as the precursor of the Indonesian national defense industry. Among other international coverage, he was featured in KBS World in Seoul, Korea. Agus has a keen interest in music and writings dedicated for a better Indonesia. A collection of his essays is published in his tetralogy “Ngopi Bareng Mas Choy”. The first book in series, “Distro, Dragon Rocket dan Unicorn” was published in March, the second, “Matematika Cinta dan Mitos IPK”, in July 2019.

Program at a Glance
Wednesday, 4 Dec. 2019Thursday, 5 Dec. 2019Friday, 6 Dec. 2019
  • Workshops
  • Registration
  • Plenary Session I
  • Parallel Session I
  • Plenary Session II
  • Parallel Session II
  • Gala Dinner

Detailed conference program will be updated soon; please check this website regularly.