munich_i Hightech Summit on June 22, 2022

In four sessions named "Next Generation Robots", "Networking Intelligence", "Industrial Perception and Autonomy" and "Learning, Understanding and Interaction", experts and visionaries will present their latest developments, share valuable insights and talk about future-oriented strategies. The presentations reflect responsible and technological changes in society and discuss how artificial intelligence can advance the fields of health, work, mobility and environment.

The Dates of the Hightech Summit:

  • June 21, 2022: 7:00 - 09:30 pm: State Reception / Gala Dinner @Kaisersaal, Residenz
  • June 22: 9:00 am - 05:00 pm: munich_i Hightech Summit @Conference Center North, Entry: North-East, Messe München

with munich_i patron Dr. Markus Söder, MdL, Bavarian Minister-President. Learn more about it here

Session 1: Next Generation Robots

Session Chair

Prof. Dr. Cristina Piazza

Technical University of Munich (TUM): Department of Informatics


Session 2: Networking Intelligence

Session Chair

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alin Albu-Schäffer

DLR – German Aerospace Center: Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics

Session 3: Industrial Perception and Autonomy

Session Chair

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Edward G. Krubasik

Technical University of Munich (TUM): Honorary Professor in TUM School of Management, Industry Advisory Board of Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MIRMI)

Session 4: Learning, Understanding and Interaction

Session Chair

Prof. Dr. Stefan Leutenegger

Technical University of Munich (TUM): Department of Informatics

munich_i News

The second edition of munich_i, the Bavarian high-tech platform for AI and robotics, was held as an in-person event at the automatica fair in Messe München in June 2022. More than 28,000 automatica visitors from around 75 countries experienced and learned about the latest technological innovations and their societal impacts from experts, visionaries, politicians, CEOs, entrepreneurs, and young talents from around the world. The live-streamed sessions are already available online. Moreover, munich_i will be back in 2023, from 27 – 30 June!

The second edition of the international competition in robot manipulation, the Robothon® Grand Challenge, crowned its top performers live on stage at munich_i on June 21, 2022. 20 teams from 13 countries competed using a robot platform to autonomously execute a series of manual tasks that aim to properly disassemble and sort electronic waste. Teams from Italy, Slovenia, United Arab Emirates, Germany, and Austria were awarded prize money ranging from 1K to 10K €. The Robothon® will return in 2023!

Wie Robotik den Alltag von alten Menschen und deren Pflegerinnen und Pflegern verbessern kann: Das sind die zentralen Themen, mit denen sich Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler auf dem ersten Geriatronics-Summit in Garmisch beschäftigen. Fragen an die Organisatoren der Veranstaltung und wissenschaftliche Leiter der Forschungsprojekte, Luis Da Cruz Figueredo und Abdeljallil Naceri vom MIRMI.