7th workshop on maritime automation (Automar 2017)

The IRSLab is glad to announce the organization of the 7th workshop on maritime automation (Automar 2017), which will be held on May, 4-5, 2017. 

AUTOMAR is research network for automation and robotic focus on marine and oceanic industries and sciences. It brings together researchers from Universities, Research Centers and various industries linked to the naval, Energy, etc., and includes knowledge ranging from Naval Construction to Oceanology, through Marine Renewable Energies or Submarine Robotics, with clear interest in improving competitiveness in producing countries in the East.

Since its inception, AUTOMAR has managed to include the main research groups in the sector. Its main objective is to strengthen research networks by establishing synergies between groups and to promote University-Company collaboration to become forums for discussion and commitment that are of interest to the country, trying to optimize resources and results For the benefit of science, technology and society.

This edition places special emphasis on two dimensions: the international projection and the specific domain of submarine archeology, with the intention of attracting researchers and professionals from related sectors to marine activities in their widest range.