ISTVS Professional Advancement Course

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ISTVS is pleased to invite you to explore the trending tools and applications of terramechanics. In a new pre-conference professional advancement course in counjunction with the 15th ISTVS European-African Regional Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, September 8-11, 2019, five top speakers from different backgrounds and perspectives will deliver five hour-long talks about the influence of artificial intelligence on terramechanics, terramechanics applied to planetary exploration, geospatial and seasonal mobility analysis, advanced modeling tools, and terramechanics applied to military vehicles.
Members, €100; Non-Members, €150
Space limited, separate registration required:

Saturday, September 7, 2019
Welcome // 9AM-9:15AM
Lesson 1 // Artificial intelligence and simulation tools applied to off-road mobile robotics. Ramon Gonzalez, robonity, Spain. 9:15AM-10:15AM
Lesson 2 // Terramechanics for planetary exploration missions. Dr. Lutz Richter, OHB System AG, Germany. 10:15AM-11:15AM
Lesson 3 // Geospatial and Seasonal Mobility Analysis. Dr. Sally Shoop, U.S. Army, ERDC-Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, USA. 11:15PM-12:15PM
Break // 12:15PM-1:00PM
Lesson 4 // Modeling the vehicle-terrain interaction with advanced tools. Shingo Ozaki, Yokohama National University, Japan. 1:00AM-2:00PM
Lesson 5 // Terramechanics for military vehicles. The NATO Reference Mobility Model. Susan Frankenstein, U.S. Army, ERDC-CRREL, USA, and Ole Balling, Aarhus University, Denmark. 2:00PM-3:00PM