In the following table we report the list of confirmed speakers, along with their affiliation and the tentative title of their talks. 

Speaker Affiliation Title of the Talk Participation Status
Achim J. Lilienthal Örebro University, SE Mobile Robots with Novel Environmental Sensors for Inspection of Disaster Sites with Low Visibility - The SmokeBot project Confirmed
Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI, DE Long term Human-Robot Teaming for Robot Assisted Disaster Response (TRADR) Confirmed
Sven Behnke University of Bonn, DE Perception and Planning for Autonomous Locomotion and Manipulation in a Disaster-Response Robot. Confirmed
Lorenzo Marconi University of Bologna, IT Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for supporting Search & Rescue Activities in the Alps: the SHERPA experience Confirmed
Paul Oh University Of Nevada, US Humanoid Material-Handling for Disaster-Cleanup Tasks Confirmed
Nikos Tsagarakis Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, IT Actuation Technologies for Robots operating in Unstructured Environments: Application to CENTAURO and WALK-MAN robots Confirmed
Satoshi Tadokoro University of Tohoku University, JP Disaster Response Robots in Japan Confirmed
Yoshihiko Nakamura University of Tokyo, JP Hydraulic Actuators and Humanoid Robot Hydra Confirmed
Adam S. Jacoff National Institute of Standards and Technology: NIST, US Guiding Innovation and Measuring Progress using Standard Test Methods for Response Robots Confirmed