The Future of Human Robot Collaboration

ABB Robotics Safety Forum

ABB Robotics will be organizing a forum on the topic of Robotics Safety. Learn what it takes for your automated production line to be truly safe according to the standards.

Hear it straight from a member of the International Standards Organization (ISO) technical committee for industrial safety (Robotics), as well as a senior expert in this field from an accredited body of certification for manufacturing industrial safety.


12:00        Buffet Lunch
13:00       The Safety Factor - Accelerating OEE on the factory floor
13:30        The Future of Human Robot Collaboration: ISO 10218 Today and Tomorrow
14:00       Best practices on the factory floor: Collaborative operations in action
14:30       Tough questions: a panel discussion addressing difficult concerns of manufacturing firms
15:00       Q&A
15:30        Networking Teabreak and tour of exhibits
17:00        End


Anette Wester Odbratt
Standardisation and Certification Manager, ABB Jokab Safety

Anette Wester Odbratt is the Standardization and Certification manager at ABB Jokab Safety. She has been with ABB since 2001 and was with Swerea IVF in Gothenburg prior to joining ABB for 15 years, working on research and consultation in the machine safety area. Anette has been a member of International Standards Organization ISO/TC299/WG3 since 2004, working with the development and revision of the robot safety standard ISO 10218. She is also a member of ISO/TC199 WG 8 (functional safety, two hand devices), and ISO/TC199 WG6 (guards). Anette graduated from Chalmers University of Technology, Master of Science  Electrical Engineering.

Andreas Oberweger
Safety of machinery, occupational safety
Competence Center Industry 4.0

Andreas Oberweger, born 1966, study of telecommunications and electronics in Innsbruck/Austria, joined TÜV AUSTRIA GROUP in 2007 as an specialist for safety of machinery according to European and Austrian legislation. Additional education as risk manager and in the field of occupational safety.
He is member of the core innovation-team for the development of new business services and is representing TÜV AUSTRIA as a senior expert in various European coordination committees for machinery. Since 2015 Andreas Oberweger is head of Competence Centre Industry 4.0.
His primary tasks are the support of manufacturers and operators of machinery with regard to safe construction and - in all respects - safe use of work equipment.

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