DHL ROBOTICS DAY 2018

November 14th, DHL Innovation Center, Germany

The second DHL Robotics Day brought 250 customers, partners and employees from around the globe to the DHL Innovation Center in Troisdorf, Germany on 14th of November 2018. This year’s event was themed “Sense the Future”, focusing on how developments in robotics result in increasing autonomy and sensing capabilities. Attendees were treated to an action-packed day of inspiring talks by exciting industry speakers, interactive breakout sessions on five robotics topics, and a speed networking session. The highlight of the event was the robotics exhibition consisting of nearly 30 partners, which showcased their capabilities and robots throughout the day. 

Watch the video below to see how this exciting day unfolded:


Key Topics & Presentations

Collective Workflows – Combining the Individual Strengths of Humans and Robots

Daniel Theobald, Chief Innovation Officer of Vecna Robotics, shares insights about how robots could empower humanity. 

The Transition of Robotics - From Stationary Automation to Full Autonomy

Melonee Wise, CEO of Fetch Robotics, speaks about the changes in robotics technologies and its logistical implications.

Virtual and Augmented Reality – Introduction of a new Era to the Robot-Human Frontier

Peter Haas, Associate Director of the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative at Brown University, speaks about the future of robot-human interaction.

Daniel Theobald, Chief Innovation Officer of Vecna Robotics, shares insights about how robots could empower humanity


Melonee Wise, CEO of Fetch Robotics, speaks about the changes in robotics technologies and its logistical implications


Peter Haas, Associate Director of the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative at Brown University, speaks about the future of robot-human interaction.