Theme & Topics

​The theme of the conference is “Virtual Assembly”. Virtual assembly refers to various methods and techniques, both manual and automated, aiming to reduce waste of resources in the production system.

The conference will cover a range of keynotes and technical sessions including, but not limited to, the following topics:   IMMA - manikin for ergonomic simulation and evaluation.
  • Assembly system design and planning
  • New assembly system concepts
  • Assembly strategies in platform based development
  • Variety management
  • Disassembly and remanufacturing
  • Path planning for assembly and disassembly
  • Human – machine interaction in assembly
  • Levels of automation in assembly systems
  • Humans factors, ergonomics and training
  • Sustainability indicators in assembly
  • Energy efficiency in assembly and joining
  • Flexible and intelligent joining systems


Motion planning of robots.

Do you have any wishes about the program? Is there any particular person you would like to hear as key note speaker? Is there any particular company you would like to hear more about? Take this opportunity to influence the content of the conference to include just that you want. We cannot promise that we manage to arrange it, but we promise to try! Send your ideas to: organizer@cats2016.se.

Published: Tue 23 Jun 2015. Modified: Mon 22 Feb 2016