October 14, 2016, Daejeon, Korea
Workshop Towards a Unified Workflow for Multi­contact Motion on Legged Robots: Challenges in Planning, Optimization and Control at IROS 2016
Antonio Bicchi Invited speaker "Planning with the Help of Environment and Constraints"

October 10, 2016, Daejeon, Korea
Workshop Perspectives on Analysis and Design of Human-Centered Robotics at IROS 2016
Antonio Bicchi Invited speaker "Embodied Intelligence, Soft Robotics, Control, and Human-Centered Robotics"

August 26, 2016, Columbia University, New York, USA
2016 IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN)
Workshop on: 2nd Workshop on human-oriented approaches for assistive and rehabilitation robotics
Matteo Bianchi "Sensory-motor synergies for human-robot interaction and assistive robotics"

August 18, 2016, Macau, China
IEEE Int. Conf. Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics
"Soft Robotics for Human Cooperation and Rehabilitation" Antonio Bicchi Plenary Speaker

July 19, 2016, Edinburgh, Scotland
Living Machines
"On the Soft Synergy Model and Its Applications to Artificial Hands" Antonio Bicchi Plenary Speaker

July, 2016 Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome (Italy)
Invited talk
Matteo Bianchi "Sensory-motor synergies and robotics research: a mutual inspiration"

July 19, 2016, Pisa, Italy
Robotics Research Jam Sessions
Matteo Bianchi "Sensory-motor synergies for the design of robotic and haptic systems"

June 27, 2016 Cambridge University, UK
Workshop Biological control across scales
Robots: Body, Intelligence, and Control" Antonio Bicchi invited speaker

June 2016, Kibbutz Tzuba (Israel)
Motor Control Summer School - XIII
Matteo Bianchi "Sensory-motor synergies: An Inspiration for the Design of Robotic and Arti cial Haptic Systems"

June 2016, Ann Arbor (MI, USA)
Robotics: Science and Systems Conference
Workshop on: Minimality and Desing Automation
Matteo Bianchi "Fast prototyping of soft robots and human-robot interfaces: methods, applications and open platforms"

June 2016, Ann Arbor (MI, USA)
Robotics: Science and Systems Conference
Workshop on: Robot Makers: The future of digital rapid design and fabrication of robots
Matteo Bianchi "Minimality and Under-Sensing: A human-inspired Approach"

May 20, 2016, Stockholm, Sweden
Workshop organization at ICRA 2016
Grasping and Manipulation Datasets 
Matteo Bianchi "An open-access repository to share data and tools for the study of human and robotic hands: the Hand Corpus initiative"

May 20, 2016, Stockholm, Sweden
Workshop on Manipulation with the Environment at ICRA 2016
Invited Talk, Antonio Bicchi "Body+Environment=Function. Studying the embodied intelligence equation"

April 2016, German Space Agency, Oberpfaenhofen, Germany
Opening the new Robotics and Mechatronics Center, Invited Lecture
Antonio Bicchi "Soft Robotics for Human Cooperation and Rehabilitation"

April 8, 2016, Philadelphia, USA
Workshop on Human and Robot Hands, Human and Robot Touch:Sensorimotor Synergies to Bridge the Gap Between Neuroscience and Robotics
Organized by Matteo Bianchi (UNIPI and IIT) and Alessandro Moscateli (University of Bielefeld)
Sensorimotor Synergies for the Design of Haptic, Sensing and Robotic Systems - Matteo Bianchi 

February 2016, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
nvited lecture
Antonio Bicchi "Synergy-based Soft Robotics for Prosthetics and Rehabilitation"

January 29, 2016, University of California at Berkeley
invited lecture
Antonio Bicchi "Body Languages for Human Robot Interaction" 

January 29, 2016, Stanford University
invited lecture
Antonio Bicchi "Body Languages for Human Robot Interaction"

January 2016, Lugano
PICTET Bank Lecture Series , Invited Public Talks
Antonio Bicchi "Introduction to Robotics: Culture, Science and Technology of the Next Industrial Revolution",

November 20, 2015, Toulouse, France
Workshop on Geometric and Numerical Foundations of Movements
Antonio Bicchi keynote speaker "Artificial hands: from humans to robots and back"

November 2015, Seoul, Korea
Dexterity augmentation on a synergistic hand: the Pisa/IIT SoftHand+
Cosimo Della Santina, Giorgio Grioli, Manuel Giuseppe Catalano, Alberto Brando, Antonio Bicchi

October 2015-December 2016, Turin, Milan,Genoa, Bologna, Florence, Rome
Series of six Invited Public Talks, PICTET Bank Meetings Series
Antonio Bicchi "Introduction to Robotics: Culture, Science and Technology of the Next Industrial Revolution"

October 21, 2015, Munich, Germany
Plenary Lecture, Human-Friendly Robotics Symposium
Antonio Bicchi ""Body Languages for Human Robot Interaction"

October 9, 2015 Pisa, Italy
Internet Festival
Antonio Bicchi invited speaker "dagli uomini ai robot e ritorno

August 3, 2015 Arenzano, Italy
RIC-IIT Workshop: Robotics and Interactive Technologies for Neuroscience and Neurorehabilitation
Antonio Bicchi invited speaker "Synergies in the Control of Human and Humanoid Hands"

August 2015, Singapore
IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR 2015)
Workshop on Human-Oriented Approaches for Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics
Matteo Bianchi "Human Hands and SoftHands: from neuroscientic studies to assisitive applications"

July 21, 2015 Pisa, Italy
Workshop Robotics Research Jam Session
organized by Centro "E.Piaggio" in the framework of the "Softhands" project

July 17, 2015, Rome, Italy
Workhop Towards a Unifying Framework for Whole-body and Manipulation Control - RSS 2015
Antonio Bicchi organizer and speaker "Optimal Contact Force Distribution In Whole-Body Loco-Manipulation Tasks"

June 22, 2015, Chicago, USA
Demo - World Haptic Conference
A Novel Tactile Display for Softness and Texture Rendering in Tele-Operation Tasks
Mattia Poggiani, Matteo Bianchi, Antonio Bicchi

May 30, 2015, Seattle, USA
Workshop on Robotic Hands, Grasping, and Manipulation - ICRA2015
Antonio Bicchi invited speaker "Soft Hands: from Humans to Robots, and Back Again"

March 4, 2015, Portland, USA
10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
Antonio Bicchi keynote speaker “Of Robots, Humans, Bodies and Intelligence” 

October 30, 2014, Paris
National Robotics Days
Invited Talk Antonio Bicchi

October 4 -10, 2014, St. Petersburg, Russia
ICUMT 2014 (International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems)
Keynote: Control Systems, Robotics, and the Neurosciences: A New(?) Convergence, Antonio Bicchi

September 17, 2014, Chicago, USA
International Conference of Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2014)
Keynote: Natural Machine Motion and Embodied Intelligence, Antonio Bicchi

August 24, 2014, Stockholm
Invited Talk at KTH Antonio Bicchi

July 25, 2014, Massa Carrara
Science Festival in Massa Carrara
demos and presentations of the Pisa-iit Softhand

July 14, 2014 Pisa, Italy
Workshop Robotics Research Jam Session - "Of Robots and Men"
organized by Centro "E.Piaggio" in the framework of the "Softhands" project

June 24, 2014 Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Versailles, France
Eurohaptics 2014
A change in the fingertip contact area induces an illusory displacement of the finger,
A. Moscatelli, Bianchi, M., Serio, A., O. Atassi, A., Fani, S., Terekhov, A., Hayward, V., Ernst, M., A. Bicchi
Winner of the Best Poster Award

February 2, 2014, Arizona State University
2nd ASU Rehabilitation Robotics Workshop
OpenBionics: An Open-Source Initiative for the Creation of Working hard to make a simpler hand: the Pisa-IIT SoftHand, invited talk Antonio Bicchi

December 5, 2013 MIT, Boston, USA
Challenges Workshop - Andrea Bocelli Foundation
What do the eye and the hand tell us about the brain, and how this can be useful to people
Antonio Bicchi, Pietro Pietrini, Emiliano Ricciardi, Marco Santello

1 October 2013, Tel Aviv, Israel
Utopia Film Festival
Robots for the Society and Societies of Robots

25-26 September, 2013 Rome, Italy
HFR2013 – Human Friendly Robotics Workshop
Towards variable impedance assembly: the VSA peg-in-hole L. Balletti, A. Rocchi, F. Belo, M. Catalano, M. Garabini, G. Grioli and A. Bicchi
A tripod grasp device with controllable stiffness at contact points for grasping property analysis and haptic exploration A. Altobelli, M. Bianchi, A.Serio, A. Di Basco, M. Gabiccini and A. Bicchi

16-18 September, 2013 Palermo, Italy - Annual Conference of the Italian Association of Researchers in Automation
On the Role of Haptic Synergies in Modelling the Sense of Touch and in Designing Artificial Haptic and Robotic Systems
M. Bianchi, P. Salaris, A. Serio, G. Grioli, E. P. Scilingo, A. Bicchi

October 23, 2012 Milan, Italy
Conference "Innovare l'innovazione"
Eccellenze in Piccola Scala [PDF ]
Invited Speaker Antonio Bicchi
October 20, 2012 London, UK
Workshop on the Control of Cyber-Physical Systems
Trading off Feedforward and Feedback, Remote and Local in the Control of Complex Systems [PDF ]
Invited Speaker Antonio Bicchi

October 5, 2012 Pisa, Italy
Internet Festival
From Networked Embedded Control of Cooperating Objects to the “Internet of Things”: Toward a SOCIETY WITH ROBOTS
Invited Speaker Antonio Bicchi

October 3, 2012 Grenoble Gipsa-Lab

Control Systems, Robotics, and the Neurosciences: A New(?) Convergence
Antonio Bicchi

September 29, 2012 Pisa Italy
L'Intelligenza della Mano [PDF ]
Invited speaker Antonio Bicchi

July 6, 2012 Pisa Italy
Workshop Andrea Bocelli Foundation Challenges

Intelligenza nella mano: dall’uomo alle interfacce aptiche artificiali
Invited speaker Antonio Bicchi

June 12-15, 2012 Paris, France
Romansy 2012 19th CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Robot Design, Dynamics, and Contro

Taming the Complexity of the Hand Embodied: the Role of Haptic Synergies
[Abstract]Keynote Speaker Antonio Bicchi