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Trial & Error

Robot Programming Tutorial

Learn how to do studies with Nao and Pepper

The conference will be preceded by a Robot Programming Tutorial organized by the Chair for Individual and Technology. The half-day tutorial will take place on first day of the conference (September 8, 2021) at the Human Technology Center (HumTec; Theaterplatz 14, 52062 Aachen) at RWTH Aachen University.

The tutorial will be held in person. Virtual attendance is not possible.

Beginners are welcome! This is a low-key tutorial for everyone who is interested in HRI but never worked with Nao or Pepper before.

The capacity of this tutorial is limited to a maximum of six participants (three in tutorial 1 and three in tutorial 2). Participation is free of charge. Travel and accommodation costs will be at your own expense.


09:00 - Start of tutorial 1
12:00 - End of tutorial

13:00 - Start of tutorial 2
16:00 - End of tutorial


The informal application should include a short CV, and brief motivation or description of the project that you would like to do with a robot. Please send these files via email to
The application deadline is August 1st, 2021.

Tutorial Venue

RWTH Aachen University
Theaterplatz 14, 52062 Aachen
FabLab & HRI Lab