Faculty of Science UvA


Dutch Nao Demo Day


Synchronized dance (Thriller by Michael Jackson) in Captains Cabin.
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The Nao is an humanoid robot which can be used in variety of applications. The Dutch Nao Demo Day is intended to bring the different owners of a Nao in the Netherlands together, show each other the demo's created in the different institutes in the Netherlands, create in a shared effort one big demonstration, which will be demonstrated at the end of the day in the theatre of the science center NEMO.

Important dates

  • May 14, 2011: Deadline for intention of participation
  • May 28, 2011: Dutch Nao Demo Day (from 9:00 to 17:00).
  • May 28, 2011: Preparation Captains Cabin (from 9:00 to 13:30).
  • May 28, 2011: Set Up Filmzaal (from 13:30-14:30).
  • May 28, 2011: Show time (from 14:30-15:00).
  • May 28, 2011: Wrap Up Captains Cabin (from 15:00 to 16:00).
The Dutch Nao Demo Day will be located at the science centre NEMO in Amsterdam. The event will be co-located with the Dutch RoboCup Junior competition.


Currently, participants from the following institutes have indicated their intention to come:
  • Universiteit van Amsterdam
  • Universiteit Groningen
  • Hogeschool van Amsterdam
  • KennisNet
  • Technische Universiteit Delft
  • TNO Alize
  • Saxion Hogeschool
In addition, TU Twente has indicated their interest.

Please fill in this form with an indication with how many people and robots will come, and mail this before May 14 to A.Visser@uva.nl.


This day is supported by Aldebaran Robotics and RoboNED.

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