The 5 th International Conference on “Robotics and Automation in Industry (ICRAI)”, organized by the Department of Mechatronics Engineering UET Peshawar, Society of Mechatronics Engineering and National Centre of Robotics & Automation (NCRA) kicked off here today. This three-day conference from 3rd – 5th March 2023 will have key speeches from academia of reputable universities from Canada and Australia, technical sessions, poster/industrial exhibitions and Youth Robotic Competitions. The conference is co-sponsored by IEEE while the financial sponsors included, AH Group Companies, Karkun, Directorate General of Science & Technology (DoST) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistan Science Foundation
Justice (Rtd) Irshad Qaisar, Minister Higher Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was the chief guest of the opening ceremony. She said, as the practical and socio-economic impact of our field continues to expand, robotics and automation are increasingly taking the center stage in our lives and will play an important role in future. She appreciated the efforts of UET Peshawar for holding a conference on such an important area. Advisor to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Finance Mr. Hamayat Ullah Khan appreciated the efforts of Vice Chancellor and Chair conference for engaging various stakeholders from industry.