Upcoming events

WASP4ALL – Future Computing Platforms for X

First Annual WASP Open Conference in Stockholm November 18th. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the first open WASP conference! For registration and information please see the event page.

Date: 2019-11-18
Location: Stockholm

Winter Conference 2020

A warm welcome to our new doctoral students and a big get together for the rest. The program is yet to be decided but until then – save the date.

Dates: 2020-01-13 – 2020-01-15
Location: Konsert & Kongress, Linköping

Past events

Public Safety Research Arena Demonstration

WASP Public Safety Research Arena will once again host a demonstration with several projects. Invited guests will take part of demos, discussions and presentations and be a part of defining the future research agenda. News this year is more vehicles, more autonomy and cooperation with SMaRC research arena.

Dates: 2019-09-18 – 2019-09-19
Location: Gränsö Slott, Västervik
Agenda and details

WASP International Scientific Advisory Board Meeting

By invitation only. The annual WASP ISAB meeting.

Dates: 2019-09-05 – 2019-09-06
Location: Stockholm

WASP Workshop on Smart Localization Systems

The annual conference is this year placed at Gränsö in order to highlight the need for good positioning in autonomous systems used in air, land and on water. The agenda and content is arranged by FOI, the Swedish Defence Research Agency in cooperation with WASP WARA-PS. By invitation only

Dates: 2019-09-03 – 2019-09-04
Location: Gränsö Slott, Västervik

WARA-PS Preparation workshop

The WARA-PS Core team and WASP PhD students integrates, tests and collect data for research and preparation for the September demonstration two weeks later. During these days autonomous boats, drones and sensors will be tested together with cloud based services for delegation and command and control systems. By invitation only

Dates: 2019-09-03 – 2019-09-05
Location: Gränsö Slott, Västervik

Defense: Kristoffer Bergman
For: Licentiate in automatic control
Title: On Motion Planning Using Numerical Optimal Control
Date and Time: 2019-06-14
Location: Ada Lovelace, B-building, Linköpings University
Opponent: Assoc. Prof. Paolo Falcone, Chalmers
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Daniel Axehill
Co-supervisors: Prof. Torkel Glad
Defense: Carl-Johan Hoel
For: Licentiate of Engineering in Adaptive systems
Title: Tactical decision-making for autonomous driving: A reinforcement learning approach
Date and time: 2019-06-05 10.00
Location: Lecture hall FB, Fysikgården 4, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg
Defense: Per Boström-Rost
For: Licentiate in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Automatic Control
Date and Time: 2019-06-04, 10:15
Location: Ada Lovelace, B building, Campus Valla, Linköping University, Linköping

WASP Faculty and Industry Days

The WASP Board, all WASP supervisors, WASP management groups and WASP industry representatives are invited to the WASP Faculty and Industry days. The meeting will take place at Hotel 11 in Gothenburg. There will be one common program for both faculty and industry during the two days. This in an internal meeting, by invitation only. The program starts at 10:15 on May 13th (coffee from 9:30) and ends at 15:00 on May 14th.
Date and Time: 2019-05-13, 09:30 – 2019-05-14, 15:00
Location: Hotel 11, Gothenburg
Program WASP Faculty and Industry Days 2019

Defense: Amir Roozbeh
For: Licentiate in Information and Communication Technology
Title: Toward Next-generation Data Centers: Principles of Software-Defined “Hardware” Infrastructures and Resource Disaggregation
Date and Time: 2019-05-10 09:30
Location: KTH, Campus Kista, Stockholm (Link to defense information)

Defence: Bertil Grelson
For: PhD in computer vision
Title: Vision-based Localization and Attitude Estimation Methods in Natural Environments
Date and Time: 2010-04-26 13:15
Location: Sal Domen, Visualiseringscenter C, campus Norrköping.


Defence: Mårten Lager
For: Licentiate in Computer Science and Engineering
Title: Smart Technologies for Unmanned Surface Vessel – On the Path Towards Full automation
Date and Time: 2019-02-04, 10:15
Location: Room E:1406, E building, Ole Römers väg 3, LTH, Lund University


WASP Seminar about Industrial PhD Studies

Presentations from the seminar:


WASP Webinar Industrial PhD
Information and opportunity to ask questions, directed to industry representatives interested in industrial PhD’s.
Time: February 1 2019, 13:00–15:00


3rd WASP PhD Student Winter conference
January 15-17 2019, Gothenburg
More information and program


Defence: David Issa Mattos
For: Licentiate in Computer Science and Engineering
Title: Towards Automated Experiments in Software Intensive Systems
Date and time: 2018-09-24 13:00
Location: Jupiter 520, Jupiter Building, Lindholmen Campus, Chalmers


WASP International Scientific Advisory Board Meeting
September 6-7, 2018
Place: Scandic Klara, Stockholm

The annual ISAB meeting of WASP, by invitation only.


WASP Summer School
August 20-24, 2018
Place: Chalmers Campus Lindholmen, Gothenburg

For WASP graduate students. More information


WASP Faculty Day and Industry Day, May 16-17, 2018
Time: May 16-17, 2018
Place: Skogshem & Wijk, outside Stockholm.

The two days are organized for the supervisors of WASP PhD students and the
WASP management to present WASP to new members and to present news in
particular related to the WASP-AI expansion. Program on May 16th focuses on
the university faculty and on the 17th the focus is the industrial perspective
of WASP.
Read more here


AI4X – Collecting Ideas and Identifying Challenges
for Future AI Research in Sweden
AI4X is a series of one day conferences on the theme of Artificial Intelligence (AI),
its development and application in different sectors in Sweden. The conferences
are organized by WASP AI and held in Stockholm.

Dates and themes:
Feb 12 Industry
Feb 27 Entertainment and Education
Mar 13 Health
Mar 27 Services and Finance
Apr 11 Society and Environment

Read more here