Registration open for Robotics Summit & Expo

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Registration is now open for the Robotics Summit & Expo, the international conference and exposition focused on the business and technical issues involved with the design, development, manufacture and delivery of commercial-class robotics systems.

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  • Kevin Blankespoor, VP & General Manager of Warehouse Robotics, Boston Dynamics
    The Next Generation of Mobile Robot Applications
  • Brian Gerkey, CEO, Open Robotics
    Robotics Needs a Babelfish: The Skinny on Robot Interoperability
  • Rick Faulk, CEO, Locus Robotics
  • Greg Smith, President, Industrial Automation Group, Teradyne
  • Melonee Wise, , Zebra Technologies
    Why the Cloud is a Force Multiplier for Robotics


Technologies, Tools and Platforms Track
  • Power System Design Consideration for AMR and AGV Applications
    Eric Lind, Vice President, Ultralife Corporation
  • 3D Reconstruction of Moving Scenes Using Parallel Structured Light
    Svorad Stolc, CTO, Sensors Business Unit, Photoneo
  • The Future of Sensors for Robots
    Brandon Minor, CEO, Tangram Vision
  • Innovations in Sensors, Sensing and Robot Vision
    Panel Session

Design and Development Track
  • Deploying Advanced Automation Solutions that Leverage ROS
    Matthew Robinson, Southwest Research Institute
  • Supervised Autonomy for Outdoor Mobile Manipulation: An Integrated Approach
    Amanda Sgroi, Director, Computer Vision and Autonomy, RE2
    Nathan Brooks, CTO, Picknik Robotics
  • Designing the Next Generation of Robotics Visualization
    Adrian Macneil, Foxglove
  • Build to Learn: How to Succeed Through Action
    Siddarth Chhatpar, Vecna Robotics
  • Model-Based Design for Advanced Robotics Systems
    YJ Lim, MathWorks
  • Hardware Is Not a Commodity: The Case for Modular Force-Controlled Actuation
    Dave Rollinson, HEBI Robotics

Manufacturability, Production and Distribution Track
  • New Initiatives to Support the Local Manufacture of Robotics Solutions
    Andrea Keay, Silicon Valley Robotics
  • 3D Printed End-of-Arm Tools: Advantages, Applications, & Use Cases
    Liz Stortstrom, HP
  • Panel – Design, Engineering and Manufacturing Services Solutions for Robotics Solution Providers
    Matt Wicks, Director of Robotics, Celestica

Bonus Track – Autonomous Mobile Robots
  • Spot-On Dead Reckoning for Indoor Autonomous Robots
    Stephen Scheirey, Senior Director, Software, CEVA
  • Seeing Is Believing: Simulating AMRs for Successful Deployments
    Matthew Rendall, CEO, OTTO Motors
  • Creating a Better Mobile Robot for Consumer Environments
    Brad Bogolea, CEO, Simbe Robotics
  • How Lidar Enables Advanced Autonomous Mobile Robots
    Jon Barad, Co-founder, Velodyne Lidar

Bonus Track – Business and Business Development
  • The Rise of Robotics Unicorns
    Fady Saad, Co-founder, MassRobotics
  • Panel – Robots and You – What are the Next Opportunities?
    Parna Sarkar-Basu CEO Brand and Buzz Marketing
  • Critical Intellectual Property Issues for Robotics Companies
    Linda Thayer Partner Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner
    Margaret Welsh Senior Associate Baker Botts L.L.P.

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Co-Located Events
The Robotics Summit & Expo will be co-located with the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum, an international conference and expo focused on easing and speeding the development of the next generation of commercial class healthcare robotics solutions. Also co-located with the Robotics Summit event is DeviceTalks Boston, the premier industry event for medical technology professionals, currently in its ninth year. Both events attract engineering and business professionals from a broad range of healthcare and medical technology backgrounds.

Sponsorship Opportunities
For information about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, download the prospectus. Question regarding sponsorship oppertunities should be directed to Courtney Nagle at cnagle[AT]

About WTWH Media
WTWH Media is an integrated media company serving engineering, business and investment professionals through 50+ web sites, 5 print publications, along with many other technical and business events. WTWH’s Robotics Group produces The Robot Report, Robotics Business Review, Collaborative Robotics Trends and Mobile Robot Guide, online technical, business and investment news and information portals focused on robotics and intelligent systems. WTWH Media also produces leading in-person robotics conferences including the Robotics Summit & Expo, the RoboBusiness Conference & Exposition and the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum. See for more information.

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