Agenda: Robo Madness West


Join us at Xconomy Forum: Robo Madness West on April 7
4.7.2015 AGENDA
12:00 – 1:00Registration & Networking
1:00 – 1:10Welcome & Opening Remarks
Rich Mahoney, Director, Robotics Program, SRI International
Jim Edwards, Publisher, Xconomy
Bruce Bigelow, Editor, Xconomy
1:10 – 1:30Opening Keynote
Jim McCollum, CEO, Restoration Robotics
1:30 – 2:05Panel: The Pace of Robot Innovation
David Cann, CEO, Double Robotics
Alex Vardakostas, CEO, Momentum Machines
Melonee Wise, CEO, Fetch Robotics
Bilal Zuberi, Partner, Lux Capital
Bruce Bigelow, Editor, Xconomy (Moderator)
2:05 – 2:25Featured Talk
Rich Mahoney, Director, Robotics Program, SRI International
2:25 – 2:45Chat: Robot Simulations
John Hsu, Chief Scientist, Open Source Robotics Foundation
Rich Mahoney, SRI International (moderator)
2:45 – 3:05Spotlight Presentation: Scaling Up—Oceans of Robots
Roger Hine, CTO, Liquid Robotics
3:05 – 3:35Networking Break
3:35 – 3:55Featured Talk: Relay—A Delivery Robot for Hospitality
Steve Cousins, CEO, Savioke
3:55 – 4:10Chat: Robots and Jobs
Alastair Bathgate, CEO, Blue Prism
Bruce Bigelow, Editor, Xconomy (moderator)
4:10 – 4:25Demo: Raven Surgical Robot
Jacob Rosen, Co-founder, Applied Dexterity
4:25 – 5:00Closing Panel: Startups to Watch
Rob Daley, CEO, 4moms
David Bruemmer, CEO, 5D Robotics
Ryan Kuder, Managing Director, Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator (Techstars)
Kyle Vogt, CEO, Cruise Automation
Andra Keay, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics (Moderator)
5:00 – 6:00Networking Reception