Xconomy Forum: Robo Madness West

With self-driving cars, delivery drones, and automated retail systems just around the corner, startups and big companies alike are investing big money into robotics. They’re capitalizing on advances in distributed sensors, human-computer interaction, and machine intelligence to solve new problems in business and industry.

But what are the real opportunities and pitfalls in these markets? Which emerging technologies and business models hold the most promise? At Xconomy’s fifth annual robotics event in Silicon Valley, held in partnership with the 2016 Sensors Expo & Conference, an elite group of tech and business leaders will discuss these questions–and present their visions for the future.

Confirmed Speakers

JR Alaoui, CEO, Eyeris
Bo Begole, VP and Global Head, Media Lab, Huawei Technologies
Paul Birkmeyer, CTO and Co-founder, Dishcraft Robotics
David Bruemmer, CEO, 5D Robotics
Adrian Canoso, Co-founder and Chief Designer, Savioke
Rob Coneybeer, Managing Director, Shasta Ventures
Jeremy Conrad, Founder, Lemnos Labs
Timothy Harris, CEO, Swift Navigation
Chris Jones, VP, Technology, iRobot
Cory Kidd, CEO, Catalia Health
Rob McHenry, VP, Public Sector Operations, PARC
Rosanna Myers, CEO, Carbon Robotics
Melissa Pancoast, Co-founder and Director of Partnerships, Comet Labs
Nathan Schuett, CEO, PreNav
Leila Takayama, Founder, Hoku Labs
Phil Walker, CEO, Transcend Robotics
Melonee Wise, CEO, Fetch Robotics


Registration: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Program: 1:00 – 4:45 pm
Networking reception: 4:45 – 6:00 pm
View the full agenda.

Registration Information

Procrastinator’s Special (Ends 11:59PM 6/21): $95 with code Robo95
Startup Special: $75 with code STARTUP
Tickets are for employees of startups less than 3 years old with 20 or fewer employees.
Regular Registration: $195
Contact us at [email protected] for student discounts.

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