FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RoboBusiness, the global event for professionals creating business advantages with robotics, announces its full agenda for the 2016 conference and expo taking place September 28-29 in San Jose, California.
The focus? Widespread adoption: the industry's most important challenge. Throughout the two-day event, esteemed speakers will present in the areas of: Business, Technology, Unmanned Systems, Manufacturing & Logistics, Consumer and Service & Healthcare.
"RoboBusiness continues to evolve in the same dynamic manner as the industry it serves and remains a catalyst that pushes robotics into new markets," says Casey Nobile, RoboBusiness Chairman. "We are bringing together the diverse ecosystem of stakeholders and providing a platform to facilitate decision making in a time of new challenges amidst rapid growth"
Notable Speaking Sessions:
- Scott Heunnekens, Chairman, President & CEO, Verb Surgical
- Sanjeev Dutta, MD MBA, Vice President, Medical Devices, Johnson & Johnson
- Bob Bollinger, Beauty Robotics Section Head, Procter & Gamble
- Daniel Patt, Ph. D., Program Manager, DARPA
- Will Allen, HP Fellow & VP, Inventor & Innovator, HP Inc.
- James Kuffner, Ph.D., formerly of Google & currently CTO of the Toyota Research Institute
- Dr. James Canton, CEO & Chairman, Institute for Global Futures
Additionally, RoboBusiness' Expo features an Expo Theater which includes Q&As and demonstrations from NASA, DARPA, HP, Toyota Research Institute, Black Dog Robotics, Cubit, Zoltan Istvan (transhumanist and 3rd Party Presidential Candidate) and many others. Witness product unveilings, learn from hands-on demos, network and build relationships with the world's leading innovators and investors.
Back by popular demand, Pitchfire will take place on the first day of RoboBusiness. This fast-paced competition invites fifteen standout robotics startups to pitch to a panel of Venture Capitalist judges and a live audience for a chance to win international media attention and a $5,000 cash prize.
New to RoboBusiness this year is the Chief Robotics Officer (CRO) Network Summit. This half-day program kicks off RoboBusiness on September 27. The CRO Network Summit is an executive meeting designed to promote idea sharing and networking between current and aspiring "CROs" facing similar challenges.
"RoboBusiness has built a community of industry leaders and top tier investors; accelerating robots to the mainstream and supercharging the world economy," says Shahin Farshchi, Ph. D., Partner, Lux Capital.
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Media Contact: Sarah Kastrinelis, RoboBusiness, 508-663-1500, Email Contact
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