RoboBusiness

Invest, Innovate, Implement

October 15-17, 2014

Hynes Convention Center
Boston, MA

Program Schedule

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Wednesday Thursday Friday All

Time Session Title Track
Wednesday, October 23
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  Registration Open
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Workshop: KickStart Your Robotics Startup
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Robotics Solutions for Agile Manufacturing
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Pitchfire
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Show Me the Money Opening Reception in Sponsor Showcase
Thursday, October 24
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  Registration Open
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  Networking Breakfast at The Hyatt Hotel
8:30 AM - 9:10 AM
  Keynote: What Are We? Where Are We Going?
9:10 AM - 9:50 AM
  Keynote: The Road Ahead for U.S. Robotics
9:50 AM - 10:30 AM
  Keynote: Big Data Meets Big Agriculture - UAV Solutions for Modern Farming
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 11:25 AM
  Keynote: Why Drive (Autonomously) When You Can Fly (Autonomously)?
11:25 AM - 12:00 PM
  Keynote: Deploying 20 Autonomous Mobile Robots in a Hospital
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Networking Lunch in Sponsor Showcase
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Sponsor Showcase Open
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
  Speed Up Your Startup
  Seeding Robots for Social Change
  Hottest Gov Robo-Opportunities!
  Giving Robots the Gift of Sight
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
  Toppling Tradition: Making Robots Small, Cheap, Dexterous and Friendly
  ROS Matures and Looks Ahead
  The Case for Robot Co-workers: A European platform with industrial experience
  Sensor Fusion for System Wellbeing
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
  Break
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
  Harnessing Today's Investment Trends
  Raise Your Robot's IQ with Distributed Processing
  Emerging Trends in Real-Time, 3D Vision for Robots
  Develop the Next "It" Toy: Robotic Toys from Concept to Production
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
  Build the Robot People Want to Buy
  Get Grounded in The Cloud: Real Talk About the Robotics Revolution
  Robotics and Society: Blame It All on the Robots?
  Diminish Latency and Boost Development with The Data Distribution Service
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  Mad Men Martini Party in Sponsor Showcase
Friday, October 25
7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  Registration Open
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Networking Breakfast in Sponsor Showcase
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
  Keynote: Where the Robot Meets the Road: Realizing Self-Driving Vehicles
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
  Keynote: Robots and Thermostats: More in Common Than You'd Think
11:20 AM - 11:35 AM
  Break
11:35 AM - 12:00 PM
  Keynote: The Workplace Revolution: Robotics, Compliance and the Law
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  Keynote: Freeing Robots: 3D Perception, Mapping, and Localization
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  Lunch and Keynote: The Disruptive Force of Robots in the Home and Beyond
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
  Bootstrapping a Robotics Company
  IoT To-do List: Gateways for Smart Things in Smart Homes
  Medical Robotics: Advancing the Hair Restoration Industry
  Building Industrial Robots for Dynamic Response
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
  Control Your Legal Landscape
  The Design Secrets Behind Robot Combat League
  Prepare for Manufacturing's Tipping Point: Agile Industrial Robots
  Marrying ROS to External Software
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
  How to Profit from Government-Funded Research
  Aiding UGV Awareness
  Rx for Healthcare Robotics
  Inertial Sensing Solutions that Actually Work