General Session: Growing the Robotics Landscape – Regional Comparisons

September 28, 10:00am - 10:45am

General Session

Ron Trznadel

Director of Events & Sales
Robotics Trends Media

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Eric Bitar

Senior Director - Business Investment
Pittsburgh Regional Alliance

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Katie Stebbins

Vice President of Economic Development
University of Massachusetts President's Office

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Sid Voorakkara

Deputy Director, External Affairs
Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

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Even as RoboBusiness convenes in Silicon Valley, other regions around the world are trying to develop as hubs of research, development, and commercialization. What can they learn from California and one another? Both established enterprises and brand-new startups should understand what the Boston, Pittsburgh, and San Jose/Santa Clara metropolitan areas offer and how they differ.