[ros-users] RSS 2014 Workshop: Next-Generation Robotics: Academia, Start-ups and Industry

Sachin Chitta sachin.chitta at sri.com
Fri Jun 13 00:42:57 UTC 2014

Dear ROS Community,

We invite you to attend the RSS 2014 Workshop: Next-Generation Robotics: Academia, Start-ups and Industry. Several of the companies in this workshop use ROS so we expect it to be of interest to the ROS community.

The workshop program includes talks from industry and academic leaders who will present their vision for future robotics applications in the automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, surgical and other sectors. The workshop will also feature talks from key people in the hottest current startups in Robotics giving RSS workshop attendees, for the first time, the opportunity to hear first-hand the stories of how startups are formed and grow. This is a chance for attendees to share the excitement surrounding Robotics and its applications in industry and we look forward to seeing you all there. For more information including a detailed program, please see the workshop page<http://moveit.ros.org/rss-2014-workshop/> (http://moveit.ros.org/rss-2014-workshop/).

Time and Venue
- Date: Sunday, July 13, 2014
- Venue: RSS 2014, Berkeley, California
- Program: http://moveit.ros.org/rss-2014-workshop/
(Note for soccer fans: there will be a 3 hour break in the program to allow attendees to watch the World Cup final!)

Invited Speakers

  *   Hanns Wolfram Tappeiner (Anki)
  *   Jim Ostrowski (Blue River Technology)
  *   Erik Nieves (Yaskawa Motoman)
  *   Vijay Kumar (University of Pennsylvania)
  *   Rainer Bischoff (Kuka Laboratories GmbH)
  *   Phil Freeman (Boeing)
  *   Matt Williamson (Rethink Robotics)
  *   Murad Kurwa (Flextronics)
  *   Stefan Bartscher (BMW)
  *   Chris Anderson (3D Robotics)
  *   Melonee Wise (Unbounded Robotics)
  *   Joe Romano (Kiva Systems)
  *   Paul Millman (Intuitive Surgical)
  *   Dubi Katz, Michael Abrash (Oculus)

- Sachin Chitta, SRI International
- Ioan Sucan, Google
- Torsten Kroeger, Google

Sachin Chitta
Associate Director
Robotics Systems and Software
SRI International

email: sachin.chitta at sri.com
phone: 650 859 4938



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