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Future of Robotics Summit
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Future of Robotics Summit

12/2/2011
When: Friday, December 2, 2011
8:00am - 3:00pm
Where: Microsoft NERD Center
1 Memorial Drive
1st Floor
Cambridge, Massachusetts  02142
United States
Contact: Jennifer Walter

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Join New England’s leading robotic research institutions on December 2, 2011 for a look at the future of robotics. Attendees will learn firsthand about the latest research coming down the pipeline and opportunities for partnership and commercialization. Our research briefing will culminate with a panel discussion on growing New England’s Robotics community through technology transfer opportunities, state funding and new university initiatives. Demonstrations by local research labs and tours of MIT’s Robotics Labs will follow the panel. 
 
Opening Remarks 
 

Research Presentations 

Moderators: Tom Ryden, founder of vGo Communications and MassTLC Robotics Cluster Chair, and Bill Miller, Director, FIRST Robotics Competition

Presenters:
- Joseph Ayers, Northeastern University
- Constantinos Mavroidis, Northeastern University
- Taskin Padir, WPI
- Greg Fischer, WPI
- Seth Teller, MIT CSAIL
- Holly Yanco, UMass Lowell
- Conor Walsh, Harvard
- Justin Werfel, Wyss Institute / Harvard University
- Matthias Scheutz, Tufts
- Kenn Sebesta, Boston University
- Frank Sup, UMass Amherst
 
Accelerating the Robotics Sector Growth in Massachusetts 
Learn about initiatives, opportunities and partnerships that are vital to successfully growing the Robotics industry in Massachusetts.  
 
Speakers: 
- Abi Barrows, Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center
- Jerry Bird, President, MTDC
- Bill Miller, Director, First Robotics
- Holly Yanco, UMass Lowell, Robotics Test Facility
 
MIT Lab Tours

 

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