Robotics Trends and EH Publishing announced that Hugh Durrant-Whyte, Research Director at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, will deliver a keynote session entitled ‘Field Robotics in Australia’ at the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition. RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, which takes place April 8-10, 2008 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA, is the international business development event for the personal, service and mobile robotics industry.
According to Dan Kara, conference chairman and President of Robotics Trends, “We are delighted that Hugh Durrant-Whyte is delivering a keynote session at the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition. Hugh is very well known and respected within the robotics community for his work in field robotics, autonomous vehicles and senor data fusion. His keynote is sure to inspire RoboBusiness attendees, an international collection of professionals from business, academia and the government interested in the business and technical issues related to the development of the personal, service and mobile robotics industry.”
Hugh Durrant-Whyte, Research Director at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, notes, “The RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition attracts a management level audience consisting of the foremost robotics minds in academia, along with business and technology leaders, developing robotic and intelligent systems solutions for the business-to-business, civil, and military market segments. I look forward to sharing my field robotics experiences at RoboBusiness, as well as network with the attendees and exhibiting companies.”
RoboBusiness is the only industry event dedicated to the issue of applying emerging mobile robotics and intelligent systems technology to develop entirely new products and markets, as well as enhance existing solutions and services. The event also addresses sales, marketing and partnering strategies. RoboBusiness will host more than 75 robotics companies on the Expo Floor, 35+ conference sessions, and exclusive networking functions. Conference program Tracks include:
- Business Development and Partnership
- Applications and Products
- Achieving Autonomy
- Workforce Development
- RoboMedicus/Healthcare Robotics
- Security and Defense
- Intelligent Transportation and Field Robotics
- First Responder Robotics
- Consumer Robotics
RoboBusiness has garnered support from the world’s leading robotics vendors, associations and media channels including: Founding Sponsor, iRobot; Premier Sponsor, The Technology Collaborative; and Gold Sponsors, Corware and the Korea Advanced Intelligent Robot Association (KAIRA).