Kevin Fahey to Keynote RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition

Robotics Trends and EH Publishing announced that Kevin Fahey, Program Executive Officer, Ground Combat Systems, Department of the Army, will deliver a keynote session at the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, which takes place April 8-10, 2008 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. RoboBusiness 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 very pleased that Kevin Fahey could take time out of his busy schedule to deliver a keynote session at the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition. His keynote address will provide members of the robotics and business communities, many of whom do not know of the needs and opportunities within the Department of Defense, with an understanding of the technology required to meet existing and future capability requirements.”

According to Kevin Fahey, Program Executive Officer, Ground Combat Systems, Department of the Army, “The RoboBusiness conference brings together key industry participants involved with commercial application of mobile robotic and intelligent systems technology to develop a new generation of smart, mobile devices for a variety of industries, including the defense sector. I view the RoboBusiness event as an opportunity to reach out to the larger robotics and business community, and to educate that community about programs, partnerships and initiatives for companies with exciting new robotics solutions that might be incorporated into ground system projects.”

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).