Robot conference to showcase emerging technologies

JULY 21, 2008--The RoboDevelopment Conference & Exposition 2008 is a multifaceted educational forum and trade show.

JULY 21, 2008--The RoboDevelopment Conference & Exposition 2008 (Santa Clara, CA, USA; Nov. 18--19, 2008; is a multifaceted educational forum and trade show dedicated to addressing the technical issues involved with the design and development of commercial robotic products. RoboDevelopment provides technical professionals with the information to develop the next generation of personal, service, and mobile robots, while the expo hall will provide attendees with hands-on access to the latest design and development solutions for producing mobile robotics and intelligent systems technology.

Session tracks in the RoboDevelopment Conference & Exposition include

a.. Systems, Design, and Development
b.. Tools and Platforms
c.. Enabling Technology
d.. Achieving Autonomy

In addition to education in the conference sessions and business development opportunities on the expo floor, RoboDevelopment will promote community development and relationship building with a selection of special networking opportunities to help attendees connect with business leaders, decisions makers, academics, and other professionals in robotics.

There will be keynote presentations by Sebastian Thrun, winner of the DARPA Grand Challenge, professor of computer science and electrical engineering, and director of Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Stanford University, as well as Maja M. Mataric, founding director, USC Center for Robotics and Embedded Systems and Director, USC Robotics Research Lab, University of Southern California, among others.

For further information, contact Dan Kara at 508-663-1500 x329 or e-mail

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