Conference Track

Robots for Good

Despite often being viewed as "job killers" or sentient beings that will take over the world, the truth is different. Explore new ways that robots are saving the planet, saving lives, and helping humans live better lives around the world.

Price: $400

Tuesday, January 7

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Conference Session

A Radically Hopeful Vision of the Future

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

Automation anxiety has a long history, with threats of robots taking jobs and humans fearing the singularity. Learn about a new idea that proposes the term multiplicity, where diverse humans work together with machines to innovate and solve problems.

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Conference Session

Robots Saving the Oceans

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

From monitoring the depths of the oceans under Antarctica, to preserving the ecosystem of lakes, to preventing lionfish from destroying marine wildlife, robots are helping to preserve our seas in new and innovative ways

11:30 – 12:30 PM

Conference Session

Robots Preserve the Land

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

From improving crop production to assisting in recycling our natural resources, robotics are providing a key role in the Earth's cleanup. See the innovations that are making this possible from the researchers leading the charge.

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session

Improving Humans' Lives

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

Hear about several existing and new robots that aim to help humans live better lives, whether it's helping children with autism interact socially or helping injured patients walk again through the use of physical therapy robots or exoskeletons.

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session

Robots Saving Lives

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

Medical and surgical robots are giving surgeons more efficient ways to perform surgical procedures and improving recovery times through non-invasive materials. Explore new ways robots are being used for various medical applications and procedures.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session

Robots in Space and Beyond

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

Discover how robots will work with humans to explore the realms beyond Earth. From the moon to Mars and beyond, learn how robotics are playing a key part in this journey.

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