The annual RoboBuisness conference, where robotics industry leaders, investors, and technology developers gather to learn about trends, discuss strategies will take place October 1–3 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. This event comprises panel discussions, boot camps, presentations in three program tracks, a chief robotics officer summit, and an expo hall where you can see and learn about new products.
RoboBusiness has been an ongoing part of the robotics industry since 2005. As an attendee at RoboBusiness, you’ll get the pulse of the industry, learn about emerging trends and have plenty of time for networking. Robotics Business Review offers a rundown of additional reasons to attend in this article. Topics explored will include integrating robots with workers in the workplace, the latest developments in components like actuators, sensors, artificial intelligence and trends in financing, forces shaping the global robotics market and more.
This year’s keynote speakers include Howie Choset, a professor at the Carnegie School of Computer Science, James Kuffner, CEO of Toyota Research Institute, and Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M.
Accommodations in Santa Clara
The conference location means there are lots of other activities to fill up your time in Santa Clara. There are lots of great hotels that put you right in the heart of this beautiful area. The Hyatt House Santa Clara, located only 3 miles from the convention center, offers an ideal location adjacent to the Riverwalk Plaza where you’ll find convenient dining and shopping options. Nearby, there’s also the Intel Museum, a shrine to technology developments that have had a profound impact on computer science, robotics and our world.
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Santa Clara Silicon Valley is another great option. With its proximity to the Santa Clara Convention Center, it’s a good pick for RoboBusiness attendees. It’s also close to Levi’s Stadium, Great America Theme Park, and it’s just a few minutes away from San Jose’s downtown.
Who You’ll Meet
Who will you meet at RoboBusiness? Attendees range from founders and financiers to developers and manufacturing managers. Whatever your involvement in the robotics business, you’ll find opportunities to network, share strategies and perhaps advance a new business idea.
The Robotics Startups Bootcamp at RoboBusiness is designed to help those who in the early stages of their startup or are considering turning their robotics idea into a business. Speakers from the business world and academia will help current and potential robotics entrepreneurs understand key aspects of starting and growing a business such as securing funding, marketing your business, legal implications, and scaling your business.
From a panel discussion on the future of the robotics industry to a keynote address featuring the role of robots in search and rescue, your time at the RoboBusiness Conference will keep you abreast of all that’s happening in robotics. The challenges and opportunities facing the industry are significant and success in the field depends on sharing information and strategies with thought leaders and other peers in the industry.
So, a visit to the RoboBusiness Conference in the heart of Silicon Valley promises to be the most important investment in your career, robotics business or investment strategy in the robotics industry in 2019.