Xconomy Forum: Robo Madness 2014
AGENDA
12:00 – 1:00 Registration
1:00 – 1:05 Welcome & Opening Remarks
Curt Carlson, President and CEO, SRI International
Wade Roush, Editor, Xconomy 
1:05 – 1:25 Keynote: Smart Presence in the Workplace
Scott Hassan, CEO, Suitable Technologies
1:25 – 1:45 Keynote: The Robot Operating System
Brian Gerkey, CEO, Open Source Robotics Foundation
1:45 – 2:20 Panel: Robots in Education and Gaming
Vikas Gupta, CEO, Play-i
Graham Ryland, President and Co-founder, Barobo
Aubrey Shick, Founder and CEO, Origami Robotics
Wade Roush, Xconomy (moderator)
2:20 – 2:40 Keynote: Autonomy in Sea, Air, and Space: Lessons from Extreme Environments
David Mindell, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and of the History of Technology, MIT
2:40 – 3:00 Keynote Chat: The Future for iRobot
Paolo Pirjanian, CTO, iRobot
Wade Roush, Xconomy (moderator)
3:00 – 3:30 Networking Break
3:30 – 3:50 Keynote: The UAV Revolution
Helen Greiner, CEO, CyPhy Works
3:50 – 4:30 Panel: Autonomous Aircraft, Rovers, Subs—and Cops
Jason Calaiaro, Lead Engineer, Matternet
Ryan Gariepy
, CTO, Clearpath Robotics
James Gosling
, Chief Software Architect, Liquid Robotics
William Li
, CEO, Knightscope
David Mindel
l, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and of the History of Technology, MIT
John Markoff
, Senior Writer, The New York Times (moderator) 
4:30 – 4:50 Keynote: Cheaper Mobile Manipulator Robots
Melonee Wise
, Co-founder and CEO, Unbounded Robotics
4:50 – 5:20 Panel: Who’s Investing in Robotics, and Why?
Peter Hebert, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Lux Capital
Aydin Senkut, Founder and Managing Director, Felicis Ventures
Frank Tobe, Editor, The Robot Report; Co-founder, Robo-Stox
Devdutt Yellurkar, Partner, Charles River Ventures
Rich Mahoney, Director, Robotics Program, SRI International (moderator)
5:20 – 5:40 Jam Session: Where Do Robots Go From Here?
Brian Gerkey, CEO, Open Source Robotics Foundation
Helen Greiner
, CEO, CyPhy Works
Scott Hassan
, CEO, Suitable Technologies
David Mindell
, Professor of the History of Engineering, MIT
Paolo Pirjanian
, CTO, iRobot
Melonee Wise
, Co-founder and CEO, Unbounded Robotics
John Markoff
, Senior Writer, The New York Times (moderator)
5:40 – 6:30 Networking Reception
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