Past Event

Robots in Unconventional Workplaces

Brian Gerkey, CEO, Open Source Robotics Foundation 
Rich Mahoney, Director, Robotics Program, SRI International 
Paola Santana, Co-founder, Matternet
Steve Henn, Technology Correspondent, NPR – Moderator

Robots have traditionally been given jobs according to the three Ds: dirty, dangerous or dull. With those jobs filled, the field of robotics has expanded to tackle jobs in new and unconventional settings. From the oceans to the cloud, from monitoring agriculture to hair restoration, this panel will discuss the growth of robots beyond the realm of the three Ds.

February 26, 2014
Format

MLF: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 

Location: SF Club Office 

Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program 

Cost: $20 non-members, $8 members, $7 students (with valid ID) 

Program Organizers: Chisako Ress and Tim Smith

Also know: Part of the 21st Century Robotics Series. Photo courtesy of Open Source Robotics Foundation.