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Robots on the Rise: Building the Future of Robotics in Japan and the US

October 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Free

From at-home assistants to driverless cars, robotics is poised to change our lives forever – and for the better! Join us this October at the Computer History museum for an action-packed day of discussions on this exciting game-changing industry. In addition to a sneak-peak at some of Japan’s incredible robotics technologies and innovation, you’ll also hear from some of Silicon Valley’s most amazing tech experts on the impact of robotics on everything from autonomous vehicles to automated agriculture to healthcare–and more. Sign up now! #RobotsRiseSV


This event is proudly presented in partnership with NEDO Silicon Valley.
 





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Henrik Christensen
Prof. of Computer Science
UC San Diego
@hiskov
Atsushi Yasuda
Dir., Robotics Policy Office
METI
#METI
Denyse Cardozo
Executive Director
Silicon Valley Forum
@SFDenyse
Kazuo Furukawa
Chairman
NEDO
#NEDO
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Jun Yamada
Consul-General of Japan,
San Francisco
NEDO
#NEDO

Shinnosuke Kameyama
Chief Representative
NEDO Silicon Valley
#NEDO


Andra Keay
Director
Silicon Valley Robotics
@RobotLaunch


Eduardo De Robbio
Global Business Development Manager – Fixed Robotics 
Omron Adept Technologies
@AdeptTechnology

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Eric Krotkov
Chief Science Officer
Toyota Research Institute
@ToyotaResearch
George Kellerman
COO & General Partner
Yamaha Motor Ventures
@GeorgeKellerman
Carl Vause
CEO
Soft Robotics

@carl_vause
Frank Tobe
Founding Editor
The Robot Report
@ftobe
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Hiroshi Saijou
CEO & Managing Director
Yamaha Motor Ventures
@YamahaMotorUSA
Nick Sugimoto
CEO
Honda Innovations
@Hondainnovation
Andreas Raptopoulos
Cofounder and CEO
Matternet
@andreasx
Deborah Magid
Director, Software Strategy
IBM Venture Capital Group
@IBM
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Gareth Keane
Senior Investment Manager

Qualcomm Ventures
@garethkeane
Dragos Maciuca
Technical Director – Palo Alto Research & Inno. Center

Ford Motor Company
@Ford
Steve Taub
Managing Director, Advanced Manufacturing
GE Ventures
@GE_Ventures
Patrick Sobalvarro
President and CEO
VEO Robotics
@Psobalvarro
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Glenn Schuster
Director of Technical Marketing

NVIDIA
@nvidia
Shin Sakane
CEO

Seven Dreamers Labs
#SevenDreamers
Chris Kirchhoff
Partner

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental
#ChrisKirchhoff
Takayuki Nakayama
Manager, Robotics and ICT
IHI Corporation
#IHICorporation
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Hidetaka Aoki
Partner in Charge of Space & Robotics
Global Brain Corporation
#HidetakaAoki

Satoshi Sugie
CEO

Whill
@_WHILL
Yusuke Yasukawa
Project Coordinator
NEDO
#NEDO
Kenta Yasukawa
CTO
Soracom
@SoracomIoT
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Mitch Kitamura
Managing Director
Draper Nexus
@drapernexus
Rob Coneybeer
Partner
Shasta Ventures
@robconeybeer
Nolan Paul
Head of R&D Strategy and Emerging Technology
Driscoll’s
@driscollsberry
Masato Iehara
General Manager
Mitsubishi Heavy Industry America Inc.
#MasatoIehara

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Rich Mahoney
CEO and Founder
Superflex
@superflextech
Shohei Hido
Chief Research Officer
Preferred Networks America
#ShoheiHido
Melissa Ho
Mg. Dir, Silicon Valley Office
Dept. of Homeland Security
#MelissaHo

Paul Yeh
Founding Partner
Conductive Capital
#ConductiveCapital

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Brian Goncher
Managing Director
Deloitte

@Deloitte
Dennis Donohue
Chief Innovation Officer
Western Growers
@WesternGrowers
Cory Kidd
CEO
Catalia Health
@CoryK

Dr. James Kuffner
CTO
Toyota Research Institute
@ToyotaResearch
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Noriko Takiguchi
Managing Editor

Robonews.net
@robonewsnet

Kah Seng Tay
VP of Engineering
Drive.ai
@kahseng

Elana Lian
IoT Venture Cap. Investment

Intel Capital
@elian2010

Austin Badger
Vice President

Silicon Valley Bank
@austin_j_badger

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Daniel Theobald
CEO/Cofounder

Vecna/Mass Robotics
@MassRobotics

Chetan Kapoor
Sr Dir, Tech Innovation

Yaskawa Innovation
@Yaskawa

Allison Okamura
Professor of Mechanical Eng.

Stanford University
@StanfordEng

Steve Cousins
CEO

Savioke
@Savioke


 


 




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9:00 AM Registration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast
   
9:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
  Kazuo Furukawa, Chairman, NEDO
  Denyse Cardozo, Executive Director, Silicon Valley Forum
  Shinnosuke Kameyama, Chief Representative, NEDO Silicon Valley
   
9:40 AM Opening Remarks
  Jun Yamada, Consul General, Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco
   
9:50 AM Opening Keynotes: An Overview of Robotics in the US and Japan
  Henrik Christensen, Professor, of Computer Science, UCSD
  Atsushi Yasuda, Director, Robotics Policy Office, METI
   
10:50 AM From Machine to Market: Building a Consumer Robotics Business
  Building a sustainable business model around the robotics revolution.
  Satoshi Sugie, Whiil
  Shin Sakane, Seven Dreamers
  Rich Mahoney, Superflex
  Steve Cousins, Savioke
  Cory Kidd, Catalia Health
  Moderator: Andra Keay, Silicon Valley Robotics
   
11:35 AM Bots in the Boardroom: Opportunities for Corporations
  Exploring robotics strategy & implementation at a corporate level
  Eric Krotkov, Toyota Research Institute
  Deborah Magid, IBM Venture Capital Group
  Moderator: Brian Goncher, Deloitte
   
12:05 PM Retail Revolution: How Robots Will Change Retail
  From automated warehouses to on-demand delivery
  Andreas Raptopoulos, Matternet
  Shohei Hido, Preferred Networks America
  Takayuki Nakayama, IHI Corporation
  Daniel Theobald, Vecna/Mass Robotics
  Moderator: Noriko Takiguchi, The Robot Report
   
12:45 PM LUNCH, DEMO SHOWCASE, AND NETWORKING
   
1:45 PM The Manufacturing Revolution: Automated Factories
  Robots are revolutionizing everything from big jobs to detail work.
  Hiro Saijou, Yamaha Motor Ventures
  Steve Taub, GE Ventures
  Patrick Sobalvarro, Veo Robotics
  Chetan Kapoor, Yaskawa Innovation
  Eduardo De Robbio, Omron Adept Technologies
  Moderator: Frank Tobe, The Robot Report
   
2:25 PM Behind the Wheel: The Future of Mobility
  The future of mobility with robots in the driver’s seat
  Nick Sugimoto, Honda Innovations
  Dragos Maciuca, Ford
  Glenn Schuster, NVIDIA
  Dr. James Kuffner, Toyota Research Institute
  Kah Seng Tay, Drive.ai
  Moderator: Robert Coneybeer, Shasta Ventures
   
3:05 PM Investment BOOM! The Rise of Robotics
  Why investors are banking big on a robotics-driven future
  Gareth Keane, Qualcomm Ventures
  Mitch Kitamura, Draper Nexus
  Hidetaka Aoki, Global Brain
  Paul Yeh, Conductive Capital
  Elana Lian, Intel Capital
  Moderator: Austin Badger, Silicon Valley Bank
   
3:55 PM NETWORKING BREAK
   
4:05 PM Mechanical Animals: The Future of Automated Agriculture
  A view of the fields of the future
  George Kellerman, Yamaha Motor Ventures
  Nolan Paul, Driscoll’s
  Kenta Yasukawa, Soracom
  Carl Vause, Soft Robotics
  Moderator: Dennis Donohue, Western Growers
   
4:45 PM Search and Rescue: How Robots are Changing Recovery & Relief
  From airlifts to fire-fighting, robots are changing rescue efforts
  Melissa Ho, Department of Homeland Security Silicon Valley
  Masato Iehara, Mitsubishi Heavy Industry America, Inc.
  Yusuke Yasukawa, NEDO
  Allison Okamura, Stanford University
  Moderator: Chris Kirchhoff, DIUX
   
5:35 PM CLOSING REMARKS
  Shinnosuke Kameyama, NEDO Silicon Valley
   
5:45 PM Networking and cocktail hour; prize raffle
   
7:00 PM CONCLUSION

 


 





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Details

Date:
October 16, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/robots-on-the-rise-building-the-future-of-robotics-in-japan-and-the-us-tickets-34802162204

Venue

Computer History Museum
1401 North Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043 United States
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Website:
http://www.computerhistory.org/
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