The Intersection of IoT and Robotics: How Sensors, Data, and Intelligence Are Redefining Industry

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Monday, December 11, 2017 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
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The convergence of IoT and robotics is redefining traditional industry. Join the conversation to hear what is happening today and predictions for the future in advanced manufacturing, smart cities, healthcare delivery, transportation and smart agriculture.


Lisa Seacat DeLuca
Distinguished Engineer, IBM

Colin Angle
CEO, iRobot


Registration & Welcome

Opening Keynote: Lisa Seacat DeLuca, Distinguished Engineer, IBM

Tech Talk: Smart Agriculture

Speaker: Abbas Bagasra, Principal, TrueStar

Tech Talk: Wearables & The Internet of Things

Speaker: Ted Plummer, Principal Program Manager, Device Engineering, Fitbit

Lunch & Networking

Tech Talk: Data Privacy Ownership & Ethics

Speaker: Lily Lim, Attorney, Finnegan

Tech Talk: Cybersecurity in Industrial Internet of Things 

Speaker: Ben Goodman, VP, Global Strategy and Innovation, ForgeRock                           
Panel: Smart Cities, Thinking Outside the Box

Moderator: Setrag Khoshafian, Chief Evangelist and VP of BPM Technology, Pegasystems


Ed Bernardon, Vice President, Strategic Automotive Initiative, Siemens PLM Software
Kris Carter, Co-Chair, Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics, City of Boston
Subu Ramasamy, Senior Global Product Manager, Connected Lighting Systems, Philips Lighting

Connecting physical objects, from vehicles to telephone poles, has been made more accessible due to the lower costs of sensors and increased computing power. Our panelists will talk about the power of connecting these objects and what the future will bring.


Panel: How IoT and Robotics are Redefining Manufacturing


Peter Russo, Director of Growth and Innovation at Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Pulkit Kapur, Senior Industry Manager for Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Mathworks 
Yavor Kolarov, Product Group Marketing Manager, Digital Systems Business Unit, OSRAM
Rony Kubat, Co-founder, Tulip
Walter Vahey, President of Systems Test Group, Teradyne

Manufacturers are entering a new era where robotics and IoT are essential to remain competitive. Connected devices and collaborative robots are converging to escalate productivity, helping their customers and their bottom line. Our panelists will talk about how these pieces come together, the implementation, and the return on investment.


Closing Keynote: Colin Angle, CEO, iRobot
Your Home As A Robot

Since the days of the Jetsons, the promise of home automation has centered on the realization of practical robots. As we move forward into an explosion of connected possibilities and the rise of the robot era, what role will robots play in the future of the smart home?

Individualized mobile applications, smart systems and connected devices with siloed functionality are growing exponentially and we are spiraling out of control in an attempt to micromanage the smart home. To truly improve our lives, a smart home must understand physical space and predict human behavior in context, removing complexity and making our lives easier. The key to building a smarter home lies in thinking of the house as a system that can be mapped and predict our intent.

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Registered Guests(133)

Glen Mello
Chris Rezendes
Rajat Gopal
Rachel LeBlanc
Stephen Flavin
Mary Ellen Sparrow
Jono Rosen
Leahanna Savain
Scott Stropkay
Jack Gaziano
Martin Bakal
George Thiel
Ajay Joseph
Len Katzman
Lisa Seacat Deluca
Colin Angle
Matt Fitzgerald
Carl Palme
Peggy Harris
Sharon Shea
Brant Cheikes
Benjamin Smith
Maura McGinnis
Jeff Healey
Michael Sack
Tom Bonucchi
Peter Tarbox
Jay Davis
William Madden
Basak Ozer
Sarah Kwan
Raj Behara
Mark McMenemy
Krishna Valluru
Charles Grinnell
Kevin Conklin
John Boruvka
Lily Awad
Joel McNamee
Joseph Doherty
Peter Russo
Lily Lim
Setrag Khoshafian
Ed Harrison
David F Miller III
Jean Alexandre
Keith Giannini
Steven Sawyer
Michael Davies
Roberto Caldera
Keith Daly
Marty Bakal
Zach Culver
Edmund Donnelly
Bora Eryilmaz
Michael Shia
Michael Cyrulik
Veronica McCarthy
Sam Paxton
Russell Gee
Srinivas Biragoni
Tom Ryden
Michael Tattersall
Vijay Somandepalli
Julian Weinstock
lydia lostan
Joe Patrissi
Sakina Tawawalla
Adam Hirsch
Abbas Bagasra
Nigel Jacobs
Yavor Kolarov
Rony Kubat
Walter Vahey
Dipesh Mukerji
Sumit Bansal
Nathan Higgins
Charles Coit
Alexandra Candelas
Eugene Demaitre
Ben Goodman
Eddie Bernardon
Subu Ramasamy
Pulkit Kapur
Steven Perlberg
Jane Kelley
Craig Doster
Julie Santilli
Vin Virzi
Richard Sullivan
Amin Karimpour
Jessie Harris
Isaku Kamada
Katie Manty
Joe Ryan
Clovis Schaff
Kerry Finn
Brian Del Vecchio
Greg Piper
Scot Story
Nick Katis
Annabel Dodd
Betsy Goodrich
Andrew Doucette
Mei Chen
Gaurav Rohatgi
Richard Winter
Ted Plummer
Louise Bulhoes
Nareg Khoshafian
Tim Martel
Rocky Jung
Michelle Lampa
John Machairas
Vinod Seraphin
Collin Mason
Jason Boggess
winsor cho
Thomas Gramaglia
Colleen Anderson
Robert Castillo
Alexander Culafi
David Gillis
Rajiv Lal
Sam Vaughan
Pat Larkin
Phil Doherty
Colin Barry
Steve Sarsfield
Veronica Adamson
Justin Harper
Pallavi Menon
Marilyn Matz
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