Mitchell Hall, Room 395 69 Union Street West Queen's University Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
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Keynote Speaker – Ryan Gariepy

October 13, 2022 9:30am – 10:30am EST

Ryan Gariepy

Co-founder and CTO
Clearpath Robotics
OTTO Motors
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Ryan Gariepy is co-founder and CTO of both Clearpath Robotics and OTTO Motors. He serves on the board of the NSERC Canadian Robotics Network, Open Robotics, and is a co-founder of ROSCon, the first and largest conference for robotics developers. Ryan is also an advisor to several startups and venture capital groups, and helped found the Next Generation Manufacturing Canada initiative. He is a regular speaker, panelist, and expert guest on topics including robotics, AI, and technology policy. Ryan completed both a B.A.Sc. degree in Mechatronics Engineering and a M.A.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Waterloo, and has over fifty pending patents in the field of intelligent systems.

Please have a look at his Google Scholar Profile for a complete list of his patent publications in the robotics field.