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Robotics and AI Symposium 2021

October 12, 2021 8:30am – 5:30pm EST

Join us virtually at our symposium for lively debates and discussions on a variety of research topics around robotics and artificial intelligence!


We’re very excited to have the amazing Amber Mac be our MC and debate moderator for the day! She brings a wealth of experience in broadcasting and moderating debates and has been developing lots of incredible content on the topics of robotics and AI. Check out her conversation with Dr. Josh Marshall, Ingenuity Labs Director, on robotics in mining! Her podcast series “The AI Effect” is worth listening to as well!


8:30amIntroduction and Opening Remarks
9:00amKeynote Speaker – Dr. Amy Loutfi
10:00amRobotics Debate – Rise of the Robot-Sitters: Will there come a time where we leave Grandma or the kids in the care of a robot?
11:30amVirtual Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Poster Competitions and Networking
2:00pmAI Debate – Why did you do that? Will AI systems ultimately explain their decisions to us?
3:30pmThesis Showcase
4:30pmAnnouncements of awards for the Thesis Showcase and Poster Session
5:00pmClosing Remarks