Automation, AI & Robotics Workshop
March 27 & 28

hosted by the NASA Johnson Space Center
Sugar Land

Are you developing automation, AI or robotics technologies or solutions?

Are you looking for solutions or collaboration partners?

The Technology Collaboration Center will hold a 2 day workshop on Automation, AI & Robotics on March 27 & 28, hosted by the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, with presentations on the latest technology developments or unmet challenges.  The UK Science & Innovation Network and Scottish Enterprise are supporting partners for the workshop.

This workshop will include presentations across multiple technology sectors, including energy, life sciences, space & manufacturing, which may come from companies, startups, universities, research institutions or government labs.

Presentation topics to be covered at the workshop, include:

  • Robots working with humans
  • Automation (human assisted and unattended)
  • Robotic manipulation and mobility
  • Wearable devices, helmets, …
  • Intelligent human assistance
  • Artificial intelligence (related to automation and robotics)
  • Human/machine interfaces (including natural language or visual interactions)
  • Image recognition
  • Nondestructive evaluations

Any organization can request an opportunity to present their latest technology advances or unmet needs in this area.

TCC workshops are designed to explore potential relationships with others attending the workshop that may have common interests in the workshop topic area.

If your organization is interested in automation, AI or robotics, please visit the TCC’s website to register for the workshop or request an opportunity to make a presentation.

Tickets for the workshop are $200.  TCC Members get a 50% discount.  TCC Individual Memberships can be purchased for $200, which includes a ticket to the workshop and discounts on TCC workshops for the next year.

PRELIMINARY AGENDA
Day 1 – March 27

  8:00  Networking Breakfast
  8:30  Welcome & Announcements
  8:45  Presentation Panel Session
10:15  Networking Break
10:30  Presentation Panel Session
12:00  Lunch
12:30  TCC Overview
12:45  Presentation Panel Session
  2:15  Networking Break
  2:30  Presentation Panel Session
  4:00  Adjourn

 

Day 2 – March 28

  8:00  Networking Breakfast
  8:30  Welcome & Announcements
  8:45  Presentation Panel Session
10:15  Networking Break
10:30  Presentation Panel Session
12:00  Lunch
12:30  TCC Collaboration Requests
12:45  Presentation Panel Session
  2:15  Networking Break
  2:30  Presentation Panel Session
  4:00  Adjourn

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Details on the workshop, including the agenda, presenters, and workshop location will be provided to registered attendees.

The TCC is also now accepting Collaboration Requests related to automation, AI or robotics.  Requests submitted in conjunction with the workshop will be highlighted at the workshop and on the TCC’s website.  The TCC waives Collaboration Concierge Service program fees for requests submitted in conjunction with a workshop.

Please contact the TCC about submitting a Collaboration Request or for workshop sponsorship opportunities.

Automation, AI or Robotics Collaboration Requests:

Any organization can submit a Collaboration Request to the TCC related to automation, AI or robotics, and have the TCC highlight that request at the workshop and on the TCC's website.

The TCC waives normal program fees for all Collaboration Requests submitted in conjunction with a TCC workshop.

For more information on submitting a Collaboration Request, please contact the TCC.

 


Workshop Program Committee (*=TCC member)

  • Julia Badger, NASA Johnson Space Center*
  • Lea Boche, Electric Power Research Institute
  • Toni Clark, KBRwyle*
  • Marie Contou-Carrere, Rice University*
  • Stuart Corr, Baylor College of Medicine*
  • Ernest Cross, KBRwyle*
  • Chris Culbert, NASA Johnson Space Center*
  • Dorit Donoviel, Baylor College of Medicine*
  • Pavel Dutta, University of Houston*
  • Ian Griffiths, SMD
  • Linda Ham, NASA Johnson Space Center*
  • Stephen Hart, TRACLabs
  • Terry Hogg, Scottish Enterprise*
  • Gahangir Hossain, Texas A&M-Kingsville*
  • William Janowski, UK Science & Innovation Network*
  • Abdullah Kafi, RMIT University
  • Ramana Krishnamoorti, University of Houston*
  • Zigmond Leszczynski, Aerospace Corporation
  • Anh Mai, Ecolab*
  • Tony McDonald, Texas A&M*
  • Nii Nunoo, NOV
  • Amanda Radavoic, UAS Cluster Initiative
  • Robello Samuel, Halliburton
  • Jerri Stephenson, NASA Johnson Space Center*
  • Mike Yuen, Foxconn
  • Susi Zanello, KBRwyle*