AI in Industrial Automation Summit

Where AI meets the real world. Improving robotics via deep learning & creating the next generation of smart robots.


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Getting a machine to put one foot in front of the other has been a priority for roboticists for decades. Two years ago Sven Behnke and his team of the University of Bonn participated in the DARPA Robotics Challenge trying to tackle the issue of locomotion.

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Yann LeCun once built an AI chip called ANNA. But he was 25 years ahead of his time. He and several other researchers designed this chip to run deep neural networks—complex mathematical systems that can learn tasks on their own by analyzing vast amounts of data—but ANNA never reached the mass market.

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Sergey Levine, Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley has been listed as one of the 35 Innovators Under 35 by MIT Technology Review for his work creating a robot that supervises its own learning. “It’s reverse-engineering its own behavior,” Levine said.

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UC Berkeley researchers have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error using a process that more closely approximates the way humans learn, marking a major milestone in the field of artificial intelligence.

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"The easiest place for Amazon to bring its expertise to bear is in the warehouses, because that's where Amazon really excels," Hawkins said. "If they can reduce costs, they can show that on the store shelves and move Whole Foods away from the Whole Paycheck image."

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Ask Geordie Rose and Suzanne Gildert, co-founders of the startup Kindred, about their company’s philosophy, and they’ll describe a bold vision of the future: machines with human-level intelligence. Rose says these will be perhaps the most transformative inventions in history — and they aren’t far away.

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Why Attend

Extraordinary Speakers

Discover advances in deep learning for robotics from leading influencers across research & industry. Learn from experts in reinforcement learning, computer vision, progressive NNs, autonomous learning, human-robotic interaction, imitation learning and much more.

Discover Emerging Trends

Deep Learning advancements, plus robotic manufacturer innovations will create the next generation of skilled robots impacting our world & increasing automation & efficiency. How can DL help write pioneering robot software and enable new mastery of skills and behavior?

Expand Your Network

A unique opportunity to interact with industry leaders, engineers & research scientists leading advancements in deep learning for robotics. Learn from & connect with 250+ innovators sharing breakthrough research to create new frameworks for writing robot software.

Who Should Attend

  • Lead Software Engineer
  • Chief Engineer
  • Robot Programmer
  • Founders
  • Director of Engineering
  • Robotic Technicians
  • Research Scientist

Join the discussion

  • 30 speakers
  • 250 leading technologists & innovators
  • Group brainstorming sessions
  • Interactive workshops
  • 7+ hours of networking
  • Access to all the filmed presentations
  • Discover how to harness AI for your industry


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Topics We Cover

  • Machine Learning

    Machine Learning

  • Computer Vision

    Computer Vision

  • Reinforcement Learning

    Reinforcement Learning

  • Progressive Neural Networks

    Progressive Neural Networks

  • Imitation Learning

    Imitation Learning

  • Human-Robot Interaction

    Human-Robot Interaction

  • Robotic Grasping

    Robotic Grasping

  • End-to-End Process

    End-to-End Process

Previous Attendees Include

  • Insight Robotics
  • OC Robotics
  • Rethink Robotics
  • Intel
  • Samsung
  • Amazon
  • IBM
  • Apple
  • MIT
  • Ford
  • capital one
  • Stanford University


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What they say


Chief Knowledge Officer, NASA

"Excellent event. Good combination of highly technical and broader presentation that gave me a good understanding of the current state and potential of the Deep Learning" RE•WORK Deep Learning Summit San Fran 2015


Director of IoT Market Strategy, Xively

"'I’ve been to countless IoT events, and this was hands down one of the most interesting. It was nice to see actual people building actual connected products giving their perspective." RE•WORK IoT Summit Boston 2015


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