RoboBusiness 2017 Call for Speakers

RoboBusiness 2017 is accepting proposals from qualified presenters for our conference, which will be held on Sept. 27 and 28, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif.

Photo Caption: James Kuffner, CTO at the Toyota Research Institute, delivering a keynote at RoboBusiness 2016.

RoboBusiness, the global congress of robotics and business, is accepting proposals from qualified presenters for our 13th annual conference, which will be held on Sept. 27-28, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Lead the Conversation: RoboBusiness 2017 offers speakers an excellent opportunity to influence and inspire executives, innovators, and investors from around the world.

Presented by Robotics Trends’ sister publication Robotics Business Review, RoboBusiness can help organizations apply robotics to new markets and product categories. The conference in Santa Clara, Calif., will bring together business leaders and technology decision-makers from throughout the robotics ecosystem for networking and assessing new technologies and growth opportunities.

Organizations of all sizes are turning to automation and robotics in response to the need to transform the value chain and maintain a competitive edge. Delivering a high-quality conference program, RoboBusiness 2017 will empower attendees who seek to stay current with a rapidly changing industry.

“The event’s world-class speakers, networking, and insights are just part of what have distinguished this event over the past 12 years,” said Brent Watters, chairman of RoboBusiness and media director of EH Media’s Robotics Trends group.

“The theme of RoboBusiness 2017, ‘From Ideation to Transformation,’ will provide the framework for many critical discussions and prompt stakeholders across the value chain to rethink the meaning of transformation,” he said.

Our 2017 event is seeking speakers for up to 40 sessions of about 45 minutes each in the following concurrent tracks:

  • Business development
  • Enabling technologies
  • Manufacturing and logistics
  • Outdoor field operations
  • Security and surveillance
  • Retail and customer service

If you’d like to join a league of accomplished and prominent speakers by delivering engaging, relevant, and valuable insights on cutting-edge technologies and business transformation through robotics, we encourage you to submit a proposal.

All applications must be received by Feb. 20, 2017, to qualify. Selected presenters will be notified via email in April. Please refer to for additional details.

Research firms: If you’re an industry analyst interested in presenting data and/or announcing new research in robotics or aligned verticals, please contact Watters directly at to review opportunities to present at RoboBusiness.

About RoboBusiness 2017
RoboBusiness is the largest event of its kind in North America and the international gathering place for business and technology decision-makers who want to profit from robotics transformation. Join over 2,000 senior executives, investors, and robotics experts as they build relationships and learn innovative ideas that can solve business problems and succeed in the robotics age.

Join the conversation: @RoboticBusiness | #RoboBusiness.

Contact: Allyson Yorks;; 508-663-1500 x483


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