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RoboBusiness Call for Presentations
By Robotics Trends Staff - Filed Nov 28, 2006
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Robotics Trends invites you to submit a session abstract to be considered for presentation at RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, to be held May 15-16, 2007 at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA.

Deadline: Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Conference Description: Robotics Trends’ RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition is the only industry event dedicated to the issue of applying emerging mobile robotics and intelligent systems technology to develop entirely new products and markets, as well as enhance existing solutions and services. The event also addresses sales, marketing and partnering strategies. The RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition enables business decision makers to easily grasp the potential opportunities arising from emerging robotics technologies. The conference brings emerging robotics technology out of the lab and into the open market, focusing on the business side of the mobile robotics business.

Robotics Trends is seeking interesting, thought provoking sessions delivered by compelling speakers for each of five separate RoboBusiness tracks including:

- Business Development and Investment Track

Technology and Standards Track

- Applications and Products Track

- Markets and Industries Track
- First Responder Robotics
- Law Enforcement and Public Safety
- Search, Rescue and Recovery
- Fire Control
- Tactical Operations
- HAZMAT Operations
- Law Enforcement and Public Safety Robotics

- Security and Defense
- New Technologies for Military Robotics
- Mobile Surveillance
- Explosive Ordinance Disposal
- Unmanned Vehicles
- Military Logistics, Operations, Transportation and Other Non-traditional Uses

- Intelligent Transportation and Field Robotics
- Teleoperation
- Autonomous Transportation
- Warehousing
- Healthcare Robotics

- Hospital/Pharmacy Automation
- Surgical Robotics
- Assistive Technology
- Rehabilitation Technology
- Telepresence Systems
- Consumer Robotics

- Intelligent Toys
- Entertainment Robots
- House Care / Lawn Care
- Assistive Technology
- Educational Robotics

- SPOTLIGHT Track: New Markets for Industrial Robotics

For a complete description of RoboBusiness, please visit the RoboBusiness conference website at

Selection Criteria: Conference attendees are a demanding audience. Robotics Trends will only accept the most compelling submissions that meet our criteria. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IF YOUR PRESENTATION IS ACCEPTED. The selection criteria are:

Alignment with Conference Themes

Applicability - The successful candidate presentation will speak to the latest tools, techniques and concepts, by presenting the practical application of the material, including real-world examples and ROI studies where possible.

Innovation/Originality - A presentation that advances existing concepts or introduces new ideas is better than a presentation that merely repeats information already widely known. The timeliness of ideas is important. A presentation should focus on the general attributions, benefits and drawbacks of a given robot, robotic device or enabling technology, as well as the productization potential. Issues related to the social ramifications of robotic technology, as well as the impact of such technology on our day-to-day lives, should also be addressed.

Proposal Submission: For each 50-minute session you wish to propose a speaker, e-mail the following to Dan Kara at dk[at]roboticstrends[dot]com.

- A title and abstract of the topic to be presented (approximately 100 words),

- Title and brief biography of presenter (approximately 50 words),

- Presenter’s contact information (name, address, phone, fax, email), and
Indicate in which conference track your topic should be included.

Upon Acceptance: Speakers receive two complimentary full registrations for the conference, as well as admission to all event activities, including all breakfasts, lunches and receptions. Accepted speakers will be required to sign and submit a speaker agreement and provide an electronic copy of their presentation by a specific date.

Contact Us: Please contact the conference chairman (dk[at]roboticstrends[dot]com) for more information regarding this Call for Presentations.
Sponsorship: For information on RoboBusiness 2007 sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available, please contact Dan Kara at (508) 529-4197 or email dk[at]roboticstrends[dot]com.

Thank you for your interest in participating in this exciting and valuable conference event.

Dan Kara

10 Riverbend Road
Upton, MA 01568
P: (508) 529-4197
F: (508) 464-0234
E: dk[at]roboticstrends[dot]com

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