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Hugh Durrant-Whyte to Deliver Keynote Address at RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition
By Robotics Trends Staff - Filed Feb 25, 2008
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Noted Field Robotics Expert to Speak on ‘Field Robotics in Australia’ at Business Development Event for the Personal, Service and Mobile Robotics Industry

Robotics Trends and EH Publishing announced that Hugh Durrant-Whyte, Research Director at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, will deliver a keynote session entitled Field Robotics in Australia at the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition. RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, which takes place April 8-10, 2008 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA, is the international business development event for the personal, service and mobile robotics industry. The event website is

According to Dan Kara, conference chairman and President of Robotics Trends, “We are delighted that Hugh Durrant-Whyte is delivering a keynote session at the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition. Hugh is very well known and respected within the robotics community for his work in field robotics, autonomous vehicles and senor data fusion. His keynote is sure to inspire RoboBusiness attendees, an international collection of professionals from business, academia and the government interested in the business and technical issues related to the development of the personal, service and mobile robotics industry.”

Hugh Durrant-Whyte, Research Director at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, notes, “The RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition attracts a management level audience consisting of the foremost robotics minds in academia, along with business and technology leaders, developing robotic and intelligent systems solutions for the business-to-business, civil, and military market segments. I look forward to sharing my field robotics experiences at RoboBusiness, as well as network with the attendees and exhibiting companies.”

RoboBusiness 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. RoboBusiness will host more than 75 robotics companies on the Expo Floor, 35+ conference sessions, and exclusive networking functions. Conference program Tracks include:
- Business Development and Partnership
- Applications and Products
- Achieving Autonomy
- Workforce Development
- RoboMedicus/Healthcare Robotics
- Security and Defense
- Intelligent Transportation and Field Robotics
First Responder Robotics
Consumer Robotics

RoboBusiness has garnered support from the world’s leading robotics vendors, associations and media channels including: Founding Sponsor, iRobot; Premier Sponsor, The Technology Collaborative; and Gold Sponsors, Corware and the Korea Advanced Intelligent Robot Association (KAIRA). Click here for a complete list of Sponsors.

About Robotics Trends, Inc.
Robotics Trends, a division of EH Publishing, Inc., is the world’s first integrated media firm serving the burgeoning personal, service and mobile robotics marketplace. Robotics Trends services their clientele through three major business divisions:

  • Robotics Trends Publishing , which produces, an online news, information and analysis portal focused on business and technology trends for people who build, buy, invest in, and seek to understand the personal, service, mobile and military robotics market;
  • Robotics Trends Events , which produces the RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition, RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, and the RoboNexus Conference and Exposition; and
  • Robotics Trends Analyst Services serving the strategic consulting needs of leading emerging robotics manufacturers.
  • About EH Publishing
    EH Publishing, Inc. is the information leader and resource for the home electronic industry. Serving the technology and construction markets, EH Publishing, Inc. reaches more than half a million home electronic professionals, builders and consumers worldwide. Founded in 1994, EH Publishing, Inc. has defined, cultivated and raised awareness of the $15 billion electronic/installed home industry through its products, which include print publications, on-line publications, trade shows and market studies. EH Publishing, Inc. is the industry’s source for home technology information and market analysis, with the targeted print and on-line publications: Electronic House, Home Electronic Ideas, CE Pro, CE Pro Retailing, ChannelPro, TecHome Builder, Live Sound, and targeted tradeshows: Electronic House Expo (EHX), Electronic Security Expo (ESX), Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX), RoboDevelopment Conference and Expo, and RoboBusiness Conference and Expo. To find out more, visit [].

    For further information, please call Dan Kara at 508-663-1500 x329 or email . For sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities, contact Ellen Cotton at 508-663-1500 x240 or email .

    RoboBusiness media registration is now available. Click here to register or contact Jessica Camerato at 508-663-1500 x296 or email .

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