Robotics/AI at UC Berkeley on April 18

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We’re bringing TC Periods: Robotics + AI again to UC Berkeley on April 18, and we’re excited to announce our jam-packed agenda that highlights the perfect and brightest in robotics and – new for 2019 – synthetic intelligence.

For months we’ve been choosing essentially the most modern startups and high leaders from established tech firms working in Robotics and AI. There have been big leaps ahead on this subject the previous yr, and we’re thrilled to convey you the newest and biggest.

Early-bird tickets ($100 financial savings) are at present accessible for a restricted time – you may  choose up tickets right here earlier than costs improve.

We’ve nonetheless acquired some key company to announce, and will probably be including some new names to the agenda over the subsequent few weeks, so preserve your eyes open. Within the meantime, try these agenda highlights:

Agenda

9:35 AM – 10:00 AM

Constructing a Higher Robotics Firm with Nima Keivan (Canvas), Manish Kothari (SRI Worldwide), and Melonee Sensible (Fetch Robotics)

Many have tried, however few have succeeded in launching a profitable robotics firm. A trio of specialists, together with Melonee Sensible (Fetch Robotics), Manish Kothari (SRI) and Nima Keivan (Canvas) will talk about the successes and pitfalls of coming into the world of robotic startups.


10:00 AM – 10:25 AM

Can’t We All Simply Get Alongside? with Anca Dragan (UC Berkeley), Rana el Kaliouby (Affectiva), and Matt Willis (Softbank Robotics)

Robots and people are working and dwelling collectively greater than ever, and which means we’ve to be careful for each other – actually. A trio of company will probably be exploring the more and more necessary world of human-robot interplay (HRI).


10:25 AM – 10:50 AM

This Actuality Does Not Exist: Belief in an Age of Artificial Media with Alexei Efros (UC Berkeley) and Hany Farid (Dartmouth Faculty)

AI-based instruments are proving able to fabricating or modifying imagery and audio in methods which can be practically indistinguishable from actuality. How can these programs and media be detected, and the way can we belief something when every thing might be faked?


10:50 AM – 11:15 AM

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11:35 AM – 11:55 AM

Synthetic Intelligence: Minds, Economies and Techniques that Study with Ken Goldberg (UC Berkeley) and Michael Jordan (UC Berkeley)

AI and robots are being adopted by trade after trade, ushering in a brand new period in expertise and providers — however one which must be constructed because it grows. Berkeley’s Ken Goldberg and Michael Jordan talk about the advances that acquired us right here and what comes subsequent.


11:55 AM – 12:20 PM

AI Startups That Allow AI with Ali Farhadi (Xnor.ai), Daryn Nakhuda (Mighty AI)

Constructing AI is a troublesome process by itself, and constructing a startup round it’s even tougher. Mighty AI, Xnor and DefinedCrowd have all proven that it’s doable to create highly effective AI instruments in addition to empower others — whereas operating an actual enterprise as properly.


12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

WORKSHOP: Easy methods to Launch a Robotics Startup with Eric Migicovsky (Y Combinator)


1:30 PM – 1:55 PM

Placing Drones to Work with, Grant Canary (Droneseed), Laura Main (Aria Insights) and Arnaud Thiercelin (DJI)

Drones are being employed for extra than simply buzzing across the seaside and recording weddings. In the previous few years, we’ve seen drones that assist cease poachers, ship packages, examine pipelines, and extra. What’s subsequent?


2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Q&A with Founders: Your probability to ask inquiries to among the biggest minds in expertise. Workshop Room. 


2:35 PM – three:05 PM

Investing In Robotics and AI: Classes from the Business’s VCs with Peter Barrett (Playground World), Hidetaka Aoki (World Mind), Helen Liang (FoundersX Ventures), and Andy Wheeler (GV)

Main traders will talk about the rising tide of enterprise capital funding in robotics and AI. The traders convey a mixture of early-stage investing and company enterprise capital experience, sharing a passion for the wild world of robotics investing.


three:10 PM – three:45 PM

Q&A with Buyers: Your probability to ask inquiries to among the biggest traders in robotics and AI with Peter Barrett (Playground World), Hidetaka Aoki (World Mind), Helen Liang (FoundersX Ventures). Workshop Room.


three:55 PM – four:15 PM

The Finest Robots on 4 Legs with Marc Raibert (Boston Dynamics)

Boston Dynamics rocked the world with the robots like Massive Canine, Cheetah and Atlas. As one of many firm’s newest creations SpotMini involves market, CEO Marc Raibert will talk about the corporate’s journey to productizing. 


four:15 PM – four:35 PM

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four:35 PM – 5:00 PM

Constructing the Robots that Construct with Noah Prepared-Campbell (BUILT Robotics) and Saurabh Ladha (Doxel AI)

Can robots assist us construct constructions sooner, smarter, and cheaper? Constructed Robotics makes a self-driving excavator. Doxel builds a robotic that helps to watch and examine job websites. We’ll discuss with the founders of those two firms to find out how and when robots will develop into part of the development crew.


Tickets are on sale now

  • $249 Early Chook Tickets ($100 Financial savings) – Guide Right here
  • $45 Pupil Tickets – Guide Right here
  • $1500 Startup Demo Desk Package deal (consists of three tickets) – Guide Right here 

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