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COVID-19, robots and us – weekly online discussion

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24 March 2020



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Silicon Valley Robotics and the CITRIS People and Robots Initiative are hosting a weekly “COVID-19, robots and us” online discussion with experts from the robotics and health community on Tuesdays at 7pm (California time – PDT). You can sign-up for the free event here.

Guest speakers this week are:

Prof Ken Goldberg, UC Berkeley Director of the CITRIS People and Robots Initiative.

Alder Riley, Founder at ideastostuff and a coordinator at Helpful Engineering. Helpful Engineering is a rapidly growing global network created to design, source and execute projects that can help people suffering from the COVID-19 crisis worldwide.

Tra Vu, COO at Ohmnilabs, a telepresence robotics and 3D printing startup

Mark Martin, Regional Director Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development California Community Colleges

Gui Cavalcanti, CEO/Cofounder of Breeze Automation and Founder of Open Source Covid-19 Medical Supplies Group. The Open Source COVID-19 Medical Supplies Group is a rapidly growing Facebook group formed to evaluate, design, validate, and source the fabrication of open source emergency medical supplies around the world, given a variety of local supply conditions.

Andra Keay, Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics and Visiting Scholar at CITRIS People and Robots Initiative will act as moderator.

Beau Ambur, Outreach, Design and Technology Lead for Kickstarter will be coordinating technology for us.




Silicon Valley Robotics is an industry association supporting innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies.
Silicon Valley Robotics is an industry association supporting innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies.





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