Pittsburgh Robotics Events Dominate October

October might as well be dubbed “Pittsburgh Robotics Week” with the Robot Hall of Fame, RoboBusiness and the QoLT Summit 2012 all happening in perfect succession.

Here’s a quick rundown of all things robotics happening across Pittsburgh in October.

Pittsburgh Technology Council is proud to support The RoboBusiness Leadership Summit, coming to Pittsburgh October 22-24, 2012.

RoboBusiness Leadership Summit is the leading business development event for the global robotics industry, where executives come together to accelerate the commercial advancement of robotics.

Join PTC’s President and CEO, Audrey Russo, as she shares the strategies that have connected Pittsburgh’s tech-based companies with winning opportunities at RoboBusiness 2012. Russo speaks as a business advocate across the local, state and federal levels. Her session, “From Prototypes to Sales” will focus on how to build new business relationships and access capital in the greater Pittsburgh area and beyond.

AND as a member of Pittsburgh Technology Council, you’ll enjoy the EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION PRICE

– an exclusive savings of $500 – when you register by October 15th

You must use code PTC500 to activate this special savings during registration.

The RoboBusiness After-Party at Andy’s Wine Bar in downtownPittsburgh will bring you pure enjoyment and fun!  Don’t miss the only place on the planet where the robots dance like people and the people dance like robots.

Join the QoLT Center for its 2012 Summit as it celebrates recent accomplishments in early stage R&D for intelligent and adaptive systems that benefit older adults, people with disabilities, and ultimately, everyone!  Catch developments in basic and applied research, learn how QoLT collaborates with industry and practitioners, or support our students competing in the NSF’s Perfect Pitch Elevator Pitch Contest.

The highlight of October will be CMU’s Robot Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at theCarnegieScienceCenter on Oct. 23. Voting for the 2012 Robot Hall of Fame Inductees is now open to the public! Help determine this year’s winners by casting your vote online today.

In addition to inducting the newly elected robots, the ceremony also will honor five jury-selected robots from the 2010 induction class: NASA Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity, iRobot’s Roomba vacuum cleaner, the da Vinci Surgical System, the characters Huey, Dewey, and Louie from the 1971 film “Silent Running,” and T-800, the character played by actor Arnold Schwarzenegger in “The Terminator” film series.



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One Response to Pittsburgh Robotics Events Dominate October

  1. Hatallica says:

    Perhaps it is better to dub October as “Pittsburgh Robotics Month”?

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