[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] WearRAcon 16 - Registration

Thomas Sugar Thomas.Sugar at asu.edu
Tue Aug 18 01:24:37 PDT 2015

WearRAcon 16 Early Bird Registration Now Open!

The Wearable Robotics Association is pleased to announce our inaugural conference, WearRAcon 16, taking place February 10-12, at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix, AZ. The event will feature a number of tracks, live demonstrations, working groups, and events focused on wearable technology and how they transform human capabilities. You will have the opportunity to connect with hundreds of robotics industry professionals, academics, scientists and public sector officials. Take advantage of the early bird registration today: http://wearablerobotics.com/registration/. Please reference the following code when registering: DBG368.

The event will include presentations from the following industry experts:

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Geoffrey Ling MD, Ph.D., DARPA, Biological Technologies Office Director
INTRODUCTION BY: Anthony (Tony) Neal-Graves, Intel Vice President, Internet of Things Group

-Conor Walsh, Ph.D., Director of the Biodesign Lab, Harvard University
-Russ Angold, Co-Founder & CTO, Ekso Bionics
-Gregory Sawicki, Ph.D., Founder of the Human PoWeR (Physiology of Wearable Robotics) Laboratory, North Carolina State University
-Thomas Sugar, Ph.D., Director of the Human Machine Integration Lab, Arizona State University
-Gurvinder Singh Virk, Ph.D., Professor of Robotics at University of Gävle and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)


Also included is a special workshop on standards and test methods!

Why Should You Attend WearRAcon 16?
The first of its kind, WearRAcon 16 will attract attendees from the corporate, academic and government sectors. Attend and you will:

-Network with the people behind the technology and the companies behind the funding that are bringing wearable technology to market.
-Robots! See the latest technology up close while you ask the leaders in the field your burning questions.
-Win $5000! Take part in the Innovation Challenge and you could earn a $5000 award for a new technology or idea that will benefit the Wearable Robotics Industry.
-Show off your stuff while learning how to maximize government opportunities, identify international customers, and learn the technical and business aspects of wearable robotics.
-Take what you’ve learned and bring it back to the office.

Seating is limited and this event WILL sell out! Click here: http://wearablerobotics.com/registration/ to register now. Please reference the following code when registering: DBG368.

Special thank you to our sponsors:
Technical Co-Sponsor: IEEE
Platinum Sponsor: Intel
Silver Sponsor: Ossur

Sponsor and exhibit opportunities are available! Click here: http://wearablerobotics.com/sponsorship-opportunities/ for more information, or contact us at conference at wearablerobotics.com<mailto:conference at wearablerobotics.com>.

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