Time Event
9:00 - 10:00 Registration and breakfast
10:00 - 10:10 Opening remarks
10:10 - 11:10 Session I: four talks
  • Gaurav Sukhatme (USC): Opening talk on Robotics in So-Cal
  • Katie Byl (UCSB): Robot Locomotion: Metrics and Methods
  • Jay Farrell (UCR): Computationally Efficient Multi-Epoch Carrier Integer Ambiguity Resolution in GPS/INS: A Common-Position-Shift Approach
  • Sonia Martinez(UCSD): Decentralized Algorithms for Cooperative Localization of Multiple Robots
11:10 - 11:35 Coffee/networking break
11:35 - 12:35 Session II: four talks
  • Charles Bergan (Qualcomm): Robotic Everything as a Service
  • Martin Buehler (Disney): Robot Experiences
  • Larry Matthies (NASA/JPL): Vision for Autonomous Navigation on Earth and in Space
  • Yoshiaki Kuwata (SpaceX): Precision Landing for SpaceX’s Reusable Rockets
12:35 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 Poster session
2:30 - 3:30 Session III: four talks
  • Veronica Santos (UCLA): Stay in Touch: Toward Advanced Haptic Perception for Artificial Hands
  • Joel Burdick (Caltech): Recovery of function after several spinal cord injury via spinal stimulation and robotic assistance
  • Francesco Bullo (UCSB): Routing, Surveillance and Balancing for Robotic Networks
  • Stefano Soatto (UCLA): Representation as the information knot between perception and action
3:30 - 3:50 Coffee/networking break
3:50 - 4:50 Session IV: four talks
  • Mario Munich (iRobot): Computer Vision: enabling Intelligent Consumer Robotics
  • Adrian Stoica (NASA/JPL): On Robots and How They Will Change Our Lives - from Assistants on Earth to Colonists in Space
  • Gaurav Sukhatme (USC): Foraging for Data: Robots and the Science of Information Acquisition
  • Albert Pisano/ Ramesh Rao (UCSD): concluding remarks
4:50 - 4:55 Concluding remarks
4:55 - 6:30 Reception, exhibitions and live demos