Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Do Good Robotics Symposium to explore technologies that benefit society and the planet


The Maryland Robotics Center is hosting a Do Good Robotics Symposium (DGRS) on Oct. 2–3, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in College Park, Md. DGRS will bring together researchers, practitioners and groups engaged in multidisciplinary and cross-cutting research and deployment of technologies for the benefit of the society and the planet. In collaboration with the School of Public Policy's Do Good Institute, DGRS will provide a platform for exchanging and understanding the state of the art, and for sharing new ideas for societal benefit in the fields of robotics, automation and AI. 

In addition, DGRS will consider controversial topics in AI and robotics via presentations and panel discussions involving experts and audience members. These include ethical design and deployment of technologies; autonomous systems; applications of self-driving vehicles; unmanned aerial vehicles; and the implications of AI and robotics for the existing workforce.

Practitioners, faculty, and graduate students who are involved in robotics and AI for societal good are encouraged to attend. The event also will be of interest to public and technology policy experts, regulators, those active in emerging technologies, government representatives, industry professionals, experts from think tanks and representatives of non-profit organizations.

More details are available at the Do Good Robotics Symposium website.

 

Related Articles:
Realistic simulator improves safety of self-driving vehicles before road testing
New affiliate faculty Mark Fuge is expert in machine learning and artificial intelligence
Machine Learning's Translational Medicine
Czech prime minister views AI, VR, AR and computer vision research
Shoukry, Krishnaprasad receive NSF grant for resilient-by-cognition cyber-physical systems
Czech Republic–United States Workshop on Artificial Intelligence held at UMD
Dinesh Manocha, developer of geometric and scientific algorithms, is new ISR affiliate
Alum Amnon Lotem promoted to Chief Technology Officer at Skybox Security
Algorithms and Autonomous Discovery
Measuring Change in the Atmosphere

March 25, 2019


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

ECE Names 2018-2019 Distinguished Dissertation Fellows

Solar evaporator offers a fresh route to fresh water

Professor: Snow melt drives not only spring flooding, but summer droughts

Algorithms and Autonomous Discovery

Machine Learning's Translational Medicine

Espy-Wilson Honored at UMD’s First to ADVANCE Celebration

Timothy J. Regan to deliver Kirlin/Whiting-Turner Lecture on April 18

Former ISR Visiting Scientist Takeo Yokoyama stops in

Measuring Change in the Atmosphere

Engineering a Testudo

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar