Ground Robotics Capabilities Conference & Exhibition

"What Does the Next Era of Ground Robotics Hold?"

13 - 14 August 2014

Hyattsville, MD


Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Keynote Address:

  • Dr. Gill Pratt, Program Manager, Defense Sciences Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Synergy with Parallel Markets
Moderator: Mr. William Thomasmeyer, Executive Director, Robotics Technology Consortium

Keynote Address:

  • Mr. Chris O'Donnell, Staff Specialist, Joint Ground Robotics Enterprise Tactical Warfare Systems (Land Warfare and Munitions), OUSD (AT&L)

Panel: Open Architecture
Moderator: Dr. Parag Batavia, President, Neya Systems, LLC


Thursday, August 14, 2014

Keynote Address: The Coming Swarm - Operational Advantages of Robotics on the Battlefield

Keynote Address: Lethal Autonomous Weapons

  • Dr. Ronald C. Arkin, Regents' Professor & Director, Mobile Robot Laboratory; Associate Dean for Research & Space Planning, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

Keynote Address: Ground Robotic Needs For the Air Force Civil Engineer

  • Mr. Bobby Diltz, Airbase Acquisition Branch Chief, Air Force Civil Engineer Center

Keynote Address:

Keynote Address:

  • Mr. Tom Dee, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Expeditionary Programs and Logistics Management, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition)