Online Mini-Symposium, Free and open to the public.
Tues 19 May, 2020, 9:30-1:30pm PT, via Zoom
The COVID-19 pandemic is increasing global demand for robots that can
assist in surgery and healthcare. This symposium focuses on recent
advances and open problems in robot-assisted tele-surgery and
tele-medicine and needs for new research and development. The online
format will encourage active dialogue among faculty, students,
professionals, and entrepreneurs.
* 09:30-10:00: Conversation with Robin Murphy, Texas A&M and Director of Robotics for Infectious Diseases, and Andra Keay, Director of Silicon
* 10:00-10:30: Conversation with Gary Guthart, CEO Intuitive Surgical
and Ken Goldberg, Director of CITRIS People and Robots Initiative
* 10:30-11:00: Conversation with Pablo Garcia Kilroy, VP Research
Verb Surgical and Tom Low, Director of Robotics at SRI International
* 11:00-11:15: Coffee Break
* 11:15-11:45: Conversation with David Noonan, Director of Research,
Auris Surgical and Nicole Kernbaum
* 11:45-12:45: Keynote by Jaydev Desai, Director, Georgia Tech Center
for Medical Robotics
* 12:45-01:15: Conversation with Allison Okamura, Stanford and Monroe
Kennedy III, Stanford
Presented by the University of California Center for Information
Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao
Institute “People and Robots” Initiative, SRI International, and
Silicon Valley Robotics.