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Dario Floreano - Keynote Speaker

Book Dario Floreano as a keynote speaker. Professor Dario Floreano is one of the world's leading experts in the field of robotics and A.I.

From self-driving cars to insect-inspired drones and wearable tech, Dario's talks help audiences get to grips with these evolving trends, and the opportunities and risks they present for business.

 

DARIO FLOREANO

director, laboratory of intelligent systems


SPEAKING THEMES

  • Key trends in robotics and A.I. (e.g. manufacturing, transport, healthcare...)

  • The evolving relationship between human and machine

  • How robotics and A.I. are re-shaping business and society


TRAVELS FROM
Geneva, Switzerland

 
 

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Dario Floreano is one of the world's leading experts in the field of robotics and A.I.

He is Director of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and Director of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Robotics.

In addition, he is a founding member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices and an executive board member of the International Society for Neural Networks. He is also co-founder of the International Society for Artificial Life.

Dario's research has translated into several successful business ventures, including senseFly.com and Flyability.com 

He also founded the popular podcast series Robohub.org.


DARIO'S TALKS

The 21st century has seen a fundamental shift in the relationship between human and machine: robots can now learn, perceive the world around them and interact with people.

From self-driving cars to insect-inspired drones and wearable tech, robotics and A.I. are revolutionising the way we live and work - and the rate of change is only going to increase.

Dario's talks help audiences get to grips with these evolving trends, and the opportunities and risks they present for business.

VIDEOS

Dario explains why the future of robots lies in drawing inspiration from nature (APAC Innovation Summit, July 2015)


Since World War II, robots have been used mainly in controlled environments for manufacturing purposes. But with the advent of intelligent "service" robots, this is about to change. Dario explores the key trends in robotics and A.I., and the implications for business and society (Fundacion Innovacion Bankiter, June 2015)

 
 

TESTIMONIALS

"...our panel discussion was a great success...I had so many people come to me to say how much they enjoyed it...It was also great to hear that people wished we’d gone on for longer !!  We hit all the marks we were aiming for – lots of content, discussion and introductions to a wide range of subjects that can be considered and discussed now....I hope we can do it again!" - Major Investment Bank