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Fujitsu Laboratories of America Technology Symposium 2015

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Santa Clara Convention Center - Elizabeth A. Hangs Theater 5001 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA 95054

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Please join us for the Fujitsu Laboratories of America 9th Annual Technology Symposium on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.

Our theme this year is “Intelligent Computing: Technology Disruptions and Social Impacts.” Topics covered will include: advances in knowledge-based systems, robotics, deep learning, man-machine interfaces, next-generation computer architectures, and the social, economic, and ethical impacts caused by the proliferation of intelligent systems.

We have confirmed an exciting lineup of speakers including representatives from Fujitsu, UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon University, NASA Ames, SRI International, Microsoft, NVidia, Baidu, MetaMind, Silicon Valley Robotics, and others.

It's going to be a full day of information sharing and idea generation and we hope you'll be able to join us!

The agenda will include:

  • Keynotes by industry thought leaders
  • Engaging panel sessions related to the event theme
  • Networking lunch
  • Evening networking reception

Keynote Speakers:

Hideyuki Saso Andrew Moore Minoru Sakata

Dr. Hideyuki Saso

CEO and Representative Director, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.

Andrew Moore

Dean, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Steve Cousins

CEO, Savioke

Minoru Sakata

President and CEO, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Kondo sasaki

Tango Matsumoto

CTO & CIO, Fujitsu Limited

Hiroaki Kondo

Executive Vice President and Head of Platform Product Group, Fujitsu America, Inc.

Shigeru Sasaki

Corporate Executive Officer and Director, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.

Bob Pryor

Head of Americas and Corporate VP, Fujitsu Limited

Additional Speakers, Moderators, & Panelists:

Marc Hamilton

Yasunori Kimura

CEO, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.

Oussama Khatib

Professor, Computer Science Department, Stanford University

Krste Asanović

Professor, Computer Science, UC Berkeley

Marc Hamilton

VP, Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA



Vytas SunSpiral

Pieter Abbeel

Associate Professor, EECS, UC Berkeley

Roy Kornbluh

Principal Research Engineer, SRI International

Richard Socher

Founder & CEO, MetaMind

Vytas SunSpiral

PI of Dynamic Tensegrity Robotics Lab & Senior Robotics Scientist, NASA Ames (SGT Inc.)

Adam Coates

Andra Keay Andrew T


Adam Coates

Director, AI Lab, Baidu Research

Andra Keay

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics

Andrew Trabulsi

Research Manager, Technology Horizons, Institute for the Future

Andrew Putnam

Senior Research Hardware Design Engineer, Microsoft Research

Adam Ellison

Bill Walker



Adam Ellison

Founder, ModBot

Bill Walker

Senior Research Fellow, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.

Richard McCormack

VP Marketing Strategy and Operations
Fujitsu America, Inc.

Takayuki Baba

Research Manager, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.


Tomotake Sasaki

Researcher, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.

Hart Montgomery

Researcher, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.


Event Master of Ceremonies:


Therese McNicholas

Vice President, BAS,Fujitsu America Inc



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