2015 Robotics Alley to feature Health Care and Medical Device Track

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Robotics Alley has brought back one of its most popular tracks from 2014, the Health Care and Medical Device Track. The conference takes place in Minneapolis, at the heart of one of the nation's largest medical device clusters.

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The 2015 Robotics Alley Conference & Expo once again features a dedicated Health Care & Medical Device track.

Health Care and Medical Device sessions include:

  •     Surgical Robotics: Opportunities in a Competitive Landscape
  •     The Future of Medical Robotics: Looking Forward 10 Years
  •     The Regulatory Perspective
  •     Building a Foundational Development Strategy for a Surgical Robot
  •     Computers and Software in Medical Robotics - An IP Perspective

Conference attendees will also have an opportunity to hear from keynote speaker Robert High, CTO of IBM’s Watson Solutions, and interact with the cognitive computer Watson, which is already in use at the Mayo Clinic. In addition, attendees can see a live demonstration of a bionic exoskeleton from Ekso Bionics that is currently in use by patients with various levels of paralysis.

Minnesota's Twin Cities are home to both Robotics Alley and many of the world's most innovative health care and medical device companies. As a result, the conference is perfectly positioned to showcase how robotics and automation are changing the face of health care. The conference also offers separate tracks focused on agriculture, security and defense, transportation, and more.

This year’s event will take place December 1-2 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. For more information and to register, go to roboticsalley.org.

About Robotics Alley

The Robotics Alley Conference & Expo is an annual gathering in Minnesota’s Twin Cities that is on pace to become one of the world’s leading conferences on robotics and automation. The event began in Minneapolis in 2011 as an industry-led initiative to spotlight the rapid growth of robotics and automation both globally and in the Midwest. It sought to bring together businesses, researchers, engineers, investors and others to help catalyze the fast-emerging robotics industry in Minnesota and the surrounding region. Since that time, it has grown to attract attendees from across the U.S. and the world. The event features discussion of leading-edge technological developments, world-class speakers and hands-on demos.

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