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The Soho Loft Media Group and Victoria Global cover robotics event to be held from May 11-13, 2015 at Javits Center, New York

May 13, 2015NEW YORKThe “RoboUniverse and ” will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. each day at Javits Center in  655 West 34th St, New York, NY 10001. Healthcare and manufacturing professionals, system integrators, software developers, 3D printing professionals, educators, researchers, investors, engineers, and representatives from the Government are expected to attend this event.
BN-IE579_davidd_D_20150430170054David Drake (, Founder and Chairman of Victoria Global, The Soho Loft Media Group and LDJ Capital,  said, “This conference will bring together many of the great robotic minds of this century. The possibilities with robotics are endless,  and this  gathering will enable the participants to learn  the true power of robotics, and unearth the potential investment opportunities in this industry.”

The event will have keynotes, workshops, interactive panel discussions and exhibits.  Among the topics to be covered include wearable and disaster robotics, robot simulation, knowledge engines, artificial intelligence, robotics education, 3D printing and robotics, automated cars, robotics investments and preparing our workforce for robotics world.

Visitors can meet leading industry innovators to get inside information  about the industry. The Service Robot and the  OSHBot Retail Robot at RoboUniverse will be an attraction for all.

Over 60 speakers are expected to attend. Some of these speakers are as follows:

Arron Acosta – Co-Founder and CEO of Rise Robotics
Brian Benoit –  Senior Product Manager of Rethink Robotics
Colin Angle – CEO of  
Dan Kara – Practice Director of Robotics at ABI Research
David Askey – Co-Founder and Chief Business Development Officer of  Energid
German Attanasio Ruiz – Software Engineer of Watson Platform Services, IBM
Janna Anderson – Director of  Imagining the Internet Center
John Amend – Co-Founder and CTO of Empire Robotics, Inc.
Nathan Friedly – Advisory Engineer of Watson Platform Services at IBM
Pramod Abichandani – Director of  Second Year Engineering Curriculum at Drexel University
Richard Erb – Executive Director of RoboUniverse Conference and
Robert Axtman – CEO of Visual Components
Robin Murphy – Raytheon Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University
Steve Chambers –  CEO of  Jibo
Travis Briggs – CEO and Partner at ROBO-STOX, LLC
Vijay Kumar – UPS Foundation Professor at University of Pennsylvania

iRobot is the platinum sponsor for this event. The gold sponsors are Rethink Robotics and Universal Robots, while  Jetta is a  silver sponsor.  Other event sponsors are Micromo and  Maxon Precision Motors. The event media partners include ABI Research,  3D Printing Industry,  Gary’s Guide, Impact Hub NYC, Lux Research, The Robot Report, Robotics Today,  Rotor Drone Magazine and more.   Exhibitors include the likes of Littler, LocoRobo, NewBotic Corporation, Energid and Infranor. Victoria Global, The Soho Loft Media Group and Times Impact Publications support this  event.

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