Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Robotics visionaries to present at 2011 RoboBusiness Leadership Summit

August 18, 2011
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

The RoboBusiness Leadership Summit, now in its seventh year, has announced the lineup of keynote presenters for the 2011 event, bringing together nearly 100 years of practical robotics experience.

The lineup includes:

• Colin Angle, CEO and co-founder, iRobot

• John Reid, director, product technology and innovation, John Deere


• James Overholt, senior research scientist – Robotics, U.S. Army TARDEC

• Paul Copioli, president, VEX Robotics Design Systems

These industry thought leaders will join nearly 20 additional robotics leaders scheduled to present business development and investment sessions, along with advanced capabilities and emerging technologies sessions, as part of the complete RoboBusiness Leadership Summit educational agenda.

The event will host 300 executive-level professionals and take place November 2-3, 2011 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Mass. Complete event details can be found at

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