Our Robots, Ourselves: Silicon Valley Forum Announces Partnership With NEDO on Robotics Conference This October
06 Oct 2017
Robotics is on the rise, and this October 16th two eminent organizations
will join forces to explore a transformative future: NEDO
Valley Forum are delighted to present their conference “Robots
on the Rise: Building the Future of Robotics in Japan and the US.”
Hosted at the Computer History Museum, this all-day event will bring
together industry leaders and technology experts to the impact of
robotics on everything from autonomous vehicles to automated agriculture
“We’re delighted to partner with NEDO on this event,” said Denyse
Cardozo, Executive Director of Silicon Valley Forum. “Robotics and AI
are two disruptive industries that are truly on the move, and it’s been
exciting to see its rapid development over the last few years. I can’t
wait to hear about what’s coming next.”
“It’s a pleasure to collaborate with Silicon Valley Forum on this
event,” stated Shinnosuke Kameyama, Chief Representative at NEDO’s
Silicon Valley office. “NEDO is dedicated to open, global innovation and
world-standard technology, and we believe that Japan’s advanced robotics
technologies can have a significant impact on global issues. We’re
looking forward to hearing how Japan and the US can work together to
achieve that goal.”
In addition to panel discussions and presentations, “Robots on the Rise”
will also feature a demo hall with robotics and AI startups and
corporations, which will showcase next-gen technology already in the
marketplace. Startups interested in demo tables can apply here.
on the Rise” will open for registration at 9 am, and conclude at 7
pm. Tickets are free, and are available on the event
page. As there is no charge to attend the conference, tickets are
expected to sell out; those interested in attending are advised not to
wait to purchase. Connect with the conference on Twitter with #RobotsRiseSV.
About NEDO Silicon Valley:
Since it was established in 1980, NEDO has become one of the largest
public research and development management organizations in Japan and
has worked with the government to promote economic and industrial
policies. In this role, NEDO undertakes technology development and
demonstration activities to carry out two basic missions, addressing
energy and global environmental problems and enhancing industrial
technology, by integrating the combined efforts of industry, academia,
In response to a recent increase in open and global innovation, NEDO has
been actively promoting international demonstration projects in Europe,
North America, and Asian countries. The projects aim at establishment of
world standard technology as well as market development by drawing on
established research networks in collaboration with foreign governments
and relevant organizations. Through these efforts, NEDO believes that
Japan’s advanced energy, robotics, and other technologies can be
disseminated worldwide so as to contribute to the resolution of global
environmental and social issues.
About Silicon Valley Forum:
We facilitate connections and provide resources for entrepreneurs and
innovators to build and grow a successful company. While we focus on
technology and startups in practice, in spirit we build our work around
anyone who wants to run their business the Silicon Valley way—this is a
place where creativity and innovation are crucial components of success.
Our events, customized programs, Startupedia, and strategic partnerships
provide the necessary tools to thrive in today’s fast-paced digital
For 34 years, our organization has been a key part of Silicon Valley’s
vibrant ecosystem. We organize over 70 different activities per year and
have worked with over 40 countries. Our partners include global leaders
Accenture, IBM, Microsoft, Mercer, and K&L Gates, just to name a few; as
well as leading venture capital firms and service providers. Silicon
Valley Forum is a fully independent 501 (c) (3)
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