December 14-16, 2015 in San Diego, California
NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2015 -- MecklerMedia Corporation (OTCQX: MECK) announced that Qualcomm Incorporated and Autonomous Solutions Inc. (ASI) are confirmed as Platinum Sponsors of RoboUniverse San Diego, taking place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California on December 14-16, 2015.
Headquartered in San Diego, Qualcomm Incorporated is a world leader in 3G, 4G, and next-generation wireless technologies.
In addition to Qualcomm's sponsorship of RoboUniverse San Diego, Qualcomm's Vice President of Engineering, Charles Bergan, is confirmed to deliver an opening keynote on December 15 from 9:15am - 10:00am. Also representing Qualcomm at RoboUniverse will be Houman Haghighi, Staff Manager of Business Operations, Qualcomm Ventures, and Ryan Kuder, Managing Director of the Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator, powered by Techstars, who will serve as judges for the RoboGameChanger Startup Competition.
The RoboGameChanger Startup Competition takes place on December 15 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm. Additional confirmed judges include Tyler Benster, Technology Evangelist, Asimov Ventures, and Rick Dalton, Managing Director, Mooreland Partners. The winner of the competition will receive a $10,000 uncapped convertible note, courtesy of Asimov Ventures. The Startup Competition is sponsored by Asimov Ventures and Mooreland Partners.
MecklerMedia also announced Mel Torrie, CEO and Co-Founder, Autonomous Solutions, Inc. as the final confirmed keynote speaker for RoboUniverse San Diego. Torrie's session takes place on December 16 from 1:30pm - 2:15pm.
A worldwide leader in vehicle automation and unmanned ground vehicle solutions, ASI is expected to display a fully autonomous vehicle for agricultural use as part of its Platinum Sponsorship.
Additional confirmed keynote speakers for RoboUniverse San Diego include:
* Chris Anderson, CEO, 3D Robotics
* Dr. Cynthia Breazeal, Founder and Chief Scientist, Jibo
* Albert P. Pisano, PhD, Dean of the Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, San Diego
Prices increase on October 14, so register before to save with early bird pricing. For more information and to register for RoboUniverse San Diego, visit robouniverse.com.
If your company is interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at RoboUniverse San Diego or an upcoming event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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