Explore recent advances and open problems in robot-assisted telesurgery and telemedicine and the need for new research and development.
About this Event
Free and open to the public. This online symposium is presented by the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute’s People and Robots Initiative (CPAR), SRI International, and Silicon Valley Robotics.
Open Problems for Robots in Surgery and Healthcare
Tuesday, May 19, 2020, from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm PT, via Zoom.
Registration closes on May 18, 2020, at 3:00 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic is increasing the global demand for robots that can assist in surgery and healthcare. This 4-hour symposium focuses on recent advances and open problems in robot-assisted telesurgery and telemedicine and the need for new research and development. The zoom format will encourage active dialogue among faculty, students, professionals, and entrepreneurs.
- 9:30 – 10:00 am: Conversation with Robin Murphy, Texas A&M and Director of Robotics for Infectious Diseases, and Andra Keay, Director of Silicon Valley Robotics
- 10:00 – 10:30 am: Conversation with Gary Guthart, CEO Intuitive Surgical and Ken Goldberg, Director of CITRIS People and Robots Initiative
- 10:30 – 11:00 am: Conversation with Pablo E. Garcia Kilroy, VP Research Verb Surgical and Tom Low, Director of Robotics at SRI International
- 11:00 – 11:15 am: Break
- 11:15 – 11:45 am: Conversation with David Noonan, Director of Research, Auris Surgical, and TBD
- 11:45 am – 12:45 pm: Keynote by Jaydev Desai, Director, Georgia Tech Center for Medical Robotics
- 12:45 – 1:15 pm: Conversation with Allison Okamura, Stanford, and TBD
- 1:15 – 1:45 pm: Conversation with Bahareh (Behy) Nejad MD, Director of Robotic Surgery, UCD and Danyal Fer MD, Visiting Resident at UCSF
- 1:45 – 2:00 pm: Wrap up