Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems USA 2024 Conference

Developing Innovative Robotic Capabilities to Ensure Future Operational Effectiveness and Advantage

July 8-9, 2024 - Arlington, VA, United States

We are proud to announce the 4th Annual Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems USA Conference on July 8-9, 2024, in Arlington, VA.

With the growing advances in robotic capabilities and the increasing threat of near-peer adversary technology, the US DoD is continuing to invest heavily in land robotics of all sizes to increase Warfighter lethality and remove the soldier from dangerous situations.

As well as bringing together the US ground robotics community, the conference will gather in some of the most dynamic and innovative international militaries to provide their unique perspectives. No other event in the USA offers the same number of opportunities to meet, discuss and network with opposite numbers from allied nations.

Reasons to attend:

  • Engage and network with the key figures behind these programs and meet solution providers developing and integrating cutting-edge autonomous systems.
  • Learn about the future trajectory of Autonomous Systems from updates on military robotic capabilities delivered by leading US and International Senior Officers and Program Managers.
  • Enhance your knowledge on a varied yet detailed range of topics including a unique emphasis on land-based autonomous system.
  • Listen to comprehensive briefings delivered by US and international speakers, including the U.S. Army Futures Command, the Ground Vehicle System Center, the U.S. Army Evaluation Center, DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory, and a range of frontline military organizations.

This is not one to miss!

It will bring together the leading US and international program managers, robotics experts and industry to discuss the rapidly expanding role of military robots within the modern battlespace.

As new opportunities and challenges emerge in this rapidly changing area, the conference will enable the military robotics community to work collaboratively to forge ahead and deliver the very best unmanned capabilities to soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Human-Machine Teaming
  • RAS Testing & Experimentation
  • Military RAS Ethics
  • International Program Updates
  • Artificial Intelligence

Featured Speakers

  • Colonel (ret'd) Mike Smith, President, Remount Consulting
  • Colonel Tim Wright, Assistant Head, Research and Experimentation, British Army
  • Dr Kevin O'Brien, Technical Director - Autonomy Portfolio, DIU
  • Dr Robert Sadowski, Army Chief Roboticist, US Army DEVCOM Ground Vehicle Systems Center
  • Lieutenant Colonel Robin Hicks, SO1 Robotics & Autonomous Systems, British Army
  • Major Aaron Scherffius, Use Case 3 Lead for CAPSTONE 4, Joint Modernization Command, US Army
  • Major Joshua McMillion, Incoming Project Officer: Robotics, United States Special Operations Command
  • Major Joshua Mickle, SO2 Army Innovation, Australian Army
  • Major Steven Atkinson, Robotics and Autonomy Branch Head, Artificial Intelligence Branch Head,Science and Technology Division, US Marine Corps
  • Mr Andrew Kruz, RCV Requirements Lead, US Army Futures Command
  • Mr Edward Agee, Senior Program Analyst, DoD Close Combat Lethality Task Force
  • Mr Johnathan Horowitz, Legal Adviser, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Mr Marshal Childers, Mechanical Engineer, Military Information Experimentation Branch, DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory
  • Mr Paul Weimer, Division Chief, Cyber and Electromagnetic Activities Division, US Air Force Reserve
  • Mr Steven Herrick, Product Manager, Robotic Combat Vehicle, Product Lead Future Battle Platforms FBP, US Army
  • Mr Stuart Hatfield, Robotics and AI Branch Chief, US Army
  • Ms Schuyler Moore, Chief Technical Officer, US CENTCOM HQ
  • Ms Verena Jackson, Legal Advisor, Researcher & Lecturer, University of the Armed Forces of Germany
  • Senior Representative, Ghost Robotics
  • Senior Representative, Boston Dynamics

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