Professor Dario Floreano is one of the world's leading experts in the field of robotics and A.I.
He is Director of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and Director of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Robotics.
In addition, he is a founding member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices and an executive board member of the International Society for Neural Networks. He is also co-founder of the International Society for Artificial Life.
Dario's research has translated into several successful business ventures, including senseFly.com and Flyability.com. He also founded the popular podcast series Robohub.org.
Dario's talks help audiences get to grips with these evolving trends, and the opportunities and risks they present for business.
The 21st century has seen a fundamental shift in the relationship between human and machine: robots can now learn, perceive the world around them and interact with people. From self-driving cars to insect-inspired drones and wearable tech, robotics and A.I. are revolutionising the way we live and work - and the rate of change is only going to increase.
Pioneering expert in robotics and AI. Director of Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, Lausanne.
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