2017-06-10 00:00:00 2017-06-11 00:00:00 America/Toronto FutureWorld FutureWorld will feature presentations and demos on the future of robotics and AI from creators, researchers, industrialists, and visionaries, with a focus on human-robot interaction, real-world impacts, challenges, and opportunities. Toronto FITC Toronto

Building Prosthesis – The Exo-Bionic Off Road Racing Mech
Prosthesis is a new breed of large-scale, human-piloted, electric powered racing mech. Starting life as an art project exploring how to firmly place humans in control of our new robotic systems,… Read more…
Art Exoskeletons Robots
Jonathan Tippett
Furrion Exo-Bioincs
Designing Sociable Robots with Emotional Intelligence
It ain’t sci-fi anymore! In Japan, humanoid robots welcome customers into stores, tell jokes, and help the elderly exercise their bodies and minds. In this talk, Angelica will explain the ways… Read more…
AI Design Robots
Angelica Lim
SoftBank Robotics
Envisioning the Role(s) of Humans in a World of Human-Like Machines
Much has been written about the fears of the changes that rapidly advancing AI & Robotics technologies will drive in labor markets. Very little is said about the new types… Read more…
AI Exoskeletons Robots
George Babu
Rob Spence is a filmmaker living with a prosthetic camera eye. As a pioneering Eyeborg, he has a unique perspective on the present of future of cybernetic visual enhancements. He… Read more…
Ethics Futurism Wearables
Rob Spence
Eyeborg Project
Living And Working With Smart Machines – Panel
Rapid advancements in AI and robotics promise to transform our relationship with technology. Siri, Alexa, and Cortana are conditioning us to treat machines more naturally and socially. RoboAdvisors, medical imaging… Read more…
AI Futurism Panel
Next Generation Soft Wearable Robots to Assist Human Walking
At the Wyss Institute, they’re developing the next generation of soft wearable robots to assist human walking. These soft clothing-like “exosuits” integrate lightweight functional textiles to interface to the human body… Read more…
Exoskeletons Wearables
Ignacio Galiana
Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Why the Future of Robotics is Soft
Softness is the future of robotics. Discover rapid advances in soft robotics, including leading work in the field. Learn about recent developments from Michael’s group, the Bioinspired Robotics and Design Lab… Read more…
Design Robots Science
Michael Tolley
UC San Diego