Are you developing automation or robotics technologies?

Are you looking for automation or robotics-related solutions or collaboration partners?

The Technology Collaboration Center is holding an Automation & Robotics Workshop, hosted by Rice University, on August 24, 2017, covering a broad range of cross-industry automation and robotics topics.

This workshop will include presentations on automation, machine learning, data analytics, managing uncertainties, and robotics, with presentations planned from Halliburton, NASA Johnson Space Center, Shell, SAS, Southwest Research Institute, Rice University, University of Texas at Arlington, Houston Mechatronics, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

This event will bring together organizations from a variety of sectors to accelerate shared awareness of the rapidly changing state of the art in automation and robotics technology, with presentations on the latest advances and unmet challenges, in a format providing an opportunity for participants to network and explore potential partnerships.

Any organization can request to make a presentation on their automation or robotics developments or needs at the event. The deadline for submitting a presentation request is noon, August 7, unless all presentation slots have been allocated earlier.

Register at or by sending an e-mail to All event participants are required to register prior to the event. Event tickets are $50 for TCC members, and $100 for non-members. Details on the event agenda and location will be provided to registered attendees, within a week of the event.

Please contact the TCC for sponsorship opportunities.

Automation & Robotics Workshop- August 24, 2017, hosted by Rice University


  8:00 – Welcome
  8:15 – Presentation Panel Session
10:15 – Networking Break
10:30 – Presentation Panel Session
12:30 – Lunch
  1:00 – TCC Overview
  1:15 – Presentation Panel Session
  3:00 – Networking Break
  3:15 – Presentation Panel Session

  5:00 – Adjourn