The Fantastical World of Tech Accessibility Robots

Robotics Accessibility
Robotics Accessibility

A Panel and Networking Event hosted by NYU, CACNY, and Disruptive Technologists

MAY 9, 2024 @ MakerSpace

6 MetroTech Center · 1st floor · Brooklyn, New York

Discover the Future of Accessibility and Dive into the World of Assistive Robotics

Join us for an exhilarating evening at our free panel discussion, “The Fantastical World of Tech Accessibility Robots.” This event is your gateway to understanding how robotics is revolutionizing accessibility, making daily life more navigable and enjoyable for individuals with diverse abilities.

Meet the Panelists

Steven Galeazzi, President and CEO of the American Bionics Project. Steven’s groundbreaking work focuses on accelerating a new era of mobility tech that will change lives forever.

Dr. Farrukh Zia, Professor at CUNY and NYC Chapter Leader at Makers Making Changes. His work in open-source assistive devices has paved the way for practical solutions for individuals with disabilities.

Sage Cronen-Townsend, NYU student and Captain for the 2024 NYU RoboMaster team. Passionate about the development of robotics, Sage aims to make independence a reachable goal for everyone, regardless of their physical capabilities.

Angelo Catalano, a master’s student from the NYU Dynamic System Lab, is studying Mechatronic and Robotics Engineering and is interested in animal and human behavior and robotics research.

McKenna Yoshinobu, an NYU student and 3D biomedical device project member working on an advanced back brace for kyphosis for those with spinal conditions.

Tate and Jonathan, NYU Robot Design Team members currently helping design and build an extraterrestrial mining robot for NASA’s annual Lunabotics Competition.

Josephine Li, an NYU student looking to create innovations to monitor health and adapt through smart, responsive technology with smart wearable biotrackers.

Moderator
Lauren Keyson, CEO of Disruptive Technologists

Video
Jeff Paul, Ziotag

What to Expect?

Prepare to be inspired by cutting-edge developments in:

  • Collaborative Robots: Tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Autonomous Navigation: Systems that enable freedom of movement without human intervention.
  • Smart Adaptive Devices: From smart toilets to exoskeletons, explore gadgets that adapt to and enhance the user’s lifestyle.
  • Giveaways: Tshirts and books

    Register now and ensure your place!

Join Us!

Don’t miss this chance to explore how technology can lead to a more inclusive and accessible future. Come, be part of a community that’s driving change and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with assistive technology.

Thanks To:

• NYU Tandon School of Engineering
• UC Berkeley – (CACNY)
• Esther Dyson
• Ramona Wright
• Jeff Paul & Ziotag
• Jabril Benesdrine & The Triana Group
• The Internet Society (streaming media)

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