#NIweek Innovative speakers announced!

National Instruments has announced the keynote and summit presenters for the NIWeek 2012 worldwide graphical system design conference and exhibition on August 7–9 in Austin (TX USA). Speakers include Thomas R. Kurfess, White House Science and Technology Office advisor and Clemson University professor who is to deliver the final keynote while Polar explorer and renewable energy champion, Robert Swan, will host a session on reducing social disparity and environmental impact through innovation in emerging countries.

“NIWeek 2012 attendees will have an opportunity to hear from some of the world’s foremost thought leaders in science and technology,” said Ray Almgren, Vice President of Marketing for Core Platforms at National Instruments. “It is rare that a conference can provide speakers with expertise in such a wide variety of topics including energy technology, RF and communications, vision, aerospace and defence, big physics and robotics – in just three days.”

Other Speakers Include the Following:
· Michael Belfiore, author, journalist and renowned speaker
· Michael Webber, Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy, The University of Texas
· Jeff Bier, Founder, Embedded Vision Alliance
· Dr. Edward Moses, Director of National Ignition Facility (NIF) and Photon Science, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
· Dr. Kevin Jones, Director of Research Accelerator Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
· Peter Corke, Professor of Robotics and Control, Queensland University of Technology
· Dr. Rainer Bischoff, Project Coordinator for Cooperative Research Projects, KUKA Laboratories GmbH


About Eoin Ó Riain

Sé Read-out iris uaithoibríoch, ionstraim agus stiúradh na hÉireann agus an "Signpost" a áit ar an idirlín! Read-out is Ireland's journal of automation, instrumentation and control and the Instrumentation Signpost is it's web presence.
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