NIWeek 2012 Brings Together a World of Innovative Speakers
- White House Science and Technology Office advisor and Georgia Institute of Technology professor, Dr. Thomas R. Kurfess, delivers the closing keynote address.
- Polar explorer and renewable energy champion, Robert Swan, hosts 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 defense, 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
- Dr. Peter Corke, professor of robotics and control, Queensland University of Technology
- Dr. Rainer Bischoff, project coordinator for cooperative research projects, KUKA Laboratories GmbH
Since 1976, National Instruments has equipped engineers and scientists with tools that accelerate productivity, innovation and discovery. NI’s graphical system design approach to engineering provides an integrated software and hardware platform that speeds the development of any system needing measurement and control. The company’s long-term vision and focus on improving society through its technology supports the success of its customers, employees, suppliers and shareholders. (NATI-G)