Keynote Speaker

Keynote speaker Kate Darling

Kate Darling

Research Scientist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A leading expert in robot ethics, Dr. Kate Darling is a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and also heads the Boston Dynamics AI Institute’s study of ethics and societal impact, where she oversees a team of researchers who explore key societal questions related to the development of intelligent robots. She explores the emotional connection between people and life-like machines, seeking to influence technology design and policy direction.