Keynote Speaker

Keynote speaker Kate Darling

Kate Darling

Research Lead for Ethics & Society
Boston Dynamics

A leading expert in robot ethics, Kate Darling 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. Darling, also known as the “Mistress of Machines,” will be accompanied by one of her robots.