This dinner forms part of our annual conference and is by invitation only
After Dinner Keynote:
Dr Kimberly Hambuchen, Principal Technologist for Robotics, Space Technology Mission Directorate at NASA, Houston, Texas
Title: A Small-Town Girl’s Journey to NASA Robotics Principal Technologist
Biography: Dr Kimberly Hambuchen is currently the NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate’s (STMD) Principal Technologist for Robotics. As Principal Technologist, she serves as the STMD technical expert and advocate for robotics development across all NASA centers for STMD programs. She has spent the last 20 years at NASA’s Johnson Space Center developing software and applications to advance the intelligence, usefulness and operational intuitiveness of NASA robots, including Robonauts 1 and 2, the Space Exploration Vehicle (SEV), and the bipedal humanoid, Valkyrie.