2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Your Future Life with Robots: Explained

Sunday, March 13
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Next Stage
531 E 4th St


The robots are coming! Are you ready to meet one of the first? Pepper, the first social humanoid robot capable of understanding and reacting to human emotions, is coming to SXSW and looking to make friends! Take a journey to find out why Pepper was made, learn about what makes Pepper unique, how technology can replicate emotions, and current and future applications for this technology. We want this session to be fully interactive so come ready to ask questions – to both humans and robots!

Hashtags: #sxsw #PepperRobot


John Andersen

NLP Software Developer


Lance Ulanoff

Chief Correspondent & Editor-at-Large


Lance Ulanoff is Chief Correspondent and Editor-at-Large of Mashable. Lance acts as a senior member of the editing team, with a focus on defining internal and curated opinion content. He also helps...

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Rodolphe Gelin

EVP, Chief Scientific Officier

Aldebaran, SoftBank Robotics

Rodophe graduated from the School of Civil Engineering in 1988 and holds a DEA (Research Master’s Degree) in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Paris VI. He joined the French Atomic Ene...

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Steve Carlin

VP of Mktg & Business Dev for North & South America

Aldebaran, SoftBank Robotics

Steve Carlin recently joined Softbank Robotics as VP of Marketing & Business Development for North and South America. In this role he oversees all commercial activity for this emerging personal rob...

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