Oct 27, 2023 - Stanford University

Bay Area Robotics Symposium

Event Recording


The 2023 Bay Area Robotics Symposium aims to bring together roboticists from the Bay Area. The program will consist of a mix of faculty, student and industry presentations. For more details, see the event schedule.

Faculty Organizers: 

Chelsea Finn (Stanford) and Mark Mueller (UC Berkeley)


Gold Sponsor:


Silver Sponsors:


Bronze Sponsors:


We also thank Stanford Computer Forum for their support.
If you are interested in sponsoring BARS 2023, please contact the local organizer, Chelsea Finn.


The event will be at David & Joan Traitel Building of Hoover Institution, 435 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305.

Ticket is sold out. The event will be livestreamed and recorded.


The tentative event schedule is as below.

08:30 Registration opens
08:50-09:00 Welcome
09:00-10:00 Faculty talks session #1
10:00-10:30 Industry & student spotlight talks #1
10:30-11:00 Coffee break and student posters #1
11:00-11:30 Faculty talks session #2
11:30-12:00 Keynote #1 (Sebastian Thrun)
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:30 Keynote #2 (Jon Barron)
13:30-14:30 Faculty talks session #3
14:30-15:00 Industry & student spotlight talks #2
15:00-15:30 Coffee break and student posters #2
15:30-16:30 Faculty talks session #4

Keynote speakers: Sebastian Thrun and Jon Barron.

The list of speakers for each talk session is:

Faculty talks session #1 (09:00 -- 10:00): Karen Liu, Alex Bayen, Marco Pavone, Mark Mueller, Claire Tomlin, Dorsa Sadigh, Grace Gao

Faculty talks session #2 (11:00 -- 11:30): Renee Zhao, Allison Okamura, Ken Goldberg

Faculty talks session #3 (13:30 -- 14:30): Mac Schwager, Jitendra Malik, Monroe Kennedy, Chelsea Finn, Masayoshi Tomizuka, Shuran Song, Steve McGuire

Faculty talks session #4 (15:30 -- 16:30): Sergey Levine, Mark Cutkosky, Jeannette Bohg, Colleen Josephson, Jiajun Wu, Steve Collins, Mykel Kochenderfer

Industry & student spotlight talks #1 (10:00-10:30): Gatik, Autodesk, Baidu, Nimble, followed by student talks

Industry & student spotlight talks #2 (14:30-15:00): Wayve, Monarch, Nvidia, TRI, Waymo, Intrinsic, followed by student talks


Symposium organizers: 

Chelsea Finn, cbfinn@cs.stanford.edu

Mark Mueller, mwm@berkeley.edu

Brian Habekoss, habekoss@stanford.edu

Tony Zhao, tonyzhao@stanford.edu

Teaya Yang, teaya.yang@berkeley.edu