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SRI International Vice President Stephen Ciesinski to Deliver Keynote Speech at the International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo, Japan
Nov 25, 2009 (02:11 PM EST)


MENLO PARK, Calif., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: Stephen Ciesinski, vice president of strategic business development, SRI International, will deliver a keynote speech about SRI's innovative robotics technologies during the Robot Grand Award Symposium at the International Robot Exhibition. Ciesinski's presentation will share how SRI's robotics research - from Shakey the robot in the 1960's to medical robotics innovations and the recent wall-climbing robot - has contributed to improvements in healthcare, security, and automation technologies. WHEN: Friday, November 27, 2009, 1:15 - 2:00 p.m. WHERE: Tokyo International Exhibition Center Tokyo Big Sight Reception Hall A Conference Tower 1F WHO: Stephen Ciesinski, vice president of strategic business development, SRI International, is responsible for commercial R&D business development, international offices, innovation programs, corporate energy and automotive sector initiatives, strategic marketing, and other corporate programs. Ciesinski's professional experience includes a variety of industries and businesses-consumer products, semiconductor capital equipment, telecommunications, mobile/wireless, applications software, Web 2.0, open source, and medical devices. Over the course of his career Ciesinski has held executive management positions with Applied Materials, Octel Communications, Resumix, Inc., and Laszlo Systems. Ciesinski is an Entrepreneurial Studies instructor at Stanford University's Business School and is an advisor to several Silicon Valley-based ventures. VISUALS: PowerPoint presentation, videos For more information, please visit: http://www.nikkan.co.jp/eve/irex/english/index.html BOOTH: SRI International representatives are available at Booth #2-4, located in the Service Robot Zone

CONTACT: Lindsay Sheppard, +1-650-859-2491, lindsay.sheppard@sri.com, orEllie Javadi, +1-650-859-4874, , both of SRIInternational

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