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ConnextCon 2021: Preparing for an Autonomous Future

8th October 2021
Louis Regnier

Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the software framework company for autonomous systems, has announced its seventh annual Virtual ConnextCon 2021 to be held on the 19th through to the 20th of October for the EMEA and APAC regions and the 26th to 27th October for the U.S. and Americas regions. ConnextCon 2021 is the world’s largest gathering of RTI customers, software architects, and developers of autonomous systems.

The two-day virtual event will feature hands-on workshops, real-world use cases, market insights from RTI executives, expert technical guidance, and customers discussing implementations of RTI Connext with interactive demos.

Event Details:

  • What: Virtual Connext Conference 2021: Preparing for an Autonomous Future
  • When:
  • EMEA/APAC: October 19-20, 2021
  •   US/Americas: October 26-27, 2021
  • Where: Virtual

ConnextCon 2021 will explore how companies can prepare for a fully autonomous future, including how to address challenges ranging from connectivity and mobility to security and safety certification. This year’s events will provide insight needed to best navigate the path to fully autonomous systems, from development to production, while the window of market opportunity is still wide open. As the largest software framework provider for autonomous systems, RTI and its customers are at the forefront of autonomy – leading the way with real-world systems in autonomous vehicles, aerospace & defense, medical, transportation, energy, industrial automation, and more. Attendees will hear from users building these real-world autonomous systems, and exchange ideas, questions and answers in real time.

Featured ConnextCon 2021 speakers include

19th to 20th October, 2021 (EMEA/APAC)

  • Dr-Ing. Thomas Krueger, team lead of the Human-Robot Interaction Lab, European Space Agency (ESA)
  • Li Mu, Software Architect, Li Auto

26th to 27th October, 2021 (US/Americas)

  • Richmund Fries, VP of Technology, DocBox
  • Ryan Darnley, Engineer II, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Jac Stofberg, Principal Software Engineer, Schilling Robotics

RTI executives and technical experts will also present on actionable content including the definition of a modern vehicle architecture, the implementation of surgical robotics, security requirements for mission-critical defense systems, technical deep dives into scalability for distributed systems, and how to use RTI Connext for developing and deploying distributed applications.

“Autonomy goes far beyond just self-driving cars. In addition to transportation across sectors, increasing autonomy is key to the world’s largest power plants, advanced surgical robots, automated warehouses, smart construction, and connected hospitals – to name just a few,” said Stan Schneider, CEO of RTI.

“The move to a smarter future can’t happen without visionary companies willing to boldly increase autonomy. We’re thrilled to be hosting the largest gathering of those leading this transition to intelligent real-world systems. Our ConnextCon offers collaboration, networking, and innovative sharing for those who use RTI Connext to drive powerful and meaningful change in the world.”

ConnextCon 2021 attendees can expect a dynamic experience, featuring presentations, panels, demos, interactions and networking opportunities.

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