Nov 15, 2019, University of California, Berkeley, International House.

Bay Area Robotics Symposium


Tickets can be bought here.


The 2019 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: 

Mark Mueller (UC Berkeley) and Dorsa Sadigh (Stanford)


Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors:

If you are interested in sponsoring BARS 2019, please contact the local organizer, Mark Mueller.


The event will be held on the campus of UC Berkeley at International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA.

Details about transit, directions and parking can be found here.


The tentative event schedule is as below.

08:30 Registration opens
08:50-09:00 Welcome
09:00-10:00 Faculty talks #1
10:00-10:30 Industry & student spotlight talks #1
10:30-11:00 Coffee break, sponsored by Intuitive; and student posters
11:00-12:00 Invited speakers
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 Faculty talks #2
14:00-14:30 Industry & student spotlight talks #2
14:30-15:00 Coffee break and student posters
15:00-16:00 Faculty talks #3

Invited speakers: Stuart Russel and Alison Gopnik.

The tentative list of speakers for each talk session is:

Faculty talks #1 (09:00 -- 10:00): Mark Mueller, Dorsa Sadigh, Kris Pister, Zac Manchester, Hannah Stuart, Marco Pavone, Sergey Levine, Koushil Sreenath, Alexandre Bayen.

Faculty talks #2 (13:00 -- 14:00): Karen Liu, Anca Dragan, Monroe Kennedy, Ron Fearing, Jeannette Bohg, Sean Follmer, Mac Schwager, Homayoon Kazerooni, Ken Goldberg.

Faculty talks #3 (15:00 -- 16:00): Ricardo Sanfelice, Allison Okamura, Pieter Abbeel, Masayoshi Tomizuka, Abhishek Halder, Claire Tomlin, Dejan Milutinovic.

Industry & student spotlight talks #1 (10:00-10:30): Intuitive, Auris, Zoox, Toyota Research Institute.

Industry & student spotlight talks #2 (14:00-14:30): Waymo, Google, Baidu, Skydio.


Symposium organizers: 

Mark Mueller,

Dorsa Sadigh,

Web master:

Clark Zha,