Autonomous Technology Forum Nov. 15 - Humboldt State Now

Autonomous Technology Forum Nov. 15

Tim Johnson, founder and executive advisor of the California Autonomous Technology Initiative, will speak at a forum on the subject at the Wharfinger Building on the waterfront in Eureka on Wednesday, Nov. 15th, at 5:30 p.m. Johson's economic development organization won the 2006 United States Economic Development Administration award for excellence in rural development. He also is executive director of the Yuba-Sutter Economic Development Corporation and will discuss how he has helped businesses to create thousands of new jobs related to autonomous technology, which includes robotics, information processing, and sensing technologies.

The forum also will hear from Ken Owens, co-founder of Cognisense Labs, the locally-owned software company that is helping to pioneer Humboldt County’s entry into the autonomous technology industry.

The Nov. 15th forum is the third workshop in the “Taking Care of Business” Series sponsored by Humboldt State’s Office for Economic and Community Development. Seating is limited and can be reserved by calling 826-3924 or clicking on econdev@humboldt.edu.