Conference and workshop host alongside a team of colleagues from the University of Toronto and Toronto Metropolitan University.

After a six year hiatus, we had the privilege to be part of bringing the biannual ROBARCH conference to Toronto. With 200+ participants joining, 2024’s edition saw eight hands-on workshops run over the course of three days at multiple venues leading up to two days of conference presentations, discussions and keynotes.

Since 2012, when the first ROBARCH conference was held, the role of robotics in creative practices and manufacturing industries has grown, shifted, and evolved. Robots are no longer a shiny novelty restricted to niche research proposals but are now a fundamental technical tool for interfacing between digital and physical worlds. The conference theme – Beyond Optimization – responds to this observation, and challenged both authors and workshop hosts to address a range of critical contemporary concerns.

See the ROBARCH 2024 website for full details of events, workshops and sponsors!

Maria Yablonina
Jonathon Anderson
Nicholas Hoban
Paul Harrison
Brady Peters
6ix Films (Photography)