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TEAM

Our leadership and committee teams represent industry, government, and academic excellence collaborating to ensure pan-Canadian representation. 

We are actively recruiting committee and working group members who have the drive and resources to contribute.

 

Want to join? Contact one of our Committee Chairs.

LEADERSHIP


Executive Committee

Co-Chair

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Executive Committee

Co-Chair

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Managing Director,
Strategy & Partnerships

University of Toronto Robotics Institute


Industry Committee Co-Chair

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Director, Technology Strategy

MDA Robotics & Space Operations


Industry Committee Co-Chair

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CTO, VP of Product, Chairman

Avidbots Corp.

Executive/
Industry Committee Member

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CEO & Founder

Kinova

Research
& Training Committee Co-Chair

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Assistant Professor

RAISE Lab
McGill University

Research
& Training Committee Co-Chair

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Associate Professor

Norlab

Université Laval

Government Committee
(in formation)
Co-Chair

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Team Leader, Automation, Robotics & Intelligent Manufacturing

 

National Research Council Canada

Government Committee
(in formation)
Co-Chair

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Senior Advisor, Space Exploration Policy

Canadian Space Agency

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs

Ryan Gariepy, CTO, Clearpath Robotics & OTTO Motors

Hallie Siegel, Managing Director, Strategy & Partnerships, University of Toronto Robotics Institute

 

Members

Andrew Allen, Director, Technology Strategy, MDA Robotics & Space Operations

Charles Deguire, CEO, Kinova

Eric Jackson, President, Cellula Robotics Ltd.

Pablo Molina, CTO, VP of Product, Chairman, Co-founder, Avidbots

Bruno Monsarrat, Team Leader, Automation, Robotics & Intelligent Manufacturing, National Research Council (NRC)

AJung Moon, Assistant Professor, RAISE Lab at McGill University

François Pomerleau, Associate Professor, Norlab at Université Laval

INDUSTRY COMMITTEE

INDUSTRY COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs

Andrew Allen, Director, Technology Strategy, MDA Robotics & Space Operations

Pablo Molina, CTO, VP of Product, Chairman, Co-founder, Avidbots

 

Members

Stewart Cramer, Chief Manufacturing Officer, NGen

Charles Deguire, CEO, Kinova

Eric Jackson, President, Cellula Robotics Ltd.

Ilija Jovanic, COO, Taiga Robotics

Jessica Yip, COO & Director, A&K Robotics 

GOVERNMENT COORDINATION COMMITTEE

GOVERNMENT COORDINATION COMMITTEE (In Formation)

Co-Chairs

Bruno Monsarrat, Team Leader, Automation, Robotics & Intelligent Manufacturing, National Research Council Canada (NRC)

Frédéric PiloteSenior Advisor, Space Exploration Policy, Canadian Space Agency

 

Members

We have engaged a critical mass of government agencies from across the country to form a "robotics community of practice". The Government Coordination Committee operates independently from other Council Committees to foster cross-sectoral interagency collaboration at the federal, provincial and municipal levels. Please contact Bruno Monsarrat for more information.

RESEARCH & TRAINING COMMITTEE

RESEARCH & TRAINING
COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs

AJung Moon, Assistant Professor, RAISE Lab at McGill University

François Pomerleau, Associate Professor, Norlab at Université Laval

 

Members

Ramzi Asfour, Associate Director (Administration), Ingenuity Labs, Queens

Brandon DeHart, Adjunct Assistant Professor & Manager, Robohub, Waterloo

Amir Hajzargarbashi, PhD, P.Eng., Research Officer, Aerospace Manufacturing, National Research Council Canada, Technologies Centre

Clément Gosselin, Professor, Laboratoire de robotique, Université Laval

Angelica Lim, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, ROSIE Lab, SFU

Observers

Sudipa Chatterjee, Business Development Advisor, Mitacs

Hyelim Juliana Kim, Senior Advisor, Major Accounts - National Cybersecurity Lead,  Mitacs

Sylvain Langlois, Manager, Manufacturing, Communications and Technologies, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

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