Nov 4, 2022, University of California, Berkeley, International House.

Bay Area Robotics Symposium

Note that, unfortunately, not all talks will be streamed; as such there will be some disruptions where the stream doesn't show video/audio. We will also not be able to accommodate questions from the stream, unfortunately.


Tickets are all sold out! We'll be streaming via Youtube.


The 2022 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 2022, 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 and student posters #1, sponsored by Tesla
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 #2
15:00-16:00 Faculty talks #3

Invited speakers: Eric Paulos and Robert Full

The tentative list of speakers for each talk session is:

Faculty talks #1 (09:00 -- 10:00): Mark Mueller, Claire Tomlin, Allison Okamura, Anca Dragan, Dorsa Sadigh, Ken Goldberg, Masayoshi Tomizuka

Faculty talks #2 (13:00 -- 14:00): Hannah Stuart, Grace Gao, Jitendra Malik, Mac Schwager, Alex Bayen, Maria Sakovsky, Sergey Levine, Monroe Kennedy

Faculty talks #3 (15:00 -- 16:00): Francesco Borrelli, Ricardo Sanfelice, Jeannette Bohg, Steve McGuire, Koushil Sreenath, Oussama Khatib

Industry & student spotlight talks #1 (10:00-10:30)

Industry & student spotlight talks #2 (14:00-14:30)

Code of conduct

We expect all attendees (whether they are affiliated with UC Berkeley or not) to adhere to the University's code of conduct. Any concerns about participant conduct may be reported directly to the organizers, or staff at the welcome desk. 


Symposium organizers: 

Mark Mueller,

Dorsa Sadigh,

Website manager:

Kevin Zakka,