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2017 National Robotics Week Celebration

April 21, 2017, 12:00 - 6:00 PM, Campus

The Robotics Institute will celebrate the eighth annual National Robotics Week on April 20, 21 & 22 with lectures, project demonstrations, the annual Mobot (mobile robot) races, a reception for RI affiliated people and NREC Industry Day.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

REGISTER HERE

If you have any specific questions about the National Robotics Week open
house please email Debbie Tobin at dmz@cs.cmu.edu.

Schedule of Events:

April 20
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.: Teruko Yata Memorial Lecture in Robotics
Speaker: Chris Urmson
A School of Computer Science Distinguished Lecture
Rashid Auditorium - 4401 Gates and Hillman Centers
Pre-registration is required.
Box lunches will be available for those who register by April 17.


April 21

12:00 - 4:00 pm: PUBLIC SPACE ROBOTS
Open to the public

TANK the roboceptionist
Newell-Simon Hall 3rd floor entry area
Meet Marion (Tank) LeFleur, Newell-Simon’s Roboceptionist. He’ll be glad to see you! The goal of the project is to produce a robot helpmate that is useful, exhibits social competence, and remains compelling to interact with for an extended period of time.


12:00 - 4:00 pm: ROBOTICS INSTITUTE LAB TOURS
Pre-registration is required.

12:00 - 4:00 pm: PLANETARY ROBOTICS LAB (PRL) DEMONSTRATIONS
Open to the public, school groups welcome.

12:00 noon - 2:00 pm: 23RD ANNUAL MOBOT RACES
Location: Walkway outside of Wean Hall
Open to the public

3:00 - 4:00 pm: THE 15th GATE: MOBOT AWARD CEREMONY and WRAP-UP
Location: Rashid Auditorium – Gates & Hillman 4401 – 3:00 pm
Open to the public

4:00 - 6:00 pm: 
ROBOT RECEPTION
Pre-registration is required.

April 22

1:00 - 4:00 pm: NATIONAL ROBOTICS ENGINEERING CENTER INDUSTRY DAY
Location: NREC facilities, 10 40th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
There is a separate registration for the NREC Industry Day.
To register for this event please go to http://www.nrec.ri.cmu.edu/industryday2017/



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