National Robotics Week 2018 Events
Thank you to everyone who hosted, promoted, and participated in National Robotics Week 2017! With your continuing help, we had over 300 events for Robo Week. The ninth annual National Robotics Week will be held April 7-15, 2018 and promises to be even bigger! Submit your own event!
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Remember it can be everything from bringing a robot to the library, to a demo at the science center, to a huge robot carnival! We just want to share the excitement of robotics around the US. If you hosted an event for 2017, thanks for joining us and please tell us about your event here.
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Robotics Week at Discovery World,
To celebrate National Robotics Week, Discovery World in partnership with Rockwell Automation, will host a robot invasion on our promenade. See robots of all shapes, sizes, and uses, and meet the makers behind them. Local FIRST Robotics Teams of all levels, universities, and Rockwell Automation professionals will showcase their engineering skills along with robots built for competition, used in industry, and developed for entertainment. Experience the innovation right here in Milwaukee!
Robotics Week at Discovery World website
April 6, 2015 - April 10, 2015
9:00am - 4:00pm
April 11, 2015
10:00am - 5:00pm
500 N Harbor Dr.
Girls Who Code Co-Robots (Humanoids),
Marquette University's Humanoid Engineering & Intelligent Robotics (HEIR) Lab will host Girls Who Code for a Co-Robot programming session and robot dance contest. This event is funded by the National Science Foundation National Robotics Initiative grant for Co-Robots for CompuGirls led by Dr. Andrew B. Williams (PI) and Dr. Kimberly Scott (Co-PI).
Girls Who Code Co-Robots (Humanoids) website
Marquette University HEIR Lab
April 7, 2015
6:00pm - 8:00pm
1637 W. Wisconsin
Robotics Lab Open House,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
The UW-Madison Department of Computer Sciences Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory will proudly host a half-day event for the National Robotics Week. The event will feature research demos and presentations by the lab including a demo of our humanoid robots. K-12 students, parents, and teachers, and all members of the university and the public are invited to attend, interact with our robots, and hear about our research. Attendees can stop by any time between 2 pm and 5 pm and should plan on spending 15-45 minutes at the event.
Robotics Lab Open House website
April 10, 2015
2:00pm - 5:00pm
1210 West Dayton St.
Humanoid Robotics- History, Programming, and Demonstration,
Barnes & Noble Bayshore
Speaker, Dr Andrew B Williams, Director of Humanoid Engineering and Intelligent Robotics (HEIR) Lab at Marquette University. Dr Williams will trace the roots of humanoid robots, or robots with human-like features, from past science fiction to the current Space Station. He will provide a brief tutorial and demonstration on how to program a two-foot tall humanoid robot, Rosie, and talk about how one can pursue learning more about humanoid robots and programming.
Humanoid Robotics- History, Programming, and Demonstration website
barnes & Noble
April 11, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm
5755 N Bayshore Dr