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  • Day Off Camps, Robot City Workshop

    Robot City Workshop’s Day Off camp is another full day of fun for your child. Check out the two awesome robots students will build during this day.

    Visit the Day Off Camps website

    Hosted by Robot City Workshop

    When:

    • April 5, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    3226 N. SHEFFIELD AVE.
    Chicago, IL 60657

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  • Navy Great Lakes SeaPerch Competition, Recruit Training Command, the Quarterdeck of the Navy

    Recruit Training Command is excited to invite you to their 2019 Regional SeaPerch Competition! Middle School and High School students region-wide are invited to attend the 2019 Regional Navy Great Lakes SeaPerch Competition, hosted by Recruit Training Command, the Quarterdeck of the Navy!

    Visit the Navy Great Lakes SeaPerch Competition website

    Hosted by Recruit Training Command

    When:

    • April 6, 2019
      8:00am - 4:00pm

    Where:

    530 Farragut Ave B
    Great Lakes, IL 60088

    Navy Great Lakes SeaPerch Competition logo
  • Robot Block Party, Museum of Science and Industry

    Gear up for four days of robotics events! Celebrate National Robotics Week by checking out the cool ‘bots designed by Chicago-area student and amateur teams, and interacting with some state-of-the-art robots. Robots and times will vary.

    Visit the Robot Block Party website

    Hosted by Museum of Science and Industry

    When:

    • April 6, 2019 - April 7, 2019
      9:00am - 1:30pm
    • April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019
      9:00am - 1:30pm

    Where:

    5700 S Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago, IL 60637

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  • Buffalo Grove, IL Expo, Buffalo Grove Community Arts Center

    FIRST LEGO League Jr.

    Visit the Buffalo Grove, IL Expo website

    Hosted by FIRST Robotics

    When:

    • April 6, 2019
      9:00am - 12:00pm

    Where:

    225 McHenry Road
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

    Buffalo Grove, IL Expo logo
  • Naperville - second event, IL Expo, Good Shepard Church

    FIRST LEGO League Jr.

    Visit the Naperville - second event, IL Expo website

    Hosted by FIRST Robotics

    When:

    • April 6, 2019
      10:00am - 1:00pm

    Where:

    1310 Shepherd Dr
    Naperville, IL  60565

    Naperville - second event, IL Expo logo
  • Southern Illinois Robotics Expo, Mt Vernon High School

    The 6th annual Southern Illinois Robotics Expo will be held at the MVTHS Career Center April 6th. An open Lego Sumobot competition will start at noon. Any team may compete. Rules are the robot must be made entirely of LEGO products and be able to fit into a 25cm cube. Robots must not weigh more than 1400g. Robots must use only 1 brick. The MVTHS Roborams will be showcasing their robotics programs.

    Visit the Southern Illinois Robotics Expo website

    Hosted by MVTHS ROBORAMS

    When:

    • April 6, 2019
      10:00am - 2:00pm

    Where:

    11101 N Wells Bypass Rd
    MOUNT VERNON, IL 62864-6588

    Southern Illinois Robotics Expo logo
  • Robotics with Shedd Teen Learning Lab, Shedd Aquarium

    Open to High School Teens. Come to Shedd Aquarium's Teen Learning Lab to talk about robots with other teens, hear how Shedd uses ROVs, and even get to fly an ROV! https://www.sheddaquarium.org/learning-experiences/teen-programs/teen-learning-lab/

    Visit the Robotics with Shedd Teen Learning Lab website

    Hosted by Shedd Aquarium

    When:

    • April 6, 2019
      4:00pm - 8:00pm
    • April 3, 2019 - April 4, 2019
      4:00pm - 8:00pm

    Where:

    1200 SOUTH LAKE SHORE DR
    CHICAGO, IL 60605

    Robotics with Shedd Teen Learning Lab logo
  • #OpenCodingFriday @theCoderSchool, theCoderSchool - North Shore

    We have robots that you can program and are offering a free session of coding for first time visitors.

    Visit the #OpenCodingFriday @theCoderSchool website

    Hosted by theCoderSchool - North Shore

    When:

    • April 6, 2019
      4:00pm - 6:00pm

    Where:

    1929 Sheridan
    Highland Park, IL 60035

    #OpenCodingFriday @theCoderSchool logo
  • Automate Conference, McCormick Place

    Automation is helping companies in every industry become stronger global competitors. To succeed, you need the right solution providers, the right technology, and the right expertise. Automate 2019 will provide it all and more! Automate showcases the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions. From traditional industrial applications to cutting edge new technologies, you'll find ways to automate every process in your company. It's held just once every two years, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to find the right solutions to meet your automation challenges, all at this one great show.

    Visit the Automate Conference website

    Hosted by Automate

    When:

    • April 8, 2019 - April 11, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago, IL 60616

    Automate Conference logo
  • RAC Retail Robots and AI Conference , Northwestern Univerity

    The Retail Analytics Council and Platt Retail Institute present the second annual Retail Robotics and AI Conference, which will take place on April 11-12, 2019, at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston, IL (next to the Northwestern University campus). The Conference will focus on implementing and executing retail AI strategies, as well as exploring emerging trends in retail robotics.

    Visit the RAC Retail Robots and AI Conference website

    Hosted by Northwestern University

    When:

    • April 11, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    633 Clark Street
    Evanston, IL 60208

    RAC Retail Robots and AI Conference  logo
  • Southworks Robotics and Engineering Olympics, South Suburban College

    The third annual Southworks Robotics & Engineering Olympics will be held at South Suburban College on Saturday April 13, 2019 from 9 am to 12 pm and over 325 southland high school students are preparing to compete. The Southworks Robotics event is providing exciting, hands-on STEM learning experiences through business/education partnerships that will build the current and future workforce needed by the manufacturing industry. www.southworksrobotics.com

    Visit the Southworks Robotics and Engineering Olympics website

    Hosted by Southworks Robotics

    When:

    • April 13, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    15800 State St.
    South Holland, IL 60473

    Southworks Robotics and Engineering Olympics logo
  • Robot City Workshop , Robot City Workshop

    Robot City Workshop builds you a fun day of camp almost every holiday, CPS School Improvement days and really any day kids have off from school! The fun continues at Robot Spring Break Camp in 2019, featuring different take home kits!

    Visit the Robot City Workshop website

    Hosted by Robot City Workshop

    When:

    • April 15, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    3226 N. SHEFFIELD AVE.
    Chicago, IL 60657

    Robot City Workshop  logo
  • Day Camp: Inventors Workshop, Peoria Riverfront Museum

    Join the Riverfront Museum on to learn all about invention! Students will watch Extreme Weather 3D in the Giant Screen Theater and learn how inventions are built to help keep people safe. Students will have a blast creating their own inventions and using Lego bricks to see their designs come to life! They will also explore the museum galleries including Ten Medical Inventions That Changed the World! After care is available for $4 and runs from 4-5:30pm. Please provide your student(s) with a nut-free sack lunch.

    Visit the Day Camp: Inventors Workshop website

    Hosted by Peoria Riverfront Museum

    When:

    • April 19, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    222 SW Washington St
    Peoria, IL 61602

    Day Camp: Inventors Workshop logo
  • Shedd Aquarium - Midwest MATE ROV Competition, John G. Shedd Aquarium

    In partnership with MATE, Shedd Aquarium hosts a regional event for underwater robotics clubs to showcase their engineering, presentation and teamwork skills, among others, while competing in real-world scenarios. This year, the Eastman Foundation is collaborating with the MATE ROV Competition and looking to its competitors to assist the company in doing “Good for Good.” Eastman has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and crew that can operate in the freshwater environments of Boone Lake, Boone Dam, and the South Fork of the Holston River.

    Visit the Shedd Aquarium - Midwest MATE ROV Competition website

    Hosted by John G. Shedd Aquarium

    When:

    • April 27, 2019
      8:30am - 4:30pm

    Where:

    Physical Education Complex, 3600 W Foster Ave
    Chicago, IL 60625

    Shedd Aquarium - Midwest MATE ROV Competition logo
  • Robofest Chicago_HolyTrinity_IL, Holy Trinity High School

    Robofest is a festival of competitions and events with autonomous robots that encourages students to have fun while learning principles of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and Computer Science. Students design, construct, and program the robots to compete in the categories of Junior and Senior Exhibition, Junior Bottle Sumo, and Senior Bottle Sumo Classic.

    Visit the Robofest Chicago_HolyTrinity_IL website

    Hosted by LTU Robofest

    When:

    • April 27, 2019
      9:00am - 12:00pm

    Where:

    1443 W. Division Street
    Chicago, IL 60642

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