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Thursday, April 05, 2012

Third Annual National Robotics Week 2012

National Robotics Week recognizes robotics technology as a pillar of 21st century American innovation, highlights its growing importance in a wide variety of application areas, and emphasizes its ability to inspire technology education.

Celebrating U.S. innovation in robotics, the third annual National Robotics Week will take place April 7 - 15.  Designed to get students excited about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), National Robotics Week serves to increase public awareness about the growing importance of robots in education, industry and the future of the U.S. economy.
Breaking new ground for national participation, more than 135 regional events and activities geared toward K-12 students are planned in all 50 states put on by robotics companies, universities and organizations throughout the country. Each event offer opportunities for the public to interact with robots in hands-on learning environments. Panel discussions, robotics competitions, introductory courses on robotics for kids, educational workshops for businesses, robot demonstrations and tours of innovative labs provide networking opportunities and expose all to the excitement of robotics.

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