National Robotics Week at Hillsborough Community College (Brandon)

FLATE, the NSF Center of excellence for high-tech manufacturing at HCC in Brandon is hosting a series of events to celebrate national robotics week. This interactive event which will be held April 8 at HCC in Brandon from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
 
TAMPA, Fla. - March 26, 2013 - PRLog -- Florida Advanced Technological Education (FLATE) Center, the National Science Foundation Center of excellence for high-tech manufacturing at Hillsborough Community College in Brandon is hosting a series of events to celebrate national robotics week. As part of this effort, FLATE is partnering with local engineering and robotics clubs in Tampa bay to showcase applications of robotics technology in industrial and everyday settings. Educators, students, industry professionals, or anyone interested in STEM and robotics are invited to participate in this interactive event which will be held on April 8, 2013 at HCC in Brandon from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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. The purpose of national robotics week is to: celebrate and position the United States as a leader in robotics technology development; educate the public about how robotics technology impacts society, both now and in the future; advocate for increased funding for robotics technology research and development, and inspire students of all ages to pursue careers in robotics and other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-related fields.

WHAT: Robotics Week at Hillsborough Community College

Proposed list of activities include:

·  NAO Robot display and showcase by USF College of Engineering

·  Demo of various robots/robotics software by regional  robotics clubs which include FLL, FTC and FRC teams from local schools

·  VEX Robot and LEGO Mindstorms NXT Mini-Challenges

·  Demo of industrial robotic arm and  tour of HCC manufacturing       lab

·  Information given about BEST Robotics, FIRST Robotics, and VEX Robotics

·  Drawing for a free week of FLATE Robotics and Engineering Camp

WHEN:  April 8, 2013

WHERE: Hillsborough Community College-Brandon.          Student Services Building. Second Floor—Room: 213.
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