CCTS Space Coast Robotics Day – Sept. 22, Cocoa Beach

The Canaveral Council of Technical Societies (CCTS) will hold a day long Space Coast Robotics Day on Saturday, September 22, from 9am to 5pm, at Roosevelt Elementary School at 1400 Minutemen Causeway, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

The event, which is free and open to the public,  will feature demonstrations and discussion of robotics technology at all levels from elementary school robotics clubs, to high school competitive robotics teams, university competitions and research, and finally the latest in NASA’s robotic exploration of space.

Attendees can enjoy:

  • Brevard County FIRST® Robotics Competition Demos
  • FIRST® Lego® League Open Practice
  • Keynote Speaker: “History of Robotic Exploration of Mars”
  • Presentations on Collegiate Robotics
  • Workshops on Volunteering to Support Robotics

Participants can come and go freely during the duration of the event. A particular emphasis of the event is to foster interaction between the Space Coast technical community and K-12 competitive robotics teams in Brevard County. Robotics teams participating in competitions sponsored by FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) are featured, and participating FIRST® teams will receive sponsorship from CCTS and its co-sponsors as well as donations collected on the day of the event.

Supporting co-sponsors include: the NASA Alumni League (NAL), Florida Chapter; the Cape Canaveral Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA); the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Space Coast Chapter; the National Management Association (NMA), Florida Space Coast Council; North Florida Section, Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEi); and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Cape Canaveral Chapter.

Read the press release for more information. You can also visit http://cctsonline.org or contact David Fleming, CCTS Chair at dfleming@fit.edu .

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