2015 RoboWeek Advisory Council

National Robotics Week is brought to you by the following companies and organizations:



Autodesk

Whether you're drawing, crafting, tinkering, designing, remodeling, or learning something new, we've got the set of creative tools for you.

AUVSI

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International is the world's largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community.

AUVSI Foundation

The AUVSI Foundation is a charitable organization that provides students with the opportunity to experience fun, hands-on robotics activities that advance STEM education (science, technology, engineering and math).

Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations and provides a Merit Badge devoted to robotics.

Bleeker the Rechargeable Dog

The RoboWeek mascot, Bleeker is a rechargeable dog equipped with Spock-like sensibilities and his own programmable training manual. His adventures with his master Skip Smalls is chronicled in his own comic strip.

Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a global research university and a world leader in robotics.

EXPO21XX

EXPO21XX is an online exhibition platform and media supporter for trade fairs, conferences and universities projects in automation, robotics, renewable energy, computer vision etc.

FIRST

FIRST inspires young people to be science and technology leaders, engages them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, inspires innovation, and fosters well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

Georgia Tech

The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Infamous Robotics

Infamous Robotics LLC is furthering the field of robotics through the design and development of robots that assist the human race and helping to fuel interest in robotics in students of all ages.

Instructables

Instructables is a web-based documentation platform where passionate people share what they do and how they do it, and learn from and collaborate with others.

iRobot

iRobot designs and builds robots that make a difference. iRobot's home robots are revolutionizing the way people clean; iRobot's combat-proven military robots perform multiple missions for troops and public safety professionals. iRobot is making practical robots a reality.

King Features Syndicate

King Features Syndicate is a member of Hearst Entertainment and Syndication Group, and the world's premier distributor of comics, columns, editorial cartoons, puzzles and games. King Features distributes the Bleeker comic strip.

MassTLC

The Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region's leading technology association. MassTLC's purpose is to accelerate innovation by connecting people from across the technology landscape, providing access to industry-leading content and ideas and offering a platform for visibility for member companies and their interests.

Museum of Science & Industry Chicago

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, one of the largest science museums in the world, is home to more than 35,000 artifacts and nearly 14 acres of hands-on exhibits designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity.

National Center for Manufacturing Sciences

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences fuels innovative solutions for manufacturers. A nonprofit, member-based consortium, the organization's objective is to drive the global competitiveness of North American Manufacturers through collaboration, innovation, and advanced technologies.

National Girls Collaborative Project

The National Girls Collaborative Project™ (NGCP) is designed to reach girl-serving STEM organizations across the United States. The National Girls Collaborative Project currently has 28 Collaboratives serving 38 states, and plans to expand to at least an additional three states in upcoming years.

Robotics Industries Association

Robotics Online is sponsored by Robotic Industries Association, and provides information to help engineers, managers and executives apply and justify robotics and flexible automation. RIA is the only trade group in North America organized specifically to serve the robotics industry.

RoboFest

Lawrence Technological University’s Robofest is an annual robotics festival and competition designed to promote and support STEM and Computer Science education. Robofest challenges teams of students to design, build, and program autonomous robots to compete in Games, Exhibition, Parade, and Dance. More than 1,700 students are participating each year in over 8 US States and 5 countries.

RoboGames

RoboGames is the Olympics of Robots with the best minds from around the world competing in over 50 different events: combat robots, fire-fighters, LEGO bots, hockey bots, walking humanoids, soccer bots, sumo bots, and even androids that do kung-fu.

Stanford Center for Internet and Society

The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) is a public interest technology law and policy program at Stanford Law School and a part of the Law, Science and Technology Program at Stanford Law School. CIS studies the interaction of new technologies and the law and to examine how the synergy between the two can either promote or harm public goods like free speech, innovation, privacy, public commons, diversity, and scientific inquiry.

The Tech Museum

The Tech Museum is a hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and backgrounds. The museum-located in the Capital of Silicon Valley - is a non-profit learning resource established to inspire the innovator in everyone.

U Mass Lowell

UMass Lowell is a public university committed to preparing our students for work in the real world- solving real problems and helping real people- by providing an affordable high-quality education.

WPI

WPI was founded in 1865 to create and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society. WPI's founding motto of Theory and Practice continues to underlie our academic programs. WPI graduates emerge ready to take on critical challenges in science and technology, knowing how their work can impact society and improve the quality of life.