iRobot ready for the Ninth Robotic Week

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National Robotics Week brings together students, educators and influencers who share a passion for robots and technology. Events across the country include robotics competitions, expos, parties, meetups, workshops, classes, camps, and open houses or tours of companies and universities. To list an event, or to identify existing regional events, please visit: http://www.nationalroboticsweek.org/Events (PRNewsfoto/National Robotics Week)[/caption]In 2010 the USA Congress and iRobot established the National Robotics Week, a special event designed to raise awareness about the importance of STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), and how these subjects play a role in shaping the future of education, industry and the U.S. economy. In 2017, there were more than 300 registered events nationwide. This year, the event will take place from 7 to 15 April across all 50 United States. Events include robotics competitions, expos, parties, meetups, workshops, classes, camps, and open houses to tours of companies and universities. National Robotics Week brings together students, educators and influencers who share a passion for robots and technology.

Colin Angle, chairman and ceo of iRobot
«As the robotics industry grows, careers in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision and data science are in-demand – says Colin Angle, chairman and CEO of iRobot. – As parents, teachers, mentors and business owners, it’s imperative that we help kids understand the value of a STEM education. National Robotics Week is about sparking interest and confidence in STEM-related fields. By hosting an event, you are helping to inspire the next generation of roboticists, scientists, engineers and mathematicians.»