Rhode Island Robot Block Party 2017
Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A free family festival, chosen as a "Best of Rhode Island" event by the editors of RI Monthly in 2015, the Rhode Island Robot Block Party includes hands-on activities, demonstrations and exhibits of robots used in research, education, work and play.
Created by Rhode Island Students of the Future and the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative and the Department of Computer Science at Brown University, the Robot Block Party highlights the innovation of our state's robotic community, bringing together industry, universities, community organizations, and K-12 schools.
Sunday, April 30, 2017, 11 am - 4 pm Free. Accessible. Food available for sale.
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Rhode Island Students of the Future, FLL RI Operational Partner
Rhode Island Students of the Future (RISF) is a nonprofit organization that engages students in STEAM learning through youth robotics, innovation and teamwork.
RISF is the Operational Partner for FIRST® LEGO® League and Jr. FIRST LEGO League in Rhode Island. RISF, in partnership with the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative at Brown University, also organizes the Robot Block Party, a celebration of National Robotics Week. Over 750 students participate in FLL, Jr. FLL and the Robot Block Party in Rhode Island annually.
RISF offers training events for FLL coaches and instructional workshops for teachers.