The RoboCup US open will be in Pittsburgh May 24-27. See the email below. Also, my wife and I attended the educators conference last year. It was pretty educational and fun. Robotics Educators Conference http://ra.cmail1.com/l/416784/zsej4i/www.education.rec.ri.cmu.edu/robots /corridor/main/home_matter/conference.htm CMU Robotics Academy Summer Courses for Teachers http://ra.cmail1.com/l/416784/zsej4i/www.education.rec.ri.cmu.edu/conten t/lego/teacher_training/sub_pages/on_site_courses/index.htm http://ra.cmail1.com/l/416784/zsej4i/www.education.rec.ri.cmu.edu/conten t/vex/teacher_training/index.htm Bill ________________________________ From: Robotics Academy [mailto:[log in to unmask]] Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 12:26 PM Subject: RoboCup USOpen May 2008 <http://ra.cmail1.com/email/416784/wwweducationrecricmuedu/register/botl ine/graphics/header.jpg> News, Information & Updates from the Robotics Academy RoboCup USOpen As many of you probably already know, the RoboCup USOpen will be this weekend, May 24-27, 2008, at the Carnegie Science Center (CSC) One Allegheny Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Directions <http://ra.cmail1.com/l/416784/zsej4i/www.carnegiesciencecenter.org/defa ult.aspx?pageId=20> We have four events: AIBO robot soccer, small-size robot soccer, nano robot soccer, and humanoids NAO robot demonstration. Please see www.robocup-us.org <http://ra.cmail1.com/l/416784/zsej4i/www.robocup-us.org> for the list of teams. The planned schedule (subject to change) is below. Video of the event will be posted at CMU Robotics Academy <http://ra.cmail1.com/l/416784/zsej4i/www.education.rec.ri.cmu.edu/> soon. We hope you will be able to attend! Cheers, Manuela Veloso (CMU) and Tucker Balch, Georgia Tech, (co-chairs) ________________________________ Schedule Saturday, May 24th, CSC open 10am-7pm SETUP DAY All the teams will be setting up and there are no real demos or games. Instead we will have videos running all day long and the public can see our setting up (calibration, etc). We are planning also on having (unscheduled) practice games in the afternoon as teams become ready. Sunday and Monday, May 25th and 26th, CSC open 10am-5pm GAMES/DEMOS We will have demos and games throughout both days (which have the same schedule, listed below): 10:30 - AIBO game 11:00 - Small-size demo/game 11:30 - AIBO game 12:00 - Nano demo 12:30 - AIBO game 1:00 - Small-size demo/game 1:30 - Humanoid NAO demo 2:00 - Nano demo 2:30 - AIBO game 3:00 - Small-size demo/game 3:30 - Humanoid NAO demo 4:00 - Nano demo 4:30 - AIBO game Tuesday, May 27th, CSC open 10am-5pm FINALS 10:30 - 3rd - 4th place AIBO game 11:00 - Small-size final game 11:30 - Last Humanoid NAO demo or/and Nano demo 12:00 - Final 1st-2nd place AIBO game ________________________________ Unsubscribe <http://ra.cmail1.com/u/416784/zsej4i/> (c) Copyright 2008 Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Academy Bot Links CMU Robotics Academy <http://ra.cmail1.com/l/416784/zsej4i/www.education.rec.ri.cmu.edu/> Summer Courses for Teachers LEGO <http://ra.cmail1.com/l/416784/zsej4i/www.education.rec.ri.cmu.edu/conte nt/lego/teacher_training/sub_pages/on_site_courses/index.htm> VEX <http://ra.cmail1.com/l/416784/zsej4i/www.education.rec.ri.cmu.edu/conte nt/vex/teacher_training/index.htm> Robotics Educators Conference <http://ra.cmail1.com/l/416784/zsej4i/www.education.rec.ri.cmu.edu/robot s/corridor/main/home_matter/conference.htm> <http://ra.cmail1.com/o/416784/zsej4i/o.gif> ______________________________________________________________ To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE YOUR SETTINGS, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". If you want to join the VADCFLL-ADMIN-L mailing list - to which FLL administrative announcements will be distributed - visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-admin-l.html and select "Join or leave the list".