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Coventry Transport Museum holds a wide range of events and activities throughout the year, so there's always something new to see and do.

Planned activities for Robot Day 2019

| Talks |

Keynote: Kevin Warwick: What is it like to be a cyborg? (age 14+)

Shima Ghassemi, Creavo Medical Technologies: Detecting Heart Problems using Artificial Intelligence (age 14+)

Institution of Mechanical Engineers: History of Transport (age 7+)

Sophie Millward, KUKA: The Future of Making Things (age 7+)

Keith Bevan, National Physical Laboratory: The Redefinition of the SI International System of Units (age 14+)

Heidi Ambrose Brown, Design and Technology Association: Designing your Future (age 7+)

Emma Rushforth, University of Warwick: Robots for Real (age 7+)

 

| Indoor Workshops |

Build a 'Bot: Build and code a ChickBot robot (workshop with options to take-home)

Brush Bugs: Make your own models using standard dustpan type brushes, which when complete "run" around the room (workshop with take-home item)

Design Workshop: Design and Technology Association (DATA) design workshop

Biologically Inspired Robots: Programme a simple robot to control connections between sensors and motors so the robot follows a light source or runs away from it.

The March of the Robots: Meccano and Nao workshop from Procter Learning

Robot Dance: Flux Dance workshop to learn coding principles and dance like a robot

Robot Crafts: Cut, stick and glue to make your own robot picture of model. 

 

| Indoor exhibits & Demonstrations |

VEX Robotics: VEX programmable robots for young people (Interactive/demo robots)

First LEGO League: LEGO programmable robots for young people (Interactive/demo robots)

Ohbot: Talking robot head that young people can code (Interactive)

Drone Simulator: Try your hand at flying a drone safely in a virtual environment (Moving exhibit)

YUMI: Collaborative robot demonstration by Coventry University (Moving exhibit)

Exoskeleton: Assistive robotic technology to ease repetitive movements and increase precision for humans doing manual work (Moving exhibit)

Robot Rescue: Exhibition of students' Robot Rescue project from University of Warwick (Static Exhibit)

 

DISCLAIMER: Please note we reserve the right to change or cancel activities without prior notice.

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