|NRW 2011 Events|
The IEEE Computer Society hosts events inside of the virtual world of Second Life. Various events are scheduled including in-world presentations, tours of virtual robotics and AI applications, game engine AI applications, advanced bots, training & simulation robots, large scale bot culture communities, robotic machines, virtual learning centers, a robot hunt, and a week-long virtual robot building competition with prizes. Hands-on classes related to building and scripting robots, and Artificial Intelligence Markup Language (AIML) basics will be taught inworld.
Open House Events and demonstrations
RoMeLa, Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory at Virginia Tech will host an open house event!
The Museum of Science and Industry will host a Robot Block Party during museum hours.
The AUVSI Foundation will host a demonstration of student-built ground robots on the National Mall, in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC
RoboGames 2011 is the olympics of robots - The 8th annual International RoboGames features over 500 robots from over 30 countries competing in 70 events: combat robots, fire-fighters, LEGO bots, hockey bots, walking humanoids, soccer bots, sumo bots, and even androids that do kung-fu.