July 18 - 25
RoBoCup Joa Pessoa, Brazil
International robotics soccer competition that promotes robotics and research.
City of Atlanta/Women in Technology Month
SpelBots hosted SpelBots Day" at Atlanta City Hall in March. SpelBots also collaborated with Spelman's STEM Outreach Program, the Atlanta Science Festival and The City of Atlanta on additional events held in conjunction with Women in Technology Month.
Saturday, March 22
The Spelman College SpelBots robotics team kicked off recognition of its 10th anniversary with SpelBots Day on March 22. SpelBots Day, held in partnership with the Atlanta Science Festival,was aimed at students in grades K-12 and their parents. The event offered the next generation of scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and leaders an opportunity to experience first-hand the excitement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The day’s activities included an interactive demonstration with NXT and NAO humanoid robots and breakout sessions with hands-on activities and a Q&A with the SpelBots. There was also a live programming demonstration of a self-driving robotic car.
Learn more about SpelBots Day
Tuesday, March 25, 6 p.m.
360° Networking Event
Albro-Falconer-Manley Science Center, Lobby
This networking event brought together educators, students, and industry professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to connect and exchange resources that foster science and technology exploration.
Wednesday, March 26, 7 p.m.
Atlanta Women Advancing Science and Technology
Albro-Falconer-Manley Science Center, NASA Auditorium
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Spelman College hosted a panel discussion about the contributions of women to the fields of science and engineering. Panelists included the co-founders of Techturized, Candace Mitchell and Chanel Martin; Jazette Johnson, co-captain of the SpelBots; Noreen Raines, founder of Big Thinkers Science Exploration; and Cynthia Parks, founding partner of Parks IP Law.
Saturday, April 5
SpelBots Invitational/Georgia Tech for GIRLS
SpelBots conducted five robotics presentations and programming workshops for 300 African-American middle school females at Georgia Tech.