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MASSROBOTICS newsletter - June 14, 2018
Space Update
We're welcoming two new residents this month: Kebotix and Moveo Walks

Join us for tour to see what’s happening here (please see registration instructions on the MassRobotics calendar)

June 22nd at 11:00 a.m.
July 12th at 11:00 a.m.
August 2nd at 11:00 a.m.
STEM Event
We had the pleasure of welcoming some students from Madison Park High School in conjunction with the City of Boston's Design Pathway Program. Learn more about their visit Here.

Congratulations to Helen Greiner - sworn in as a Highly Qualified Expert for Robotics, Autonomous Systems, and AI for the Army - ASA(ALT) – read about her experience here

Boston is in the final five cut for new Army Future Command. With our areas strong in military robots and AI, we think it would be a good choice See this article on Bloomberg.

In this Forbes article, the author looks to explain how AI will impact the industry and what it means for the job market. Read more here

Congratulations to Northeastern’s team of engineering students for their first-place finish in NASA’s 2018 Mars Ice Challenge.  They have built a robot to extract water from the Red Planet.  Read more here at News@Northeastern

MIT has overcome a major hurdle in an effort to improve self-driving cars. Forbes expands upon it in this article.

Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science announced that it will offer a new undergraduate degree in artificial intelligence beginning in the fall of 2018. Learn more about this here.

Humatics & Hangar Partner to Deliver Precision Autonomous Drone Navigation – see this article in Business Wire

more about how autonomous mobile robots are changing the logistics landscape in this Robotics Business Review article

GE has launched a new startup in Boston, Airxos, that will specialize in traffic management software, hardware, and services for aerial drones. Read more in this Boston Globe article



Some of our residents are hiring:
Other Opportunities: 

The University of Vermont is offering a 3-day course on the use of Drones for geospatial analysis, providing participants with an immersive introduction to the field.  It will run August 6-8th at the UVM Campus. More information here

HUBWeek call for startups:  Be part of HUBWeeks 3rd annual Pitch Competition and Demo Day.  The Showcase will be held on Saturday, October 13th at City Hall Plaza.  Application Deadline is June 22. Apply here.

The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (“MassTech”), a public agency created to support the tech and innovation economy is seeking an executive director to help lead the organization and drive new opportunities for next generation tech and innovation companies to start, locate, grow and thrive across Massachusetts. Apply here

robotics events
June 18th – 19th, Robotics & AI Summit at LiveWorx2018 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. MassRobotics newsletter subscribers get a 30% discount with promotion code: RAI18MR

June 19th – 21st, Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE FORUM 2018 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place will have bringing together senior-level executives and thought leaders from a variety of industries, focused on transforming their business in the age of experience.

June 26th, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.,  First New England Mentor’s Organization (NEMO) will hold its inaugural meeting at MassRobotics. Nemo’s objective it to provide FIRST Robotics Competition mentor development in a forum where mentors can meet to discuss best practices, get and share advice and expand their network during the off-season. Register here to attend (space limited)

June 26th, 6:00 – 8:00pm, The Boston Robotics Meetup Group is hosting Exploring UMass Lowell’s NERVE Center & the Latest in Robotics - Speaker Series - more information here 

August 20th  21st, WPI will be hosting the 3rd annual IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Summer School  at the WPI Seaport campus (303 Congress St, Boston, MA)

December 3rd 
– 5th, the AI World Conference & Expo is taking place in Boston at the Seaport World Trade Center.  Use promotion code: MR200 for a $200 ticket
Boston TechJam
Thursday, June 14th, 4:00 p.m. - 9:00pm
City Hall Plaza
Government Center, Boston
Info and Registration
Robotics & AI Summit
June 18th - 19th
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210
Use Coupon Code: RAI18MR
Info and Registration

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