First Quebec Robotics Festival

More Than 5,000 People to Gather in Montreal to Take Part in the First Quebec Robotics Festival

MONTREAL — (BUSINESS WIRE) — March 15, 2012 — Bombardier, BMO Financial Group, Youth Fusion, FIRST Robotics Québec and Montreal Hooked on School invite you to the opening ceremony and official launch of the first Quebec Robotics Festival, a two-day event that will bring together more than 5,000 people and will feature high school and elementary school students taking part in significant technological challenges.

Who:

      The speakers at the opening ceremony will be:
 

Gérald Tremblay, Mayor of Montreal

Laurent Beaudoin, Chairman of the Board of Bombardier Inc.

L. Jacques Ménard, President of BMO Financial Group, Quebec

Christophe Guy, Chief Executive Officer of École Polytechnique de Montréal

Dean Kamen, Founder of FIRST

Jon Dudas, President of FIRST

 

What:

This initiative aims to familiarize students with science and new technologies and to encourage young Quebecers to stay in and succeed at school. The competitions will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, March 16, and Saturday, March 17. In the FRC Zone for 14- to 18-year-olds, 37 robots will play basketball in a challenge called Rebound Rumble. In the LEGO® Zone for 9- to 13-year-olds, 60 autonomous robots built using LEGO® Mindstorms NXT technology will take on a series of missions developed with the school program in mind.

 

When:

Friday, March 16, 2012 – Opening ceremony: 8:45 a.m.

 

Where:

Uniprix Stadium: 285 Faillon Street West, Montreal

 

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