Friday, April 14th - Open House at IHMC's Levin Center

Join us as we celebrate the 8th Annual National Robotics Week with hands-on challenges, demonstrations, and tours of IHMC's Robotics Lab at our new building in downtown Pensacola! The goal is to inspire and educate students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This free, family-friendly event encourages scientific discovery while providing the opportunity to learn about scientific careers. Robots on display will include Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot used in the DARPA Robotics Challenge, FastRunner and HexRunner high-speed prototypes, and IHMC's exoskeleton which recently competed in the first ever Cybathlon. 

Saturday, April 15th - Screenings of National Geographic's Robots movie at the Naval Aviation Museum

The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation along with IHMC will host a free, family-friendly event on Saturday, April 15 from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. The event celebrates National Robotics Week featuring robot demonstrations and free screenings of National Geographic’s film, “Robots.”

National Robotics Week is all about celebrating the United States’ leadership in robotics technology and development and inspiring students of all ages to pursue careers in these areas. At Robotics Day, IHMC will demonstrate kid-friendly robotics concepts and real-world applications that inspire and amaze. 

Kids and families are invited to see National Geographic’s film, “Robots” in the newly renovated Giant Screen Theater. Tickets to the film Robots on Saturday, April 15 at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. are free and available to the first 200 people per showing. Complimentary popcorn and a beverage will be also provided.

AuthorBrooke Layton