On behalf of the National Center for Autonomous Technologies (NCAT),
MATE Inspiration for Innovation, and RoboNation, we are pleased to invite you to participate in the

2022 Robotics Education & Outreach Forum

Taking place August 9-10, 2022 at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, this event is co-located with EXPERIENCE STEAM: Advanced Technological Education, which is being organized by NCAT as a part of Mall of America's 30th Birthday Celebration!

The overarching goal of this 1.5-day event is to increase communication and collaboration amongst robotics program practitioners and build community.
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While the 2022 Robotics Education & Outreach Forum was inspired by similar gatherings organized by RoboNation (formally known as the AUVSI Foundation) in 2010 and 2011, this event seeks to dive
deeper into topics that include the following:

Digital Badges


Online Databases

Centralized, online database(s) of competitions and other robotics-related education programs

Distance Learning

Engagement strategies

Funding Mechanisms

Coordination and recognition to ensure access to state, federal, and corporate funding for robotics education


Strategies and resources to engage a broader audience, specifically focused on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging


The role of robotics competitions and community colleges in technical education and workforce development

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