Robot Day 2019

Saturday 6th July from 10.0am - 4.00pm @ QUAD - Free, DropIn & Suitable for all ages


robot_day_leaderboardQUAD welcomes the return of Robot Day with the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Join us for a wide range of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) participatory activities, exhibitions and talks. Visitors to can build their own robot, get hands-on with coding, hear from experts about how robots improve people’s lives and experience virtual reality.  There will be family crafts, a range of static and moving exhibits and inspirational talks and lectures from world leaders in the field of robotics.

Robot Day also incorporates the annual IET Robot Triathlon competition.

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Robot Day Technical Talks

These talks, while hosted at Robot Day, also run independently. If you are interested please follow the link below to book your place:


10.30-11.05 The past and the future of space robots - Dr Ed Chester

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11:30-12:05 Levelling Up: What skills do I need for a career in Automation/Robotics - Helen McGloin 

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12:30-13:05 Guided by Bees: Biologically-Inspired Navigation and Control - Fadl Isa 

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13:30-14:05 Will robots take my job? - Dr. Atif Syed

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14:30-15:05 Collaborative Robots - working together to get the job done - Dr. Andy Powell

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