Mayor Miro Weinberger moderates a conversation exploring Burlington’s digital future. Panelists include: Bill Wallace, Executive Director, US Ignite; Ray Daniels, former school superintendent, Kansas City, Kansas; Sheldon Grizzle, founder, Company Lab; Erika Lowe, Partnership for Change Community Based Learning Fellow, Burlington High School educator; Jonathan T. Rajewski, assistant professor, Digital Forensics, Champlain College, Director/Principal Investigator, Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation (LCDI); digital forensic examiner, Vermont Internet Crimes Task Force; Rubi Simon, Director, Fletcher Free Library.
Have you ever driven a robot? Want to give it a try? The members of Essex High School’s US FIRST robotics club build their own ‘bots with help from teachers and community mentors. Stop by the Demo Zone to see the “playing field” they use in competitions with other high school robotics clubs and take a turn controlling one of their creations. You can also learn more about starting your own US FIRST club — or sponsoring or mentoring a Vermont team.