The Role of robotics in modern stem and steam education
Join us for an evening of thought-provoking discussion around the role of robotics in modern STEM and STEAM education. We will feature a panel discussion with thought leaders and experts in both robotics and education.
Kids, Robotics & Coding
The role of robotics (hardware/electronics/coding) in STEM and STEAM education
Will programming be as commonplace as typing today?
The influence of hands-on technology experiences (robots, hardware, coding, etc…) influence a kid’s future career
What the future looks like for education
REGS 2017 Featured PANELISTS
REGS 2017 will feature a panel discussion with thought leaders and experts in the fields robotics and education.
Director at Silicon Valley Robotics
Andra Keay is the Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, an industry group supporting innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies. Andra is the founder of Robot Launch, global robotics startup competition, cofounder of Robot Garden hackerspace, mentor at hardware accelerators, startup advisor, and angel investor. Join my private angel group on PropelX or join my syndicate on angel list!
Program Manager, IoT Platform Enabling
Yashesh Shroff is an accomplished developer of relations working with incubators to help shape and grow startups. His previous experience included work at Intel in supply chain management, business strategy, and research. Mr. Shroff has a PhD. in MEMS and Optical Systems from the University of California, Berkeley and a dual MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and Columbia University in the City of New York.
Director / Founder BayView BOOM
John Weiss is an accomplished engineer and mentor. Since 2011 John has been developing consumer entertainment hardware products as a way to mentor at-risk disadvantaged youths. He teaches electronic concepts, marketing, branding, and entrepreneurship to empower at-risk youths to succeed. John holds a bachelor's degree in Human Development, Child Education from the University of Massachusets at Amherst and a degree in Human Development and Arts Administration from Hampshire College
Founding CEO Abricate
Marc Roth is a maker by heart having won the 1st place in the 2015 Maker Faire and being recognized by president Obama as a beacon in the maker movement among many other accolades. His other interests include ending homelessness globally and adding manufacturing resources to the on-demand economy. Since 2015 Marc has been the founder and CEO of Abricate, a company that connects machines to enable distributed manufacturing and since 2013 he has been the founder and chairman of The Learning Center, an organization that aims to educate the homeless.
Special thank you to our event sponsors
Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, ROBOTERRA is the developer of creative robotic products, designed to stimulate creativity and cultivate the next generation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) talents. ROBOTERRA’s robotics kits and software are designed to inspire creativity and motivate students to learn about science, while providing a foundation for tech-driven careers.