Tsukuba Robot Festival

When: 10am – 4pm, February 11th, 2015
Where: Tsukuba International Conference Center (Epochal Tsukuba), Tsukuba
Admission: Free

20150211 Tsukuba Robot FestivalHumanoid robots, mobility robots, daily life support robots, and much, much more – this exhibition will display a range of robots that support, rescue, and delight humans. Plenty to do and see for all ages at the Tsukuba Robot Festival!

Exhibitions and Workshops

Mobility Robot Zone
-Introduction of the Tsukuba Mobility Robot Experimental Zone and robots made by the teams that participated in the Tsukuba Challenge
-Try using a mobility robot (Segway, etc.)

Care Robot Zone
-A variety of robots including the communication robot PARLO and the therapeutic robot Paro will be on display

Robot Classroom Zone
-Workshop by Tsukuba Technical High School
-Humanoid Robot Nao Programming Workshop
-Robot Building Workshop

Robot Event Zone
-Robot Theme Park, etc.

*Visitors will need to register in advance for the Humanoid Robot Nao Programming Workshop. The workshop is targeted at children from 5th grade of elementary school to 3rd grade of junior high school. The workshop has a capacity of 20 people, and if more than 20 apply there will be a lottery to decide who can participate. Please apply here (Japanese only).

Presentation and Lecture

Presentation by Junior High Schools that Participated in the Robot Creation Contest Kanto Koushinetsu District Round
When: 12:20 – 1:10pm
Presenters: Namiki Junior High School, Yatabe Higashi Junior High School

Robots and Space Exploration – a Lecture by the Project Manager of the Hayabusa Asteroid Probe
When: 1:30 – 2:40pm
Lecturer: Prof. Junichiro Kawaguchi, Senior Fellow at JAXA

*Please refrain from recording or taking photos during the lecture
**The deadline for registration for the presentation and lecture is February 3rd. Please go here to register (Japanese only).

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