**FIRST EMAIL**/Deadline for Conference Registration Approaching!

Greetings Teams:

The fifth annual *FIRST *Robotics Conference, sponsored by the CIA and Rolls-Royce, will take place April 16-17, 2008 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta in conjunction with the *FIRST *Championship but the deadline to register is fast approaching! However, the deadline has been extended and now registration will close on April 11th.

We have an excellent lineup for this year’s Conference and we hope you’ll join us!

Some sample Conference topics include:

  • Preparing for your *FIRST *
    Job in Engineering - Ted Kuriata from BAE Systems - *FIRST *
    Scholarships: How Will Your Family Pay for College? - Murray Miller from College Planning Solutions - Overall FRC Robot Design & Strategy - Bill Beatty from Team Hammond

  • Simulation: An Analysis Tool for Robotic Drive Systems - Ken Patton from General Motors and FRC 65

  • Cooperation - Dan Barry, former NASA Astronaut

  • Blogs, Podcasts, and Community Service: Extending the FLL Theme Beyond Competition - Eagle Explosion, FLL 6406

  • Chairman’s Award Preparation - Almost As Fun As Building a Robot! - John Larock and Linda Grusenmeyer from FRC 365, 2007 Championship Chairman’s Award Winners
    Registration for the Conference is as follows:

  • Single Session Pass - $10 - This will allow any individual to attend any one 45-minute Conference session.

  • Individual All Access Pass - $35- This will allow the person with the pass to attend as many of the 45-minute Conference sessions as they choose. This pass may be shared among individuals but cannot be used by more than one individual at any given session time.

  • Team of 5 All Access Pass - $140 - This a bundle of 5 of the individual, all access passes.
    For more information on the Conference and to register visit http://www.usfirst.org/community/firstplace/content.aspx?id=7520. Payment can be made by credit card, purchase order, or check.

For more info about the Championship and accommodations, visit http://www.usfirst.org/community/frc/content.aspx?id=432&menu_id=80.

Questions? Send an email to [email protected].

Go Teams!