What is Bots & Beers ‘Space Bar’?
Bots and Beers ’Space Bar’ is part of a suite of events organised for National Science Week in partnership with the Hunter Innovation and Science Hub. Obelisk Systems a Maitland based embedded systems and education company will be presenting on how they went from developing hardware for the ISS and cutting edge prosthetics to teaching students. Attendee’s will then have a chance to program StarLAB Mars Rovers devices making them move and using their sensors.
Obelisk Systems Major Sponsors
Obelisk systems began as an aerospace and biotech company, our primary focus is the development of CubeSat programs with a secondary focus on the development of prosthetic limb technologies. Obelisk was contracted to design a CubeSat board that would be flown to the ISS to give students a way to interact with space. http://www.starlab.education/
ME Program Initiative
Bots and Beers ’Space Bar’ is an initiative of RDA Hunter’s ME Program. The ME Program is the regions leading STEM workforce development program funded by the Federal and State Government. www.meprogram.com.au
Dr Scott Sleap
Director RDA Hunter ME Program
Mr Rick Evans
ME Program Industry Liaison