Volunteer at All-Earth Ecobot Challenge

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The All-Earth Ecobot Challenge is an innovative engineering competition that engages fifth through eighth grade students in complex problem solving, while developing critical thinking skills and elevating their confidence in formulating solutions to real-world missions.

 

Using autonomous robotics and computer technology, Ecobot teams solve simulated challenges in energy exploration, transportation, technological innovation, medical research and environmental sustainability. In addition to sharpening their knowledge of mathematics and physics, Ecobot participants learn valuable life lessons in teamwork, time management, presentation planning and marketing. Interaction with professionals from a variety of related fields also helps participants to connect school to career and envision a future that employs their unique talents.

 

Please join our Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Gulf Coast Section in supporting the Ecobot! There are several volunteer positions to use your skills and time to provide a meaningful experience to all of our participants. Anticipate 1100+ students, teachers, parents & volunteers. You may find the list of volunteer positions here.

 

For questions, please contact Prashant at prashant.sainani@cop.com, Leonard at Leonard.Johnson@swiftenergy.com, or Akhan at amukhanov@slb.com.

 

To participate, please complete registration in two quick steps:  

1) RSVP on this website.

2) Fill out Volunteer Registration Form on the Ecobot website, specifying “SPE GCS” in the “Company, Organization or School” field. We recommend selecting Challenge Team and Queue Team, however the choice is really up to you.

Organizer Prashant Sainani, Leonard Johnson & Akhan Mukhanov

When?

Sat, May. 16, 2015
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. US/Central

How Much?

A $5 donation for the SPE-GCS Scholarship Fund has automatically been added to the registration fee. Use OptOut in the Discount Code field if you do not wish to donate at this time.
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Where?

NRG Center, Hall E
8400 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054
United States

Refund Policy: You must notify the SPE-GCS office of your intent to cancel at least 24 hours prior to the event date to receive a refund. For all refund inquiries, email spe-gcs@spe.org. View our Terms & Conditions for more information.