January 2022 Technical Seminar

FIRST Robotics Programs for Louisiana Students


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About our topic:

Our mission as ISA is to advance technical competence by connecting the automation community.  One way that our local community can give back and help fulfil that mission is to learn more about, and get perhaps get involved with FIRST.  ISA is a strategic alliance partner with FIRST on the national level.  At a local level, we can have a significant impact in the community by creating more teams, engaging more mentors, and reaching out to more students as an alliance partner.

In this technical seminar, we will learn more about the FIRST program from representatives of the local FIRST Louisiana-Mississippi organization.

About FIRST:

FIRST® Louisiana-Mississippi, Inc. was formed in 2003 to support FIRST teams, and to grow FIRST programs throughout the Louisiana-Mississippi region. Based in New Orleans, LA, this 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity provides financial & logistical support for FIRST Teams and Events, as well as acting as a conduit between teams and corporate entities who are interested in supporting teams financially, or through in-kind donations or mentorships.

FIRST, Inc. (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

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