We’re Looking for Volunteers and Mentors!

The Get Your Bot On! team that puts together a 34-hour hackathon focused on the design and prototyping of innovative ideas and solutions in robotics is looking for Mentors & Volunteers!

These are the skills we’re looking for:

  • Innovation mentors with design skills or robotics knowledge to assist teams in their ideation process on Friday evening and early Saturday morning
  • Technical mentors with skills in 3D modelling and printing, electronics, hardware, robotics, and coding to help teams build Saturday and Sunday.  We have new hardware and wearables provided by XYZ Interactive, Wearhacks, Kiwi Wearables and RedTree Robotics.
  • Design Mentors  to help teams Saturday evening and Sunday morning to tell a compelling story.
  • Volunteers for communications, photography and web.

Contact wongnp@mcmaster.ca to volunteer or mentor.  Prizes and more hardware partnerships will be announced soon. Sign up for our mailing list at www.getyourboton.com, follow us on Twitter @GetYourBotOn, or join our meetup group for more information about the hackathon and future events.

Special thanks to our gold sponsor Autodesk,  our host sponsor MaRS, our silver sponsors OCE, Synaptive Medical, Kiwi Wearables, and our bronze sponsor XYZ Interactive. Good luck to teams from our post-secondary partners including Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics, and the Health Innovation Hub at the University of Toronto, Imagination Catalyst at OCAD, and the York Lassonde School of Engineering.

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