DEECS 2012 Schedule


Final robot demos for DEECS students and families.

Wednesday, August 20

8:30 am: Meet at Student Center (W20) for staff to take to Grier Room (34-401). Leave 8:45
9:00 am: Breakfast with Anne Hunter
9:30 am: Icebreakers and Games
10:30 am: Lab Tours! (EDS, Strobe Lab)
12:30 am: Mystery Hunt with pizza
6:30 pm: Dinner in Cambridge
8:00 pm: Robot Lecture I
8:30 pm: Start building your chassis
9:00 pm: Optional Games. Get to know your fellow DEECS.

Thursday, August 21st

9:00 am: Breakfast
9:30 am: Robot Lecture II
10:00 am: Lab Time
11:00 am: 6.01 Lab Demo
12:30 am: MIT Museum and Lunch
2:30 pm: Robot Lecture III
3:00 pm: Lab Time
5:30 pm: Dinner with Hiroshi Ishii
6:30 pm: Lab Time
Optional trip out into Boston 

Friday, August 22nd

9:00 am: Breakfast with David Perrault
9:30 am: Revere Beach (bring your beach supplies!) Bring some money for food. We’ll give you time to shower and clean 
up after the beach.
3:30 pm: Lab Time
5:00 pm: Dinner with Leslie Kaelbling
6:00-9:00 pm: Lab Time

Saturday, August 23rd

9:00 am: Breakfast
9:30 am: Museum of Science and the Cambridge Galleria
4:00 pm: Student Shop Tours
5:00 pm: Barbeque and Games
7:00 -9:00 pm: Lab Time! Make the last few changes to your Robot. It’s almost game time.

Sunday, August 24th

9:00 am: Breakfast
9:30 am: Lab Time
12:30 pm: Robot Demo and Lunch. Bring your parents and friends.

Important Contact Numbers (and/or email):

Coordinators: Victoria Gunning  <>

Anne Hunter (administrative sponsor, in the DEECS coordinators are unavailable.): 617.253.4654 (or go to room 38-476, down the hall from the Grier)

MIT Police (for emergencies): 617.253.1212