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Sunday, March 9 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Equipping & Inspiring the Next Generation

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Join Dean Kamen, a master inventor, engineer and humanitarian, compared to Edison for his contributions to humanity, for an unforgettable and insightful hour. Inventor of a host of groundbreaking inventions like the Auto Syringe, Segway, revolutionary wheelchairs, assistive medical devices and the “Luke” robotic arm, Kamen is on a mission to help end world poverty with pioneering devices capable of producing sustainable energy and purified water anywhere in the world. He is also the founding father of FIRST® (For Recognition and Inspiration of Science and Technology), his investment in the world’s future. Designed to experientially empower youth with essential project-based skills in science, technology, engineering and math, FIRST® Robotics competitions are tangibly changing lives and outcomes of youth around the world. You’ll be inspired to contribute your talent and resources to help make the next generation one worth celebrating. Part of the IEEE Technology for Humanity Series.

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Dean Kamen

CEOFIRST/DEKA Research & Development CorporationDean Kamen is a prolific inventor who has been compared to Edison for his contributions to humanity. Perhaps best known for inventing the Segway, Dean holds more than 450 technology patents and has invented ground breaking technologies... Read More →



Sunday March 9, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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