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IET QMUL Christmas Lecture

Location: The Great Hall QMUL People's Palace Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road London E1 4NS

Are robots really going to take over the world? Will robots be able to replace humans? What does it mean to be human? Take a journey through the weird and wonderful world of robotics. You will discover the challenges and possibilities facing today's engineers and scientists with the quest of creating the man's new best friend (or will they be our enemies?)
This special one-off Christmas event - hosted by EECS, SEMS, and The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) - will be a fun-filled experience full of surprises. Prof Kaspar Althoefer, Dr Ildar Farkhatdinov and Dr Lorenzo Jamone are the speakers for the evening.

The event is aimed at secondary school aged students, but with astonishments to be unveiled for both adults and young people alike. All are welcome so if you have a curious mind, book your (free) tickets quickly. Event timings:

Doors open & registration: 5.00pm
Lecture start: 5.30pm prompt
Lecture finish: 6.30pm
Reception: 6.30pm-7.30pm

Register here:

Updated by: Laura Crane-Brewer

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