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Mar. 3, 2015 2:50 pm

Meet Milo, your autistic child’s robot friend [Events Roundup]

Plus: Pitch your idea for a drone business for a chance to win $1,000.
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Milo is a robot designed to interact with autistic children and help them learn social cues. Dr. Pamela Rollins, an autism expert from the University of Texas at Dallas will be demoing him this Wednesday at the National Press Club.

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Drone PitchNSI Audience
Pitch your drone or autonomous technology for a chance to win one of three $1,000 prizes or a $500 prize.
Tuesday, March 3
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Artisphere Main Ballroom, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.
RSVP. Free.

Using Humanoid Robots to Teach Communication Skills to Children with Autism
Come meet Milo the Robot.
Wednesday, March 4
10 a.m.

National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Bloomberg Room.
More details here. Free for credentialed press and NPC club members.

Life In A Startup
Join Christopher Breene’s #DCTech anti-book club.
Thursday, March 5
12:00-1:30 p.m.

Disruption Corporation, 2231 Crystal Dr , Arlington.
RSVP. Free.

2015 K-12 STEM Symposium for the National Capital Region
This forum on STEM education is for students, parents and teachers.
Saturday, March 7
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

The Nysmith School, 13625 EDS Drive, Herndon, Va.
RSVP. Free.

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