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Lunch and Learn: New Bedford Research & Robotics

March 3, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Grab some lunch and get inspired by what’s coming to New Bedford! Mark Parsons will share the plans for New Bedford Research & Robotics (NBRR) and answer questions during this lunch-hour presentation.

Lunch is provided by Groundwork so seats are limited! Reserve your spot ASAP.

About NBRR:

NBRR is an equitable innovation, education, and entrepreneurship laboratory focused on creativity and technology as inter-systemic bridges that bring people and organizations together to benefit society. Through a suite of programs that starts with social impact and education, NBRR is building an ecosystem that opens access to technology and lowers barriers between social, educational and economic structures.

Purpose:

To enhance the development of untapped entrepreneurial capacity and investment, through a technology-focused equitable innovation ecosystem that benefits the city of the New Bedford, its diverse communities, and unique regional opportunities.

About Mark Parsons:

Mark Parsons is an entrepreneur, designer, educator, and technologist. He is the founder and Executive Director of New Bedford Research & Robotics (2022). Parsons advises startups, and sits on industrial and educational advisory boards, including a 2019 appointment by the US Department of State as a US Speaker on Creativity, Innovation and Technology. His 2016 TEDx talk “Making a Thing. Discovering a Space” underscores how creativity and technology can be agents that empower people and bring communities together.

Parsons has previously served as Founder of NYC’s Consortium for Research & Robotics, Director of Production Technologies at Pratt Institute Architecture, and Director of NYSED’s STEP program.

After graduating from UMass Dartmouth in 1992, Parsons sailed around the world on a 40 foot sailboat he rebuilt then returned to working as a carpenter in New Bedford, MA before getting a graduate degree from Cornell University and heading to New York. After 24 years in Brooklyn, he is now home in New England again.

Details

Date:
March 3, 2022
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lunch-and-learn-new-bedford-research-robotics-tickets-275021505727

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Groundwork Team
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5084414622
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info@newbedfordcoworking.com
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Venue

Groundwork New Bedford
1213 Purchase Street, Groundwork
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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5084414622
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