FIRST Gateway Conference 2021
Join us October 30, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Virtual Online FRC & FTC Focused Conference
We are FIRST Team 1305, Near North Student Initiative, Ice Cubed from North Bay Ontario, Canada. North Bay is known as the Gateway to the North, a title we take to heart. As a veteran and FIRST Gateway team, we believe it is important to provide opportunity for other FIRST teams. This is our sixth FIRST Gateway Conference, featuring a wide variety of topics on all things FIRST. We are excited to include several teams on our panels, along with several guests from FIRST Canada and across the province. All are welcome!
#webelong Thank you for joining us!
topics and Presenters
9:50 Music countdown
10:00 Opening - Emcee Sydney Lamorea and Jr. Emcee Michael
10:01 Indigenous Land Recognition
10:03 North Bay Welcome - Mayor Al McDonald
10:05 Message from FIRST Canada - President, Mr. Dave Ellis
10:07 Deep Dive into FIRST Canada Youth Council - Tyler, Jordan, Zoe, Sally, and Michelle
10:24 Robot Rumble - Mr. Bryan Kelso
11:01 Scavenger Hunt & Break - Cool prizes!
11:21 Connecting With Campers - Lauren Isenegger
12:31 FIRST and Indigenous Values - Mary Pangowish, Aaryn Zoccoli alumni, FIRST Team 5672, Wikwemikong
12:41 Robots in Medicine - FIRST Alum Dr. Kay-Sea Taylor
1:01 Starting and Sustaining FRC Teams - FIRST Team 4152, Huntsville Hoyas
1:22 Making an Impact Through Social Media - Ms. Joanna Whitney
1:53 FTC Tips and Tricks - Mr. Dan Monti and Tyler, Lo-Ellen Robotics
2:24 Submitted Awards - W.A.F.F.L.E.S , Sabre Bytes, Mr. Mark Breadner, Jessica Kelso
2:55 Kahoot - Cool prizes!
Agenda subject to change
Meet our MC — Sydney Lamorea
Sydney is a proud alumnus of FIRST Team 1305 from all the way back in 2013! Since her involvement on the team, her work ethic and passion for knowledge has taken her far, working as a User Experience Designer and Researcher for major tech companies developing fun and innovative user-centric solutions. She currently holds a Bachelor of Science and Certificate in Neuroscience from Nipissing University, as well as a Masters degree in Digital Experience Innovation from the University of Waterloo. However, you may know her best as the energetic ball of smiles emceeing FIRST competitions across Ontario.