IDRA And The Tesla Foundation Launch The UAS STEM Alliance

The International Drone Racing Association (IDRA), the Tesla Foundation, and their partners will launch the UAS STEM Alliance (U-S-A) during a Congressional Briefing on September 21,2016, followed by an IDRA-sponsored Demo Race in the Spring of 2017, an effort to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs and research and to inspire the next generation of technology leaders through drone technology and drone racing. Recognising the critical role of STEM education and research in our country’s life, its future economic growth, and our international competitiveness, U-S-A believes in promoting enthusiasm and knowledge of STEM through the excitement of drone technology and drone racing competition. Drone racing is a technological sport of the future, aided by enormous advancements in aeronautics, physics, mathematics, robotics, computer science, virtual reality and more. It is the future of

Drone racing is a technological sport of the future, aided by enormous advancements in aeronautics, physics, mathematics, robotics, computer science, virtual reality and more. It is the future of sport, thriving already globally today, and a phenomenon which showcases the best of the best of our country’s emerging STEM talent. These worldwide events inspire students, professionals and entrepreneurs alike and further US technological achievement and advancement through STEM. Please join us for the Congressional Briefing:

Please join us for the Congressional Briefing:

UAS STEM Alliance (U-S-A) Congressional Briefing

September 21, 2016

3:00pm-5:00pm

House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Featuring: Justin Haggerty (Founder of IDRA), Keith Kaplan (Co-Founder of Tesla Foundation), Kenneth Salomon (General Counsel of FIRST Robotics)

IDRA Demo Race

TBD Spring 2017

Featuring: STEM Exhibits: FIRST Robotics, Tesla Foundation, Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, and Kids Drone Zone.

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