Workshops and Conferences

FIRST Championship Conferences

Sponsored by Southwest Airlines

FIRST is excited to announce that we are hosting the eleventh annual FIRST Championship Conferences in St. Louis, MO, on April 23- 24, 2014. This series of workshops on topics of interest to FIRST Robotics (FRC), FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) and FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams, coaches, mentors, students, and prospective leaders will include dozens of presentations from experienced FIRST team members, college and university representatives, and professionals covering a wide variety of topics in science, technology, engineering, and robotics fields. New topics for 2014 will include green initiatives and strategies, careers, off-season event planning, future robotics, and team sustainability. The 2014 Robotics Conference will highlight Innovation and Women in STEM.

2014 FIRST Championship Conferences Schedule
2014 FIRST Championship Conferences Abstracts
Please note that these documents are subject to change.  All updates will be posted here.

FIRST Championship Conferences Registration

The FIRST Championship Conferences are free of charge and open to all.   First access to seats will be given to individuals that have completed registration.  Please note that completing registration greatly increases the likelihood that you will be able to enter the presentation you select.  However, it does not guarantee that you will have a seat reserved.  All seats will be open 5 minutes prior to the scheduled start of a session.  Please be sure to arrive on time!

Click here to access the FIRST Championship Conferences Registration.
Note:  Registration is not available for the Chairman's Chat panel discussion in the Ferrara Theater.

To view or change an existing registration, please click here
You will need the email address that you registered with and the confirmation number that was sent to you after you registered.

Note to Presenters: FIRST will provide a laptop and projector for each presentation. Any additional equipment will be the presenter’s responsibility to provide. Please note that travel and accommodations will not be provided by FIRST.

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