Do the Robot! New Technology Club Has Fun in Kendall Square

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New Technology Group, United4Defense, Gathers Some of the Latest Technology to Demonstrate

There is a new networking club attracting attention in Kendall Square- United4Defense. United4Defense’s goal is to gather local professionals to network and learn about innovative defense-related technologies in a casual, laid-back atmosphere. Founded by a group of professionals in the Cambridge Innovation Center, it aims to introduce the defense community to a diverse crowd.

U4D is planning a series of events each demonstrating an exciting new technology. The first event, which will feature speaker Tim Keeney from iRobot, will be Thursday August 16, 2012, 6pm at Cambridge Innovation Center located at One Broadway, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA.

Keeney’s presentation, entitled “Robotics and Disaster Response”, will feature robots that guests will be able to test out themselves.

The free event (just sign up by email) will offer light snacks and locally brewed beer.

Who: Local professionals interested in defense and technology
What: Attend an exciting talk on robots and see a demonstration
When: Thursday August 16, 2012, 6:00pm-7:00pm, the events will be held monthly
Where: One Broadway, Cambridge MA, Kendall Square, Cambridge Innovation Center

Tim Keeney is head of Business Unit Development for the Defense and Security Business Unit at iRobot Corporation in Bedford, MA. He has been there for the past two years and before that worked at Textron Defense Systems in Wilmington, MA and in the Strategy and Business Development Group at Textron HQ in Providence, RI. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the Tuck School of Business.

For more information, please email u4dboston(at)gmail(dot)com.

Briana Shea
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