Bacon

Outreach

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Contact Us

For information about
Exploding Bacon and
outreach opportunities,
contact us at

BaconOutreach@gmail.com


Enduring Relationships in Our Community

We have developed a strong relationship with the Orange Co Library, Orlando Science Center, Orlando Maker Faire, NASA, and the Central FL Fair over the years to build a strong presence of FIRST to people of all ages in our community.

Orange County Library

  • Melrose Center for Innovation & Technology
  • Grand Opening
  • 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Anniversary Celebration
  • Robotics Day
  • Tech Talk

Downtown Library

  • Lego Contest for past 5 years
  • FLL Jr Expo for past 3 years

Orlando Science Center

  • Otronicon for past 11 years, since 2009
  • As well as for Make Fest, Women in Science, and more…

Orlando’s Small Tech Business

Demos with the following local technology groups

  • Ed-tech Meet-up
  • Orlando Lady Developers
  • Orlando Robotics and Makers Club
  • Seminole Tech Chamber
  • The Microsoft Store
  • Lucerne Studios
  • Orlando Tech Association

Numerous demos at events

NASA

  • NASA Mining Competition 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2018
  • Dreamflight, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, & 2019

Orlando Maker Faire

  • Demoing robots, since 2013

Central Florida Fair

  • Fair Booth, 2008-2018

Professional Conferences

  • 2019 SIM Foundation – VIP Networking Reception
  • 2018 Materials Handling Institute CEO Summit with Don Bossi a keynote speaker
  • 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 I/IT-SEC Defense Conference
  • 2017 Defense Manufacturing Conference with Dean Kamen as keynote speaker
  • 2017 CXO with Don Bossi as keynote speaker
  • 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015 A3 Business Forum conference
  • 2014 Emerson Exchange, Orlando Tech Conference
  • 2014, 2013 Elliott Masie’s Learning
  • 2014 SLAS – Society for Laboratory Automation & Screening