The 2017 International Youth Drone Competition Successfully held at the University of Toronto
The 2017 International Youth （age group: 9-17 years old）Drone Competition and Summer Camp program, co-hosted by the University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (FASE) and the City of Markham, was successfully held at the University of Toronto between August 4th and 5th. It is perhaps the very first of its kind competition in Canada targeting youth focusing on drone technology and development. It is organized by the U of T’s Centre for Aerial Robotics Research and Education (CARRE), Longing Technology Inc.China, and Merit Education Inc. Canada. The international partner is Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen). The program is also supported by various organizations and individuals in Canada.
On August 4th, the opening ceremony took place at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS). The event was attended by Mr. Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of the City of Markham, the honorary co-chair of the competition, Professor Tom Coyle, Vice Dean of FASE and Dean Cristina Amon’s designate. Dean Amon also served as the honorary co-chair. Other guests from various supporting organizations, athletes, referees, and parents joined the ceremony.
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