Executives | Ottawa Robotics Competition


Meet the 2024 Exec Team

Robert Conrad – ORC 2024 Competition Chair

Robert has a BASc in Computer Engineering from the University of Ottawa and works as a software developer for Face4 Systems. A volunteer with IEEE since his roles in the student branches, he is new to the ORC organizing team. His experience in robotics comes from his university involvement in the uOttawa former robotics team Ottabotics. He enjoys helping new people find joy in engineering and robotics. Please contact me at orcinfo@ieeeottawa.ca, if you have any questions about the competition logistics or if you want to join the organizing team.

Mark Vanderkloot – Lego Team Lead

Mark is now a Technical Advisor at Health Canada, working for HC and PHAC for the last 25 years and has a B.A. majoring in Geographic Information Systems.  Mark has been a volunteer for the ORC for the past seven years – helping with Events coordination and board construction.  He was also instrumental in building the newest LEGO Golf Competition as well as the latest Formula S Race competition.

Loïc Darboux – Vice Chair & Arduino Team Lead

Loïc has a bachelor’s degree in software engineering from the University of Ottawa. He is a past ORC competitor in both Arduino challenges and has been a long-time volunteer on the exec committee.

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      The IEEE Ottawa Robotics Competition aims to expose grade 5 to 12 students to STEM fields through a multidimensional approach.
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  • Ottawa Robotics Competition Vision

    The Ottawa Robotics Competition aims at bringing engineering awareness to students in grades 5 and 12 by presenting a fun and instructive approach to problem solving.

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