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BRISBANE CBD TRAFFIC WARNING

CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT ACCESS TO QUT CAMPUS PARKING FOR ROBOTRONICA

The Queen's Wharf construction will affect traffic and access to the CBD on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August. The work will occur on Margaret Street, between George and William streets requiring the closure of the Margaret Street off-ramps from the Riverside Expressway to George Street. Vehicles will instead need to exit at the Elizabeth or Turbot Street off ramp. The Gardens Point campus parking will be accessible however access to Queens Wharf Road and Gardens Point Road will be under traffic control. View Queens Wharf map for details.

QUT - Robotronica - Robotronica 2015

Robotronica 2015

18,000 people flocked to Gardens Point Campus with over 60 projects from local and international scientists. Showcasing some of the world's most spectacular robotics and interactive design, Robotronica is a celebration of innovation and an opportunity to glimpse the possibilities of the future. The festival features workshops, live demonstrations, performances and discussions that will inform, inspire and amaze.

Highlights from the 2015 Robotronica included Australian premier of the music performance Shimon Robot and friends from Georgia Tech, USA; a keynote lecture from the world's first government certified cyborg, artist/activist Neil Harbisson; a robot petting zoo, Super Box Friends, created by Melbourne based Cake Industries; a panel discussion on drones featuring Chad Nowak, a panel discussion from the winner of the first US National Drone Racing Championships in California; the Australian premier of the Hive, an innovative crowdsourcing video platform developed in partnership with Ars Electronica Futurelab, and Deep Blue and the Perff Bots, created in a ground-breaking collaboration across QUT's Faculties of Science and Engineering and Creative Industries.