At VEX Worlds 2016, students use robotics to tackle future problems of business and society – TechRepublic

It’s 11:00 a.m. on a Thursday morning, and 15,000 school-age children from elementary schoolers, to teens, to college kids, are swarming the halls of the Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky. They are dressed in costume, sporting clown wigs, hunting gear, traditional dress from countries across the world, and, interestingly, factory-type goggles.