McKenzie Brunelle

Education Programs Lead , PTC Inc

McKenzie Brunelle is the PTC Education Partnerships and Outreach Programs Team Lead. She has been with PTC for four years. Following her passion for STEM education, she joined the education team as an Application Engineer. She now oversees content creation, competitions, and partner relations. She has a background in Biomedical Engineering and is currently pursuing her master’s in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University.

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Wednesday, May 17 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM IgniteTalX Stage 2

CA1461I - Improving Equity in Robotics Education with Onshape

PTC’s cloud-CAD platform Onshape is enabling more students than ever to access CAD software and learn agile product development best practices. Onshape can be used on any device, freeing students of the limitations set by school-issued computers. Parts libraries and custom features have also improved the modeling workflows for student teams. Learn why Onshape has become the dominant CAD platform in the FIRST robotics community and how PTC is bringing CAD education to students that previously did not have access.

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