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Ken Leung
11-18-2002, 04:34 AM
Greetings Teams,
Saturday November 23rd the WRRF is putting on a day of seminars at San Jose State University. These seminars are excellent for rookie teams and veteran teams alike. They should help your teams be much better prepared when the competition
begins in January. The price for the entire day is $5 per person.

Technology Bldg., 9th & San Fernando St., Rm. 216
Fernando Street. (31 on map)
Best parking is in the 7th street parking garage. (30 on map). You will need 4 one dollar bills.

Campus Map: http://www.sjsu.edu/campusmap/map.html#mainmap

We will start the day in the Technology Bldg. in Rm. 216 at 9:00 am for Greetings and Announcements.

The day will consist of two separate tracks each with a

Morning session from 9:45-11:15
Lunch from 11:30-12:30
and an Afternoon Session from 12:30-3:45

Track 1
Morning and Afternoon: "Programming the Robot Controller" led by Ken Kreiger

In this seminar you will learn all about programming the First Control System.
This is a hands on seminar where you program the control system and test it out on actual components.

Because of the hands on nature, the space, and number of computers available in the San Jose University computer lab this seminar has LIMITED AVAILABILITY. Each team should send no more than TWO people for this activity.

Track 2
Morning Session: "Understanding Pneumatics" led by Damon Jansen, Caroline Conley, and David Leibs

In this seminar you will learn the fundamentals of Pneumatics and how to hook up and use the various pneumatic components.

Afternoon Session: "Strategies and Designs, Looking at Past Competitions" led by Bill Gold

This seminar will breakdown the rules of previous games in an attempt to help rookie and veteran teams gear up for the upcoming season. The focus will be on looking at strategies, and finding answers to your questions in the FRC rule book.
Examples of recurring themes from years past and how teams have dealt with them will be examined.

We look forward to seeing you all there,
-David Leibs

(for more information about up coming workshops please PM or e-mail me and I will give you contact information of the person in charge of the workshop this year. -Ken L)