Smart Tech Discovery Education Program – January 2015

Smart Tech Discovery logoDetails for all sessions:

  • The program will run over several days beginning on the 15th January 2015.
  • The venue: Room 2.7, upstairs in the Robina Community Centre, 1 San Antonio Crt, Robina. This building still shows as a grassy area on Google Maps.
  • To attend any session, you must book and pay in advance. One of our trainers, Ronald Diaz, has a website with full descriptions and dates of each session. To book, look on his website for this button at the bottom of the details for any session you would like to attend.
  • Many sessions have a class limit of 10 attendees. If any sessions are overbooked early, we might be able to schedule repeat sessions. This page will have the current latest information, including all changes and additions to the program.

Summary of the Sessions:

  • GCDuino focussed
    • Presentation: Introduction to Electronics
    • Workshop: Basic Arduino/GCDuino
    • Workshop: Build an Arduino
    • Workshop: Build your own Robot, using PrimeBot
    • Presentation: Advanced Arduino/GCDuino
    • Presentation: The Internet of Things
  • Other microprocessors / computing
    • Workshop: Raspberry Pi (Electronics / Programming / Linux)
    • Presentation: Modern Microcontrollers and Single-board Computers
    • Seminar: The Art of Programming (Practical skills for Software Engineering)
  • Maker
    • Workshop: Basics of circuits and soldering
    • Workshop: Open and Free 3D Design and Printing
  • Open source systems and software
    • Workshop: Using Free Software – the Basics
    • Workshop: Introduction to Linux Systems
    • Workshop: Introduction to Open Desktop Graphics Design
    • Workshop: PCB Design, Manufacturing, Soldering
    • Workshop: Introduction to Software Defined Radio