Minos 2012 Schedule

By | March 30, 2012

Minos 2012 Micromouse ConferenceMinos 2012 is just two weeks away. There is still time to arrange to attend. So that you can see what you are missing, here is a first draft of the schedule:

This is a rough draft and is quite flexible.

Saturday

10:30    Registration and Coffee
11:00    Welcome and Administrivia – Adrian Johnstone
11:10    FAT CAT’s DIY wheel encoders – Tim Foden
11:40    Surface Mount Technology for Schools – Bernard Grabowski
12:00    Rapid Prototyping of Robot Parts – Martyn Pittuck

12:30    Lunch

13:00    Laser Cutting Techniques for Robot Parts – Tony Wilcox
13:30    Laser Cut Schools Robots – David Hannaford
14:00    Raspberry Pi – Ken Hewitt
14:20    Open Source Tools for the STM32F4 Discovery – Garry Bulmer

15:00    Afternoon Coffee

15:30    APEC Contest Report – Derek Hall
15:50    Asia contest Report – Peter Harrison
16:30    An unusual Wall follower Sensor system – Duncan Louttit
16:50    Sleepless in Seattle – Harjit Singh
17:20    Close

19:00    Dinner at the Village bar

Sunday

Breakfast in hall
10:00    Practice and heats
11:00    Competition
12.00    Prize ceremony

If you are on the list and need your time or title changing, or if you spot errors contact me and I will sort it out.

If you have not yet registered, or would just like to turn up on the day:

REGISTRATION
To book your place, please complete and return the registration form with payment. There will be three options:

  • residential £80 for the two day event including overnight stay  on Saturday in College accommodation (Reid Hall of Residence, single en suite rooms, full English breakfast included)
  • residential £125 for the two day event including overnight stay on Friday and Saturday in College accommodation (Reid Hall of Residence, single en suite rooms, full English breakfast included)
  • non-residential £25 for those who don’t need overnight accommodation but will attend the day events.

On-line booking now available via the Royal Holloway website

CATERING
Registration includes tea/coffee breaks, but not lunches, on Saturday and Sunday. Lunch can be bought on campus. We plan to go out for a dinner on Saturday evening, all pay their own way.

Looking forward to seeing you all.

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