2016 BEST Robotics Conference and Workshop

2016 BEST Robotics Conference and Workshop
Event on 2016-07-11 12:00:00
BEFORE YOU REGISTER, PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION AT THE FOLLOWING URL: http://conta.cc/1UxLz4N Register by May 1 to receive the early bird discount!  We will send you an invoice after you register to collect the registration fee. BEST Conference and Workshop 2016 topics include: All About BEST Tools and Safety Engineering Design Process Mechanical & Electrical Design BEST Kits The BEST Award How to brainstorm Activities to practice public speaking 42 Days of BEST BEST Practices for a Coach Simulink(r) and programming bESTology Integrating BEST in the Classroom What to teach in the off season Building prototype in the classroom Team building activities Check-in is noon to 2 pm CDT on July 11, allowing travel time in the morning.  First session starts at 2 pm CDT.  Some prework is required to prepare for the programming sessions. Conference ends at 1 pm CDT on July 15, allowing travel time home that afternoon. 36 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available to attendees. PREWORK REQUIRED!!! A laptop and charger are required for the programming, a full day sesson.   Before the workshop, you will receive install instructions for MathWorks Simulink(R).  Webinars will be broadcast for you to follow along to install Simulilnk(r) on your laptop in case you have trouble. FAQs Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? The conference is aimed teachers, coaches, and mentors.  While there are no ID requirements, you must be at least 18 years of age to participate.  Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate students less than 18 years of age at this conference.   What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Transportation is the responsibility of the attendee.  Parking permits will be issued to attendees to park on campus for the conference.  Parking fees may apply.  Payment for paring permits, if required, may be made during check-in.   Are there housing options available? Requests for university housing (freshman quarters) may be made during registration.  Reservations not paid in full before June 20 will be cancelled.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations on or after June 20. Walk-in meals (breakfast and dinner) are available through university housing for an additional cost.  On and off campus restaurants are also available for breakfast and dinner.  We will provide a list of dining options closer to conference start. What can/can't I bring to the event? You must bring a laptop and charger.  You will need the laptop for the programming sessions of the conference.  You must install MathWorks Simulink(r) prior to the start of the conference.   Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? judy.patterson@bestinc.org or janne.ackerman@bestinc.org   Is my registration/ticket transferrable? Yes, you may transfer your conference registration to a different attendee.  Please email the organizer to make this transfer.  University housing reservations are not transferrable.   Can I update my registration information? Yes, you may updated your registration information by emailing the conference organizer..    The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? We prefer the ticket matches the attendee.  If this will not be the case, please notifiy us in advance so we may update our records prior to check-in.   University housing reservations are not transferrable; the name must match the reservation!  

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2601 North Floyd Road
Richardson, United States

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