Lansdale Catholic Cyber Crusaders - FRC 272 FIRST Bootcamp
We will find a way or make one.
|Comcast NBCUniversal and Lansdale Catholic
Cyber Crusaders are pleased to announce our yearly Bootcamp
Seminar for upcoming 2018 Season. Comcast is looking to help
MAR teams and especially rookie team members get up to speed
all aspects of FRC. We also encourage teams to help others
by showing them what has worked for them in the past years.
We are always looking for speakers on different topics. Tell
us what worked for you.
Due to space limitations only 10 team students and up to 3 mentors. At least 1 mentor is required. All members MUST pre-register for them to be allowed to attend the software seminars. Walk-ups are not going to be admited as all MUST be pre-registered.
Archive of past presentations, code examples, and LC Robot code
Date: Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017
Time: (changed) 10:00am - 3:00pm (doors open at 9:30)
1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
On site Instructions:
1) Enter into main lobby. Arrive early and watch the Holiday show.
2) Approach Security desk when ready. LC team representatives will be there to help.
3) You MUST have a photo id, drivers license or school id.
4) You will escorted up to Comcast University on the 42nd floor.
Take SEPTA commuter line into Suburban Station. Easy walk to Comcast Lobby.
PATCO- High Speed Line Service between Lindenwold, New Jersey and Philadelphia (stops at 15th and Locust).
NJT Buses: New Jersey transit operates 19 bus lines into Philadelphia. Most NJ Transit buses that serve Philly are numbered in the 400's and operate along Market, Broad and Vine streets.
There is a pay parking all over Center City. (see map below)
Space is currently limited to 10 students and 3 mentors per team. You must have at least 1 adult mentor stay with any students. We cannot admit students without a team mentor.
2017 FIRST Bootcamp Agenda
Birds Of A Feather (BOF) sessions are for mentors only!!!
|10:00||A||Jason Dwyer||Entrepreneurship Award||What you need to know...|
|10:00||B||Pete Randall||Robot Wiring||How to do a better job.|
|10:00||C||AVAILABLE||AVAILABLE||Let us know what do you want to discuss?|
|10:00||K||Robert Bellin / Paul Gehman||Introduction to Labview|
|10:00||L||Ron Rossbach||Introduction To Imaging||Introductory imaging using GRIP and other basic tools.|
|10:00||M||Frank Larkin||Easy Software Design for Java/C++||A suggested framework for your FRC Robot.|
|11:00||A||Christine Jereb||Creating Your Team's Brand||Logos, Social Media, Photos, Website|
|11:00||B||Pete Randall||Robot Wiring (repeat)||How to do a better job.|
|11:00||J||Lou Orehek||BOF: 2017 Lessons Learned||BOF: Lessons learned last season that are driving improvements this season.|
|11:00||K||Robert Bellin / Paul Gehman||Labview advanced topics|
|11:00||LM||Sean Lavery / John Cross||Engineering Topics||Drivetrain motor/ratio selection, Calculation tools|
|12:00||A||Jason Dwyer||Student Leadership||Students: Being a leader can be more of a challenge than you think.|
|12:00||B||Nick Riccio / Eileen Larkin||BOF: Making students feel welcome||BOF: Mentors Only: Do's and Don'ts in making students feel like they belong. Touch on students who are shy, under confident, LGBTQ, exchange students and physically challenged.|
|12:00||J||Lou Orehek||BOF: Leverage Parents/Alumni||BOF: How to better leverage parents and team alumni to help with build season, off season events, fund raisers and demos.|
|12:00||K||Ron Rossbach||Motion Profiling and path planning||Open-source tools teams have been using over the past few years.|
|12:00||LM||John Cross / Panel||Engineering Round Table||Design process|
|2:00||A||5401 the Fightin' Robotic Owls||Safety Award||How to present your Safety award.|
|2:00||B||Frank Larkin||Mecannum Wheels (Love/Hate)||How to use mecannum wheels and their good and bad points.|
|2:00||J||Hannah Farrell||BOF: Fundraising / Grant Writing||BOF: Open discussion on the topic.|
|2:00||K||Fire Birds and Robo Vikings||Controller Beta Review for 2018||Review the changes to the control systems for 2017|
|2:00||L||Michael Hoffberg / Mark Delgrande (272)||Skunk Works Projects||Solutions to a specific problem. Sonic Range Finder, LIDAR|
|2:00||M||Ed Petrillo||Using Lean Manufacturing Tecniques||Using lean manufacturing tecniques to make the build season fun.|