Minos 2011 Schedule

By | March 26, 2011

If you are attending the Minos 2011 event this year, or are wondering what you will be missing by not attending, here is the proposed schedule for the weekend…


10:30    Registration and Coffee
11:00    Welcome and Administrivia – Adrian Johnstone
11:10    MITEE 13 and Accelerometer Control – David Otten
11:40    Gyros – Peter Harrison
12:00    A Quick Guide to CAD – Martin Barratt

12:30    Lunch

13:30    Datalogging on the Move – Tony Wilcox
14:00    Datalogging on the dsPIC – David Hannaford
14:30    Amicus 18 – moving on from the Picaxe – Bernard Grabowski
14:50    Schools STEM robots – Garry Bulmer
15:10    Surface Mount manufacture – Garry Bulmer

15:30    Afternoon Coffee

15:50    Contest Report – Peter Harrison
16:20    A new type of Optical Distance Sensor – Ken Hewitt
16:50    Another Distance Sensing technique – Alan Dibley
17:00    AVR ADC Gotchas – Duncan Louttit
17:20    Close

19:00    Dinner at the Village bar


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, contact me and I will sort it out.

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

To book your place, please complete and return the registration form with payment. There will be two options: residential £70 for the two day event including overnight stay (Saturday) in College accommodation (Reid Hall of Residence, single en suite rooms, full English breakfast included) and non-residential £20 for those who don’t need overnight accommodation but will attend the day events. (Optional Friday night accommodation for an additional £50).

On-line booking now available via the Royal Holloway website

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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