#Arduino Day 2016 Manila – Registration Form #GenuinoD16Manila

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Join us in an Arduino (Genuino) Day 2016 community event in Manila this April 2 as part of a worldwide celebration of Arduino and Genuino’s birthday! Everyone is invited: newbies, professionals, teachers, students, hobbyists, makers, etc. Feel free to join and participate!

Cool! How Can I be part of it?

If you want to contribute, you can sign up as a volunteer, project exhibitor, sponsor, etc. Or if you want to attend, please sign up below.

Free passes (SOLD OUT)
– inclusive of entrance to talks/events, access to view project showcase / exhibitor booths and lunch

All access pass – gives you entrance to whole day talks / events, access to view and try out cool Arduino projects showcased at the exhibitor booths, reserved seats to the afternoon parallel sessions (workshops/ seminars), Genuino Day shirt and lunch. Plus get a chance to get freebies and loot bags from our sponsors!

EARLY BIRD RATES:

  • PHP 300 for students
  • PHP 500 for professionals

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

  1. Paypal payment accepted via our Eventbrite page!
  2. Bank Deposit (any BPI Branch) – please sign up below to get bank details
  3. Drop by our office at UP Diliman

Please confirm your tickets on or before March 15, 2016. It will serve as your proof of registration, entrance ticket and food stub.

 

On April 2, please bring a proof of identification AND a copy of the Eventbrite ticket (will be sent via email). It can be a print out, or a digital copy on your phone/device. Make sure that the name on the ticket is the same as on your ID. For students, please bring your school ID / registration form. Ticket will also serve as a stub for snacks, raffle, etc.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED (as of 12MN of 3/31/16).

We have been approved as a community organized event and is listed on the official Arduino Day event map!

Click on the picture to view the official Arduino Day event page. Please zoom in for the Manila event pin to appear

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For details regarding the venue, program, etc. please visit the official Arduino Day 2015 Manila page.

More info about the global Arduino Day 2015 celebration at https://day.arduino.cc

Contact us for more info.

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Thinklab Robotics Competition 2015 Survey

Something awesome is brewing at Thinklab! Please answer the survey below to help us come up with the best robotics competition for everyone. Everyone interested can answer and submit the form below. In case you are not familiar about the Tagisang Robotics competition, here is a short background:

The Tagisang Robotics: Design, Build and Play (TRC) is a varsity type robotics competition for private and public high students developed by the  Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI). Thinklab is pround to be the official training partner for the competition since it started in 2011 until 2014. You can read more about TRC here.

Thinklab Gizduino EX Workshop May 16, 23 and 30, 2015

Thinklab Gizduino EX Workshop May 16, 23 and 30, 2015

 UPDATE: PROMO EXTENDED!!! 

Avail of our 2+1 PROMO — Reserve and attend as a pair, bring a friend for free!

New Schedule Summary:
May 16, 23 and 30, 2015 (Saturdays) Gizduino EX – Arduino Microcontroller Programming and Applications Workshop (Three-Day Comprehensive Workshop)

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Our Gizduino EX workshops are back this summer, join us for another AWESOME Learning Experience at THINKLAB. Avail of our 2+1 PROMO — Reserve and attend as a pair, bring a friend for free! That is 3 slots for the price of 2.

Learn how to program your very own GIZDUINO Microcontroller (Arduino-based) and use it together with different components to create your very own ARDUINO project!

Here at ThinkLab we always emphasize having FUN while LEARNING! So, come and join us in this 3-day Weekend Workshops and have some FUN FUN FUN while you LEARN LEARN LEARN!

Pre-register here:

For more info contact us at our numbers >> https://thinklabph.wordpress.com/contact-us/

** Gizduino Blink Challenge for Participants (Application: Running Lights, Traffic Lights, LED Indicators)

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FREE CONSULTATION (on your first visit) **

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Title: Gizduino EX – Arduino Microcontroller Programming and Applications Workshop (Three-Day Comprehensive Workshop)

 
Date: May 16, 23 and 30, 2015  (Saturdays)
Time: 10:00AM to 5:00PM, Registration starts at 9:45am
 PROMOS  Reserve on or before April 30, 2015 and get Php 500 Early Bird discount!*2+1 PROMO! — Reserve and attend as a pair, bring a friend for free! That is 3 slots for the price of 2.
Venue: Taft Avenue, Manila (exact venue to be announced)
Description: A hands-on workshop on microcontroller programming, its fundamental routines, and popular microcontroller applications
Format: Lecture discussion and hands-on exercises
Equipment: Participants are advised to bring their own laptops to be able to perform the hands-on activities. In case you are not able to do so, please advise us at least 2 days prior to the workshop. Materials will be provided by ThinkLab.
Personnel: 1 Lecturer and 1 Assisting Facilitator
Platform: Arduino Microcontroller
Language: C Programming Language
 SCHEDULE:
9:45AM to 10:00AM Registration
10:00AM to 12:00NN Part 1 of the lecture, discussion and hands-on activities
12:00NN to 1:00PM Break
1:00PM to 4:00PM Part 2 of the lecture discussion and hands-on activities
4:00PM to 5:00PM Open Forum / Consultation / additional activities
Topics Covered:
•     Introduction to the Arduino Microcontroller platform•     The Gizduino Microcontroller•     Interfacing Fundamentals•     Arduino C language•     Serial Communication•     Digital Input/Output•     Advanced Digital Input/Output•     Interfacing with LCD Display•     Analog Input/Output•     Analog to Digital Conversion (Analog Input)•     Digital to Analog Conversion (Analog Output)•     Interfacing with Motors

•     Using Wireless Communication devices

•     Using the Bluetooth Shield

•     Demonstration of Arduino Based Projects of ThinkLab

FREEBIES AND GIVEAWAYS :•           GIZDUINO Microcontroller and USB Cable•           CERTIFICATE of course completion•           SOFT COPY of lecture slides, software and sample codes used in the exercises
Payment Details:
1. Down payment will be required upon reservation. The remaining balance will be paid on the workshop date.

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For inquiries and other concerns you may contact us at:

email: secretariat@thinklab.ph

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*only one promo can be availed per participant

Arduino Day 2015 Manila: Guidelines for Exhibitors and Presenters

Guidelines for Exhibitors and Project Presenters

 

  1. Projects for Exhibit and Show and Tell are screened prior to the event. Only selected projects will be given a slot for Project Showcase sessions. However, there will be a freetalk and open session to give a chance to those who also want to share their projects or learnings.
  2. Each exhibitor for Project Showcase sessions are given 15-30 minutes to present his/her project. You can opt to create a powerpoint/pdf/etc presentation for this.

The project showcase must contain the following:

    1. Short background about the presenter and the project  (required)
      • How did you come up with the project and for what purpose? (e.g. thesis, contest, school or work requirement, personal use /hobby)
    2. How did you make your project? (required)
      • A brief rundown of the materials used and the procedures involved in making the project, no need to be specific.
      • What Arduino or Arduino compatible hardware did you use? etc.
    3. Your learnings and difficulties encountered and anything else you wish to share with the community. Any tips you can give to those who plan to make a similar Arduino project. (optional)
    4. Pictures, video or actual demo of the project (required)

3. Each Project Showcase session (1-3 projects per session) is followed by a short discussion and Q&A

    • If you wish to ask for inputs/advice from the community on how to improve your project, you can do so as long as time allows for it.

4. Due to the limited space on the venue, projects that will be brought for live demo/showcase should be limited to the following dimensions:__________. If your project exceeds that, we suggest that you show pictures/videos  as demo instead.

5. There will be a designated area for project exhibits where participants can view your projects on display. Please make sure to have someone manning your booth or temporarily stow it to prevent loss/damage when you’re not around. The projects you bring are your own responsibility, the organizers will not be held liable for any loss or damage during the event.

Arduino Day 2015 Manila: Guidelines for Participants and FAQs

Guidelines for Participants

I. Entrance and Registration

IMPORTANT: Please note that participants are required to confirm your slot by getting eventbrite tickets on or before March 25.

On March 28, please bring a proof of identification AND a copy of the eventbrite ticket or confirmation email. It can be a print out, or a digital copy on your phone/device. Make sure that the name on the ticket is the same as on your ID. Ticket will also serve as a stub for snacks, raffle, etc.

  • Everyone who registered via http://wp.me/p3LnBI-9S are now welcome to attend (even without the tickets) just no guaranteed food stubs.
  • Walk-ins may not be allowed to enter due to the limited capacity of the event area or be charged a Php100.00 walk-in fee, so make sure to register prior to the event to get FREE entrance.
  • Registration starts at 10:00 am, followed by a short welcome and briefing. Participants are requested to come on time. If you only want to attend specific talks/activities, you can do so.

II. Schedule of activities

Please refer to the official event website: https://thinklabph.wordpress.com/arduinod15manila/
The actual topics and/or activities may change without prior notice

III. During the event

  1. The goal of the event is to bring the Philippine Arduino community together to learn and share experience about Arduino while having a fun celebration of Arduino’s birthday. We would like this event to be interactive as possible so feel free to ask questions and/or share your knowledge, opinions and personal experience regarding the topic. Let us learn from each other! It does not matter if you are a newbie or a pro, there’s always something new to discover as well as ideas to contribute. 🙂
  2. Only selected projects will be given a slot for Project Showcase sessions. You are still welcome to bring your Arduino projects, just let us know beforehand. There will be a freetalk and open session to give a chance to those who also want to share their projects or learnings about Arduino.
  3. All participants are expected to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner towards the community and their fellow participants during the event.
  4. Participants are responsible for the safety of their belongings & Arduino projects, the organizers will not be held liable for any loss or damage during the event.

IV. Please note the following are STRICTLY PROHIBITED:

  1. Unauthorized selling of any product or service inside the event venue. Only sponsors, official Arduino distributors, and sellers of Arduino compatible devices that have been authorized by the organizers are allowed to have a booth to sell Arduino related products/service. If you would like to be a sponsor please let us know.
  2. Networking activities that are not related to Arduino Day.
  3. Any activity that disrupts the flow of the program or cause inconvenience to the organizers/other participants. Any activity that cause damage to equipment, property, and/or project exhibits within the event premises.

 

Frequently asked questions

1. How do I know if I have a slot for Arduino Day Manila?
2. Is the event for free?
3. I already signed up on WordPress but I did not receive an invitation via email. Can I still attend?
4. I received an invitation from Thinklab but something came up and I’m not sure if I can attend / I can no longer attend. What should I do?
5. Are walk-ins allowed on Arduino Day?
6. Are there ID requirements to enter the event?
7. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
8. What can/can’t I bring to the event?
9. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
10. Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
11. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
12. The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?

1. How do I know if I have a slot for Arduino Day Manila?
Everyone who registered via http://wp.me/p3LnBI-9S are welcome to attend. You should receive an email invitation from ThinkLab which  contains a link to a eventbrite page where you can get free online tickets for the event.  Tickets are limited and will serve as a stub for snacks, raffle, etc. If ticket ran out and you don’t get one, you can still attend, just no guaranteed seat or food stubs.
On March 28, please bring a proof of identification and a copy of the eventbrite ticket or confirmation email. It can be a print out, or a digital copy on your phone/device. Make sure that the name and email that appears on the ticket is the same as your ID. This will serve as a stub for snacks, raffle, etc. Please note that it is strictly one person per ticket. Only invited participants can get a ticket for the event.
2. Is the event for free?
The event is 100% free for those who signed up and have tickets. If you don’t have tickets but registered we’ll also let you in for free.
If you are not on the guestlist (no tickets and not registered) you are considered a walk-in participant.
3. I already signed up on WordPress but I did not receive an invitation via email. Can I still attend?
Yes! However we cannot guarantee you a seat or stub for snacks. We would like to welcome everyone as much as possible however the venue can only hold a certain number of people. As long as you signed up via the WordPress form you are eligible to attend. If you have further clarifications regarding this, kindly contact us to confirm regarding attendance slots.
4. I received an invitation from Thinklab but something came up and I’m not sure if I can attend / I can no longer attend. What should I do?
Please only get a ticket if you are already sure that you will attend. If you’re still unsure, kindly let us know and we will reserve your slot until March 26. If you do not confirm by then, we will give a chance to others who wish to attend.
If you no longer want to attend, unclaimed tickets will be given to others. If you were able to get a ticket but you can’t make it, please still notify us asap so others can go instead.
5. Are walk-ins allowed on Arduino Day?
If there’s an available space inside the venue and you are willing to pay the Php100.00 walk-in fee then why not?, otherwise no, sorry 😦 If you are not on the guestlist (no tickets and not registered), you are considered as a walk-in participant.
6. Are there ID requirements to enter the event?
Yes, you are required to present an ID at the building lobby and for registration purposes.
7. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Event venue is walking distance from MRT Ayala Ave. Station. There are also various public transport (bus, fx, etc.) available along Ayala Ave and Makati Ave.
6750 Office tower is beside Makati Shangri La Hotel and near Glorietta 3
Pay Parking is available on the building. There are also various pay parking space available nearby such as Glorietta, The Link, Greenbelt, etc.
8. What can/can’t I bring to the event?
You are welcome to bring your Arduino projects, just let us know beforehand. There will be a freetalk and open session to give a chance to those who also want to share their projects or learnings about Arduino.
Due to the limited space on the venue, projects that will be brought for live demo/showcase should be limited to the following dimensions:__________. If your project exceeds that, we suggest that you show pictures/videos as demo instead.
Light snacks will be provided but you can opt to bring your own food. Restaurants are also available in the building and nearby malls/establishments.
9. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact us here
10. Is my registration/ticket transferable?
No. Make sure that the name on the ticket is the same as on your ID. This will also serve as a stub for snacks, raffle, etc.
11. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Please bring a proof of identification AND a copy of the eventbrite ticket or confirmation email. Ticket can be a print out, or a digital copy on your phone/device. Make sure that the name on the ticket is the same as on your ID. This will also serve as a stub for snacks, raffle, etc.
12. The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?
Make sure that the name on the ticket is the same as on your ID. This will also serve as a stub for snacks, raffle, etc.
#Arduino Day 2015 Manila – Call for Participants, Contributors and Exhibitors #ArduinoD15

#Arduino Day 2015 Manila – Call for Participants, Contributors and Exhibitors #ArduinoD15

Arduino Day 2015

Join us in an Arduino Day 2015 community event in Manila this March 28 as part of a worldwide celebration of Arduino’s birthday! Everyone is invited: newbies, professionals, teachers, students, hobbyists, makers, etc. Feel free to join and participate.

Cool! How Can I be part of it?

We are temporarily closing the registration for participants while we manage our guest list since we are way over the venue capacity again. Thank you for understanding. 

Please note that the event is for free but slots are limited and RSVP is required.  We have sent ticket invites to those who have registered before March 23, please check your email for details. On March 28, please bring a proof of identification AND a copy of the eventbrite ticket or confirmation email. It can be a print out, or a digital copy on your phone/device. Make sure that the name on the ticket is the same as on your ID. Ticket will also serve as a stub for snacks, raffle, etc.

Everyone who submitted the form below before March 25 , 11:00AM are welcome to attend (even without the tickets) just no guaranteed seats and food stubs.

***UPDATE!***

Thanks everyone for your overwhelming support! We’re successful in bringing this event to a bigger venue to accommodate everyone as a sign of gratitude to all of you awesome Arduino enthusiasts! In just less than 24-hours, we have reached the initial target number of Participants for #Arduino Day 2015 Manila! We now have over two hundred registered participants for this Saturday which is 8 times the original number we expected.

 For those without tickets, reminder that though you are welcome to attend, we cannot guarantee your seats / food stubs. We suggest that you come on time for the seats and we might be handing out additional food stubs to early birds as well.

We hope to celebrate this day with everyone as a community. Hope to see you there! #ArduinoD15 #ArduinoD15Manila

We have been approved as a community organized event and is listed on the official Arduino Day event map!

Click on the picture to view the official Arduino Day event page. Please zoom in for the Manila event pin to appear

For details regarding the venue, program, etc. please visit the official Arduino Day 2015 Manila page.

More info about the global Arduino Day 2015 celebration at https://day.arduino.cc

Contact us for more info.

ThinkLab Facilitators Training 2014: May 20 2-6PM

Good day aspiring ThinkLab facilitators!

We will be having our training and orientation tomorrow May 20, 2014 – 2PM to 6PM!

Our venue would be at Mushroomburger, 297 Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City.

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**Please disregard the EMO person outside the store, this is what Mushroomburger looks like.

Landmarks: 

  • Across Ateneo de Manila along Katipunan Ave.
  • Beside National Bookstore and Starbucks
  • Near Ateneo Footbridge

Location Map of Mushroomburger Katipunan

 

Things to Bring:

  1. PERSONAL LAPTOP – We require everyone to bring their own laptops so that they can work on exercises on their own. Required Specs – WINDOWS XP / 7 / 8 only, atleast 1GB Ram and with working USB ports.
  2. PEN and PAPER – for taking down notes.
  3. Last but not the least, yourself 😉

Other Details:

  1. Be ready with your ICEBREAKER suggestions for the workshop and other ideas to make the training and workshop more enjoyable for the kids. 🙂

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