Arduino Day 2017 Manila: Guidelines for Participants and FAQs

Arduino Day 2017 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 31.

On April 1, you are required to bring a proof of identification AND a copy of the eventbrite ticket. 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.

  • Walk-ins may be allowed to enter but charged a Php100.00 walk-in fee, so make sure to register prior to the event to get the discounted rates.
  • Registration starts at 12:00 nn, 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: thinklab.ph/arduinodaymanila

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?
You should receive Eventbrite tickets for the event whether you are a free pass holder,  volunteer, or exhibitor .  Tickets are limited and will serve as a stub for snacks, raffle, etc. If ticket ran out and you don’t get one, you will need to pay the walk-in fee of Php100.
On April 1, you are required bring a proof of identification and a copy of the eventbrite ticket. 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. Please note that it is strictly one person per ticket.
2. Is the event for free?The event is 100% free for those who signed up  for and have FREE PASSES tickets as well as to project exhibitors and volunteers.
If you are not on the guestlist (no tickets and not registered) you are considered a walk-in participant, walk-in fee is Php100.
3. I already signed up on WordPress but I did not receive an invitation via email. Can I still attend?
Please follow up with secretariat@thinklab.com so we can send you invites. Or get your tickets directly at: EVENTBRITE 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?
Free passes are non-transferable. ALL-ACCESS pass can be transferred, but you are required to notify ThinkLab via email. Please send a message with Subject: Arduino Day Ticket Transfer Notification to secretariat@thinklab.ph
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, you are more than willing to join us.
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. Students are required to bring their valid school ID and/or registration form.
7. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?SparkLab Innovation Center has limited parking spaced, but you have the option to park on the side streets of Matahimik Street.
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. For safety purposes, projects with fire hazards, and hazardous parts and materials are not allowed inside the premises.

Due to the limited space on the venue, projects that will be brought for live demo/showcase should be limited to the following dimensions:2x2ft. If your project exceeds that, we suggest that you show pictures/videos as demo instead.

9. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?Contact us here
10. Is my registration/ticket transferable?Free passes are non-transferable. ALL-ACCESS pass can be transferred, but you are required to notify ThinkLab via email. Please send a message with Subject: Arduino  Day Ticket Transfer Notification to secretariat@thinklab.ph
Please ensure 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.
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#Arduino Day Manila – Call for Volunteers, Contributors and Sponsors #ArduinoD17

#Arduino Day Manila – Call for Volunteers, Contributors and Sponsors #ArduinoD17

Be part of the Arduino Day 2017 community event in Manila! Calling all user groups, makers, students, organizations, associations, teachers, pros, and newbies!. Thinklab is hosting Arduino Day 2017 Manila again this year and we need you to make this the grandest Arduino birthday party to date!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arduino-day-manila-2017-tickets-33121562485
Cool! How can I be part of it?

  • Project Exhibitor – Bring your awesome Arduino projects for demo / show and tell. You will be required to submit a project description and photo/video demonstration of your project for screening.
  • Sponsor – any sponsorship in cash or in kind is accepted. Provide give-aways or prizes for games and raffles,  publicity materials, etc. Open to start-ups and entrepreneurs who want to feature their Arduino related products and services, you can have a booth or provide a talk/workshop during the event.
  • Volunteer – Open to organizations and individuals. Be part of the registration team, ushers, event photographers, etc. You will be required to attend a pre-event briefing to qualify.
  • Org partners – School organizations can be official org partners. Get free seats for your members and you can also help us get event sponsors.
  • Others – do you wan’t to contribute to the event in any other way? Just let us know, we are open to your suggestions!

You’ll also get a certificate of appreciation and cool freebies from our partners and sponsors, so what are you waiting for? Sign up now and be part of this awesome event!. You know you want to!

Selected volunteers, project exhibitors and sponsors will receive an email confirmation from Thinklab, please give us a few days to review submissions before we can get back to you, thank you for your understanding. Contact us for more info.

More info on the global event at day.arduino.cc

 

Thinklab Gizduino EX Workshop 2017

Thinklab Gizduino EX Workshop 2017

 UPDATE: PROMO EXTENDED!!! 

Avail of our 2+1 PROMO — 3rd member of the group attends for free!!

Workshop Date: August 26 and Sept. 2, 2017

Our Gizduino EX workshops are back this year, join us for another AWESOME Learning Experience at THINKLAB. 

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 these Weekend Workshops and have some FUN FUN FUN while you LEARN LEARN LEARN!

Pre-register here or buy your tickets now via Eventbrite:

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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Are you having a hard time working on your Research Project?
Do you need someone who has expertise to help you with your project?

Worry no more! Visit us at THINKCAFE now!

FREE CONSULTATION (on your first visit) **

Click here for more details >>https://thinklabph.wordpress.com/thinkcafe/

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

 
Date: (Saturdays)
Time: 10:00AM to 5:00PM, Registration starts at 9:45am
 Fees/ PROMOS Earlt bird rate: Php 5,500, Student Rate (undergrad only) : Php 5,000

Regular/ Walk in rate: Php 6,000

with take home Gizduino and workshop kit, lunch and certificate.

2+1 PROMO! — Reserve and attend as a pair, bring a friend for free! That is 3 slots for the price of 2.

Venue: Sparklab Innovation Center, 118 Matahimik St., Teacher’s Village, Quezon City
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)
  • 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

Add us up on FACEBOOK : http://www.facebook.com/thinklab.secretariat

Like our FACEBOOK PAGE : http://www.facebook.com/thinklab.ph

Or message us thru SMS : 0917.643.1161
Or give us a call at : (02) 861.1531
==============================

*only one promo can be availed per participant

Inspiring Innovation

Inspiring Innovation

Thinklab Philippines

ThinkLab has served over a thousand students, hobbyists and professionals in the past 5 years. We are trusted by more than 50 Schools, Companies and Government Agencies and We’ve visited at least 20 different locations throughout Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Nueva Ecija, Cebu, and Davao.

We are committed to share knowledge and educational resources and help create a network of shared minds and collaborative thrusts for the advancement of academic and industrial pursuits in ELECTRICAL and ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

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Thinklab Gizduino EX Workshop 2016

Thinklab Gizduino EX Workshop 2016

PROMO!!!

Only Php5000 each this October! That is Php2,500 savings!

New Schedule Summary:
October 15 and 22, 2016 (Saturdays) Gizduino EX – Arduino Microcontroller Programming and Applications Workshop (Two-Day Comprehensive Workshop)
August 9, 16 and 23 (Saturdays) Gizduino EX – Arduino Microcontroller Programming and Applications Workshop (Three-Day Comprehensive Workshop)

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Our Gizduino EX workshops are back this 2016, let us start the year right with an AWESOME Learning Experience at THINKLAB. Avail of our PROMO RATES — Php 5000 each only! 

There will be hands-on activities throughout the workshop, each participant gets to use and take-home a Gizduino Microcontroller and workshop kit!

Pre-register here:

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

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

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

************************************************

Are you having a hard time working on your Research Project?
Do you need someone who has expertise to help you with your project?

Worry no more! Visit us at THINKCAFE now!

FREE CONSULTATION (on your first visit) **

Click here for more details >>https://thinklabph.wordpress.com/thinkcafe/

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

 
Date: (Saturdays)
Time: 10:00AM to 5:00PM, Registration starts at 9:45am
Fees Regular Rates: Php 7,500

Student Rate: Php 6,500

Venue: SPARKLAB INNOVATION CENTER, Diliman, Quezon City
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
FREEBIES AND GIVEAWAYS :

  • GIZDUINO Microcontroller and Cable
  • CERTIFICATE of course completion
  • Lunch for three-days
  • 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.

==============================
For inquiries and other concerns you may contact us at:

email: secretariat@thinklab.ph

Add us up on FACEBOOK : http://www.facebook.com/thinklab.secretariat
Like our FACEBOOK PAGE : http://www.facebook.com/thinklab.ph
Or message us thru SMS : 0917.643.1161
Or give us a call at : (02) 861.1531
==============================

*only one promo can be availed per participant

LARGEST GENUINO DAY HELD IN MANILA

*Photos courtesy of Diego Ramos, Elaine Cedillo, and Angelo Javier.

Genuino Day 2016 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 15.

On April 2, you are required to bring a proof of identification AND a copy of the eventbrite ticket. 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 those who will avail the student rates, please bring your school ID and/or registration form. Ticket will also serve as a stub for snacks, raffle, etc.

  • Walk-ins may be allowed to enter but charged a Php700.00 walk-in fee, so make sure to register prior to the event to get the discounted rates.
  • Registration starts at 9:00 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: thinklab.ph/genuinoday
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?
You should receive Eventbrite tickets for the event whether you are a free pass holder, all access pass holder, volunteer, or exhibitor .  Tickets are limited and will serve as a stub for snacks, raffle, etc. If ticket ran out and you don’t get one, you will need to pay the walk-in fee of Php700.
On April 2, you are required bring a proof of identification and a copy of the eventbrite ticket. 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.
2. Is the event for free?
The event is 100% free for those who signed up  for and have FREE PASSES tickets as well as to project exhibitors and volunteers. The Early bird fee for ALL-ACCESS PASS is Php 300 for Students and Php500 for Professionals. Students need to bring their School ID / registration form to avail of Student rates.
If you are not on the guestlist (no tickets and not registered) you are considered a walk-in participant, walk-in fee is Php700.
3. I already signed up on WordPress but I did not receive an invitation via email. Can I still attend?
Please follow up with secretariat@thinklab.com so we can send you invites. Or get your tickets directly at: EVENTBRITE 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?
Free passes are non-transferable. ALL-ACCESS pass can be transferred, but you are required to notify ThinkLab via email. Please send a message with Subject: Genuino Day Ticket Transfer Notification to secretariat@thinklab.ph
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 Php700.00 walk-in fee, you are more than willing to join us, however, Genuino day shirts are not guaranteed.
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. Students are required to bring their valid school ID and/orregistration form.
7. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
TBD
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. For safety purposes, projects with fire hazards, and hazardous parts and materials are not allowed inside the premises.
Due to the limited space on the venue, projects that will be brought for live demo/showcase should be limited to the following dimensions:2x2ft. If your project exceeds that, we suggest that you show pictures/videos as demo instead.
Lunch will be provided but you can opt to bring your own food. Restaurants are also available in the building and nearby establishments.
9. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact us here
10. Is my registration/ticket transferable?
Free passes are non-transferable. ALL-ACCESS pass can be transferred, but you are required to notify ThinkLab via email. Please send a message with Subject: Genuino Day Ticket Transfer Notification to secretariat@thinklab.ph
Please ensure 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.