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Beginners Embedded Systems Workshop

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Date:

Monday, October 3, 2011 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location:

E1-514 EITC
University of Manitoba

Speakers:

Craig Nemeth, Matthew Sebastian, Frank Serafin (VE4FHS), Troy Denton, and Matthew Woelk (VE4MDW)

Abstract:

This hands-on workshop is designed to introduce first and second year students to the design of embedded systems. Each student will receive a Texas Instruments MSP430 LaunchPad development board to work with and take home after the workshop.

A team of experienced mentors will demonstrate how to:

  • use Code Composer Studio,
  • program the embedded microprocessor in C,
  • debug embedded programs, and
  • use input/output ports to interface external components.

Pizza & pop served in E1-514 EITC from 6:00-6:30pm. Workshop in E3-528 from 6:30-8:30pm

Registration:

$5 for UMARS/UMIEEE/UMSATS members
$10 for non-members.

Registration includes pizza, pop, development board, programming cables, and software to continue learning at home.

Only 15 spots available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Register online before October 2, 2011 by clicking here.

Organizers:

Event Sponsor:

  • Shell Canada

Contact:

For more information contact Dario Schor, VE4SCH or Frank Serafin, VE4FHS.

Gallery:

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