[kwlug-disc] SoOnCon 2010 - October 1 & 2

Johnny Ferguson hyperflexed at gmail.com
Tue Sep 28 20:28:27 EDT 2010


:| ...

*gouges out space on calendar and prays no exams get in the way*

Good find :)

-Johnny

On 09/28/2010 05:31 PM, Eric Gerlach wrote:
> Hi Luggers!
>
> On October 1 & 2, KwartzLab <http://kwarrtzlab.ca/> is proud to host the
> second annual SoOnCon <http://sooncon.ca/> - the Southern Ontario
> Hackerspaces & Makers Mini-Conference. Join members of DIYode
> <http://www.diyode.com/>, Hacklab.TO <http://hacklab.to/>, KwartzLab
> <http://kwartzlab.ca/>, Site 3 <http://site3.ca/>, think|haus
> <http://thinkhaus.org/>, and friends in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada for
> two days of talks, demos, hacking, and partying.
>
> This year's SoOnCon conference badge is a custom designed and fully
> hackable ARM-based microcontroller board
> <http://kwartzlab.ca/blog/amackie/2010-09-24/get-sooncon-badge-api-alpha-ve>
> using the LPC 1343 Cortex M3 chipset (take a look at the board before we
> solder them <http://yfrog.com/edp75lj>).  If you're already a
> micro-controller user, try out this new bad boy. If not, come out and
> learn how to program one!  (I believe the designers are planning to make
> the board open-hardware and open-software as well.)
>
> Friday night starts with a catered reception with cash bar, where you
> can chat with other attendees, and learn how to hack your badge.
> Saturday will be a full day of talks, workshops, and demos on everything
> from Wearable Electronics, 3D printers, Retro Computing, and even a Fire
> Effects Demo. Our keynote speaker on Saturday is Kate Hartman
> <http://www.katehartman.com/>, an artist, reasearcher, inventor, and
> professor at OCAD.
>
> All this for only $40!
>
> More detailed information as well as registration information are
> available on the SoOnCon Website <http://sooncon.ca/>.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Eric
>
>
>
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