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

Eric Gerlach eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca
Wed Sep 29 11:27:40 EDT 2010


As a follow up, there's now some info about the board on the website:

http://sooncon.ca/wiki/Conference_Badge_2010

It's pretty awesome.

Cheers,

Eric

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 9:27 AM, John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca> wrote:
> I'm registered. I've been looking for an opportunity to make it to Kwartzlab.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Hi Luggers!
>>
>> On October 1 & 2, KwartzLab is proud to host the second annual SoOnCon
>> - the Southern Ontario Hackerspaces & Makers Mini-Conference. Join
>> members of DIYode , Hacklab.TO , KwartzLab , Site 3 , think|haus , 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 using the LPC 1343 Cortex M3
>> chipset (take a look at the board before we solder them ). 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 , 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 .
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Eric
>>
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