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1 BUILD18 Kickoff

2 Agenda Overview Timeline Project Demos/Photos Tutorials BUILD18 Wiki Application Process Q&A

3 Officer Information BUILD18 Chair Collin Buchan Assistant BUILD18 Chairs Nolan Hergert Nipunn Koorapati Pronoy Scott Michael Paraj Keith Officer Mailing List

4 Overview Student run, week long gadgeting/hacking competition Form teams of 2-4 students (at least one ECE major) Come up with a project idea If your project can hurt others, dont build it! If your project is not legal, dont build it! If your project may be frowned upon by Andrew Carnegie, CMU administration, or other students, dont build it! Develop parts list On a budget (~$250 in the past)

5 Overview (Contd.) Submit application to the officers We give you feedback, suggest additional parts, design modifications etc. Parts will arrive over winter break Pick up parts Saturday before Spring classes start Build week! Hack support Tech talks Demo day – Friday Post exhibition dinner with sponsors (more information – next meeting)

6 Important Dates Wednesday, 09/26 – BUILD18 Kickoff (today!) Wednesday, 11/14 – BUILD18 GBM Tutorials Saturday, 09/29 – Tutorial #1 Saturday, 11/03 – Tutorial #2 Saturday, 11/17 – Tutorial #3 Deadlines Wednesday, 11/28 - Wiki proposal deadline Wednesday, 12/12 - Final parts list deadline First week back in January - Build18 Link to Google Calendar on the website

7 Project Demo Photos Benders Best Buddy

8 Project Demo Photos Mindnet

9 Project Demo Photos RGB Propeller Clock

10 Project Demo Photos Nixie Tube Retro Clock

11 And more… On

12 Tutorials Tutorial #1 – this Saturday! (2-5PM in lab) Arduino, Sensors and Outputs Tutorial #2 – 11/03 Wii Rock Tutorial #3 – 11/17 Builder Brainstorm

13 BUILD18 Wiki Organization Group/project details Tutorials Project applications Everyone can contribute!

14 Application Process Apply via the wiki Applications are public – use for ideas/help/group Description of your idea Members on the team Parts list Questions? Contact the officer mailing list Wiki deadline will be towards the end of November officers when wiki information is finalized You will then receive further instructions Parts deadline will be in early December

15 Parts List Example

16 Application Process (Contd.) If you are having trouble… Finding a team Coming up with an idea Starting (how or where or what parts) Etc… Contact the officers! We are here to help! Please turn in applications as early as possible More feedback First come first serve in case of constraints (eg: financial)

17 Preferred Vendors Sparkfun Electronics(www.sparkfun.com)www.sparkfun.com Digikey (www.digikey.com)www.digikey.com Amazon (www.amazon.com)www.amazon.com Pololu (www.pololu.com)www.pololu.com Jameco (www.jameco.com)www.jameco.com

18 Questions?


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