Agenda Overview Timeline Project Demos/Photos Tutorials BUILD18 Wiki Application Process Q&A
Officer Information BUILD18 Chair Collin Buchan (email@example.com)firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant BUILD18 Chairs Nolan Hergert (email@example.com)firstname.lastname@example.org Nipunn Koorapati (email@example.com)firstname.lastname@example.org Pronoy Biswas(email@example.com)firstname.lastname@example.org Scott Martin(email@example.com)firstname.lastname@example.org Michael Ryan(email@example.com)firstname.lastname@example.org Paraj Tyle(email@example.com)firstname.lastname@example.org Keith Williams(email@example.com)firstname.lastname@example.org Officer Mailing List email@example.com
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)
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)
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
Tutorials Tutorial #1 – this Saturday! (2-5PM in 18-100 lab) Arduino, Sensors and Outputs Tutorial #2 – 11/03 Wii Rock Tutorial #3 – 11/17 Builder Brainstorm
BUILD18 Wiki www.build18.org/wiki Organization Group/project details Tutorials Project applications Everyone can contribute!
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 Email officers when wiki information is finalized You will then receive further instructions Parts deadline will be in early December
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)
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