Introduction to Robotics

Introduction to Robotics in Vancouver on Saturday, March 12, 2022
Introduction to Robotics in Vancouver on Saturday, March 12, 2022
Saturday, March 12, 2022, 1000 - 1600
Learn how to use sensors and motors to observe and navigate through the world by building a line following robot that drives autonomously around a race track. No previous experience is necessary.

This class will touch on the design process for building your own robot from scratch, how tools such as Fusion 360 computer-aided design (CAD) can be utilized to rapidly fabricate components with 3D printing and laser cutting, a beginner-friendly introduction to Arduino and programming, a discussion and demonstration of various sensors and actuators that can be used in robotics, as well as a demonstration of several real robots to inspire your own creations.

Duration: 6 hours.

Price: $165.00 + GST. Includes a take-home robot valued at $70.

Project: Build hardware, assemble electronics, and program a line following robot.

Time: 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Lunch is not included.

Prerequisites: None.

Ages: 15+

Required Equipment: Participants are required to bring their own laptop and charger with a USB Type-A port (or appropriate adapter). Participants must be computer literate, comfortable installing software packages, and managing files.

Location: MakerLabs, 780 East Cordova Street, V6A 1M3, Vancouver, Canada

Note that this course is taught in my private studio inside MakerLabs. For questions about the course please contact me directly instead of the MakerLabs' staff.

Covid-19 Policy: All participants are required to have a vaccine passport and wear a mask for the duration of the class.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds or rescheduling ticket to a future date is available until 24 hours before the event by contacting me via email. Refunds cannot be provided with less than 24 hours notice but 50% of the ticket price can be credited towards a future event. No refunds or credit provided for no shows. Note that Eventbrite fees are non refundable, and will be deducted from the refund.

Accessibility: The first floor of the venue is wheelchair accessible up a small ramp (equivalent to 3 steps). However, the class will usually take place on the second floor which is not wheelchair accessible. Please contact me at least a week in advance and if availability permits, the class can be relocated to a wheelchair accessible location on the first floor.

Category: Classes / Courses | Professional Training | Classes, Courses and Workshops
Starting Price Per Person
165.00 CAD
Other Information
780 East Cordova Street
Vancouver British Columbia V6A 1M3
( Multi-Purpose Events Venue )

Event Organizer Contact
Will Donaldson

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