Join us at the Supplyframe DesignLab for the December Hackaday Los Angeles Meetup. We have scheduled two excellent guest speakers, delicious food and drinks, and lots of fun swag and hardware giveaways to make the upcoming holidays extra special.
Featured Guest Speakers
WHEN THINGS GO WRONG IN SPACE
Steve Collins — JPL Mars Roboticist
Steve Collins is a guidance and control engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Steve was Cruise Attitude Control Engineer for the Mars Curiosity Rover and has over 20 years experience flying NASA/JPL missions. Steve's job consists of keeping spacecraft pointed in the right direction, making trajectory corrections and figuring out "what the heck just happened??"
Dave Johnson — Leaf Cutter Studio
David Otis Johnson learned to bend neon in 2002 in Hollywood, FL and received his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2004. As well as using neon in his artwork David has a sign business called, Leaf Cutter Studio, based in Pasadena, CA. He has exhibited internationally and teaches a neon fabrication class at the Museum of Neon Art in Glendale, CA.
Call For Lightning Talks
As with any Hackaday Meetup please feel free to bring the projects your working on! If you have a topic or project you'd like to speak about for two minutes, or are looking for project collaborators and want to let the community know, get in touch with Dan Hienzsch. Demos are highly encouraged!
Meet the Team & Mingle
Hang out and chat with the Hackaday and Tindie team over light refreshments and snacks. Please RSVP here so we know how many to expect.
The Design Lab is at 30 E Del Mar Blvd, Pasadena, CA. You probably won't find street parking nearby, but please see this Google map showing the Supplyframe DesignLab location and nearby parking structures:
• Del Mar Station Parking Structure (2 min walk), 198 South Raymond Avenue. 626.817.0827
• Schoolhouse Park & Walk Structure (7 min walk), 33 East Green Street. 626.577.8963
• De Lacey Park & Walk Structure (10 min walk), 45 South De Lacey Avenue. 626.577.8963
Using the Metro Goldline trains is quick and easy. It takes about 20 mins from Union Station in downtown LA to Del Mar Station, which is less than 2 minutes walk from our front door. Trains run about every 10 mins during the day, and 20 mins at night from 11pm-2am.
There are also buses that serve Old Town Pasadena. The nearest intersection is FAIR OAKS/DEL MAR BLVD, PASADENA, CA 91105. You can find timetables or use the Metro Trip Planner at metro.net