[svfig-announce] Meeting - Fourth Saturday, 24-March-2012
forther at comcast.net
Thu Mar 22 04:06:58 UTC 2012
--- SVFIG February Meeting ---
Fourth Saturday, 24-March-2012
The agenda is online here:
We will be adjorning a little early to accommodate
the Antique and Vintage Radio Show at HSC
If you are coming, please go to Meetup.com and sign up for this meeting!
If you're not coming, registering your regrets is unnecessary.
If you are coming, an acknowledgement makes us more attractive to
potential new participants.
If you came to last month's meeting, be sure to go to Meetup.com and
rate your experience.
*** MEETING PLACE SAME AS LAST MONTH ***
This month we are in the same building but a different room.
The meeting will be held in Building 550 (aka Peterson Building)
Directions and map links are below and at the web site:
PRINT OUT A MAP TO HELP YOU FIND YOUR WAY!!!
*** DO NOT ASK STANFORD STUDENTS TO LET YOU IN
AND DO NOT ENTER THE BUILDING BEHIND STUDENTS ***
Enter the building from the Panama Mall side. The door is
labeled: "Building 550 - Mechanical Engineering Design Group".
The sign with the SVFIG logo will be near the door.
It's the same logo as the one on the home page here:
If the door is locked then look for the SVFIG Radio-telemetry Doorbell
Button. If there isn't someone from SVFIG at the door to let you in,
press the button or call the cell phone number on the sign.
The Official SVFIG Announcement Editor's Parking Lot Recommendation is
the lot near the intersection of Teresa St and Lomita Dr.
The agenda is online here:
The schedule is now finalized but if there are any last minute changes
made after this notice is emailed then they will be made to the online
schedule and marked in red.
Feedback - is the online schedule okay? Do you need/want a printable
PDF? Any other comments or concerns?
Email to forther<at>comcast<dot>net
This announcement and the online Speakers' Schedule may be reformatted
or line-justified but please transmit verbatim or not at all. Any font
you like is fine with me. A link to the SVFIG website is preferred.
No Newsgroup posts or other media distribution please!
Kevin Appert is the Program Chair and he produces this announcement and
the online Speaker's Schedule. Note that this is distinct from the
SVFIG and FIG website content.
A guest account password will be provided at the meeting.
There is NO Public Wireless Internet access at Stanford.
If you see "Free Public WIFI" in your networks at Stanford or for that
matter in any public place BEWARE! Zombie networks since 2006 or so!
*** Computer FreeCycle, ForSale, Rummage, Disposal ***
We'll bring our unused computer and other electronics to give away
or sell at the meeting. You must be prepared to remove your unwanted
items as we can NOT leave anything behind at the end of the day.
There is a SMALL electronics (cell phones, calculators, PDAs, and
items of similar size) recycling bucket in the building as well as a
battery recycling bucket for conventional household battery chemistry
ONLY. No Hydrogen Peroxide fuel cells or Dilithium crystals.
* Bring speaker suggestions TO EVERY MEETING!
Check the online agenda for last minute changes
to the schedule.
The most up-to-date SVFIG information is online:
Speakers' Schedule --- http://home.comcast.net/~forther/SVFIG/
Navigational and other organizational information ---
Many thanks to our wonderful Webmaster, Dave Jaffe.
Preliminary agenda along with schedule updates and
discussion may frequently be found on the SVFIG email list.
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Enter the building from the Panama Mall side. Look for the sign with the
SVFIG logo. If the door is locked there will be a SVFIG doorbell button
to the left of the door. DO NOT POUND ON THE DOOR!
***DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES TRY TO PIGGYBACK INTO THE BUILDING
BEHIND STUDENTS OR ASK STUDENTS TO LET YOU IN***
Google Maps does NOT work very well on the Stanford campus, use this
Or the Searchable Stanford Campus Map:
There is open parking on weekends. Park in any A or C or metered space,
no coins needed even if there's a meter there. The Official SVFIG
Announcement Editor's Parking Lot recommendation is the lot near the
intersection of Teresa St and Lomita Dr.
READ THE SIGNS!!! Some Parking places are restricted 24/7.
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