General Meeeting – April 14, 2011

The next general meeting of the North Star Section will be held at Dunwoody College of Technology on April 14th, starting at 6:00 PM.

The address of Dunwoody, which is near downtown, is:
         818 Dunwoordy Blvd.
         Minneapolis, MN 55403 

Agenda

      6:00-6:30pm             Social time, including beverages and sandwiches
      6:30-6:50pm             Welcome and Presentation
      6:50:7:35pm             Tour
      7:35 pm                     Conclusion

Keynote Speaker

E.J. Daigle III – Academic Director for Robotics and Manufacturing at Dunwoody College

Presentation Abstract

Mr. Daigle will present an overview of the Robotic and Manufacturing Deparment and tours of their Electronics, Engineering Design, Machining and Automation laboratories. This presentation and tour will include a brief description of their experiences at the first Annual Snow Plow competition during the St. Paul Winter Carnival. This includes viewing Dunwoody’s 3rd place autonomous snowplow vehicle and meet with some of the team members.

Overview of Dunwoody

Dunwoody College of Technology is a Private non-profit technical college on the western edge of downtown Minneapolis. Founded in 1914 by William Hood Dunwoody’s endowment of $2 million dollars, Dunwoody continues to thrive off the interest earned over the years. Dunwoody has been teaching many skilled trades associated with the Manufacturing, Construction, and Automotive industries. The college has since added several technical disciplines, medical programs and Bachelor completion options. In its nearly 100 year history, Dunwoody has had over 300,000 alumni several of whom started their own successful businesses. These businesses include Standard Heating and Air, Entemann’s Bakery, Moori’s Automotive Group, Mortenson Construction and Lund Boats

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to ion.northstar@gmail.com