October Monthly Meeting


WHEN: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
WHERE: Duquesne University
RSVP BY: Thursday, October 5, 2017 at noon

Dinner reservations are no longer being accepted.

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    5:30 PM Technology Forum Speaker’s Presentation: Power Center Ballroom Section C
    5:30 PM Social Hour: Power Center Fides Shepperson Suite
    6:30 PM Dinner: Power Center Ballroom Section C
    8:00 PM Business Meeting: Power Center Ballroom Section C
    8:15 PM Technical Program Speaker’s Presentation: Power Center Ballroom Section C

TECHNOLOGY FORUM – 5:30 PM
4 H Robotic Team

“4 H Robotic Team Demonstration”
The 4-H Robotics Group will describe their robotics program, the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Competition, show short videos of the FIRST Program, their local robotics group program and competition, and demonstrate the capabilities of their latest robot which made it to the Semi-Final round of this year’s competition.


TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM – 8:15 PM
Dr. Blaise Canzian

“From John Brashear to 21st Century Optics and Telescopes”
Telescopes have evolved both in technology and mission since the early days of John Brashear’s company. Today’s telescopes are tasked with satellite laser ranging, laser satellite communication, challenging astronomical research, and satellite imaging. Complex engineering combined with new technological advancements in optic fabrication have expanded our space situational awareness and enable astronomers explore the universe like never before. …READ BIO