NACAC Tour

NACAC Tour
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 1:30pm

NACAC Tour

Special campus tour for participants of the 69th National Association for College Admission Counseling conference

OCAD University is Canada’s oldest and largest specialized art and design university. Located in the heart of Toronto’s cultural community, NACAC conference attendees are invited to visit our campus and experience the institution's studio environment. This is a special event combining a tour, studio demo, presentation, and Q and A session. Participation in this event requires registration and is limited to 50 attendees. Please email chinton@ocadu.ca to confirm your participation.

(The option to take a self-guided tour will also be available throughout the conference).

 

416-977-6000 ext. 2055

 

chinton@ocadu.ca

 

Free

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

Making It Real

Image: Bin Dixon-Ward, Framework Neckpiece. SLS nylon, hand-dyed
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 4:00am to Monday, November 4, 2013 - 5:00am

Part of the 2013 Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture Conference

Making It Real is a juried exhibition of digitally fabricated objects curated by Jesse Jackson and Greg Sims.

The exhibition takes place at the Musagetes Architecture Library at the University of Waterloo, October 21 - November 4 as part of the 2013 ACADIA Conference.

Making It Real showcases innovative works by artists and designers ranging from jewellery, industrial design, fine art, and other small objects that take maximum advantage of direct digital manufacturing.

Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9am - 9pm
Friday, 9am-6pm
Saturday and Sunday, 1- 5pm

Image: Bin Dixon-Ward, Framework Neckpiece. SLS nylon, hand-dyed

 

519-888-4567 ext.27607

 

www.makingitreal.ca/

info@makingitreal.ca

Free

Venue & Address: 
Musagetes Architecture Library, University of Waterloo Melville Street South Cambridge, Ontario

nextMEDIA Conference

nextMEDIA Conference
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 7:00pm

Presentation by President Dr. Sara Diamond

Is Physical Computing the Next Big Digital Tsunami to Hit?

The session is a primer in intelligent, interactive systems that can interact with the physical world. Combining sensor, tracking and networking technologies objects such as toys or wearable devices can be connected to the expanding Internet or to their immediate vicinity. Smart or dumb, 3D printing allows audiences to create toys or branded products. Examples include Nike Run, Sandboxr's character prints or "Intelligent Tee Shirts". Join the cutting edge and add a tangible dimension to media experiences.

• What are examples of physical computing products that are currently in market?
• How do these products connect to media experiences?
• Are there business models for integrating physical computing products into media offerings?
• What talent do I need to access to build these products?

www.nextmediaevents.com/schedule-details.php?sessionID=1624

Free

Venue & Address: 
The Carlu 444 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario

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