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Thursday TM Tech Bytes

Date
6-Aug-2020 - 19-Nov-2020
Event Code
RE-WORKSHOP-20-2107
Program
Workshops & Camps
Event Type
Workshop
Capacity
200
Spots Open
140
Event Region
Wisconsin
Price
FREE
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome!

From 4-5 PM Central time every other Thursday starting August 6, we will take a deep dive into Tournament Manager. These sessions are geared toward Event Partners and Tournament Manager Operators. This will be a hands-on and interactive workshop. You are welcome to follow along running TM on your computer during the web conference, or just follow along with the presenter. 

  • Click here to review past sessions on the REC Foundation's YouTube channel.
  • Click here for the website to download Tournament Manager and the Raspberry Pi image. 
  • Click here for the website to download Balena Etcher, the program used to write the Raspberry Pi image to an SD card (if using Rasbperry Pi's to drive displays or projectors).

Credentials for Thursday, November 19 at 4-5 PM US Central Time!

Please login 10 minutes early to check your connection. 

Please join from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/RECFoundation
This meeting is locked with a password: Newton

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (669) 224-3412
Access Code: 603-980-253

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/603980253

Thursday TM Tech Bytes Dates & Topics

Click here for a detailed break-down of each TM Tech Bytes topic! Note that the schedule and details are dyanmic and are subject to change. 

  • Aug 6 : Setting Up a Tournament or Skills Only Event
  • Aug 20 : Setting Up a Local TM Network
  • Sept 3 : Rasbperry Pi for Displays and VRC Field Control
  • Sept 17 : Pre-Event and Event Day Logistics in TM
  • Oct 1 : Setting Up and Running a League Event
  • Oct 15 : Setting Up and Running a Multi-Division Event
  • Oct 29 : Troubleshooting and Open Forum
  • Nov 12 : Web cameras, Overlay, and Streaming (advanced topic)
  • NOTE that Nov 12 was rescheduled due to a blackout of GoToMeeting 
  • Nov 19 : Make-up date for Nov 12 due to GoToMeeting blackout

Agenda for each hour-long web conference

All times US Central Time (Chicago)
3:45-5 PM Central is firm but the intermediate times and topics are fluid depending on the flow of the session, requests made by the attendees, questions, etc.

  • 3:45 - 4:00 PM Pre-event login and mic check
  • 4:00 - 4:05 Introduce presenters, discuss previous session, answer open questions
  • 4:05 - 4:30 Interactive TM topic
  • 4:30 - 4:35 RE: Brain Break (brief discussion of a RobotEvents.com topic that relates to TM topic)
  • 4:35 - 4:50 Continue interactive TM topic
  • 4:50 - 5:00 "Stump the Chumps" - Q&A with the RECF Presenter & Panelists

Web Conference Etiquette

  • Please login during the 3:45-4:00 time period to check your mic, sound, and display.
  • Please mute your mic and camera when you enter the conference.
  • Please do not use your web camera. Only presenters will be sharing a web camera.
  • Please use the Chat area to ask questions. Panelists will be monitoring the chat and will either answer questions in chat, or will ask the presenter to answer questions. 
  • Please keep your mic muted unless you need to clarify a question or have been called on by the presenter. 

Age / Grade Level:
Adults

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 6-Aug-2020 - 19-Nov-2020

Venue/Location:
Web Conference
4-5 PM Central Time
Anytown, Wisconsin 00000
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Thursday TM Tech Bytes Dates & Topics

Click here for a detailed break-down of each TM Tech Bytes topic! Note that the schedule and details are dyanmic and are subject to change. 

  • Aug 6 : Setting Up a Tournament or Skills Only Event
  • Aug 20 : Setting Up a Local TM Network
  • Sept 3 : Rasbperry Pi for Displays and VRC Field Control
  • Sept 17 : Pre-Event and Event Day Logistics in TM
  • Oct 1 : Setting Up and Running a League Event
  • Oct 15 : Setting Up and Running a Multi-Division Event
  • Oct 29 : Troubleshooting and Open Forum
  • Nov 12 : Web cameras, Overlay, and Streaming (advanced topic)

Agenda for each hour-long web conference

All times US Central Time (Chicago)
4-5 PM Central is firm but the intermediate times are fluid depending on topic, attendance, questions, etc.

  • 3:45 - 4:00 PM Pre-event login and mic check
  • 4:00 - 4:05 Introduce presenters, discuss previous session, answer open questions
  • 4:05 - 4:30 Interactive TM topic
  • 4:30 - 4:35 RE: Brain Break (brief discussion of a RobotEvents.com topic that relates to TM topic)
  • 4:35 - 4:50 Continue interactive TM topic
  • 4:50 - 5:00 "Stump the Chumps" - Q&A with the RECF Presenter & Panelists

Web Conference Etiquette

  • Please login during the 3:45-4:00 time period to check your mic, sound, and display.
  • Please mute your mic and camera when you enter the conference.
  • Please do not use your web camera. Only presenters will be sharing a web camera.
  • Please remain muted. 
  • Please use the Chat area to ask questions. Panelists will be monitoring the chat and will either answer questions in chat, or will ask the main presenter to answer questions. 
  • If you need to use your mic for a question or comment, please unmute your mic and wait to be called on. The presenter and panelists will see you have unmuted and will call on you. This prevents us from "talking over" each other. 

Web Conference Platform & Credentials

Here are the credentials to join from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/RECFoundation
This meeting is locked with a password: TMrocks!

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (669) 224-3412
Access Code: 603-980-253

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/603980253

Volunteer

No volunteers needed for this workshop.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

n/a

Refund Policy

Free workshop