The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Workshop .....GPS...loading maps...setting way points...tracking your route......Weather, GPS & other Navigation Apps for your Smart Phone or Tablet and Apps for Dataless situations - Tue, Sep 24 2013

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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.

The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:VanDiusen Gardens- Floral Hall
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Sep 24 2013  5:30 PM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Sep 23 2013 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Rob Brusse
Amir K
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 29 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


This workshop is primarily intended to support Event Coordinators in getting more from their smart phones and other electronic devices, by making readily available digital tools and resources more accessible through sharing and practice by experienced & knowledgeable members who are already using them... Join in this workshop if you want to get more from your Smart Phone or GPS....AND...if you have information to share that could make for safer more enjoyable experiences for our members and our Event Coordinators jobs easier and more satisfying. We're thinking there will be 3 major areas of focus (subject to adjustment as we get feedback on this initial offering) (1) GPS...downloading maps.....loading way points...tracking your progress...posting trip results... (2) Weather, GPS & Navigation Apps for your Smart phone or Tablet...(dataplan) iphone & Android (3) Dataless Apps for your Tablet....

Required Items to Bring:
A desire to get more from your GPS smart phone or Tablet A willingness to share some of your hard won experience and expertise with other club members keen to learn how to get more from their devices. A willingness to coordinate an event in the following 8 weeks or so for the October November (iCal) Activities calendar, A couple of Toonies for food & refreshments An appetite We'll organize Pizza & refreshments but we'll need to know how many mouths to feed....So you gotta register if you want to eat.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Ideas for posting Fall Events where we can practice & share the lessons learned in this workshop.

Must register to participate. We'll order Pizza.& Libations...($2 per slice.... let us know what you want) Dinner & refreshments for those who register and provide a trip (in following 8 weeks) for Club Events Calendar.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost Includes:Cost (Pizza $2 per slice... Pop $1 can) Registering for this Event & Coordinating an Event (in the following 8 weeks) for the section Fall (October & November) Calendar

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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