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Schedule
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Friday May 3th
13:30
16:30
Offsite    Operating Session 1
Arrive between 13:00 and 13:15 for briefing

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16:45
19:30
No Host DinnerRicky's All Day Grill
8958 152 Street
Surrey BC

19:00
22:00
Off Site Self Guided Layout Tours
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Saturday May 4th
Time
Room 3260
Room 3210
Room 3250
Room 3251
09:00
  10:30
Awards then Key Note Speaker
Lance Mindheim

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Room not usedRoom not usedRoom not used
10:45
  11:45
Burr Stewart
Who's the boss, you or your layout?

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Victor Gilbert
An Introduction to theJava Model Railroad Interface (JMRI)

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Marc Simpson
Kitbashing: A World of Opportunities - It's easier and more fun than you might think)

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Rene Gourley
An introduction to 3D CAD

3D CAD is the foundation for getting the parts you want, whether they are going to be 3D printed, laser cut or etched. This hands-on clinic will briefly discuss the choice of CAD program, then we will jump right in with designing a simple, but accurate part, and ultimately uploading it to Shapeways where it could be printed.
This is a hands-on workshop and you will need to bring a laptop that meets the following requirements:
  • Wifi-enabled
  • Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or Safari (fo Mac) installed
  • Provides access your email
  • Ideally with 2 hours of battery life so we don't have too many chords
12:00
  13:00
Lance Mindheim
Putting the horse before the cart
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Dr Geoff Bunza
Build a Simplified WiFi Throttle
You Can Customize

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Mike Pagano
An Introduction to Marine Modeling.
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13:00
  14:30
No host lunch in the residence dining hall   
13:00
  14:30
Room 3260  Meet the modeller
14:30
  15:30
David Popp
Time Saving Techniques
for building a Railroad Empire

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Timothy Horton
Using low cost servos
To save time and money

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Doug Lee
Tools and Techniques for operating schemes

Doug Lee will discuss a practical process and simple tools that can be used to design a satisfying operating scheme for a model railroad. An awareness of the layout design (LDSIG) and layout operations (OpSIG) special interest groups. Exposure to a methodology and tools for designing an operating scheme so attendees are equipped to use these at home. . A list of internet and book references to facilitate further research.
15:45
  16:45
Burr Stewart
Who's the boss,
you or the electronics industry

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Brian Rudko
Constructing a Micro Layout:
The Black Bear Mtn. RR.

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Room not used
16:45
  19:30
No host dinner in the residence dining hall   
19:30
  22:30
Offsite    Operating Session 2
Arrive between 19:00 and 19:15


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Sunday May 5th
09:00
 13:00
Manufacturers Exhibit
09:00
 16:30
Display Room
Model Displays  Details  
     
Time
Room 3260
Room 3210
Room 3250
Room 3251
09:00
 10:00
Lance Mindheim
Using photos to color your structure surfaces.
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Marc Simpson
Kitbashing: A World of Opportunities - It's easier and more fun than you might think)

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Ken Robertson
Crossing Duwamish
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Model Railroading with Arduinos
DR Geoff Bunza

This clinic will feature a special “Make and Take with the Masters” showing modelers how to combine small Arduino controllers, LEDs, Servos, and other goodies to create many different working features for your layout. You can take all the projects and materials home with you too. Model railroad author Dr. Geoff Bunza and a team of experts will help you bring your projects to life. You are encouraged to bring your own Windows laptop to set everything up for your own use. A small materials fee will be charged, and seating will be limited.
10:15
 11:15
Mark Dance
Planning, modelling and operating the CPR's
Slocan lake subs

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Mike Maclatchy
3D Printing in the Home:
Tales from a Model Railroader

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Doug Lee
Tools and Techniques for operating schemes

Doug Lee will discuss a practical process and simple tools that can be used to design a satisfying operating scheme for a model railroad. An awareness of the layout design (LDSIG) and layout operations (OpSIG) special interest groups. Exposure to a methodology and tools for designing an operating scheme so attendees are equipped to use these at home. . A list of internet and book references to facilitate further research.
11:30
 12:30
Gary Hinshaw
Modelling Scenery in Styrofoam
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Mike Pagano
Building a rail-marine interface mechanism
A new way to model & operate a Rail-Marine operation

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12:30
 13:30
No host lunch in the residence dining hall   
13:30
  14:30
Ken Robertson
Crossing Duwamish
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Mark Dance
The Nelson Diesel Shops
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Tom Carr Kent Cavaghan,
Adrian Kopystynski

Modelling Great Northern in British Columbia
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14:45
  15:45
Room 3260
This year our panel members are
Lance Mindheim, Burr Stewart, Mark Dance and Dr Geoff Bunza.

The Panel is not a debate to find the “right” answers but rather an informal way to share different experiences and perspectives. Please join us to take part in an engaging dialog about our hobby
"What aspect of the hobby has given you the most sustained enjoyment?”


Friday May 4thOperating Session 113:30 - 16:30
No Host Dinner16:30 - 19:00
Self Guided layout tours19:00 - 22:00
Saturday May 5thRegistration08:00 - 13:00
Model Display09:00 - 15:00
Keynote Speaker09:00 - 10:30
Clinics10:45 - 16:45
No host lunch and Meet the Modeller13:00 - 14:30
No Host Dinner in the Cafeteria16:00 - 19:30
Operating Session 219:30 - 22:30
Sunday May 6thModel Display09:00 - 14:30
Manufacturers Display09:00 - 16:00
Clinics09:00 - 15:45
No host lunch12:30 - 13:30
Model Pickup14:30 - 16:00