Our Next Joint Meeting with the Baltimore SIGAda Chapter
is scheduled for
Tuesday, 12 February 2002 at 7:30 P.M.
Rush Kester et al
will be speaking on
Fun With Ada
at the Baltimore SIGAda Venue
(Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland)
for a joint meeting with the Baltimore SIGAda Chapter
The presentation will start at 7:30 P.M. (Refreshments and Social at 7:00 P.M.) at the Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland
Munchies and soft drinks will be served at 7:00 PM, the general meeting will start at 7:30 PM, followed by the program.
Much of the material for this program is derived from the ongoing "Fun with Ada" project. The project uses fun/affordable stuff like LEGO Mindstorms robots, model trains, games, RC cars, etc. to get high school students interested in Software Engineering in particular "Real-Time Software Engineering." See the website at: http://www.adapower.com/lab/adafun.html
We are planning a special joint meeting of the Baltimore Chapter of ACM SIGAda on Feb. 12 which will feature a number of short presentations from various individuals who are doing fun and interesting stuff Software Engineering things with computer software most written by members of ACM members.
Mr. Kester has designed and developed systems in many languages including: Ada, Basic, C/C++, COBOL, Fortran, Pascal. As time goes on, I spend less time programming and more time defining the system architecture and assuring that systems meets their requirements. Mr. Kester is a volunteer webmaster for several community organizations. He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society and the ACM. has been very active with the local DC and Baltimore chapters of the Special Interest Group associated with the Ada programming language (SIGAda). He may be contacted at:
President Baltimore SIGAda Chapter
Software Systems Engineer
AdaSoft at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab / A1F
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, MD 20723-6099
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updated 23 January 2002