Sixth participation update

MESO Research: Found interesting companies?
If you come across interesting companies whilst browsing the web, please send them to Ronald via travel@pixel2010.nl. He might add your company to the "must visit" list. This saves Ronald lots of time browsing the web looking for the right companies in the USA.

Tue. May 18th: Trip to the shooting range (Haaksbergen) - action required
What is so special about shooting with real ammo? Why would one want to have a gun? And even: is it hard to hit a target from a few meters? How much recoil is there? All questions one might be able to answer when introduced to the power of fire arms. On Tuesday the 18th of May a few 'trigger-happy' experts from our local shooting rage will introduce us to the gun frenzy.

19:00 Start clinic in Haaksbergen
21:00 End of clinic, time for drinks
22:00+ Time to go home

There are three ways of transportation. Please let us know which you will attend!

Option A) Own transportation
Location of the range: Joop's Jacht & Schietsport, Industriestraat 74, Haaksbergen.

Option B) 15km bicycle ride from Campus
17:45 Assemble at Charlie
18:00 Departure
19:45 Expected arrival

Option C) Public transport (5 strippen)
18:15 Assemble at Enschede bus station
18:20 Bus 20 to Borculo
18:44 Bus stop "Scholtenhage"
Busses back to Enschede: 22:14, 22:44, 23:14 (last option)

Thu. May 20th: Information meeting about Cultural activities and Extending your stay
Thursday, may 20th, we’ll have a drink (16:00) with all participants and the tour operator to hear more about the possibilities. The tour operator worked out a two-week trip to Mexico. Eelco, travel coordinator from KRYPTOS, posted an example of a ‘best of the west’-tour. You can find them both proposals on www.pixel2010.nl. Additionally, we will discuss our task regarding cultural visits during the regular tour.

More information was e-mailed to you a few days ago.

Your presence is not obligatory, but if you choose not to come, please let me know. Also, make sure you let us know how you think about our culture proposal if you can’t join the discussion.

Start: 16.00hrs
Location: Café Abscint (EduCafé, if changed you will be notified via e-mail)

Fri. May 21st: Visiting XSENS
Xsens is a worldwide leading supplier of 3D motion tracking products. Study tour Pixel will visit the company and will be introduced to the technologies used for 3D motion tracking, the possibilities it offers and more.

We expect all participants at 13.30hrs at Café Abscint (former EWI borrelruimte, at EduCafé Zilverling). Here we will provide you with some background knowledge of XSens, their projects etc. Around 14.10 we will depart to Xsens, so please bring your bike.

Around 14.30 we will arrive at XSens. The committee will give a short presentation about the study tour, the research you are carrying out, and why we are going to de US. Xsens will follow with a presentation about their company and give a live demonstration of the MVN system. We will end the afternoon with a few drinks.

This gives you an idea of how the company visits in the US will be shaped. Please be on time, act professional and wear a suit. If you do not yet own your own suit please contact the committee.

Start: 13:30hrs
Location: Starting at EduCafé Zilverling

Thu. till Sun.: EWI Trip to Genevè (just a note)
Since some of you (and me) are also participating in the EWI Trip I am sending this e-mail in advance. Please note that I will not answer my e-mail between Thursday May 13th and Sunday May 16th. I will try to answer all my e-mail on Monday the 17th.

Of course e-mails sent to the questions@pixel2010.nl and studytour@pixel2010.nl addresses will be answered by other committee members.

 

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