Thu, May 18|
The Thinking Spot
Nerd Nights - May 2023
Hosted once a month, an evening of learning!
Time & Location
May 18, 6:30 PM
The Thinking Spot, 3311 County Rd 101 Suite 4, Wayzata, MN 55391, USA
About the event
Each month 3 of your fellow community members, will give a talk on a STEM topic. Think TED Talks but more casual !
1. Shashi Shekhar - Future of Spatial Computing - Shashi Shekhar is a distinguished McKnight University Professor in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota and author of the MIT Press essential knowledge book on Spatial Computing - a guide to the ideas and technologies underlying such applications as GPS, Google Maps, Pokémon Go, ride-sharing, driverless cars, and drone surveillance.
2. Joe Delgado - Preceptis Medical/Hummingbird Ear Tubes - Most of us know of someone who has needed inner ear tubes due to persistent ear infections. This MN company recently invented a cool new device that makes those inner ear tube placements available in the doctor's office with local anesthesia, making it much easier on those kiddos!
3. Corbin Fonville - CEO SkillQuest - Helping gamers go from zero to tech career - Skillquest is a local startup dedicated to teaching gamers how to code by building engaging projects around esports, and then leveraging that portfolio into their first tech job.
6:30-7:00pm - Arrive and mingle
Presentations/Talks start at 7pm, with 15-20 mins for each topic.
Meet interesting people, hear interesting ideas!