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Schedule 2017

Date: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2
Date Time Type Details Venue
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:00PM DELIVERY DRONE DEMO

DELIVERY DRONE DEMO

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTING
ACTIVITY: Autonomous Delivery Drone Demo
OVERVIEW: The display will demonstrate a delivery drone capable of accepting ‘orders’ from a website, retrieving the payload from a pick up point and navigating to the drop off point and back to its base. This project has applications in logistic services for retailers, service providers and government agencies. It is a collaboration between the Computing Society, Electronics Club, Alternative Energy Club and the UWI IEEE Student Branch.

Lawns Opposite The Assembly Hall
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 11:30AM TECH EVENT

TECH EVENT

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY
EVENT: MAPATHON
OVERVIEW: The event presents a fun and educational opportunity for students to create maps and simulate reducing disaster risks and addressing public health crises. The activities will introduce and provide hands on experience for students in GIS Technology, Cartology and Geography and will expose them to career options in the Geosciences.
PARTICIPANT CAPACITY: 25 Persons per session
COORDINATORS: The Department of Geography and Geology and the National Spatial Data Management Division, Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation.
To reserve spaces please contact the Department:
CONTACT: Leonard Notice
TELEPHONE: 876 927 2129
EMAIL: leonard.notice@uwimona.edu.jm

The Department of Geography and Geology GIS Lab
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:00PM DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS

DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS - Interactive displays and presentations by engineering

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Department Exhibit and Demonstration
OVERVIEW: Interactive displays and presentations by engineering students groups. The first-year Civil Engineering students will display a scaled model of the study area between JPS, Rockfort and Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA).

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:30PM COURTYARD EXHIBIT

COURTYARD EXHIBIT - HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY

HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
"HERITAGE TENT"
OVERVIEW: Display and sale of ethnic Jamaican foods Items

FHE Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 5:00PM DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS

DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS -School of Eng

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
ACTIVITY: Department Exhibit and Demonstration
TITLE: Voice Control Devices
OVERVIEW: Exhibit and demo will feature Voice Control Devices and a Practical Demonstration on Developing Voice Controlled Smart Devices.

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 5:00PM PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS = The SPSW Assessment Centre

SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
The SPSW Assessment Centre
OVERVIEW: The Assessment Centre will offer to the campus community and visitors, various psychological tests to assess and provide feedback related to perceived personality traits, capabilities, interest areas and career direction.
URD DAY TWO TEST OFFERED: O-Net Ability Tester.
This test will assess the respondent’s aptitudes across six key aptitudes needed to be successful in a wide variety of occupations
CAPACITY: Due to demand, tests will offered to a finite number of persons on a first come first served basis.

The Mona Research Village
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 11:00AM WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP -Language,lingusitics

LANGUAGE, LINGUISTICS AND PHILOSOPHY
TOPIC: Critical Thinking Workshop
OVERVIEW: Pre-Selected groups of sixth form high school students test and improve their critical thinking skills in an engaging interactive workshop
PRESENTER: Dr. Carmeneta Jones

The Writing Centre, Faculty of Humanities and Education
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 5:00PM WORKSHOPS, COUNSELLING AND LIE DETECTOR TESTING DEMONSTRATION

WORKSHOPS, COUNSELLING AND LIE DETECTOR TESTING DEMONSTRATION

SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
ACTIVITY: Scheduled Workshops
Overview: Visit us at the Assessment Centre to participate in the following workshops and demonstrations during URD DAY TWO:
SPSW DEMONSTRATION
10:00AM - 12:00PM | Lie Detector Test demo & discussion.
SPSW WORKSHOPS
12:00PM - 1:00PM | Group Testing
Presenter - Lezanne Azan (TBC)
2:00PM - 4:00PM | A 10-Step Guide to Building Your Consultancy. Presenter - Brigitt Hoo Sang

The Mona Research Village
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 11:00AM DEPT TOUR

DEPT TOUR -Tours of the DOGG Research Facilities

DEEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY
ACTIVITY: Department Tours
OVERVIEW: The following tours are scheduled during the times provided.
- Tours of the DOGG Research Facilities
- Tour of GIS & Remote Sensing Labs
- Tour of Geology Museum and Rock Preparation Lab
- Tour of Map Library

Department of Geography and Geology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 5:00PM DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS

DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS - on Research in Climate, Medical Physics

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
Department Exhibit and Demonstration
Overview: Displays from the Departments on Research in Climate, Medical Physics, Energy, Optics, Materials, etc.[Electronics Club, Alternative Energy Club]

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology

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