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[Sticky] Introduction to Mobile Graphics In-Person Workshop: April 21st 2022, followed by online video recordings  

 

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Date: Thursday 21 April 2022

Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 PM (BST)

Trainer: Darren McKie, University of Hull

The Imagination University Programme is pleased to announce that on 21st April, Darren McKie (University of Hull) will be running an in-person workshop about Mobile Graphics. Darren is an experienced lecturer in graphics and games programming and is the author of Imagination’s course “Introduction to Mobile Graphics, 2020 Edition”.

To join us, please register here to secure your place. These are on a first-come, first-served basis. The room is large and comfortable, allowing good ventilation and suitable spacing for all attendees.

Target Audience

Teachers in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering and Electronic Engineering.  Lab Managers may also find it useful, as will post-grad Students who may become Teaching Assistants.

Location

The First Class Lounge, The Parcel Yard, Kings Cross Station, London, UK, N1C 4AH

This workshop is free of charge.
Refreshment breaks will be provided on arrival, mid-morning and mid-afternoon. For lunch, the Kings Cross concourse provides you with a wealth of options.
After the workshop, there will be informal drinks at the Parcel Yard to further chat with our team.

What you will learn

This one-day workshop is a short version of the semester-long “Introduction to Mobile Graphics” course, which is aimed at lecturers with little knowledge of the subject. The workshop will consist of sample lectures and practical work from the course to encourage and show how attendees could bring the course into their own curricula.

  • How to use our course to introduce the key concepts around Mobile Graphics and gain familiarity with using industry-standard development tools.
  • Find out the most cost-effective and readily accessible software and hardware platforms for teaching mobile graphics.

 

Learn More about Imagination University Programme

 

Workshop Schedule

09:30 – 10:00 – Introduction of the teaching materials and workshop

10:00 – 11:30 – [Lectures] Introduce and compare different graphics technologies, we will also introduce the PowerVR framework and provide examples of its ease of use in teaching.

11:30 -12:30 – [Lab] Running a simple triangle graphics program with PowerVR

12:30 – 12:45 – Introduction to the Imagination University Programme

12:45 – 13:45 – Lunch Break

13:45 – 15:45 – [Lecture] Introduction to the mobile graphics architectures, mobile graphics SDKs and forums

15:45 – 17:00 – [Lab] Using some of the utility features of PowerVR

17:00 – 17:15 – Demo of the BeagleBoard

17:15 – 17:30 – Wrap-Up and Q&A


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