PAST PRESENTATIONS

Call for Presentations

The OPCUG is always interested in obtaining guest speakers for our monthly meetings. If you are able to give a talk on a particular subject, or if you know someone who is, please contact our Meeting Coordinator. In addition, if there is a topic you are interested in, please provide your idea to our Meeting Coordinator. Our club has a proud history of delivering informative and provocative speakers for over 35 years! Check out our list of past speakers and presentations with links to their websites. Please consult the OPCUG’s speakers’ information page if you require additional information about our venue.

Lawrence Patterson,
OPCUG Meeting Coordinator

The following companies, groups or individuals have given presentations at OPCUG meetings. We appreciate their efforts and support.
Please note that audio recordings of presentations before September 2020 are not available.
(There are no presentations in July and August)

NOV 11: Computers at War (Bob Walker, OPCUG)   PDF   Audio   Chat File (txt)   (NOTE: due to an unknown issue, the audio recording starts at the bottom of slide # 14 entitled WAR MOBILIZES SCIENCE).
Related past presentations: The History of Computers, Part 1 (Feb 2015, PDF only); Where are Self-Flying Planes and Self-Driving Cars Taking Us? (Dec 2017, PDF only)
OCT 14: Managing Your Android Phone (Alan German, OPCUG)   PDF   Audio
SEP 9: An Introduction to the Raspberry Pi (Deid Reimer, Victoria Pi Makers, via video from Victoria, BC)   PDF  Audio
JUN 10: Web services provided by Rebel.com and the ways in which Agile methodology can facilitate the empowerment and success of non-technical teams (Rob Villeneuve, CEO of Rebel.com)
MAY 13: Chromebook: What’s all the fuss about? (Lawrence Patterson, OPCUG)
APR 8: Members’ Presentations: Duplication and Verification (Alan German); Scams: What has changed? (Lawrence Patterson); Online Shopping During COVID-19 (Bob Walker)
MAR 11: Scripting and automation for mere mortals (Chris Taylor, OPCUG)
FEB 12:
Computer Programming: Then and Now (Alan German, OPCUG)
JAN 8: Imagine Space and Labs at the Ottawa Public Library (Vanessa Menor, OPL Librarian, Nepean Centrepointe Branch)

ARCHIVED PRESENTATIONS (old website)