The Rensselaer Alumni Chapter of Hartford HARTFORD CHAPTER EVENTS Rensselaer Faculty and Staff Memorial Service, Troy Campus April 8, 2015 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM The Pillars of Rensselaer invite the members of the Rensselaer Community, including alumni and friends, to attend the 2015 Faculty and Staff Memorial Service, in remembrance of the individuals we lost this past year. Boston – The Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire May 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Join Mark Ameres '87 for a free, open-to-all-ages event featuring local makers, teachers, and kids who display their ideas, projects, and inventions. We’re planning for 65 exhibitors and 1,500 attendees. All alumni are invited to attend. Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally. CAMPUS EVENTSClick here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally. ATHLETIC EVENTS Come out and support our student-athletes as they compete in the Hartford area. For more details, visit the athletics website at www.rpiathletics.com. Men’s Lacrosse vs. Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT March 4, 2015 at 4:00 PM Women’s Tennis vs. University of Hartford in West Hartford, CT April 5, 2015 at 1:00 PM Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally. NATIONAL EVENTS Alumni Reception at the Game Developers Conference, San Francisco March 3, 2015 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM If you have an interest in the field of game development, please join local alumni and alumni traveling to San Francisco for the Game Developer's Conference at a reception hosted by Rensselaer's Games and Simulations Arts and Sciences Program and the Office of Alumni Relations. Project Risk Management – RAN Webinar March 3, 2015 at 8:30 PM Join Lauren Curcio Thomas '01 for our discussion on project risk management. Lauren is a certified project management professional with experience at PSEG and BASF, and has a focus on project, operations and people management. Come talk about risk reduction, team building. UAVs: Send in the Drones! – RAN Webinar March 18, 2015 at 8:30 PM Join alumni Xerxes Vania '97 and Rich Martin '05 for a joint discussion of unmanned aerial vehicles: current applications and future developments. Xerxes Vania is engineering manager for the Systems Integration Labs at General Atomics Aeronautical, Inc., where he has experience designing, building and testing unmanned aerial systems for U.S. DOD applications. Biotechnology: Feeding & Healing the World – RAN Webinar April 13, 2015 at 8:30 PM Join alumna Martha Harber '00 for a discussion about two of biotechnology's major goals - feeding and healing the world. In addition to the technical presentation and discussion, our tech talk meetings feature an alumni networking segment where participants introduce themselves and begin to connect with other alumni. Register now and join us online or by phone Monday, April 13, 2015, at 8:30 p.m. Eastern (Rensselaer time) for this meeting. Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally.