“The Year of Now and Then: Explorations in Technology” at Moorpark College on October 12th

Moorpark College is pleased to announce its 50th Anniversary celebration and the return of its popular “Year of..” program that will appropriately focus on “The Year Of Now and Then.”  The first program in this series, “The Year of Now and Then: Explorations in Technology,” will feature discussions and demonstrations on innovations in video game graphics, technologies utilized in Athletics, Astronomy and robotic arms utilized by NASA on all the Mars Rovers, leading up to the Curiosity Rover.  This fascinating and instructional event will be presented on the Moorpark College campus on Thursday October 12th @ 6:00pm in the EATM 208 lecture hall.

As the college celebrates its 50th Anniversary, we look back on the technologies that have changed our world over that time.  “The Year of Now and Then: Explorations in Technology” will feature earthbound presentations from Moorpark College faculty member and Head Coach, RemyMcCarthy and Zareh Gorjian, Lead Animator of the Science Data Visualization Group and then turn its focus on the skies with presentations from Astrophysicist, Tim Thompson and JPL Chief Engineer, Wayne Zimmerman.  This entertaining and compelling program offers something for everyone as demonstrations on the evolution in technologies in basketball, video game graphics from “Pong” to “Call of Duty” and space age innovations are presented.  This FREE event, open to the community, will highlight the latest innovations in athletic coaching, digital graphics, multi-wavelength scanning of the heavens and the development of interplanetary exploration.  Come to Moorpark College to see how far our community, country and universe have come in the last 50 Years!
“The Year of Now and Then: Explorations in Technology” will be presented @ 6:00pm in room 208 in the Exotic Animal Training and Management (EATM) building on the campus ofMoorpark College.  For additional information regarding Moorpark College, the 50th Anniversary Events calendar or future Year of Now and Then events, please visit www.MoorparkCollege.edu or contact John Loprieno at jloprieno@vcccd.edu.  Moorpark College is located at 7075 Campus Road in Moorpark.