Hertz 2018 Summer Workshop - Activity Sign Up
1) Please sign up for any activities you would like to participate in on its respective sheet. Be aware of any time conflicts.
2) Sign up for these activities by the deadline:
|Name||Date/time||Location (Driving time)||Google Maps link||Contact person||Description||Website|
Min # of participants
for it to happen
Max # of participants
Deadline to sign up
|SpaceX tour||Friday 3PM||SpaceX, Rocket Road, Hawthorne, CA||https://goo.gl/maps/RSUePFiF4cR2||Kathy Young||~2 hour tour of SpaceX campus||http://www.spacex.com/||1||35||ASAP|
|Getty Center (art museum), free, $10-15 parking|
Flexible: Friday 10AM–5:30PM,
The Getty, 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049
(10 min or walk, parking is hard so consider Uber/Lyft)
|Hammer Museum (art museum), free||Fri 11-8, Sat 11-5||10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024 (5 min or walk)||https://goo.gl/maps/NNasZbi18Et|
Gallery with a permanent collection of historical works & special exhibits of edgy contemporary art.
Includes the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts (45,000+ prints)
|Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden, free||Fri 8-5, Sat 9-5||0001, 707 Tiverton Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (5 min or walk)|
a 7.5 acre garden on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles,
California which contains a diverse collection of plant species from around the world.
Over 3,000 types of plants grow at the garden and a wide range of environments are
found within its borders, from the sunny, dry desert and Mediterranean sections on
the eastern edge to the shady verdant interior. A stream and series of ponds run through
the center of the garden, home to koi and turtles
|Santa Monica Pier; carpooling encouraged||Saturday afternoon|
Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier A, Santa Monica, CA 90401 (20-30 min)
|Hollywood Sign Hike from Griffith Observatory||Friday afternoon|
Griffith Observatory, 2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (45 min)
|https://goo.gl/maps/y1SNdQov3B62||Hike up to the Hollywood sign on a 3 mile round trip loop with 500-foot elevation gain|
|Climbing Gym (Cliffs of Id; $25+$5 for gear)||Flexible||2537 S. Fairfax Culver City, CA 90232|
|Indoor climbing at one of the best gyms around LA. They offer top roping and bouldering along with gear rentals||https://touchstoneclimbing.com/cliffs-of-id/first-timers/||1||N/A||N/A|
|Jet Propulsion Labs tour||Friday 2PM||4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109||https://goo.gl/maps/JRnCxYsUEM82||Kathy Young|
Part of NASA since 1958, this space exploration center offers talks & tours (reservations required).
The tour lasts between 2-2.5 hours. A finalized roster of attendees will need to be submitted online 3 weeks
prior to the date of your tour.
|Science communication workshop with Felice Frankel||Friday 2PM||TBD (at UCLA)||N/A||Cameron Myhrvold||Felice Frankel (science photographer and illustrator) will be hosting a workshop for 8-10 individuals to review a figure or scientific image that they are working on. Participants are requested to upload a figure or image using a dropbox link by July 1 so that Felice can review the submissions ahead of time. This is a great opportunity to get feedback on your work from a group, and from Felice!||https://www.felicefrankel.com/||1||10||July 1|
Tour of the birth of the internet exhibit within UCLA CS department with Prof Len Kleinrock
|Thursday 4-5PM||meet in front of the Internet Center at 3420 Boelter Hall|
Prof. Len Kleinrock will lead a tour on the story of the origins of the internet at its exhibit in the UCLA Computer Science department. He directed the original DARPA project to create the Internet. The tour will include where the first message on the Internet was sent from UCLA, and the first IMP machine
3) Sign up for carpool to/from the workshop
|Carpool to workshop|
|Carpool from workshop|