CategoryTechnology

Fairplex Weekender: Agriculture, Innovation, Art

This weekend we are celebrating three of our favorite subjects: agriculture, innovation and art! We invite you to check out one (or all!) of our happenings on this first weekend of November:  Grow Pomona (March 2016) introduced students to agriculture at The Farm  Fall in the Farm (Nov 5): We’re pleased to launch our second community-based…

LIVESTREAM: Western Regional Cyber Defense Championship at Fairplex

This weekend the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center plays host to seven colleges as computer programming students compete in the Western Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Championship. Student teams assume administrative and protective duties for a faux-commerical network. They act as a real-life IT team, doing everything from maintenance to fighting professional hackers. Watch the…

Convention for “Makers” Comes to Fairplex

Dozens of entrepreneurs, inventors and families stopped by the SoCal Maker Convention at our grounds this weekend. Everywhere you looked people were enjoying themselves – children were entertained by the drone races, parents saw how trash will soon be taken out and hobbyists were in complete awe by the robots. Check out this quick video:…

L.A. Weekender: Technology, Films, Fair and Farmers Market

SoCal MakerCon (Nov. 7): SoCal Maker Con celebrates innovation, inventive minds and creativity in Southern California. We’ll have robot wars, drone demonstrations and some of the top entrepreneurial minds in the region. This one-day event is perfect for families! For more information, visit socalmakercon.com. AFI Festival (Nov 6-12): The 29th annual AFI Festival will be happening in Hollywood now through November…

Goodbye October and Hello November (aka Holiday Season)

Greetings, fellow Fairplex Insider readers! I hope everyone enjoyed the sugar intake this Halloween weekend. If you have kids, remember that for every candy they get, you get TWO! 🙂 Here is what’s going down at Fairplex this month: SoCal Maker Con (Nov. 7): SoCal Maker Con celebrates innovation, inventive minds and creativity in Southern California. Robot wars,…