2022 Spring Newsletter

 

CONTENTS
A message from the APMM's new President
Student Model Making Competition 2022 Announced
Conference 2023 - Dayton OH
Meet the New Board of Directors
In Memoriam: Armand Barrasso
Virtual Conference 2022 Recap
Get Involved in YOUR Community!

Thrice bitten, still not shy!

A few words from the APMM's new President

SUBMITTED BY MICHAEL SCRIBNER

Greetings! I’d like to welcome you to our first newsletter of the 2022-2024 term, and my first letter as APMM president. I’m Michael, and I’m a senior prototype specialist at Garmin International, an amazing company that’s been kind enough to keep me around for the past 17 years. I’ve been a member of the APMM since 2009. I’ve been a board member...

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ANNOUNCING OUR THIRD VIRTUAL
STUDENT MODEL MAKING COMPETITION!

SUBMITTED BY BRUCE WILLEY

Students! - start documenting those models you've (hopefully) already been working on. We like process shots and videos in addition to pictures of the final assemblies. Specific instructions and advice on uploading your work to Instagram will be posted on the APMM website, Facebook, sent to schools in emails and posted on Instagram...

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Join us for our first IN REAL LIFE CONFERENCE
since 2018 in 
DAYTON, OHIO!

It's time to bring back the LIVE DEMOS and the IN-PERSON TOURS and the NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES - along with everything else you expect - at an APMM CONFERENCE. We'll be getting together MARCH 10 - 13, 2023!...

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Your 2022-2024 Board of Directors 


As leaders of YOUR model making community, the APMM Board is tasked with planning conferences, ensuring worthwhile meet-ups and knowledge sharing, and taking care of the health of the organization... while keeping things fun and interesting. Feel free to reach out to them with questions, ideas, and ways they can make the APMM experience the best it can be!...

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In Memoriam - Armand Barrasso

submitted by samanthi martinez

Longtime APMM member Armand Barrasso's daughter informed us in early January that her father had passed away on December 22, 2021. She wanted us to know that the family had asked, in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to benefit the APMM in his memory...

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VCON2022 - WE DID IT AGAIN!

 

submitted by bruce willey

For our second virtual conference, we trimmed it back to a quick-and-easy day and a half, but still managed to pack in a lot of cool and interesting presentations, tours, and sessions. Here's a recap if you missed it, and some incentive to get you there next time!...

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Get Involved in YOUR Community!

submitted by michael scribner

Here are some things you can do ranked from easiest to still really easy, but quite a bit more helpful. If you haven't already incorporated these items into your model making tool kit, just give it a try...

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