Date: September 8th 2014


CapCHI presents The Great Fitness Wearable Debate at the Fox & Feather Pub and Grill!

Date: Tuesday September 16, 2014
Time: doors open at 6:00 pm; debate begins promptly at 6:30 pm
Place: The upstairs room at the Fox & Feather Pub and Grill, located at 283 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON, Canada (foxandfeather.ca).
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/debate-does-wearable-technology-provide-meaningful-benefits-to-athletes-tickets-13005388467

Love all the latest wearable gear and gadgets? Are you data infatuated and always looking for more metrics to analyze your workouts? Or are you the opposite and love to go out "au naturel"? Wearable fitness technology has come a long way, and we all know people who love it and those that swear against it.

But is it really beneficial to all levels of athletes? This two-on-two debate features the team of Ian Fraser (co-owner of Cyclelogik and an accomplished triathlete) and Shane Maley (physiotherapist, cyclist, and skier), battling on the for side of the ring, vs Chris Masson (degree in kinesiology, swimmer, and rower) and Gord Smith (web developer and cyclist) taking a stand against wearable tech. Come watch, cheer, jeer, tweet while some serious fitness enthusiasts duke it out in the Great Fitness Wearable Debate 2014 with YOU the audience acting as judge and jury in determining the outcome.

Come for some snacks at networking at 6:00pm, the event begins at 6:30.

*NEW THIS YEAR: The Fox & Feather is now an official partner of CapCHI and is offering all attendees 10% off food and non-alcoholic beverages during our events!

When and Where:

This event will take place on Tuesday, October 15th, 6:00 pm in the upstairs room at the Fox & Feather Pub and Grill, located at 283 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON, Canada (foxandfeather.ca).

Note: There is no cost for attending this event and prior registration is requested, but is not required.

CapCHI (www.capchi.org) is a social and professional society of people who work as user interface designers, researchers, educators, software developers, web designers, graphic designers and human factors engineers in and around Canada’s National Capital Region. Founded in 1991, CapCHI’s goal is to bring together local professionals interested in how humans and computers interact, in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

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