Here are some of the events scheduled for Saturday at Maker Faire Detroit at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, MI. Saturday’s hours are 9:30 am to 8pm. For a complete schedule and links for more information, see the full event schedule.
ANDERSON THEATER (IN MUSEUM)
CAR TALKS – 10:30AM-12:00PM â€¢ Moving Toward a New Era in Transportation Safety, Dr. Robert Bertini, DOT â€¢ Detroit 2.0, K. Venkatesh Prasad, Ford â€¢ Digital License Plate, Johnnie Carter
â€¢ 12:30PM MacGyver: The Making of a Cultural Icon, Lee Zlotoff â€¢ 1:00PM Innovation in Young Minds, Major General Nick Justice, Commanding General, RDECOM & Dr. Jim Overholt, Director of Advanced Robotics â€¢ 3:00PM-4:00PM Artology: Music and the Science of Sound, James Kurleto, Cranbrook Institute of Science â€¢ 5:00PM Hands-on Minds, Elliot Washor of Big Picture Learning & Frank R. Wilson & Charles Mojkowski
DIY THEATER (AUTO HALL OF FAME) â€¢ 11:00AM Citizen Commerce: Jules Pieri, Daily Grommet â€¢ 12PM Building a Business from Junk Drawer Common Sense, Sarah Hodsdon, â€¢ 1PM Hackerspaces Panel, Mitch Altman â€¢ 2PM Paper Action Heroes, Austin Shyu â€¢ 2:30PM Fusing Plastic,Tracie Lampe â€¢ 3:00PM DIY Diversions: Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred, David Erik Nelson â€¢ 3:30PM DIY Garden Irrigation, Jaime Wolfe â€¢ 4:30PM Crafting with Xyron’s Creatopia, Brookelynn Morris â€¢ 5:00PM Pinata Carving Tips, Lish Dorset & Nick Brisky â€¢ 5:30PM How-To Knit Lace, Jeannine Gruska
Illuminatus 2.1 Laser Lightshow (Anderson Theater) – 10, 12, 4:30 & 6PM Power Racing Series events – 10, 1 & 3:30PM COKE ZERO & MENTOS — 4PM (outside)
METALWORKING AREA â€¢ 10 am & 2pm Metal Casting Demo, Rick Chownyk
MAKE DEMO Stage (near Maker Shed)
â€¢ 10:00AM SteamPunked RFID Globe,John Knight â€¢ 11:00AM Make Cool Things With Microcontrollers, Mitch Altman â€¢ 12PM Gyrocar and Hydraulic Ram, Matt Gryczan â€¢ 1:00PM Foam Dart Shooting Range, DIY Skeeball, Matthew Switlik, i3Detroit â€¢ 2:00PM 3D Printing with MakerBot, Bre Pettis, MakerBot Industries â€¢ 3:00PM Cigar Box Guitars, Mark Frauenfelder, MAKE magazine â€¢ 5:00PM Make and Fix Anything with iFixit and Make:Projects, Kyle Wiens, iFixit
Also, please join us for a special Maker Faire edition of IGNITE starting at 6pm in Anderson Theater. IGNITE features fun and informative 5-minute talks. This 90 minute program will start with the Illuminatus Laser Lightshow.