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Phil McKinney, of HP and Hacking Autism, speaking at Maker Faire Bay Area, captured by FORA.tv

Our friends at FORA.tv are back behind the camera again to stream all of the amazing speakers we have lined up for Main Stage at World Maker Faire. Who says you can’t be at Maker Faire? Fire up the steam generator and the internet picture box, pour yourself a tall Sarsaparilla, and follow along with these great presentations:

Saturday, September 17

11AM
Sharing Hackerspaces with the Rest of the World
Bilal Ghalib
Co-founder of All Hands Active in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Mitch Altman
Co-founder Noisebridge hacker space in San Francisco

11:30AM
Fab@Home and the Future of Personal Manufacturing
Hod Lipson
Associate Professor, Computing & Information Science, Cornell University

Jeffrey Lipton
Fab@Home

12PM
Crowdsourcing for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Innovation
Brant Revill
Project Lead for DARPA’s UAVForge.net

12:30PM
Projects and Geek Parenting
David Giancaspro
Core Contributor to GeekDad

1PM
Making, Education, and Innovation
Dale Dougherty
Founding Editor and Publisher MAKE Magazine & Maker Faire O’Reilly Media

Francisco D’Souza
Chief Executive Officer, Cognizant and Board Member, New York Hall of Science

Margaret Honey
CEO of New York Hall of Science

Tom Kalil
Deputy Director, Whitehouse Office of Science & Technology Policy

2:30PM
Hacking Autism: Using Technology to Give People with Autism a Voice
Phil McKinney
CTO @ Hewlett Packard

3:30PM
Tech Narratives & Robotic Futures
Heather Knight
PhD student at Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute

4PM
David Pogue’s iPhone Brain Dump
David Pogue
NY Times tech columnist

4:30PM
Open Source Hardware Revolution
Alicia Gibb
Researcher and Prototyper at Bug Labs

Ayah Bdeir
Engineer, MIT Media Lab

5PM
Professional-Strength DIY
Kipp Bradford
Educator, Technology Consultant, and Entrepreneur

5:30PM
Kinect Hacking, Face Tracking and More
Zach Leiberman
Professor, Parsons School of Design

6PM
I Am on the Teevee, and So Can You: Basic Cable and Maker Culture
Hackett
Director, Madagascar Institute

Sunday, September 18

11AM
Making Tomorrow’s Makers
AnnMarie Polsenberg Thomas, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, School of Engineering

11:30AM
The Empowerment Plan: Making Jobs in Detroit
Veronika Scott
Designer

12PM
The Future of Digital Things: Physical Mashups, Dragons, Gangstas, and Rabbits—OH MY!
Bre Pettis
CEO MakerBot Industries

1PM
Handmade: The Future of Community-Based Markets
Kellan Elliot-McCrea
CTO of ETSY

1:30PM
DIY Medical Technology
Jose Gomez-Marquez
Director, Innovations in International Health Initiative at MIT

2PM
K’Nex Gun Site Acquired by Billion-dollar CAD Maker—What Gives?
Eric J. Wilhelm
Founder and CEO of Instructables

2:30PM
Add Twitter Feeds to any TV!
Bunnie Huang
Hardware Hacker

3PM
DIY U: Designing Self Organized Education
Anya Kamenetz
Author, DIY U & The Edupunks’ Guide

Caroline Woolard
Co-founder of Trade School and OurGoods.org

4PM
From Faires to Spaces for Making in Africa
Emeka Okafor, Director, Maker Faire Africa

4:30PM
Open Innovation Can Solve Real World Problems
Benedetta Piantella & Justin Downs
CFO and CTO, GROUND Lab

5PM
Design and the Hand of the Designer
Allan Chochinov
Partner, Core77

FORA.tv Maker Faire

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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