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.


CAR TALKS – 10:30AM-12:00PM
• Moving Toward a New Era in Transportation Safety, Dr. Robert Bertini, DOT
• Detroit 2.0, K. Venkatesh Prasad, Ford
• Digital License Plate, Johnnie Carter

• 12:30PM MacGyver: The Making of a Cultural Icon, Lee Zlotoff
• 1:00PM Innovation in Young Minds, Major General Nick Justice, Commanding General, RDECOM & Dr. Jim Overholt, Director of Advanced Robotics
• 3:00PM-4:00PM Artology: Music and the Science of Sound, James Kurleto, Cranbrook Institute of Science
• 5:00PM Hands-on Minds, Elliot Washor of Big Picture Learning & Frank R. Wilson & Charles Mojkowski

• 11:00AM Citizen Commerce: Jules Pieri, Daily Grommet
• 12PM Building a Business from Junk Drawer Common Sense, Sarah Hodsdon,
• 1PM Hackerspaces Panel, Mitch Altman
• 2PM Paper Action Heroes, Austin Shyu
• 2:30PM Fusing Plastic,Tracie Lampe
• 3:00PM DIY Diversions: Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred, David Erik Nelson
• 3:30PM DIY Garden Irrigation, Jaime Wolfe
• 4:30PM Crafting with Xyron’s Creatopia, Brookelynn Morris
• 5:00PM Pinata Carving Tips, Lish Dorset & Nick Brisky
• 5:30PM How-To Knit Lace, Jeannine Gruska

**Additional Performances**

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)

• 10 am & 2pm Metal Casting Demo, Rick Chownyk

MAKE DEMO Stage (near Maker Shed)

• 10:00AM SteamPunked RFID Globe,John Knight
• 11:00AM Make Cool Things With Microcontrollers, Mitch Altman
• 12PM Gyrocar and Hydraulic Ram, Matt Gryczan
• 1:00PM Foam Dart Shooting Range, DIY Skeeball, Matthew Switlik, i3Detroit
• 2:00PM 3D Printing with MakerBot, Bre Pettis, MakerBot Industries
• 3:00PM Cigar Box Guitars, Mark Frauenfelder, MAKE magazine
• 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.