Call For Makers: Maker Faire Bay Area 2009

Call For Makers: Maker Faire Bay Area 2009

We are now accepting entries for the Maker Faire Bay Area, May 30 and 31 at the San Mateo County Expo Center. This year’s focus is Re-Make America, inspired by President Obama’s call for all of us to participate in remaking America. We’re looking to showcase “the risk-takers, the doers, the makers of things.”

Key Points:
Entry Close Date: March 31, 2009. Space is limited, please submit your entry by the due date!

Entries submitted by March 12 should have been notified by March 19. Thanks to everyone who submitted a proposal.

We’re now looking for the next wave of submissions and we’ll be accepting new entries through the end of the month.

We’re also specifically looking for makers with projects in the following categories:

– Sustainability
– Alternative Energy
– Clean Tech and Green Tech
– Community and Group Based Projects
– Lost Crafts
– Artisanal Food Makers
– Student Projects
– And more….

Submission form and more info here.

4 thoughts on “Call For Makers: Maker Faire Bay Area 2009

  1. eastcoast says:

    How about a maker’s fair on the East Coast?!?!?

    1. matt says:

      yes please! east coast new york/boston/ct/nj? -matt

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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