Reminder: Call for Maker, Maker Faire 2009

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We’re still looking for 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!

* Dates: May 30-31, 2009
Hours: Saturday 10am – 8pm (6pm – 8pm evening program); Sunday 10am – 6pm.
Note: This is NOT Memorial Day Weekend.

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.

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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. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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