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New York State Maker Summit
March 24th, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The first New York State Maker Summit will take place at the Desmond Hotel Albany on March 24th, 2017!
The goal of the New York State Maker Summit is to bring makers, makerspaces, maker events, educators, politicians, manufacturers, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, museums, libraries, and anyone who is passionate about the Maker Movement together to learn about each other, talk about partnerships & the problems that we all run into, and discuss how to grow the movement within the state.
Our keynote speaker will be former Senior Advisor for Making for the White House, Andrew Coy. We’re expecting around 250-300 attendees from all across the state.
Examples of panels include:
* Manufacturing & the Maker Movement
* Diversity in Making
* Maker Cities: Elected Officials, Economic Development, and the Maker Movement
* Makerspace Problems and Solutions
* Maker Events: How to Run Your Own
* Journey to School Makerspaces: Project Ideas, Outcomes & Influences of Maker Movement
* Building Communities with Makerspaces, Manufactures, and Marketplaces
* Museums & Making
A full listing of panels and speakers can be found on our website:
Register at http://www.nysmakers.com/#