Friday (Meet+greet and team formation)

6:00pm – Doors Open – Hangar, Centre for Digital Media

6:00-7:00 – Food and networking

7:00pm – Event starts! Speakers and team introductions

  • MC – Chad Leaman, Makers Making Change / Neil Squire Society
  • Linda En, Traction on Demand
  • Rob McKenzie, Vancouver Hack Space
  • Simon Lyons, MakerMobile

8:00pm – Mingle and discussion. Make a shirt, take a photo!

9:00pm  – Close up for the evening

Saturday (making)

9:00am – Doors Open – Hangar, Centre for Digital Media

9:00am – Workshops – Centre for Digital Media

  •   Introduction to Arduino microcontrollers
  •   Introduction to Soldering
  •   Introduction to 3D printing

9:00am – Doors Open – Vancouver Hack Space

12:00pm – Lunch is out – Centre for Digital Media

2:00pm – T-shirt station closes – Centre for Digital Media

Sunday (making + presentations)

 9:00am – Doors Open – Hangar, Centre for Digital Media

12:00pm – Lunch is out

1:00pm – DEADLINE: Teams must submit presentation/prototype

2:00pm – Presentations start: 3 minutes per presentation, plus questions  

3:30pm – Closing speaker: David Ostro – Tetra Society

4:00pm – Judges finish deliberation, prizes announced

4:15pm – Closing remarks, mingling.

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