Sunday, August 7, 2016

6:00 – 7:30 pm Welcome Reception for Early Arrivals

Monday, August 8, 2016

8:00 – 11:30 am Tours of UVM Fab Lab, Champlain College Maker Lab, Green Mountain Power Inspire Space, and Burlington Generator; depart from Hilton at 8:20 am Tours provided by Maker Space hosts Hilton Lobby
1:00 – 2:00 pm Keynote: MassChallenge – Creating a Startup Renaissance Scott Bailey Vermont Conference Room
2:15 – 3:15 pm Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: Biomimicry: Bringing Nature’s Tools into a Makerspace – Old Lyme Connecticut Randall Anway Green Mountain
Session 2: Maker Movement: Collaborating with Federal Funded Initiatives Karen Birch, Connecticut College of Technology PI, National Science Foundation Next Generation Manufacturing Lake Champlain
3:30 – 4:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: Road Pitch, Churn, and Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Cairn Cross, FreshTracks Capital Green Mountain
Session 2: Integrating Makerspaces with Art and Technology Programs Adam Kemp, Princeton Lake Champlain
4:30 – 6:00 pm Reception with choice local Maker Exhibits n/a Mezzanine
8:00 – 9:30 pm Film: Most Likely to Succeed n/a Vermont Conference Room

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

8:00 – 8:45 am Breakfast Buffet n/a Mezzanine
8:45 – 9:45 am Keynote: “Maker Cities, Towns and Hamlets: How communities come together and what are the pivotal modes of change?” Peter Hirshberg, Maker Media and
The Re:imagine Group
Vermont Conference Room
10:00 – 11:00 am Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: How to Inspire Early Makers Greg Defrancis, Montshire Museum & Thad Gembczynski, Deborah Rawson Memorial Library Season of the Lake
Session 2: Building a Community to Support Makers: The Burlington Generator Story Michael Metz, Burlington Generator, Burlington City Arts, Champlain College Green Mountain A
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Integration of Art and Technology Jenn Karson, UVM College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences; Eugene Korsunskiy, UVM and SparkTruck; Coberlin Brownell, Champlain College, Ken Howell, Champlain College Maker Lab Vermont Conference Room
12:15 – 12:45 pm Lunch n/a Mezzanine
12:45 – 1:15 pm Keynote: Building Local Networks to Support Robotics and Technology Teams Steve Cremer, FIRST Robotics Vermont Conference Room
1:30 – 4:00 pm Community Teams working session on Building a Cross Functional Maker Community Peter Hirshberg Vermont Conference Room

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