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State of the (Maker) Nation
Mon 8 May 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM NZST
Short updates focused on makerspaces in schools, libraries and the community. Experts in each field will give a summary of what is happening now and in the foreseeable future in their respective areas. Followed by a round of lightning pitches by groups in the Maker community.
Andrew Dixon will be speaking on makerspaces in the community. He has been a founding member of two auckland based makerspaces, and is currently a trustee of the Gribblehirst Community Hub in Auckland. Through Meshed Andrew also consults countrywide on maker related issues
Mark Osborne is an expert in future-focused education; innovative and inclusive learning environments. His mission is to help all schools become awesomeness incubators
Hamish Lindop heads the makerspaces in Libraries initiative in Auckland. He is working with libraries to keep adapting, keep conversing, keep connecting
Following these will be a series of lightening, 1 minute talks from many of the groups that add to the Maker ecosystem in New Zealand.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Feel free to drop Andrew a line at Andrew@meshed.nz - especially if you would like to participate in the lightning rounds.
Where is the event?
Level 3 of the Sir Paul Reeves (WG) Building - look for WG on this map.
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Date and Time
Room WG308. Level 3,
Sir Paul Reeves (WG) Building, AUT City Campus.
55 Wellesley Street East
Auckland, CBD 1010