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Technology Tailgate parties

Everyone loves technology and everyone loves food. Let's combine together and network and have robots serve beer, 3d printed pancakes, drones delivering food and other fun activities for us to experience together and

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Makerspaces, their role in economic development.

Makerspaces have become anchor facilities in under represented and under resourced communities. Makerspaces take advantage of low rent/no rent opportunities and, often, become the hub of new development, jobs creation,

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Collabortating with Community Media Centers

Community Media and Maker Communities Unite! Many maker spaces could benefit from partnerships with community media centers and vice-versa (community media centers = aka public, educational and government access

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Mike Dawson

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Document Sessions

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Hi NOMCON Upon reviewing the published schedule, the scope of the conference agenda has prompted me to ask that NOMCON officials consider recording (audio, video, etc.) the lectures, discussions, and keynote

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Alice Shriver

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Encouraging Future AT Makers

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For three years, 505access have been working with a local (Albuquerque, NM) high school teacher to encourage thoughtful, accessible designs. Teacher, Aaron Jawson introduced ideas of accessibility to his freshmen

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Josh Ajima

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Making with Head, Hands and Heart

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Hands on exploration of constructivism and constructionism concepts using simple materials. Explore maker education teaching and learning strategies that promote learning with head, hands and heart.

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Tome Wilson

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Diversity and Inclusion Track

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The Nation of Makers is a nation of individuals. We are proposing a track lead by experts that will showcase how NoM is dedicated to the ideals of diversity & inclusion. Speaker topics and workshops would include

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Jeanette Breton

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Making in Schools

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Informal discussions and sharing of how schools are 'making' it happen. Idea sharing and mentoring each other on how making is happening and can happen in core subjects, electives and after-school. What programs and

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Andrew Coy

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Bus Routes to Santa Fe!

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We should have "bus routes" where a chartered 55-passenger bus picks up makers along pre-determined routes and drives them to the conference. This would probably be a lot cheaper than flying and most definitely a lot more

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