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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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Maker Diversity

Is your maker culture diverse? Share ideas on how you build diversity in your maker community or how you could encourage diverse participants and makers if you lack them.

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Open Workspaces v. Health Codes and OSHA requirements

I recently visited a Makerspace and the proprietor told me that he was a non-profit and he didn't need to abide by OSHA safety regulations. I know this is a terrible idea, but I'm sure that notion isn't unique or people

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Ant Weight Combat Robots

Ant Weight Combat Robots introduce robotics in a fun, hands-on, inexpensive way. This session could include descriptions of build workshops (basic electronics, remote control, CAD work, etc) leading up to a competition

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Meredith Levine

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Numbers Aren't Enough. How do We Capture Impact & Stories

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A Design Thinking Workshop sharing ideas and coming up with solutions for a variety of makerspaces on how to capture the true impact and stories that can be shared with boards funders or whoever you report to. Sometimes

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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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Tome Wilson

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Diversity and Inclusion Track

category: conference track

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

7points

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

9points

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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