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What makerspaces can learn from a Deli started by an anarchist

If Maker values are important to us, how should we run our makerspaces? If we value helping our members, perhaps we should study how to provide great customer service. If we value sustainability, perhaps we should

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Mentoring Guide for Women

Women in STEM fields often shy away from sharing their stories with the next generation. In this session, we will identify the six best practices for taking your experience as a MAKER or STEM professional and applying it

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Makerspaces in Community Colleges

Will there be other folks there trying to create accessible makerspaces in community colleges, especially trying to blend different members like students, professors, educators, and community/entreprenuers?

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Artist Makers

Discussions and meet-ups with Makers who primarily identify as Artists. Sessions could include specific media topics (fiber, ceramics, glass, metals, music, performance, etc.) and associated programs, projects

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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

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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

9points

Bus Routes to Santa Fe!

category: conference experience

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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