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How to scale up and marketing Maker inventions?

Many MAKERS are innovating and creating new products. However they need help to upscale and market to get profitable results. How can we support and grow new businesses?

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Making in Schools

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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What Maker businesses that could be run out of MAKERspaces

Many MAKERspaces have in house entrprenuers that run businesses out of MAKERspaces. Those in house resources strengthen the credibility and capability of MAKERspaces. What are current and potential businesses that

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Makerhoods: Rebuilding Neighborhoods with the Maker Movement

This presentation was given as a keynote in Cleveland last fall. Makerspaces can serve as powerful community resources; spurring economic activity in developing neighborhoods, providing critical support for small

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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

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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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