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Leave behind build

Leverage suggestions from the host city, and have preplanning/design tiger team that arranges a build that solves a problem in the host city and can be built onsite by makers who are there. It might be a one off, or it

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Collaborative Art Installation

Have a collaborative art installation that all attendees can contribute to during the conference. Maybe add in a time lapse of the project being built. The project allows us to make with each other during the event.

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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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Ideas for 2019 NOMCON in Nashville

I know early but since I am visiting and getttng ideas want to make sure these will be considered for next year. Have national maker challenge of MAKERspaces bringing their own homemade instruments to be displayed and

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Meredith Levine

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

category: conference session idea

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

3points

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

3points

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

category: conference track

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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