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New England Maker Summit Returns to GSU This Friday


Posted 11/14/2017
Submitted by Shelli McMillen
Category: Campus Announcements, Student Announcements

The New England Maker Summit returns for a second year of celebrating maker skills, cutting- edge innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit this Friday, November 17 at the student union, 9:30 am – 4 pm. Admission is free for UHart students, faculty, and staff.

NEW ENGLAND MAKER SUMMIT: How Making Matters
Friday, November 17, 2017
9:30 am - 4 pm
Gengras Student Union, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT

University of Hartford students and faculty attend for free!
To get tickets and see the full schedule, visit makerspacect.com/NEMS2017
Free ticket code = UHART

Join us to explore “How Making Matters” with a deep dive into the advanced technologies and educational techniques that shape how we create, work, and learn in the 21st century. New England Maker Summit is an exposition of creativity, imagination and ingenuity that shines a spotlight on the Maker movement. Curious minds will come together to explore idea and share knowledge.

Choose from Two Dynamic Tracks

Education:

  • Learn the 1-2-3 of creating a Maker Program.
  • Find available resources including curriculum kits, learning platforms and more.
  • Listen, learn, and interact with those who have paved the way.

Business and Manufacturing:

  • Increase your competitive edge — Engage large manufacturers with rapid iteration solutions.
  • Use Making to help solve the skills gap.
  • Support Makers the future talent pool.

The New England Maker Summit is sponsored in part by the University of Hartford's Entrepreneurial Center.