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Maker Summit Schedule

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DETAILED SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Please note that if you RSVP or purchase a ticket to certain events you will be guaranteed entry.  You may purchase tickets day of or attend free events without an RSVP, but if space becomes an issue we may not be able to accommodate everyone.  We cannot do refunds for any paid workshops, but we do ask you email us at area01@uw.edu to cancel to allow space for others to attend!  Thank you.

TIME                         EVENT                                                   LOCATION                                TICKETS

11:00 AM                 Doors Open                                          Area 01 – Great Room

11:15 AM                 Keynote Speaker: Beth Kolko           Area 01 – Great Room             FREE

Hackademia! What happens when you bring the spirit, activities, and culture of a hackerspace inside the walls of a formal academic institution? I’ll be talking about the multi-year Hackademia project I ran at UW, where I collaborated with aa group of undergraduate and graduate students to start the first stealth makerspace on campus. We squatted in an empty office, raided garage sales for tools, and stocked our space with my personal stash of remnants from the last Boeing Surplus sale. Then we built stuff, and watched students lives change as a result.

12:00 PM                 Workshops and Activities

LinkedIn Profile Photoshoot                Area 01                                    FREE

Details: Bring your best smile and come get that professional headshot so that you can wow future employers! Photographer and instructor, Victoria Peskin, will be taking professional photos of participants in and around Area 01. The Area 01 Staff will be working hard to make sure you look picture perfect, and can have easy access to an electronic copy that you will receive via email after your photo is taken.

Introduction to Leatherworking        Area 01 – Maple 216               FREE

Details: Join instructor Sean Beatty for an opportunity to design and make a customized luggage tag out of leather. Students will learn leather working techniques in a hands-on environment. Each student will be able take their customized luggage tag home with them. Throughout this workshops, students will learn how to use leatherworking tools and best practices.

3D Printing Basics                                Area 01                                     FREE

Details: Students will learn basic techniques for extrusion 3D printing including appropriate file types and setting up a 3D model to prepare for printing.  Each student will be able to take home a 3D printed object. Students will also learn the basic functions of the Flashforge Creator Pro 3D printer.

Laser Cut Mugs                                    Area 01                                     $5.00

Details: Students will learn basic laser cutting concepts including how to set up a vector file in Adobe Illustrator and transfer that information to the VLS 6.60 software to prepare for cutting. This workshop will specifically demonstrate the laser cutting capability by cutting a custom image into a coffee mug. Each participant will be able to take home a custom mug.

Othermill Engraving                            Area 01                                     $3.00

Details: Introduction to the Othermill desktop CNC machine. Students will learn how the basic concepts of setting up a file and sending it to the Othermill. Students will learn some basic principles about using Fusion 360 to generate GCODE to send to Otherplan. Each participant will be able to take home one customized aluminum tag.

Mother’s Day Card Making                CoMotion – Fluke 215              $6.00

Details: Mothers Day is just around the corner and we invite you to express your gratitude or love to the women in your lives. In this workshop, we will use laser cut shapes, card stock, color pencils, crayons, and/or electronic (easy blinking lights) to create cards!

Introduction to AR/VR                         CoMotion – Fluke 215             FREE

Details: The future is here! Come try out the latest in augmented and virtual reality, with the Microsoft Hololens and HTC Vive. We’ll be demoing favorites such as Space Pirate Trainer, RoboRaid, theBlu, and Google Earth VR. Whether you want to set a new high score or explore the virtual world for the first time, all are welcome!

12:00 – 2 PM           Guest Speakers

Khoi Nguyen                                        Area 01 – Great Room            FREE

Details: 12:00 – 12:30 PM – Join guest speaker Khoi Nguyen for her talk, From Mathematics to Experimental Music. Find out how electronic music is made, and how we can experiment with audio synthesis. We will have a quick walk through on trigonometrical mathematics, explore how it branched and is applied musically. Audience will listen to experts of electronic music over the eras, and excerpts of experimental modal synths. Lastly, we will discuss music audio software followed by demonstrations and examples.

Aaron Jin                                              Area 01 – Great Room             FREE

Details: 12:45 – 1:15 PM – Join guest speaker, Aaron Jin, for his talk, I Just Spent $75,0000 on a Liberal Arts Degree; a Journey about Acceptance. The story follows aaronthejin- who wrote funny Facebook statuses and went from drama, to social media, to social justice. Jin discusses what he learned from drama classes (acting, play writing, and design) and how he discovered that that your experience and yourself is the best asset you have- and that acceptance is the first step to being successful in doing so.

Ava Sharifi                                          Area 01 – Great Room             FREE

Details: 1:30 – 2:00 PM – Join guest speaker, Ava Sharifi, for her talk, Modern Slavery: Mass Incarceration in America. The systems of oppression targeting minority groups have been transformed throughout time. Sharifi explores the effects of politics within the formation of mass incarceration and its ability to further discriminatory stereotypes through an overview of American history- focusing on the subjects of slavery, the Constitution, Civil Rights Moment, and the criminal justice system. The talk will also discusses the life of a prisoner to better understand the dehumanizing effects of prison while discussing potential solutions involving rehabilitation within prison systems and reforms within the political system.

1:00 PM                  Workshops and Activities

Short Film Viewings                            Area 01                                      FREE

Details: Come watch the entries from UW’s aspiring filmmakers and musicians!  List of films to come.

Sewing Basics                                       CoMotion – Fluke 215            $6.00

Details: Learn the basics of sewing including threading the sewing machine and sewing five of the most common applications: straight seam, zig-zag finish, buttonhole, flat felled seam, and sewing on a button.  We will also go over the process of hemming if time allows.

VR Art Class                                          CoMotion – Fluke 215             FREE

Details: In Google Tilt Brush, you can create 3D paintings at any scale, and have them react to music! Or, in MasterpieceVR, you can sculpt a 3D-printable object in your personal art studio.

3D Printing Basics                                Area 01                                     FREE

Details: Students will learn basic techniques for extrusion 3D printing including appropriate file types and setting up a 3D model to prepare for printing.  Each student will be able to take home a 3D printed object. Students will also learn the basic functions of the Flashforge Creator Pro 3D printer.

Laser Cut Mugs                                    Area 01                                     $5.00

Details: Students will learn basic laser cutting concepts including how to set up a vector file in Adobe Illustrator and transfer that information to the VLS 6.60 software to prepare for cutting. This workshop will specifically demonstrate the laser cutting capability by cutting a custom image into a coffee mug. Each participant will be able to take home a custom mug.

Othermill Engraving                            Area 01                                     $3.00

Details: Introduction to the Othermill desktop CNC machine. Students will learn how the basic concepts of setting up a file and sending it to the Othermill. Students will learn some basic principles about using Fusion 360 to generate GCODE to send to Otherplan. Each participant will be able to take home one customized aluminum tag.

2:00 PM                  Workshops and Activities

Conductive Thread Weaving              Area 01                                      FREE

Details: Throughout the first two decades of the Cold War, magnetic-core memory was the principal mechanism with which computers stored and retrieved information. The computers for the Apollo mission stored information in core memory ropesthreaded wires, passed through or around magnetized metal rings. NASA engineers nicknamed this hardware LOL memory for the little old ladies who carefully wove wires around the electro-magnetic ferrite cores by hand. The code, written by the trailblazing Margaret Hamilton, was made material by a team of master seamstresses outside of Boston. Students will learn how to weave their own patch and work as a group to create a large quilt that will light up with LEDs once complete.

Glass Fusing                                          Area 01                                    $11.00

Details: This is an introduction to fusing class for the beginner. Even if you have never cut glass before, this is a great class for you!
Come explore the possibilities of glass fusing in this hands-on class. Fusing is the process of placing layers of glass in a kiln and melting them together. Join us to learn how to cut glass and to create your own unique designs. We will discuss many methods of combining and firing the glass to achieve different results. You will also learn essential studio information including safety and glass compatibility. You will create 1 – 6×6 inch tile to take home.

3D Printing Basics                                Area 01                                     FREE

Details: Students will learn basic techniques for extrusion 3D printing including appropriate file types and setting up a 3D model to prepare for printing.  Each student will be able to take home a 3D printed object. Students will also learn the basic functions of the Flashforge Creator Pro 3D printer.

Laser Cut Mugs                                    Area 01                                     $5.00

Details: Students will learn basic laser cutting concepts including how to set up a vector file in Adobe Illustrator and transfer that information to the VLS 6.60 software to prepare for cutting. This workshop will specifically demonstrate the laser cutting capability by cutting a custom image into a coffee mug. Each participant will be able to take home a custom mug.

Othermill Engraving                            Area 01                                     $3.00

Details: Introduction to the Othermill desktop CNC machine. Students will learn how the basic concepts of setting up a file and sending it to the Othermill. Students will learn some basic principles about using Fusion 360 to generate GCODE to send to Otherplan. Each participant will be able to take home one customized aluminum tag.

Laser Cutting Coasters                       CoMotion – Fluke 215             $6.00

Details: Walk through the laser cutting process, from beginning to end. Well use the Image Trace tool in Illustrator to create templates from photographs, which are imported to Rhino for laser cutting.

VR App Development                          CoMotion – Fluke 215             FREE

Details: Learn to make a basic archery game for the HTC Vive. Using the Unity engine, anyone can learn how to make a VR app! Please bring a laptop with the latest version of Unity installed. A limited number of loaner computers will be available.

 

3:00 PM                  Maker Summit Project Showcase

Maker Summit Project Showcase        Area 01 and CoMotion – Fluke 215

Details: Come take a look at over 110 student projects.  This is what the UW Maker Summit is all about – showcasing the fantastic talent that UW student, staff, and faculty have to offer!  You’ll have the opportunity to engage with the individuals that entered projects, ask them questions, and have conversations about their work.  Check out the projects at the following locations:

Area 01 Community Center Project Showcase:

FILMS – Short Films, Music Videos

DIGITAL ART – Photography, Graphic Design

ART – Ceramics and Glass

GIZMOS – Undergraduate, Graduate

CoMotion – Fluke 215 Project Showcase:

ART – Fabric Arts, Drawing and Painting, 3D Print and Laser Cutting

3:30 PM                  Workshops and Activities

Short Film Viewings                            Area 01                                      FREE

Details: Come watch the entries from UW’s aspiring filmmakers and musicians!  List of films to come.

5:00 PM                  Maker Summit Showcase Ends, Judges Scores Reviewed

5:30 PM                  Awards Ceremony and Reception

Awards and Reception                        Area 01 – Great Room

Details: Open to participates, their invited guests, judges, and Maker Summit staff only.

7:00 PM                  Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night                                    Area 01 – Great Room

Details: Open to all!  This is a casual, come and go event for students to showcase their music, speaking or other talents.