DC Maker Faire

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What: DC Mini Maker Faire – sign up to get a (free) booth here: Call for Makers

When: Sunday June 8th 2014, 11 am – 7 pm

Where: Yards Park and IdeaSpace, 355 Water Street SE, Washington, DC

Contact: Please email any inquiries to info@makerfairedc.com

The inaugural DC Mini Maker Faire, initiated and led by members of the AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships MaDTECHEd affinity group, will be a unique celebration of the Maker movement June 8, 2014.

The DC Mini Maker Faire will showcase local, grassroots Do-It-Yourself (DIY) innovation from individuals and organizations from the community, including federal and local government, non-profits, academia,​ and industry.   The Faire was envisioned as a way to Show (and Tell) the world what DC M​akers have to offer, and includes support from MAKE, LEGO, Intel, Revolution X Design, IdeaSpace DC, The Capitol Riverfront, Digital DC, ShopBot, and local Makers.  Up to 10,000 attendees will have the opportunity to interact with everything from homemade electric go-karts and DIY 3D printers to STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) kits, arts/crafts, and robotics.  Please note that the inaugural DC Mini Maker Faire is independently produced and separate from the upcoming (also first-ever) White House Maker Faire.

 

More information is available at http://makerfairedc.com, http://bit.ly/DCMakerCall and on twitter @DCMakerFaire.

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