[Lab] Mini Maker Faire Ottawa 2010

Jean-Marc LeBlanc jeanmarc.leblanc at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 14:04:19 EDT 2010

is there a deadline?

Jean-Marc Le Blanc

"Do you pine for the nice days of Minix-1.1, when men were men and
wrote their own device drivers?" Linus Torvalds

On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Emily Daniels <emily.daniels at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Everyone!
> Ottawa just got a little more awesome. We will be hosting a Mini Maker Faire
> in conjunction with the Electric Fields Festival in November. We are working
> to get the Maker info page up on Artengine's site but for now if you have
> any questions or know of any interesting groups to reach out to please
> forward or let us know!
> Mini Maker Faire
> 12 – 6PM
> November 6th and 7th, 2010
> 2 Daly Ave.
> Free
> “Considering that some of the greatest leaps forward in American
> technological history have been scrappy homebrews (Apple Computer was a
> literal garage startup), it’s really kind of exciting to think that, given
> its explosive growth, the Maker Faire might well help along an invention or
> two that’s truly important.” – Advertising Age
> The innovation laced through the capital region is impressive, and this
> first ever Mini-Maker Faire is a chance to connect creative people from all
> over our region in a celebration of the DIY spirit. A Mini-Maker Faire
> brings together families and individuals who celebrate Arts, Crafts,
> Engineering, Food, Music, Sustainability, and Science and those who embrace
> the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) spirit. At Maker Faire, the focus is on the process
> of making – not just the finished product.
> The real story here is the curiosity, vibrancy, and passion of the Makers
> themselves, the people who comprise the rapidly emerging DIY category.
> Scientists, homemakers, students, automotive enthusiasts, software
> developers, musicians, crafters of all stripes: individuals and communities
> of people drawn together by a common delight in the magic of tinkering,
> hacking, creating, and reusing materials and technologies.
> Are you a Maker? Reserve your spot now!
> There can’t be a Maker Faire without Makers, so please submit your idea for
> a table or project or demo and become an exhibitor. Before Monday October
> 18th we need:
> -a 250 word description of exhibition idea
> -your space needs
> -your technical needs (power, network, etc.)
> Please send a PDF by email to operations at artengine.ca.
> Please put “Mini-Maker Faire Exhibitor” in subject line.
> If you have questions please feel free to contact us at Artengine.
> Ryan Stec
> Artistic Director
> Artengine
> 613-686-1941
> artistic at artengine.ca
> --
> Emily Daniels | emilydaniels.com | @emdaniels | awesomefoundation.org
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