Learn from experts, network with your peers, and return with ideas for your Fab Lab
Anyone under 18 years old can enter a question to the competition, Nobel laureates choose the best 5 questions by girls an the best 5 by boys and award them the MFIP medal, the MFIP certificate (with hand- calligraphy and modeled on the real Nobel certificate) and an… apple iPad2.
Deadline is May 17th 2013
Website to enter is: http://www.MoleClues.org
The streaming site will be activated on May 28th (folks of any age can ask questions of the speakers live): http://www.MoleCluesLive.org
The Forum program is here: http://www.molecularfrontiers.org/pages//posts/exploringtheboundariesthescienceoftheextremes67.php
TIES is looking for a Fab Lab Guru and someone for Fab Lab Teacher Professional Development
The TIES organization (Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM) is looking to hire for two positions for those with Fab Lab experience. See the following for more information regarding these positions and how to apply:
If you were unable to attend the USFLN Symposium 2013, you missed some exciting presentations. Information from the event will be posted soon.
The 2014 USFLN Symposium will be help April 7 – 9, 2014 in Baltimore, MD. Stay tuned for more information.
The NSF Digital Fabrication Learning Community (DFLC) and United States Fab Lab Network (USFLN) are conducting a free Fab Lab Operations webinar on Friday, March 1st, 2013. This webinar (see attached) will feature a panel of experts who will review critical considerations for successfully operating a Fab Lab with discussion of topics such as equipment, materials, training, staffing, software and maintenance. The panel will also respond to questions from participants. All current and prospective USFLN members are very welcomed to join. Thanks much for your consideration.
Date: Friday, March 1, 2013 at 12 PM Eastern (Replay will be made available) Presenters: DFLC & USFLN Experts
Length: 90 minutes
Join us for this informational webinar, presented by the NSF Digital Fabrication Learning Community (DFLC) and United States Fab Lab Network (USFLN) on Friday, March 1st, 2013. This webinar will feature a panel of experts who will review critical considerations for successfully operating a Fab Lab with discussion of topics such as equipment, materials, training, staffing, software and maintenance. The panel will also respond to questions from participants.
Panel of experts includes:
Steve Gallagher; Fab Lab Manager, Fox Valley Technical College
Tom Singer; Professor, Mechanical Engineering- Sinclair Community College
Doug Prehoda; Senior Project Manager, Regional Technology Center- Mott Community College
Kelly Zona; Fab Lab Manager, Community College of Baltimore County Moderating the panel:
Jim Janisse; Development Manager- Fox Valley Technical College; Principal Investigator- NSF DLC Project
For specific information, contact: Shannon Payne NetWorks Admin
It is time for us to get together again! SAVE THE DATE and stay tuned for more info about Lodging, Keynote Speakers, and sessions! We have a lot in store! Help spread the word to all FabLab’s or those interested in them by sharing this post or this PDF.
Registration for the USFLN Symposium 2012, hosted by FAB LAB TULSA, has opened! Follow the link for full details. Full Symposium pass is $225 and includes April 10-12 keynotes, panels, presentations, luncheon, and assorted day-time and after-hours programming. Student discounts are available. For those in the Tulsa area who don’t want to participate in the full event, tickets for the Keynote (and kickoff) luncheon with Dale Dougherty are also available. A post-symposium workshop with ShopBot is also available (follow link for $ details). This is going to be a great symposium! The folks at Fab Lab Tulsa have lined up some incredible programming! You won’t want to miss it!!
Again, go to Eventbrite to register for Symposium 2012!!