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Symposium 2018

Symposium 2018
(Entire Event)

The United States Fab Lab Network will be hosting its annual Symposium at the new West Houston Institute located on the Houston Community College Alief Campus, March 5-7, 2018.

The focus of this Symposium will be around Educational Best Practices (K-12 & Post-Secondary), Entrepreneurship, and Fab Lab/Makerspace Start-up – Operations – Training.

 Many equipment vendors will also be displaying a variety of Fab Lab/Makerspace gear and providing training sessions.

 Each registration also includes:

  • Lunch for March 6th & 7th
  • Hotel room discount
  • Tuesday evening Happy Hour with Hor d'oeuvres
  • USFLN Membership for 2018
Starts On:
March 05, 2018
8:00 AM
Ends On:
March 07, 2018
5:00 PM
Attendee
$375.00

Fab Labs in Education

The United States Fab Lab Network will be hosting a panel discussion around, “Fab Labs in Education”, Monday, March 5th, at the West Houston Institute, located on the Houston Community College, Alief Campus, from 9AM-10:30AM.

 

This event is intended for those in leadership or faculty positions in both K-12 & Post-secondary education to learn about how a Fab Lab or Makerspace can impact their institutions, and how to begin to take steps towards implementation of a Fab Lab. The panel will be made up of Fab Lab leaders from around the U.S. and will also include a Q & A session.

 

This is a free event, but you must register here.

Starts On:
March 05, 2018
9:00 AM
Ends On:
March 05, 2018
10:30 AM
Attendee
Free

Symposium 2018
(Monday, March 5 Only)

The United States Fab Lab Network will be hosting its annual Symposium at the new West Houston Institute located on the Houston Community College Alief Campus. The entire event is open March 5-7, 2018.

 

However, this registration is available to anyone who cannot attend the entire event but would like to be a part of the presentations on Monday, March 5th only. The registration cost for this one-day attendance is $120.

Starts On:
March 05, 2018
8:00 AM
Ends On:
March 05, 2018
5:00 PM
Attendee
$120.00

Where To Stay

The Fab Lab conference has reserved a block of rooms at the Quality Inn and the Candlewood Suites, which are located within a block of the HCC Alief Campus.

*Breakfast is included in the conference hotel price for both properties, but you must come to the Quality Inn to eat.

To take advantage of the Fab Lab conference pricing, please contact the desired hotel by February 15, 2018, and indicate that you are with the Fab Lab conference. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Miranda Chavera at mchavera@wshospitality.com.

Quality Inn

Website: ChoiceHotels.com

Phone: 832-658-2550

Regular Rooms (Single & Double): $85
Suites: $95

Candlewood Suites

Website: IHG.com

Phone: 713-244-0400

Regular Rooms (Single & Double): $79
Suites: $89

Agenda

Monday, March 5th
1:00PM – 4:30PM
Long Form Workshops/Training

Tuesday, March 6th
8:00AM – 5:30PM
Keynotes/1-hour Workshops/Fab Lab Showcase
Tuesday Evening Networking Event

Wednesday, March 7th
8AM – 4PM
Keynotes/1-hour Workshops/Wrap