The 2019 Maker Conference

Making an Accessible Future


Join us on November 1st-3rd to learn, make, create and collaborate. The theme of our 2019 Maker Conference is Making an Accessible Future.
participants in the conference will work in teams to solve accessibility problems identified by a number of accessibility organizations. This Maker Conference offer participants the chance to learn new skills, interact with other makers and meet experts and attend hands-on sessions. Help us make an accessible future!

Agenda

Friday, November 1th 17:30 - 21:00

Location: Events room, STEM, 1st floor(Room 117), 150 Louis-Pasteur, Ottawa

17:30 Registration
18:00 Gala - Opening Remarks
18:30
Keynote Speaker: Jon Schull

The Founder of e-NABLE, a global network of volunteers using 3D technologies to make free, open-source 3D-printed prosthetics for children and underserved populations. Established in 2014, e-NABLE has been featured in major new programs, magazines and websites. There are over 140 e-NABLE chapters in over 43 countries around the world.

19:00 Welcome & Weekend challenges

Participants will be informed of the challenges for the makeathon, sponsors, judges, judging criteria, mentors, rules and any other information.

19:30 Dinner: Salang Kabob
Team formations and choosing ideas
20:30 Begin making

Saturday, November 2nd 8:00 - 23:00

Location: Events room, STEM, 1st floor(Room 117), 150 Louis-Pasteur, Ottawa

8:00 Breakfast
8:30 Begin making
9:00 Coach meetings or Skills building workshops

Learn any skill you are missing. Don’t need skills building? Continue working

10:30 Break
12:30 Lunch: Raon Kitchen
13:30 Coach meetings or Skills building workshops
15:00 Break
15:30 Continue making
18:30 Dinner: Sala Thai
19:30 Continue making
23:00 Wrap-up

Sunday, November 3rd 8:00 - 20:00

Location: Events room, STEM, 1st floor(Room 117), 150 Louis-Pasteur, Ottawa

8:00 Breakfast
8:30 Begin making
9:00 Presentation workshop
10:30 Break
11:00 Coach meetings
12:30 Lunch: Burrito Gringos
13:30 Continue making
15:00 Break
15:30 Presentation prep
17:00 Demos to Judges Begin

each demo will be limited to 3 minutes.

18:30 Dinner :All season India
Closing Ceremony

Winners are announced and presented with prizes: Prizes to be determined.