Event Schedule

Saturday February 1
9:30am – 10:00am Registration and breakfast
10:00am – 10:30am Introduction
10:30am – 11:30am Unconference planning
11:30am – 11:45am Where/How-To Tutorial
11:45am – 12:30pm Session 1
TELUS : Representing Diversity in Making and Media
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes   Flip Chart Notes 2
Gemini West :  How To Make Making More Meaningful
Gemini East : Balancing Life and Making
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes
Loft : The Role of AI in Teaching
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes
Bistro A : Founding A Maker Day School
Bistro B : Making With ADHD
Overflow 1 : Community Cooking with Public Fired Oven
12:30pm – 1:25pm Lunch
1:30pm – 2:15pm Session 2
TELUS : The Business Of Making
Gemini West : Formal STEAM Education | K-12 and Beyond
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes   Flip Chart Notes 2
Gemini East : Making and Social Media
Loft : Bridging and Supporting Communities
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes  Flip Chart Notes 2
Bistro A : What Is The Latest Cutting Edge Technology
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes
Bistro B : Making Functional and Reusable Objects in STEM Education
Overflow 1 : Methods To Build A Community Around Your Makerspace
Overflow 2 : Blockchain / Crypto Currency / Bitcoin
Overflow 3 : Designing a School From First Principles
2:20pm – 3:05pm Session 3
TELUS : Does Everything Have To Be Digital?
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes
Gemini West : Making At The Ontario Science Centre
Gemini East : Building and Governing The Maker Community
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes
Loft : How TO Get Access To Tools On A Budget
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes
Bistro A : Reconciling The Advent of ‘digital’ Making and Tactile Industry
Bistro B : AI + Advanced Arduino + Advanced Tech
Overflow 1 : The Future Of Making In Mainstream Media
Overflow 2 : Women That Make, Create and Innovate!
Overflow 3 : The Maker ‘Aesthetic’
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes
3:05pm – 3:30pm Break
3:30pm – 4:15pm Session 4
TELUS : Sustainability in Making
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes   Flip Chart Notes 2
Gemini West : Creation of Makerspaces in Community Hubs
Gemini East : Art and Making
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes
Loft : The Future of 3D Printing
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes
Bistro A : Alternative and Accessible Approaches to Maker Education
Bistro B : Rebranding Making
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes
Overflow 1 : Methods To Build A Community Around Your Makerspace
   Also see > Flip Chart Notes
Overflow 2 : Open Source vs Closed Source
Overflow 3 : Teaching Arduino – Way Better Than A Blinking LED!
4:20pm – 5:00pm Gathering and Posters
Sunday February 2
10:00am – 10:30am Breakfast
10:30am – 11:30am World Café
11:30am – 12:30pm Unconference Planning
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 2:15pm Session 5
TELUS : SPEED NETWORKING
Gemini West : Fostering More Maker Communities
Gemini East : How Can We Make Sustainability More Accessible?
Loft : Maker Ideas / Resources for Education
Bistro A : The Nuts & Bolts of Accessible Makerspaces
Bistro B : Feminist Makers Manifest-NO
Also see > Flip Chart Notes
Overflow 1 : Share Your Best…
2:20pm – 3:05pm Session 6
TELUS : Creative Services And The Business Of Making
Gemini West : How Can Maker Festival EVOLVE To Better Serve The Maker Community
Gemini East : The “Imposter Maker.” Why Aren’t People Calling Themselves Makers?
Also see >  Flip Chart Notes
Loft : Expanding the Philosophy of ‘Making’
Bistro A : Maker Mentoring: How To Scaffold The New Maker Experience For Success
Bistro B : Fostering Viability For Maker Spaces & Communities
Overflow 1 : What Makes MAKE: Magazine Different From CRAFT: Magazine?
3:05pm – 3:30pm Break
3:30pm – 4:15pm Session 7
TELUS: A ‘Maker’ Curriculum (Youth and Gamification) & Physical Space 
Gemini West: Makers Making Music – Where’s The Music?
Gemini East: How Can The Ontario Science Centre Help?
Loft: Vision 2020 and Events Beyond
Also see > Flip Chart Notes    Flip Chart Notes 2
Bistro A: Making in the Digital Realm
Bistro B: Post-Mortem of Makerspaces, Companies and Organizations
Overflow 1: List Of Resources
4:20pm – 5:00pm Thanks and Networking

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR COMMUNITY SPONSORS

The Gorilla Store
HackLab TO
New Toronto Makeshore
Sienci Labs

PRESENTING PARTNERS

Maker Festival
Ontario Science Centre