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Collab Lab 3: Maker Spaces/FabLabs
Thursday October 13, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
How and why could a Maker Space or FabLab benefit your student?
Join us for a conversation to share ideas and experiences with others on the same journey. This workshop is an opportunity for you to learn what others are doing, and share what you’ve been working on, have seen working well elsewhere, or would like to try. More importantly, we’ll connect you with others on a similar path and those may be of help along the way.
Among others, you’ll get a chance to talk with:
Adam Pautsch – GE Healthcare
Adam was the founder of, and currently manages, the GE Healthcare Makerspace, a lab for conceptual development and prototyping which tests new technologies and ideas to add value and innovation to products. He received a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from UW-Madison, with a minor in Medical Physics.
Tuan Tran – Design Fugitives
Tuan has a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Wisconsin -Milwaukee. He brings a high level of design experience and project management expertise to DF. In addition to design activities, Tuan is the in-house expert on Digital Fabrication, Parametric Modeling and manages New Product Development.
Erik Wolbach – South Milwaukee High School
South Milwaukee High School is researching a new Fabrication Lab as an extension of their existing shop facilities. They have new partners in architecture, aquaponics, and urban agriculture. Students have created a scale model of their existing space and are researching a building expansion to house a new green energy fab lab is ongoing.
5:30 – 6:00 Grab something eat and drink, say hello
6:00 – 8:00 Let’s learn from each other
Food and beverage will be provided. There is no charge for participation but space is limited.
The Workshop will be held at Ward 4, 333 North Plankinton Avenue, Milwaukee, WI. Space provided courtesy of The Commons.