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Friday, August 14 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
Maker Spaces – New Directions in Community Media

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The Maker movement is doing today what community media centers began 30 years ago, but with tools and expressive media that are outside of the historical practice of PEG organizations. As the concept of television has been radically changed in the last decade, and as Congress begins deliberation on what it means to fund public spaces in compensation for use of the public rights-of-way, it’s important to reflect the new landscape in our centers. Find out about other grassroots organizations that have had success in teaching, providing, and building in their communities. Learn about Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and the Maker movement that has captured the attention of the public and public spaces across the country.


Speakers
avatar for David Hedden

David Hedden

MakerSpace Studio Guide, Long Beach Public Library
A "Maker" with a diverse background in design and community engagement, specializing in 3D printing/modeling, infographics, prototyping and all things found around the makerspace!
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Lisa Mastramico

Director, PADNET.tv
avatar for Jacqui Viale

Jacqui Viale

Educator, Shared Science
As Executive Director of Shared Science, Jacqui is passsionate about the importance of involving kids at a young age in studies and pursuits that will enable them to participate in and contribute positively to the 21st Century digital revolution. Her teaching career began in 1989... Read More →


Friday August 14, 2015 10:45am - 12:15pm
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