Maker Forum

When: Sat, July 27, 7:30pm – 10pm, 2013
Where: HUB, 113 Somerset Road, Singapore
Admission: Free
Info: EventRegistration

All makers, tinkerers, hackers, crafters, artists and DIYers are invited to join us for the Maker Forum for an evening of conversation and socializing. There will be brief presentations by maker-participants and invited speakers on the extent of maker activities/culture among various maker communities in Singapore and internationally. Topics:
  • Why Singapore is Better than the US for Hardware Makers - Bunnie Huang, PhD, MIT 
  • Hazecast Community Project - James Chan, Neotony Labs
  • Community Tinkering - Veera & Ibnur, Kampung Tinkerers, Sustainable Living Labs
  • Crafting Cosplay Pop-Culture - Jason Koh, Pop Culture Blogger
  • Encouraging Ladies to Geek Out - Liyana Sulaiman, Founder, Girls in Tech
Maker Forum is part of Make Faire Mini Singapore, a showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement; which in turn is part of Singapore Science Festival 2013. Maker Faire (July 27-28, 2013) workshops and presentations include:
  • Lasers & Magic! Creating Special Effects
  • DIY Life: Lifehacking 101
  • Developing & Validating a Product which Customers Are Willing to Pay For
  • Make Awesome Stuff (by Autodesk)
  • Piezo Everything!
  • Learn to Breadboard Electronics
  • Draw your circuits!
  • Home Automation with Arduino
[Maker refers to contemporary technology-based DIY, Do-It-Yourself.]