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eLeCTRONiC WeAraBLes Meeting WrapUp #WearableWednesday

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Some wrap-up notes from a wearable electronics event and unconference held at Crash Space in combination with the LA Robotics Club!

We organized and hosted the LA Robotics Club this past Saturday Jan 19th for a Wearable Electronics Meetup. They’d been expressing interest in wearable electronics for quite awhile and it was a good excuse to open the space on beautiful Saturday afternoon.

We started will minimal expectations of an informal meet and greet, but around 70 people came. We had nearly 100 rsvps from different sources leading into the week of the event. free events are hard. arguably more work because you never know how many people will show up. The last thing I wanted to do was rent a room and not fill it… So, we went for it. we packed ‘em in tighter and brighter!….

Given the amount of folks that were planning to attending and our limited space, I went for an unconference like format. It went quite well with minimal upfront work. My aim was to most quickly get everyone in BOF sessions where the space would be less of a constraint.

We started with name tags and small talk until the room got full
Then we briefly when around and everyone shared what they hoped to gain. I created a bit of a session board and noted who might be an expert in fashioningTech or robots.

We then allowed anyone to share something with the complete group. This satisfied the need for those that came with a product of self promotion to get traction. This included projects, problems, techniques, questions, or ideas….

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