Register to join the first New York Maker summit now! #nysmakers
The first New York Maker summit will be happening on March 24th in Albany – check out the event website if you are interested in registering! They are also currently looking for speakers so if you are a maker, educator, political, manufacturer, maker space, etc please apply here.
The goal of the New York State Maker Summit is to bring makers, makerspaces, maker events, educators, politicians, manufacturers, industry leaders, museums, libraries, and anyone who is passionate about the Maker Movement together to learn about each other, talk about partnerships & the problems that we all run into, and discuss how to grow the movement within the state.
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I wish My Makers and I could attend the summit, but that’s a bit of a journey for us on a school day. We hope that the event is a big success, and that you are able to either livestream it or post the speaker’s videos on YouTube. Power to the Makers!