Calgary Makerfaire 2015
Calgary hosted our fourth Makerfaire this weekend at The TELUS Spark Science Centre. It was a smashing success, well done to Jason, Shannon and the whole team!
Popular Mechanics Magazine Maker Issue
Popular Mechanics latest issue with 30-page Maker section. An excellent read.
Innovate Calgary creates new incubator
Congratulations to Innovate Calgary for opening a great new co-working space! Official Site: http://www.innovatecalgary.com/starting-a-company/theinc/ Cybera Article: http://www.cybera.ca/news-and-events/tech-radar/innovate-calgary-creates-new-high-tech-incubator-for-entrepreneurs/
Article – How Makerspaces Help Local Economies
Great article in The Atlantic about how Makerspaces are helping rebuild the US economy. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/04/makerspaces-are-remaking-local-economies/390807/
Whitepaper by STEM Alberta
Maker Spaces, Education and The Future of Calgary. A Whitepaper authored by Dr. Gina Cherkowski (STEM Albert & STEM Learning Lab) in support of the Calgary Makerspace Project; Maker Spaces, Education and The Future of Calgary
Sharon Watkins joins the Board of Directors
While recently studying at The Singularity University, Sharon built a robot as part of a team exercise at a Makerspace. Enamoured by the potential a Makerspace enables, she returned to Calgary intent on opening one here. Thanks to an introduction…
Makerspace mentioned in Calgary’s 10-year Economic Strategy Document!
We are very proud to announce the Makerspace has been included in the update to the 2008 Calgary 10-Year Economic Strategy document! You can find the document here with our mention in the Innovative Energy section, page 36: http://www.calgaryeconomicdevelopment.com/economicstrategy/
Calgary Members mentioned in new Make: Magazine
Jeff De Boer and Shannon Hoover featured in the new Make: Magazine, Vol. 43 Calgary once again takes the World stage..! Jeff Make Magazine Shannon Make Magazine
Absolut Vodka – The Makers Episode : Calgary
http://www.absolut.com/ca/home/vice-episode-3/ Mice in shining armour. A robotic stone golem. Chain mail for cats. What do these things have in common? They’re all being crafted by makers in Calgary. Absolut Canada and VICE joined forces to share the stories of the…