Fab ✱ Manchester takes place at FutureEverything 2012
Links to the details appear as soon as confirmed.
Thursday 17 May, 10-16h: parallel Workshops @ FabLab Manchester
- Open Source Nation (all day)
- Electronics and Open Data (morning)
- make your lunch / instructables restaurant (after the idea of Instructables Restaurant — the world's first open source restaurant, http://instructablesrestaurant.com/)
- Creating Modular Works of Art (afternoon)
Friday 18 May, 10-18h: Conference and Unconference @ MOSI (http://www.mosi.org.uk/)
- Unconference with loro, Arkitypo: the final alphabet, SNIJect and more
- Panel: hacking as artistic practice; 3-5 people with Lucrezia Cippitelli (autistici.org), loro, Jaromil
- Presentation: FabNet (Julie Harboe, Luzern, CH)
- Presentation: TILT. Hacking urban spaces by any meana necessary (Lucrezia Cippitelli, autistici.org, IT)
- Presentations and Round Table Discussion: The use of FabLabs.
with Harma Woldhuis (Protospace Utrecht, NL), Massimo Menichinelli (Aalto Fab Lab Helsinki, FI), Irene Posch (Happylab Kids Club, Vienna, AT)
- Technical Presentations: The miniFablab - how to make (almost) any SMALL thing (by Bart Bakker, Utrecht, NL), Fab Toy (Katerina Ruban, Exponi, RU)
- Keynote: Trends in Personal Manufacturing (Hilde Sevens, Autodesk Europe)
Saturday 19 May, 10-18h: sequential series of Workshops @ Victoria Baths (http://www.victoriabaths.org.uk/) and collectively building an Ultimaker
- L'Aquila - create network with other university/accademia around Europe to implement 'erasmus' projects around Fab Labs.
- Open Source Nation: reporting from the WS on Friday -- connecting people together to plan ahead -- documenting the work
- Open Design Definition
- Collapse of Capitalism - research team
- collectively wrap up the three days and create a super cool documentation, put everything online