Blog

Assa@NESTA with Fiddian Warman and Rachel Coldicutt of Makers’ Guild July14

Posted by assaonline

 

NESTA, 1 Plough Place London EC4A 1DE

Thursday, July 14, 2011 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM (GMT)

Register free at: http://makersguild.eventbrite.com/

 

 

Makers’ Guild: Supporting Personal Fabrication

Makers’ Guild is a new not-for-profit organisation, offering support for makers and personal fabricators.

Please join us for our ‘Launch Lunch’ on 14 July is an opportunity to hear some fascinating speakers, meet other makers and define what the Makers’ Guild can do for you.

 

Speakers include:

• Scott Burnham: writer, creative director and strategist for design and urban initiatives, working with cities, institutions and publications worldwide. http://scottburnham.com/bio/

• Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino: product designer, entrepreneur, consultant, strategist and blogger on Internet of Things & Interaction design http://www.designswarm.com

• Assa Ashuach: designer, specialising in additive manufacturing and product customisation, founder of Digtal Foming ltd, Assa Ashuach studio and MA Design leader at London Metropolitan Uni http://www.assaashuach.com/

• Jonty Wareing, London Hackspace founder, http://jonty.co.uk/

• Jo Roach and Luke Petrie, MakieLab, http://www.makielab.com/

Marcus Bowerman of Metropolitan Works presenting their amazing facilities http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/metropolitanworks

Hardware demonstrations from Martin Stevens of http://www.a1-tech.co.uk

 

 

Makers’ Guild aims to:

• encourage knowledge and equipment sharing

• connect people with different skills

• be a forum for lobbying

• and a resource for legal, technical and business advice

Programme:

12:00: Welcome from NESTA and Fiddian Warman and Rachel Coldicutt, Makers’ Guild

12:10: Talks and Inspiration

12:40: Discussion – Shaping Makers’ Guild

13:15 Lunch and networking

14:00 Close