© Keziah Suskin
28 February 2017
by Moira Lascelles
The full line-up of speakers for our Maker Assembly Edinburgh event taking place this Friday 3 March 2017 is now confirmed.
The day will bring people together to have a critical conversation about cultures of making: Their meaning, politics, history and future. There will be a series of panel discussions as well as hands-on maker sessions and a key note in conversation between Curator, Daniel Charny and Design Critic and Author, Alice Rawsthorn chaired by our Director, Sarah Mann . You can see the full timetable of the day below:
9.30am - 5.30pm: Maker Assembly Edinburgh
10.15 – Session one: Networks
Maker Library Network Legacy
11.30 – Coffee break
11.45 – Session two: Designer-Maker
13.30 – Lunch and chats
Lunchtime Activity: The Incomplete and Crowdsourced History of UK Maker Culture.
Explore and add to the on-going Maker Assembly timeline of UK maker culture.
14.45 - Session three: Making in the open
16.15 - Coffee break
The event has been developed by the British Council together with Maker Assembly as part of a wider series of activities taking place in Edinburgh to celebrate the culmination of the Maker Library Network and the launch of Hello Shenzhen, both projects that have a strong link to making and maker culture.
Maker Assembly Edinburgh is now sold out but you can watch the event live via periscope by following @MakerAssemblyUK on twitter and clicking the relevant link on the day. Join the conversation by tweeting #MakerAssemblyEdinburgh.