Make:Shift

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Craft council biennial conference Make:Shift is less than a month away. With over 50 speakers and contributors from around the world and over 150 tickets sold make sure you don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear the latest on craft innovation and meet potential collaborators.
Make:Shift will take place at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry from 10 -11 November.
Join us to discover how a new generation of makers are revolutionising science, technology and engineering.
Expect dynamic presentations and thought-provoking panel discussions; hear from expert speakers and be inspired by innovative making and research across robotics, smart materials, bio design, wearables and more.
The full programme for this action-packed two day conference has just been announced.
Highlights include a panel on developing smart textiles for blind and partially sighted people, journalist Lucy Siegle hosting a session on sustainability, materials scientist Mark Miodownik’s keynote on advances in new materials. Plus tickets include an invitation to an evening drinks reception on the 10 November featuring a very special live music performance.
Hear from leading specialists, practitioners and experts from the fields of science, engineering, architecture, robotics, medicine and manufacturing.
We’re delighted that our diverse line-up of speakers includes:
Mark Miodownik, Institute of Making (UK)
Caroline Till, FranklinTill Studio (UK)
Indy Johar, Project 00 (UK)
Lucy Siegle, journalist, author and broadcaster (UK)
Craig Dunlop, Workspace (South Africa)
Neringa Stoskute, Kaunas Biennial (Lithuania)
Join us to discover how a new generation of makers are revolutionising science, technology and engineering.
Expect dynamic presentations and thought-provoking panel discussions; hear from expert speakers and be inspired by innovative making and research across robotics, smart materials, bio design, wearables and more.
Speaker’s Corner
Meet designer Craig Dunlop, joining us from Cape Town to present The Employable Nation project, a course designed to stimulate young people’s interest in the art of making.
He will also share his international insight in makerspaces and making communities in South Africa as part of the social innovation session on Thursday 10 November.
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Buy tickets now to be part of the #CCMakeShift conversation
http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/shop/product/809/make:shift-2016-tickets
 

Posted on 2nd November 2016

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