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Wednesday, November 10 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
FAI: Learning about Makerspaces

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So what is a Makerspace? It is a place to make things. It is a place to ideate and think outside the box. You can work on developing solutions to todays needs and challenges.

November 8 - 12, 2021 is Alaska Techstars Startup Week. The focus of the week is "North To the Future: Start Up, Pivot, Thrive". Startup Week is a celebration of entrepreneurship in Alaska and in connecting the entrepreneurial ecosystem across the State.

Come listen to those who manage Makerspaces in the Fairbanks area and find out more about their projects and capabilities.

Register @ https://bit.ly/StWk21Makerspaces

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Adam Low

Director UAF Upward Bound, T3 Alliance Lead, University of Alaska
Adam Low is the Director of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Upward Bound Program and the UAF T3 Alliance Lead.  He is a science and technology educator with a passion for involving students in community engagement projects. Adam has extensive experience developing and supporting... Read More →
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Jan Dawe

Director, OneTree Alaska
OneTree Alaska is an education, research, and outreach program of the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Extension. We believe every child should have ample opportunities to explore their local environment through place-based and project-based education. Jan has a PhD in chromosome botany, has been directing OneTree Alaska for ten years and eagerly wanted to figure out what happened to my birch sap that... Read More →

Shannon Miller

Makerspace Alaska Fellow, UAF, Honors College
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Nathaniel Feemster

Instructional Designer, UAF Ecampus
Nathaniel is passionate about the intersection of technology and culture. His experience includes museum exhibit design, developing online learning for Alaskan Athabascan languages, and project management. He enjoys working with content experts to create student experiences that feel... Read More →
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Peter Webley

Deputy Director, UAF, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Dr. Peter Webley is a Research Professor of Remote Sensing in the Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, as well as the Associate Director of Research at the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI). His research focuses on natural hazards... Read More →
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Kevin Huo

Innovation Fellow, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Kevin Huo came to UAF from California but, far from hibernating in the frozen North, he has used this place to launch himself around the world. He went to Finland with a student group modeling the Arctic Council of circumpolar northern countries. He graduated from UAF with a degree... Read More →

Wednesday November 10, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm AKST

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