Come check us out in our 7th year, we’ll be at the Monroe County Convention Center from 10am to 4pm!
If you’re planning to attend, go mark yourself as “attending” on Facebook. You’ll get updates for any last minute changes. https://www.facebook.com/events/1389058811229389/
Lefty McGoo is a sponsor of Makevention 2019 at the Copper level. We can’t thank them enough for their support!
The IU School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering will be an exhibitor,
workshop presenter, AND sponsor for this year’s Makevention. They’ll have displays
of various projects, machines in operation, and interactive projects. The workshop
they’re doing this year is Amatria themed fascinators. This is one you won’t want to
Nocturnes Tabletop Gaming Guild will be joining us this year. They’ll be demoing
tabletop games AND one of their members will be offering a FREE workshop on
building gaming terrain out of trash. One person’s trash is another person’s…
gaming terrain? Seriously, it’s going to be awesome!
Indiana University School of Education’s IU MILL makerspace will be both an
exhibitor AND a sponsor this year. MILL actually stands for Make Innovate Learn Lab,
and they do a lot of really cool stuff. They will have some demos and activities
going, PLUS they are bringing back their PVC building area for kids.
Spockbots is an FLL Robots team from Bloomington. They show their projects and
sell some small Lego kits to help fundraise for their work on robotics and
engineering. You can shop for Legos AND help out a local robotics team. It’s a
B-Town Beads & Oddities will have an outside table at this year’s Makevention. They
will display handmade/forged wearable pieces on metal, leather and glass. Why will
they be outside? Because they will also have a basic fine metal work demo!
Claddagh Robotics will be our other outdoor exhibitor. They’ll be showing off their
outdoor autonomous robot moving around in a user defined patern on a pre-made
map of an area. Autonomous robots need the sort of space only the great outdoors
Castlemakers will be exhibiting their collection of maker built projects from their
makerspace. Projects will include mini-golf holes from Putt-Putnam County, model
rockets, micro:bits, a Rasberry Pi kiosk, and 3D printed ‘things’. There may be more,
so come check it out!
Mark Krenz will be at Makevention with his ever popular Banana Piano (the
Makevention committee may have dubbed him Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch),
Infrared Translator, and Fidget spinner speedometer. You can also play a card
programming and how you can get started!
Cook Medical is back this year as an exhibitor and sponsor! How does Cook Medical
make medical devices? Stop by to find out! Injection molding creates plastic parts
for medical devices. You can see how it works and how the scrap plastic is recycled
into art. Come play with the recycled pieces and make your own Old Town Road
Medical Devices for Minimally Invasive Procedures