Rocky Mountain Makerspace Summit

A collaborative conference focused on enabling economic development, skills development and creative fun in communities through makerspaces

July 14th -16th, 2017
Colorado Springs, Colorado


NOTE: This schedule may change based on number of attendees that a venue can handle.

Friday, July 14th
1:00pm Check-In Available for Summit Library 21c Venue
1:30pm-5:00pm Maker Cities Keynote and Workshop
with special guests
Dorothy Jones-Davis, Executive Director of the Nation of Makers
Bertie Lynch of Made Right Here
Jeff Branson of Sparkfun
and makerspace leaders from around the state
Library 21c Venue
5:30pm Art Walk (Ticketed separately) Downtown Colorado Springs
Saturday, July 15th
10:00am Check-In Available for Summit Library 21c Venue
9:30am-5pm Conference Sessions (includes lunch) Library 21c Venue
11am-12pm Unconference Breakout Sessions
Topics depend on votes from participants. Some topics for potential discussion are Makerspace Passport Program, Educator Makerspaces, Funding and Collaborations.
Library 21c Venue
12pm-1pm Lunch Library 21c Venue
1pm-3pm Unconference Breakouts
Made Right Here Workforce Program
Un-conference fishbowl
Library 21c Venue
software possibilities, issues, let’s make this happen!
Library 21c Makerspace
5pm Tour of Library 21c Makerspace Library 21c Makerspace
6pm-9pm Tour of Manitou Arts Center
plus Dinner and Beer (provided free to our guests via generous work and donations from Food Maven, Manitou Arts Center, King Soopers, and the hard work of many.
Manitou Art Center
Sunday, July 16th
10:00am Check-In Available for Summit
including coffee and bagel service
Pike’s Peak Makerspace
10am-4pm Deep Dive into topics and programs
Sparkfun Soldering activity for those that haven’t done one yet.
Tour and conversation about Pikes Peak space development led by Chris Vestal
Pike’s Peak Makerspace
12:00pm Lunch included Pike’s Peak Makerspace
4pm Head out to the brewery or other sights! TBD