CALL FOR MAKERS: Dublin Mini Maker Faire 2012
Dublin Mini Maker Faire will be an opportunity for makers to interact with each other, to share ideas, and to show examples of their work, projects, crafts, inventions, products and hacks in a vibrant fair-style event. We encourage you to join the fun and enter a project to exhibit.
VISIT SUBMIT TO DUBLIN MINI MAKER FAIRE http://www.makerfairedublin.com/submit/
Dublin Mini Maker Faire: Science Gallery, Pearse Street, Trinity College, Dublin 2 – July 14, 2012 .
Entry Open Date: February 15, 2012 . Please enter early so we can reserve space for your exhibit.
Entry Close Date: March 15, 2012
The first step to participating in Dublin Mini Maker Faire is to submit an entry that tells us about yourself and your project. Entries can be submitted from individuals as well as from groups, such as hobbyist clubs and schools. Please provide a short description of what you make and what you would like to bring to Dublin Mini Maker Faire, including links to photographs and/or videos of your project. We particularly encourage exhibits that are interactive and that highlight the process of making things.Here are just some of the topics that we’re looking for:
- Student Projects
- Music Performance and Participation
- 3D Printers and CNC Mills
- Textile Arts and Crafts
- Home Energy Monitoring
- Rockets and RC Toys
- Green Tech
- Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
- Electric Vehicles
- Biology/Biotech and Chemistry Projects
- Food and Beverage Makers
- Shelter (Tents, Domes, etc.)
- Unusual Tools or Machines
- How to Fix Things or Take them Apart (Vacuums, Clocks, Washing Machines, etc.)
Maker Entry Categories
You can apply as a:
- Maker booth or exhibit
- Commerical maker booth (primarily sales booth)
- Workshop or Presentation
- Exhibiting sponsor
Maker booth or exhibit: Individuals, groups, schools and organisations that would like to demonstrate what they make and/or how it works; interactive exhibits are encouraged. For Maker groups, please have one point person to coordinate your efforts. No fee to exhibit for non-commercial exhibits.
Commerical maker booth (primarily sales booth): Individuals who would like to sell products along with demonstrating what they make at their Maker exhibit. Please submit a Maker application and indicate that you are a Commercial Maker. There wil be a fee (TBD). Please note, companies or commercial entities do not qualify as Commercial Makers. If you are a company or commercial entity, we have great opportunities available—please see Exhibiting Sponsor.
Workshop or Presentation: Individuals and groups who would like to talk about an idea or project of interest to the Maker community, OR makers who are interested in demonstrating what they make and how it works in a stage setting. Presentations are typically 20 or 50 minutes, with some time for Q&A. Select “Presenter” and submit a Presenter application.
How to Apply
Other Ways to Participate at Dublin Mini Maker Faire
Sponsors: We welcome sponsors at Dublin Mini Maker Faire. For more information about becoming a sponsor, please see sponsorship.
What Happens Next
Immediately following your submission, you will receive and email confirming that we have your application. If you don’t receive this email, let us know: email@example.com . Acceptances are sent via email approximately 2 months before the show. Once accepted, makers are asked to complete a Maker Agreement.
Ongoing correspondence from the Maker Faire team will keep you up-to-date on organising meetings, meetups, maker check-in and load-in logistics.