Sunday, April 30 • 09:00 - 10:00
Open Source Curriculum Creation with Shapeways and the New York Public Library (Make It, Print It, Sell It: Intro to 3D Printing and Digital Entrepreneurship)

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Creators of the course "Make It, Print It, Sell It: Intro to 3D Printing and Digital Entrepreneurship" New York Public Library Tech Connect lead Aaron McGuire and Shapeways Education team Lauren Slowik and Laura Taalman will discuss how they used free resources, networked capabilities and advanced manufacturing to teach new skills to library patrons in person and online. In an effort to replicate efforts like this and grow the potential for open source curriculum, this section will feature a "warts-and-all" chat about how we piloted the program, most important learnings, how to act as a CC advocate with your org and between the private and non-profit sector as well as a discussion with participants on possible next steps.

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Lauren Slowik

Design Evangelist, Shapeways
Lauren is the Director of Education + Design Evangelism at Shapeways. She also a founding member of the Lady Tech Guild, a group started to connect and inspire women working in the 3D industries. She is occasionally a part-time professor at Parsons School of Design where she also... Read More →

Sunday April 30, 2017 09:00 - 10:00 EDT
Distillery Room