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Makerspaces of Cascadia Unconference (MCU)

The first annual Makerspaces of Cascadia Unconference will bring together the makerspaces, hackerspaces, fablabs, and tool libraries of the Pacific Northwest region. This weekend event will feature a welcome party, lightning talks, open houses, participant-led discussions, and more!

Tickets for sale here.

** Why Attend? **

Connect with Community Leaders - This event will bring together the people who make makerspaces, hackerspaces and tool libraries happen. Create lasting in-person connections that inspire collaboration now and in the future.

Share Best Practices - As leaders in the maker community we are shaping a culture that spans multiple disciplines across the globe. How do each of our organizations address the related challenges and opportunities? Share war stories and solutions with people who stand at the forefront of the maker movement.

Experience an Unconference - This innovative meeting format inspires a different level of interaction. Recognizing that we are the experts in our space, WE drive the conversation. Never been to an unconference? Learn more about how it works here:

** Call for Speakers **

Speakers at the MCU have an opportunity to highlight their work to leaders in the maker movement. Contact us at to learn more!

** Fees **

The cost of admission for the Unconference is $50 CAD. We have kept the fee low as this event is about coming together, not making money. The fee includes:

all activities at the conference

welcome social Friday night

conference dinner on Saturday night

** Accommodation **

We understand that Vancouver is an expensive city to visit, if you are interested we will be happy to connect you with MakerLabs members who can offer a place to stay over the weekend. Fill out the homestay request when you register.

** Schedule **

Friday, March 31st, 2017:
6-8 pm: Welcome social, meet & greet
8-12pm: MakerLabs Birthday party

Saturday, April 1st, 2017:
10am to 5pm: Makerspace Unconference, Day 1
7pm to 9pm: Dinner and pub crawl

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017:
10am to 4pm: Makerspace Unconference, Day 2

Earlier Event: March 29
Open Science Network Meetup
Later Event: March 31
MakerLabs House Party