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Request for Proposal: Tinker Expo

by Comm Contractor | May 27, 2016

If you are an educator or part of an organization or business and you love to tinker and are inspired by maker-movement products such as 3D printers, Raspberry Pi, Makey-Makeys, Breakout boxes, and Ozibots, why not share your knowledge and passion with the local education community? Request for proposals to showcase products and projects at the first Capital Area Intermediate Unit Tinker Expo is open!

The Tinker Expo will be held on Wednesday, October 5, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., at the CAIU. It will be a true makerspace where educators, administrators, and organizations can gather to create, invent, and learn together. Participants will have the opportunity to get hands-on with 3D printers, software, electronics, craft and hardware supplies, tools, and more.  

The Tinker Expo will feature the latest in maker-movement inspired products and projects organized in five zones:

• Discover
• Encounter
• Invent
• Thrive
• Innovate

The day will be full of opportunities for conversations with educators and organizations to inspire attendees to become an innovative practitioner. Be a part of this fun, engaging, and exciting day! If you are interested in participating or showcasing a tinker space, please complete the form at the link below by July 8, 2016.

http://tinyurl.com/TinkerProposal

For more information, contact nmiller@caiu.org.