Ignite at Makefest Liverpool 30th June 2018

At Liverpool Makefest this year Ignite will be presenting a series of short talks and discussions on issues facing the Maker Community

Themed talks

Ignite sessions 

At Liverpool Makefest we thought we would take the opportunity to examine some of the issues that have been raised over the years at our regular Ignite event, but with a maker theme.

Each themed session will consist of four short 5 minute presentations from our speakers then we will have a Question and Answer opportunity to dig into the detail.

The economics of being a maker

A look at how it is possible to make money being a maker. Selling on Etsy to via your own site.

Privacy/Security

A look at how in 21st Century Britain we should be thinking about our personal privacy and security.

Sensory data

A look at how low cost sensors are being used to help with everything from spotting Elephants in the wild to Car emissions in our cities.

Manufacturing - climbing the volcano

This session will examine how to move your business from small time maker to big time manufacturing and distribution.

Education

From STEM to STEAM and beyond. How is education changing to incorporate more tech and maker skills.

Retro Games

In recent years there has been an upsurge in the development of retro games. This session examines why and how.

Diversity

This session examines the roles of diversity in the modern digital workplace.  A look at socioeconomic backgrounds and more.

Imaging

Sitting closely with our sensor data session but examining the tools that people are using to gather that data.

Liverpool Makefest

MAKERS OF ALL TYPES SHOWCASING SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, SOUND AND MUSIC, ART, CRAFTS, CREATIONS, INVENTIONS AND GADGETS. HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES, RANGING FROM CODING TO CRAFTS!

FAQ

The how’s and wherefores for Ignite Features…

We’ll be adding more information here for speakers and the audience at this event as time goes by.

Times?

Ignite features… will take place between 10am and 4pm on the 30th June at Liverpool Makefest

Timetable?

As we get closer to the day then we will produce a timetable for the themed sessions.

Each session should take approximately 30 minutes.

Presentations?

These will follow the Ignite format of being 5 minutes long using exactly 20 slides.

Getting cover for your stand?

If you have a stall at Makefest then we will be able to arrange cover for it while you are attending.