The University’s Entrepreneurial Center / Women’s Business Center has expanded into two new locations in Hartford and East Hartford. Upcoming workshop and business advising location details will be emailed to registrants and posted on our calendar.
November 17, 9:30 am – 4 pm
Location: University of Hartford, Gengras Student Union, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, west Hartford, CT
Fee: $45, Early bird through Oct. 20 - $35
Free for University of Hartford students
Learn how educational venues, libraries, businesses, and manufacturers can invest in Making today so Connecticut creates an innovative, effective workforce with Maker skills for tomorrow.
Bryan Dods, Executive Director, Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence, UTRC
» Learn the 1-2-3 of creating a Maker Program » Find available resources including curriculum,
kits, learning platforms, and more » Listen, learn, and interact with those who have
paved the way
» Increase your competitive edge—engage large manufacturers with rapid iteration solutions:
› 3D printing › CNC machining › Computer-aided casting
» Use “Making” to help solve the skills gap » Support Makers—the future talent pool
The first annual New England Maker Summit took place at the University of Hartford in November 2016. The event explored how Making and Innovation can create new business opportunities, spur community revitalization, and improve schools in Connecticut. The “Maker Movement” refers to inventors, designers, and other self-reliant innovators who are moving American technology forward with their imagination and independent work culture.
See more photos on Facebook.
Watch all event speakers here.
Learn more about Making in Connecticut here.