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Monday, May 13 • 9:00am - 9:50am
The RIGHT to Prototype: Library Makerspaces as Hardware Accelerators LIMITED

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Boulder Library's BLDG 61 Makerspace is a permanent 1500 sq/ft high tech fabrication lab where community members can use laser cutters, 3D printers, CNC routers, sewing machines, a full electronics bench and more, all for free. In addition to being nationally recognized for it's contributions to libraries and education, BLDG 61 has helped over 60 small companies bootstrap forward with no consulting costs, IP contracts or tech transfer fees. They will tell the story of piloting pipeline programs with Boulder's award-winning Small Business Development Center to give startups an extra resource for local, free range, home grown product development. Join Adam Watts, Janet Hollingsworth and Zack Weaver, BLDG 61's Creative Technologists for testimonials and a panel discussion on this radical alternative for hardware startups.

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Janet Hollingsworth

Creative Technologist, BLDG 61: Boulder Library Makerspace
Janet Hollingsworth is a structural engineer, woodworker, and maker educator. She co-founded BLDG 61, the all-ages makerspace at the Boulder Public Library in 2016. As a creative technologist, she curates and facilitates maker programs, including: woodworking, laser cutting, machining... Read More →

Monday May 13, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am MDT