|Start||11th October, 2014 |
|End||12th October, 2014|
|Venue:||The Omni, 4799 Shattuck|
|Camera ready due:||Livestreaming at:|
A free event celebrating and cultivating creative communities and hackerspaces in the San Francisco bay area.
- Helping other hackerspaces succeed
- Sharing learning experiences
- making a more inclusive community where all kinds of animals like pandas, female-formed bears, otters, seals, children, wheelchairs and chocolate-colored people of all kinds may be welcome in a productive and positive way
MACH925 in Concord, Benicia Makerspace, Freespace, Beach Tech Dads, Sudo Room, Counter Culture Labs, Noisebridge, new space in Hayward, Cloyne (UC Berkeley space), Ace Monster Toys, Double Union, LOLspace
Friday, October 10th
Elves worked into the wee hours preparing the unconference board, marking off wheelchair-accessible pathways throughout the building, printing maps and welcome table treats, cleaning and organizing the Omni, and heroically dealing with a late-night plumbing disaster!
Saturday, October 11th
- Opening Discussion: How to Start a Hackerspace
- Diversifying Hackerspaces (spinoff of How to Start)
- Crowdfunding WTF
- Hackerspace Culture: Who's Welcome, Who's Not, How do we Deal?
- Discussion on Consensus
Sunday, October 12th
- PCB design and fabrication w/ Miloh, Henner & Jake!
- Mesh and community wireless Q&A
- Hackerspaces & government
- Art of Facilitation
- Art of Mediation
- Electromagnetic Medicine
- Learn to solder with Mitch!
- Video portals and documentation
- Inter-space resource sharing
- Hacking the Housing Crisis
- What works well and what doesn't at your space?
- Five Minutes of Fame! (Lightning talks)
- 5-minute Presentation on How to host an unconference and start a loosely-organized association of hackerspaces in your local area