Media Alert: Intel Powers Maker Faire Bay Area
Mike Bell to Keynote MakerCon, Intel to Host Maker Education Workshop
Sponsor of Maker Faire* Bay Area and founding sponsor of the Maker Education Initiative*, Intel delivers technology to empower makers of all ages. A longtime supporter of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and hands-on learning, Intel will introduce the maker community to the creative possibilities of making with Intel® Edison and Intel® Galileo at Maker Faire, MakerCon* and the Maker Education Initiative’s “Making Possibilities” Workshop.
||Maker Faire Bay Area
The Intel booth will feature hands-on learning activities and demonstrations of projects made with Intel® Galileo and Intel® Edison including a smart shirt, an interactive 1000-LED matrix and a pick-and-place machine for making pebble mosaics. Attendees will have the chance to create their own magic wands using simple circuits and bring them to life with the Intel® Galileo development board.
||May 17 – 18, 2014
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. –6:00 p.m.
||San Mateo Event Center
1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403
Intel booth, located in the midway directly across from the MAKE booth
Presented by Intel, the first MakerCon event will feature maker workshops, sessions and keynotes, including a keynote presentation by Mike Bell, Intel vice president and general manager of the New Devices Group. The event will bring together a variety of individuals at the forefront of the maker movement, spanning experts in digital manufacturing, technology and tools providers.
- WHAT: Intel Keynote
- WHEN: May 14, 2014 from 9:10 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
- WHERE: Oracle Conference Center; 350 Oracle Parkway, Redwood City, California
Making Possibilities Workshop:
Intel will host the first “Making Possibilities” Workshop for educators at the company’s headquarters. Presented in collaboration with the Maker Education Initiative, this day-long workshop will provide the opportunity for educators to explore various approaches to implementing making as a strategy to engage youth in science, technology, engineering, math, arts and learning as a whole.
- WHEN: May 15, 2014; 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
- WHERE: Intel, 2200 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, California
Alison Wesley, Intel
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