Additional Activities

Workshops will be offered at ISAM 2022 on Wednesday, Nov 9, 2022 (with each activity requiring pre-registration, capacity limited to 60 attendees):

Additional ActivitiesEarly Bird
ISAM 101 Workshop: Design, Build, and Manage a Makerspace$135
ISAM 102 Workshop: Makerspace Equipment for Prototyping$135$200
Additional activities have limited capacity and there will be no registration at the door. Prior registration is required for admittance. No exceptions.

Transportation to ISAM 101 and 102

Walk, Campus Stinger Bus stop on 5th St. (see live Stinger locations)

ISAM 101 Workshop: Design, Build, and Manage a Makerspace 

When: November 9; 9a-1pm including lunch
Where:  MRDC Building – 801 Ferst Dr, Atlanta, GA 30332. Room 4211

Thought leaders and practitioners from the Higher Education Makerspace Initiative will cover fundamental principles of successful makerspaces such as:

  • Understanding the general types and their pros/cons,
  • The importance of culture and community
  • Assessing impact/justification
  • Staffing and training models
  • Optimizing access while minimizing boundaries
  • Creating effective safety systems
  • Understanding safety and complementary policy, insurance, legal and regulatory issues

ISAM 102 Workshop: Makerspace Equipment for Prototyping 

When: November 9; 12p-4p including lunch
Where: Invention Studio, 801 Ferst Dr, Atlanta GA 30332; Hive Makerspace, 777 Atlantic Dr NW, Atlanta GA 30332

Groups will rotate amongst equipment categories (e.g., 3d printing, PCB prototyping, laser cutting, metal cutting, woodworking) and learn the capabilities as well as pros and cons.

Industry representatives, student leaders, and conference organizers will host.