Schedule

Maker Faire Detroit

2014 Maker Faire Detroit Schedule

For reference only, our new schedule will be announced later in July.

Make: Live Stage Saturday, July 26

Drive-In Theater, Driving America Exhibit
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Author, “Mastering Bitcoin”
“Bitcoin: What it is and Why it Matters”

12-1 p.m.
Dewayne Hendricks, Maker
“Inventing a New Internet: Moving to the Second Curve”

1:30-2:30 p.m.
Ali Kermani
Product Designer, Brand Manager, and VP of Digital Media at Razor USA, LLC
“Passion, Creativity, Determination: Bringing the Razor Crazy Cart to Market”

3-4 p.m.
Dale Doughtery, Founder Make Magazine

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Michael Una, Inventibles
“3D Carving and the 3rd Industrial Revolution”

Make: Live Stage Sunday, July 27

Drive-In Theater, Driving America Exhibit
10:30-11:30 a.m.
John Washington, Founder & Proprietor, The Innovation Garage
“Create, Communicate, and Commercialize – 3 Lessons 8th Graders can teach you about Innovation”

12-1 p.m.
Tony England, Dean of Engineering and Computer Science, UM-Dearborn
“The ‘Maker’ Impulse: A Characteristic of Astronauts and Engineers”

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Nick Britsky, Editor of NickDrinks.com
“Nerdy Cocktails”

3-4 p.m.
Jason Kridner, BeagleBoard.org
“Why is BeagleBone open hardware?”

Close Encounters of the Synth Kind – Anderson Theatre

Saturday, July 26
1 p.m.
Herbert Deutsch
“From Moog to Mac”

Sunday, July 27
1 p.m.
Dave Tompkins
“Everything Must Go: Vocoder Clearance in the Deformation Age of NSA and Electrofunk”

2:30 p.m.
Paul Elliman
“Detroit as Refrain”

Outdoor Performances – Saturday, July 26

10 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.
Crazy Cart Demo with Ali Kermani (Zone 2 – Siemans Tent)

10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m.
Life-Size Mousetrap (Outdoor Midway)

11 a.m.
Dear Darkness (Zone 3 Performance Area)

12 p.m.
ZeroBase: “How to Build a Hybrid Solar System” (Zone 3 – Vehicles)

2:30 p.m.
Emily Rose (Zone 3 Performance Area)

3:30 p.m.
Pop-up Carnival (Outdoor Midway)

4 p.m.
Belly Dancing (Zone 3 Performance Area)

5 p.m.
EepyBird Mentos and Coke Spectacular (Henry Ford Museum Front Lawn)

Outdoor Performances – Sunday, July 27

10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m.
Crazy Cart Demo with Ali Kermani (Zone 2 – Siemans Tent)

10:30 a.m., 12 p.m.; 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m.
Life-Size Mousetrap (Outdoor Midway)

2 p.m., 5 p.m.
Blaze Belly Dancing (Zone 3 Performance Area)

3 p.m.
Child Sleep (Zone 3 Performance Area)

5 p.m.
EepyBird Mentos and Coke Spectacular (Henry Ford Museum Front Lawn)

Power Racing Series – Saturday, July 26

11 a.m.
Qualifying Race

1 p.m.
Race 1 – Moxie Race

3 p.m.
Race 2 – Heat 1 Road Course

3:30 p.m.
Race 2 – Heat 2 Road Course

4:30 p.m.
Race 2 – Finale Road Course

Power Racing Series – Sunday, July 27

1 p.m.
Finale – 75-Minute Endurance Race

Power Tools Drag Racing – Saturday, July 26

10 a.m.
Warm-ups and Practice Runs

11:30 a.m.
First Round Matches A – P

1:30 p.m.
Second Round – Sweet 16 Matches Q – Z

2:30 p.m.
Elite 8 and Finals Matches Y – AE

5 p.m.
Unlimited Class Exhibition Ad Hoc Match Races

Power Tools Drag Racing – Sunday, July 27

10 a.m.
Elapsed Time Trial Runs

11 a.m.
Ad Hoc Match Races

3 p.m.
Unlimited Class Exhibitions Ad Hoc Match races

5 p.m.
Ad Hoc Match Races