Schedule

Maker Faire Detroit

From left, Leah Green, 9, of Troy, Erik Jenkins, 9, of Royal Oak and Emma Green interact with a robot during Maker Faire Detroit at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Mich. Sunday, July 29, 2012. (Gary Malerba for The Henry Ford)

2014 Maker Faire Detroit Schedule

Schedule is subject to change. Please make sure to visit the iTunes App Store to download your 2014 Maker Faire Detroit app for the latest news and schedule information.

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