2016 Schedule

The schedule is in-progress and subject to change.

You can also download a PDF of the schedule.

All-Day Activities

All Day Fort Fab – Stick Fort Building
DNR Area Cost TBD All Ages
All Day Nerdy Derby
Hall A $2 All Ages
All Day Swap-O-Rama-Rama
Hall A $5 All Ages
All Day Creative Constructions with Foam
Location TBD $5 All Ages
All Day Giant Bubble Wands (SUNDAY ONLY)
Back 40 Cost TBD All Ages

SATURDAY SPECTACLES & EVENTS

Hand of Man Performances
11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM and 4:30 PM Back 40
Trebuchet (aka Sir Launch-A-Lot)
10:30 AM, 2 PM and 4:30 PM Back 40
Power Racing Series
  11 AM – Qualifying Races Back 40
  12 PM – Moxie Competition Back 40
  1 PM – Heat 1 Back 40
  3 PM – Heat 2 Back 40
GE Design & Build Challenge
12 PM – Kick Off Hall A
3:30 PM – Competition and Awards Hall A
Tesla Coils
1 PM and 4 PM Dark Room
Drone Xperience Try and Fly, Games and Family Activities
10 AM – 6 PM Milwaukee Mile
Drone X
10 AM – Qualifying Events Milwaukee Mile
3:30 PM – Finals Milwaukee Mile
5:30 PM – Drone X Team Practice Milwaukee Mile

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS

10:00 AM NASA Young Scientists Feel the Heat
Expo Center Lobby No Cost All Ages
10:00 AM Aluminium Pour Scratch Blocks
Main Street/
Horticulture Bldg
$15 All Ages
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Make Your Own Print-Plate Bookmark
Expo Center Lobby $1
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Polymer Clay Workshop
Minors must be accompanied by an Adult
Expo Center Lobby $20 Ages 12+
1:30 PM NASA Parachute Design Challenge
Expo Center Lobby No cost All Ages
1:45 PM – 3:45 PM Polymer Clay Workshop
Minors must be accompanied by an Adult
Expo Center Lobby $20 Ages 12+
2:00 PM DIY Crystal and Stone Pendants
Expo Center Lobby $4
2:30 PM Sweets and Treats Demonstration
Expo Center Lobby $2
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Introduction to Alcohol Inks
Expo Center Lobby $25 Ages 14+
4PM Halloween Eraser Carving
Cost includes tools, erasers & ink
Expo Center Lobby $15 Ages 12+
4PM Spinning Yarn on a Drop Spindle
Expo Center Lobby $3 to take home

SATURDAY SPEAKERS

9:45 AM Now that I have a 3D Printer… and Phillip the Duck’s Duckumentary
Jason Jischke Meeting Room One (2nd Flr)
10:45 AM Community Makerspaces
Brant Holeman Second Floor
11:00 AM Live Coding: Making Music by Programming
Scott Fradkin Meeting Room One (2nd Flr)
12:45 PM Art, Tech and Trash: A Doer’s Perspective
Tamara Clammer Meeting Room One (2nd Flr)
2:00 PM Practical Aspects of Intellectual Property Law
Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets
John Osmanski Meeting Room One (2nd Flr)
3:00 PM Freedom to Fail
“I have not failed. I have found 10,000 ways that won’t work” –Thomas Edison
Chad Lawson Meeting Room One (2nd Flr)
4:00 PM Building Dinosaurs: Large and Small Fiberglass and CNC silhouettes
Isaac Salapat Meeting Room One (2nd Flr)
4:00 PM The History of Print
UWM Print Club Meeting Room Two (2nd Flr)
4:00 PM Hacking Amazon Dash
Jay Margulas Meeting Room Three (2nd Flr)
4:00 PM Getting Started Writing a Book
Bill Mueller Meeting Room Four (2nd Flr)
4:45 PM NASA Glenn Research Center Presentation
NASA Meeting Room One (2nd Flr)

SUNDAY SPECTACLES

Hand of Man Performances
10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM and 4:30 PM Back 40
Trebuchet (aka Sir Launch-A-Lot)
10:30 AM, 12:30 PM and 3 PM Back 40
Power Racing Series
  1 PM – 2:30 PM – Endurance Race Back 40
Tesla Coils
1 PM and 4 PM Dark Room
Drone Xperience Try and Fly, Games and Family Activities
10 AM – 2 PM Milwaukee Mile

SUNDAY WORKSHOPS

10 AM – 3:30 PM DIY Chain Reaction Relays
Hall A – Betty Brinn Children’s Museum exhibit
10:00 AM Aluminium Pour Scratch Blocks
Main Street/
Horticulture Bldg
$15 All Ages
11:30 AM NASA Parachute Design Challenge
Meeting Room Four (2nd Flr) No Cost All Ages
12 PM Making Music with Sonic Pi
Meeting Room Three (2nd Flr) No Cost Ages 8+
12 PM – 1:30 PM Make Your Own Print-Plate Bookmark
Expo Center Lobby $1
1:30 PM NASA Young Scientists Feel the Heat
Expo Center Lobby No Cost All Ages
2 PM Making Music with TidalCycles
Meeting Room Three (2nd Flr) No Cost Teenagers and Adults Only
2 PM Spinning Yarn on a Drop Spindle
Expo Center Lobby $3 to take home

SUNDAY SPEAKERS

11 AM – 11:30 AM Making Science Edible
Activities and concepts for children and families
Andrea Huntoon Meeting Room Two (2nd Flr)
11:30 AM NASA Glenn Research Center Presentation
NASA Meeting Room One (2nd Flr)
1 PM Attn: Doctor Who Fans! How to Build Your Own Dalek
John Hughett Meeting Room One (2nd Flr)
2:30 PM (Outer)Space Available
Kevin Crosby Meeting Room One (2nd Flr)
3 PM Getting Started Writing a Book
Bill Mueller Meeting Room One (2nd Flr)
3 PM CAD for 3D Printing
Tim Vrakas Meeting Room Two (2nd Flr)
3 PM Making Wood Gear Clocks
Brad Smith Meeting Room Four (2nd Flr)