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Friday, May 3
 

5:00pm EDT

How to Photograph a Supermassive Black Hole
The open source project to photograph a super-massive black hole took years of preparation, 8 satellites collecting data, 5 petabytes of data to analyze, and a community of brilliant collaborative minds. Join me to hear the story of how data scientists built a photograph of an object that can't be seen.

Program Participants
avatar for Norman Witte

Norman Witte

Software Engineer/Deejay Extrordinaire
I live in my own mind, ain't nothin but a good time.


Friday May 3, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
EMC IV
 
Saturday, May 4
 

11:00am EDT

Quantum Crafts
Quantum physics and metaphysics both seek truth. Discover how these two pursuits have begun to reveal the truth of how our universe works and our place in it.

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avatar for Stanley Nunn

Stanley Nunn

Undeniable Entertainment and Media
Too much to put in a post.


Saturday May 4, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
EMC IV

12:00pm EDT

Feline Nutrition 101
Cats have been steadily growing in popularity for decades. Join Cassandra Morgan, author and feline nutrition and behavior consultant, as she walks you through the basics of feline nutrition. Learn how to read a pet food label, what it means to be an obligate carnivore, and settle the great kibble vs canned debate. It's going to be a purr-fectly meow-velous time!

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avatar for Cassandra Morgan

Cassandra Morgan

Author, White Whisker Publications
Author, Writer and Speaker Extraordinaire!Cassie is the author of the YA Epic Fantasy series the Kingdoms of Chartile, and the brand new Paranormal Cozy Mystery series the Silver Fox Mysteries. She has participated in a number of small films including Shadows of the Shadows and participated... Read More →


Saturday May 4, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
Portage Auditorium

1:00pm EDT

Beekeeper Bootcamp
Want to help save the bees? Find out if you have what it takes to be an apiarist in the modern era of beekeeping.

Program Participants
avatar for Jen Haeger

Jen Haeger

Pupal writer [Author of the veterinarian meets werewolf, paranormal romance trilogy, Moonlight Medicine: Onset, Epidemic, Inoculation and the U.P. MI paranormal thriller, Miles from Manistique], intermediate apiarist, board game enthusiast, ex-veterinarian with a Masters in Forensic... Read More →


Saturday May 4, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Nicolet

2:00pm EDT

Electronics Wreck Lab and Scavenger Hunt - Sign Up Errata
Get some tools in hand and take apart some electronics! See what’s inside and follow along with the scavenger hunt to find various electronics components and learn what they do. Capacitors, resistors, and diodes, oh my! Space is limited. Please sign up in advance near Ops!

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avatar for Karen Corbeill

Karen Corbeill

YouTube Show host, Makerspace founder, Element14, The Bodgery
I love all things tools and making and I know how to make lots of things in lots of different ways. Ask me how!



Saturday May 4, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
EMC I

3:00pm EDT

Arts & Scraps Workshop: Make a 100% Green Costume!
Make a green costume or cosplay! Have you ever wanted to make a costume out of unconventional materials? Did you think you could do it in an hour? Come learn and play with Arts & Scraps and use recycled industrial materials to create a new outfit that inspires and transforms! Learn about the 4 R's (yup, there's 4) and how you can incorporate green practices into your life as a maker.

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Saturday May 4, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
EMC III
 
Sunday, May 5
 

9:00am EDT

What Lies Beneath the Waters
Have you ever wanted to be a treasure hunter? Join us for an introduction to finding treasures and fossils hidden beneath rivers and streams!

Program Participants
avatar for Patrick Allen

Patrick Allen

You can talk to me about anything related to Fossils, Relics, Snorkeling, Canoeing, and much more. My favorite things to do are being with family and looking for lost things beneath the water.
avatar for Mary Fitzpatrick

Mary Fitzpatrick

I did a second career return to Grad School and in 2017 earned a MA in Biology focusing on how leisure learning venues like museums, zoos, aquariums, and park influence scientific thinking in the public.My work career has been eclectic, most recently while in grad school I worked... Read More →


Sunday May 5, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am EDT
EMC I

11:00am EDT

STEM Projects for the Young at Heart
STEM is a recent focus in education and stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Karen, an educator and maker extraordinaire, has spent years finding, developing, and teaching all kinds of hands-on projects to help kids and adults learn through making. Come hear a list of projects to do with kids or try yourself.

Program Participants
avatar for Karen Corbeill

Karen Corbeill

YouTube Show host, Makerspace founder, Element14, The Bodgery
I love all things tools and making and I know how to make lots of things in lots of different ways. Ask me how!



Sunday May 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Algonquin B

12:00pm EDT

Incorporating STEM in the Classroom - Remove Participant Errata
Join us for a discussion about how to get kids excited about tech and STEM!

Program Participants
avatar for Mary Fitzpatrick

Mary Fitzpatrick

I did a second career return to Grad School and in 2017 earned a MA in Biology focusing on how leisure learning venues like museums, zoos, aquariums, and park influence scientific thinking in the public.My work career has been eclectic, most recently while in grad school I worked... Read More →


Sunday May 5, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
Nicolet