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New England Maker Summit: Why Making Matters
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New England Maker Summit: Why Making Matters

Explore the impact of Making on the economy, education, and the community.

When: Thursday, November 17, 2016
2:00 - 8:00 PM
Where: University of Hartford
Gengras Student Union
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, Connecticut  06117
United States
Contact: Shelli McMillen

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New England Maker Summit: Why Making Matters

CLC members receive discounted admission to this exciting CLC partner event



Fast Facts

  • Thursday, November 17, 2 – 8 pm
  • Cost:  $45 ($35 for CLC members) - includes dinner
  • Location:  University of Hartford Gengras Student Union, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117
  • Register at: with your CLC promo code


About the Summit

From creating new business opportunities to spurring community revitalization and improving our schools, the Maker Movement can change an economic landscape - and Connecticut is poised to take advantage this phenomenon. The New England Maker Summit: Why Making Matters will demonstrate how by spotlighting success stories and providing guidelines for implementing and enhancing Making opportunities in Connecticut. 


Should you go? Is it for librarians?

CLC has partnered with the New England Maker Summit to bring discounted admission to our members. We are excited about this event and feel that Connecticut libraries should be represented and will benefit. You should go if ...

  • You are interested in Making and its benefits to your community/school/district/world.
  • You welcome the opportunity to interact with and hear perspectives about making from professionals outside the library/school environment.
  • You'd like to focus your library's Making efforts to be more relevant to your community/school/district and on par with important trends.
  • You'd like to hear high profile speakers from the Maker movement - including Maker Media founder Dale Dougherty - right here in CT for a very reasonable price.


How to register:

  1. Visit CLC's members-only discount page to obtain a promo code (CLC username/password required)
  2. Register at


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