Conferences and events

Have some extra time? Want to learn something new or teach something to others? Conferences and events can be great opportunities. Below you will find a list of the conferences and events teachers working with 3D printing are interested in attending. If you know of something that should be on this list, but isn't, please add it to the Event Submission Form.


EventLocationDateDescription from Event Site
World Maker FaireQueens, New YorkSept. 23-24, 2017Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.
The International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces (ISAM) 2017Cleveland, OhioSept. 24–27, 2017The International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces (ISAM) joins the people, knowledge & inspiration that fuse to catalyze higher education makerspaces which maximize their impact on (i) the student learning experiences and (ii) alumni success.  We foster community, networking, interaction and learning between people who are passionate about making.  This community includes, but is not limited to, student and faculty advocates, upper administration/leadership, government policy makers, educational researchers and makerspace managers and other practitioners.
FabLearn 2017 -Flagship ConferencePalo Alto, CAOct. 21–22, 2017The FabLearn Conference brings together key influencers and thought-leaders from around the world in education, policy-making, academia, design, research, and maker communities to learn, present, and discuss digital fabrication in education, the maker culture, hands-on learning, and instructional tools.
ACTE ConferenceNashville, TennesseeDec. 6-9, 2017AAPT was established in 1930 with the fundamental goal of ensuring the "dissemination of knowledge of physics, particularly by way of teaching." Founders, Homer L. Dodge, Paul E. Klopsteg, and William S. Webb, led the effort to organize the first association dedicated to improving physics education. Today that vision is supported by members around the world.