Come for the tools, stay for the people. Building a Makerspace in a University

Bustard, J. (Invited speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description

With the support of a very talented group of students and staff he manages the school's Makerspace and IoT Lab. These facilities include support for 3D printing, electronics, robotics, computer vision, deep learning, game development and much more with new tools and support being added all the time. The space has enabled students and staff to develop a variety of advanced technology projects, almost all of which are made possible using sophisticated open source software and hardware. This talk describes how these spaces came about and how a focus on community has enabled them to grow.
Period16 Mar 2018
Event titleBelfoss
Event typeConference
LocationBelfast, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionLocal