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2013 MAKE Hardware Innovation Workshop

Maker Media, publisher of Make: magazine & producer of Maker Faire.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 2:00 PM - Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Hardware Innovation Workshop ATTENDEE Premium Package
Attendee Premium Package Includes: Hardware Innovation Workshop (May 14th-15th), 2 Maker Faire Adult Day passes (May 18th-19th), Maker Dinner and Activities (Friday May 17th at 6pm) plus 1 year (4 issues) subscription to MAKE magazine.

*Note: Premium Package value add is $385 with Maker Faire tickets, Maker Dinner + MAKE magazine subscription

Ended $595.00 $27.80
Hardware Innovation Workshop + Maker Pro Digital Manufacturing Workshop
MAKER PRO Premium Package
Sorry! Due to the popularity of this event, the Master Class Manufacturing Workshop is sold out. We will be recording the Master Class Workshop and will make the content available after the event. If you are interested in receiving this content, please send an email to workshop@makermedia.com. Thanks for your interest. Please note that tickets are still available for the Hardware Innovation Workshop.
Ended $695.00 $30.80
Hardware Innovation Workshop Full Workshop Registration
Hardware Innovation Workshop (May 14th 2pm-8pm and May 15th 8 am-6pm). Note: Does not include the MakerPro Digital Manufacturing Workshop Tuesday morning
Ended $525.00 $9.95
Hardware Innovation Workshop Group Ticket Package
Package includes full Hardware Innovation Workshop registration: May14, 2pm - 8pm, May 15, 8am - 6pm; Minimum purchase 3 tickets.
Ended $425.00 $22.70

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Event Details

Join MAKE for its second annual Hardware Innovation Workshop.

MAKE turns its attention to the business of making. Designed for makers in business trying to figure out how to navigate the ecosystem--from fundraising to strategic partners to manufacturing options. This MAKE event also shines the spotlight on the most interesting and innovative tools and technology, platforms and projects, and devices and designs based on open hardware.

Wednesday is an all-star lineup with over 30 speakers representing leading entrepreneurs and thought leaders at the forefront of the maker movement. Investors, industrial designers, product development teams—anyone looking for insight into the early stage companies with the potential to change the global business landscape—should attend. Register today for early bird prices.

Speakers at the 2013 MAKE Hardware Innovation Workshop include:

  • Chris Anderson, CEO of 3D Robotics and founder of DIY Drones
  • Massimo Banzi, co-founder of Arduino
  • Robert Faludi, collaborative strategy leader at Digi International
  • Bunnie Huang, co-founder of Chumby
  • Ben Kaufman, founder and CEO of Quirky
  • Dave Merrill, co-founder and president of Sifteo
  • Scott Miller, CEO and co-founder of Dragon Innovation


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event:

Hardware Innovation Workshop
College of San Mateo
May 14 & 15, 2013
1700 W. Hillsdale Boulevard, San Mateo, CA 94402

The Hardware Innovation Workshop takes place at the College of San Mateo, Fine Arts Theatre and the surrounding Courtyards.

Parking is complimentary for those attending the Hardware Innovation Workshop on Tuesday, May 14th and Wednesday, May 15th. Please park in the designation lots only.  The College of San Mateo will not be ticketing in the designated lots. DaVinci lot is for load in/out only.

Designated Parking Lots:
Beethoven Lot (2 large lots)
Hillsdale Lot (2 large lots)
DaVinci Lot (Load in/out only)

Off Hwy-92:
Take West Hillsdale Blvd Exit. If coming from the West - take a left towards the College of San Mateo. If coming from the East - take a right towards the College of San Mateo. Pass the College of San Mateo main entrance sign at College Heights Drive, until you come to a stop sign. You may take a right here to enter the Beethoven Lots - or you may continue immediately beyond to enter an additional Beethoven Lot on the right, and Hillsdale Lot on the left.

Load-in and out:
Follow the directions above. Continue thru the stop sign at College of Sam Mateo Drive and Hillsdale Blvd - where it will curve to the right, turning into West Perimeter Road. Continue on this for a short distance, where you will see the DaVinci Lot on your right side. Pull into the fire lane to load in/out only, before promptly parking in the approved parking lots.

The Hardware Innovation Workshop will take place in the Theatre Courtyard. Following the directional signage.


Have questions about 2013 MAKE Hardware Innovation Workshop? Contact Maker Media, publisher of Make: magazine & producer of Maker Faire.

When & Where

College of San Mateo
1700 West Hillsdale Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94402

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 2:00 PM - Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Maker Media, publisher of Make: magazine & producer of Maker Faire.

Maker Media, Inc - Leading the Maker Movement!  Maker Media is a global platform for connecting makers with each other, with products and services, and with our partners. Through media, events and commerce, Maker Media serves a growing community of makers who bring a DIY mindset to technology.  Whether as hobbyists or professionals, makers are creative, resourceful and curious, developing projects that demonstrate how they can interact with the world around them.  The launch of Make: magazine in 2005, followed by Maker Faire in 2006, jumpstarted a worldwide Maker Movement, which is transforming innovation, culture and education.  Located in San Francisco, CA, Maker Media is the publisher of Make: magazine and the producer of Maker Faire.  It also develops “getting started” kits and books that are sold in its Maker Shed store as well as in retail channels.

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