Star Wars R2D2 droid replicators Chris Reiff and Daren Murrer speak at HIVE13
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
The galaxy's most famous robot, R2-D2, will visit HIVE13 on 9/11 !
An incredible replica of R2 and other cool Star Wars props will be at the HIVE when serial R2 replicators Chris Reiff and Daren Murrer are the featured guest speakers at the Tuesday night meeting on September 11 at 7:30pm.
Daren Murrer is an inventor and lifelong entrepreneur. Besides being the founder of five successful companies, he has been awarded multiple United States Patents for his innovations. In his spare time Daren is active in the R2 Builders Club, an online group for people who are interested in building their own R2-D2. The Club website is www.astromech.net. Daren completed his personal R2D2 in 2006.
Chris Reiff is a toy designer and illustrator who has been working on official Star Wars projects for over 15 years. Some of his illustration work includes the Millennium Falcon Owners Worksop Manual from Haynes, Star Wars: The Secret Life of Droids and two editions of Star Wars Blueprints from DK publishing, Star Wars: The Essential Atlas from DelRey, as well as becker&mayer!'s Millennium Falcon: A 3-D Owners Guide, Darth Vader: A 3-D Surgical Log, Jedi Path, and Book of Sith. He lives and works in Cincinnati, Ohio with his dog named Dog and is currently building a full-size R2-D2 replica between illustration projects.
The event is free to both HIVE13 members and the general public. HIVE13 is a member-supported, federal 501(c)3 non-profit organization and charitable donations are welcome. Feed the HIVE!
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
No. Childern may also attend this adult-focused presentation if accompanied (and supervised) by a parent or adult guardian. Recognize that we have tools and shop equipment in the space that can be a hazard.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is available on-street parallel parking on both sides of Spring Grove Avenue. There is a small off-street parking area on the south side of the Anchor Building where we are located. Our entrance is the street-level grey door on the east side of the building under the LED-lit, glass-block display. Buzz our buzzer if the door is locked when you arrive.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Recommended, but No.
When & Where
HIVE13 - Cincinnati's MakerSpace
MakerSpaces (a.k.a. HackerSpaces) are community-operated physical places, where people can meet and work on their projects - like art, hardware, electronics, robotics, and fashion. HIVE13 is also a place to learn, work, teach, and collaborate on technologies, art, music, and community.