Call For Workshops - Make Change 2017
Deadline: September 12 at midnight
Conference date: November 12th, 2017
Location: The Design Exchange, 234 Bay St, Toronto, ON
Call for speakers: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJnQuviAFdFsxZZIVvMxib8iwHv6Y2JL3u4xj69rnvwP1wSQ/viewform
Call for community tables and art: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScnZaJN-gfOkaAM-_Egw9qBJBkgMSGfSJLc2vxry61MJUB8gg/viewform

Here are a few ideas of things we would like to see, but we are open to anything! Feel free suggest any group activity we can learn or do together! We have a small amount of funding for the workshops.

- Critical discussion
- Crafts (tech or non tech)
- Simple electronics
- Teaching applications of Making
- Experimental Making
- traditional crafts
- Code, games, origami, blinky lights or anything else!
- Activities and physical games are also welcome

Make Change is an annual conference celebrating maker initiatives that take a critical approach to creation and education, bringing together hundreds of curious and engaged people.

Make Change explores the intersections of maker culture and social change, and is in collaboration with Toronto’s month long Maker Festival (makerfestival.com) – a volunteer-organized non-profit event that attracts over 12,000 people each year.

This one day event is for professional makers, makerspace organizers, educators and enthusiasts. In past years we have explored project based learning, the intersection of race and makerspace participation, the future of sustainable manufacturing, civic technologies, the involvement of libraries and public institutions in maker culture and so much more.

This year, we will include:
- A speaker track
- Workshops
- Community table area


We’re committed to an intersectional analysis of the issues we tackle, and strive to provide programming from great minds who reflect Toronto’s diversity. You can check out our past speakers and topics at http://makechangeconference.com/.

Make Change is committed to diversifying the conversation around maker culture and education. While all applicants are welcome, preference will be given to voices not often represented in these fields. We encourage people of colour, Aboriginal and First Nations folks, gender variant people, people with disability, and those with cultural, economic, and social backgrounds different from the traditionally presented Canadian settler perspective. If you have any questions, concerns, or require assistance completing this application please contact info@makechangeconference.com. We will also give preference to those who did not speak last year, but welcome applications from those who have spoken in other years.

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What do you need to make this happen? (table space, power, laptops, note we have limited budget to provide materials)
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Make Change is committed to diversifying the conversation around maker culture and education.While all applicants are welcome, preference will be given to those diverse voices. We encourage people of colour, Aboriginal and First Nations, gender variant people, people with disability, and those with cultural, economic, and social backgrounds different from the traditionally presented Canadian settler perspective. You may self identify in this space if you choose.
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