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Keep an eye on the map: new events will be added as they are approved. Find the nearest or most interesting one to you by following the link for more details!

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About Makers’ Week (info + date)

The Maker Week is an initiative established and implemented by Fab Lab Egypt in collaboration with local and international partners that aims to draw The Arab World and Egyptians to the “Maker Movement” including fab-labs, makerspaces, hackerspaces, and the Hardware Startups Environment to create awareness all over Egypt and within different governorates about the importance of the maker culture which is not a luxury anymore and might be the only way to put Egypt and the Arab World back on track.

The Makers’ Week will take place starting April 1 and all through till April 7, 2017

Who Can Participate?

All the fablabs, makerspaces, hackerspaces, schools and university labs, research centers and all those entities that work with passion within the Maker World, will be able organize events and activities.

What Can You Do During the Makers’ Week?

The Makers’ Week will include a wide range of activities:

  • Workshops, hands-on activities and crash courses, etc..

  • Conferences and talks about innovative makers projects.

  • Makers exhibitions and performances.

  • Meetings with the business world to stimulate synergies between makers, craftsmen and industry.

  • Organizing a small or medium sized events integrating some or all of the above.

Organize a Community Event

To get started, just follow these simple steps:

  1. Find a location and plan your activities according to the resources you have available. Consider different ways of engaging your audience, such as talks, panel discussions, hands-on workshops, and show-and-tells. Most of the activities should be open to the public and free of charge.

  2. Complete the online form. The call for submissions will be open through.

  3. Once your event has been approved, a location pin will be added to the map on the Makers Week website. This is only temporary, though, as you will need to prepare an agenda in order to get confirmed. You will also receive a confirmation email along with a link to download your Makers Week Digital Kit, which includes: posters, event flyers and graphics for badges.

  4. Publish your event’s agenda online. This can be in the form of a blog post, a Facebook event, a meetup, an Eventbrite page, etc. Only Community events with an online agenda will be confirmed.

  5. Share on social media. Post and follow along with all of the day’s fun using the hashtag #MakersWeek. Be sure to also connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Maker Week Digital Kit

Once you have registered and have been approved as an organizer, you will receive an email with a link to download your digital kit. This includes:

  • Maker Week poster

  • Graphic for pins and stickers

  • Vector logo

  • Branding Guidelines

FAQ

Why do I need to subscribe to MakerFaireCairo.com?

 

Through subscribing to MakerFaireCairo.com, you’ll ensure your application is accepted through getting confirmation. You’ll also get updates/changes regarding Maker Faire Cairo 2017.

Why haven’t I received a confirmation email?

Be sure to check your spam folder! If you still haven’t received any, please contact us on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/makerfairecairo

Why is my pin not on the map?

We need a week to approve submissions. You’ll receive an email when your event is on the map.

What can I do with the Makers Week digital kit?

You can use the digital kit to customize your event with the official Maker Faire Cairo graphics. Kindly stick to the guidelines attached.

Will I receive a certificate of participation as an organizer?

Yes, we will provide one certificate for each approved submission following Maker Faire Cairo 2017.

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