2019 Idea Generation

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How to work WITH not DESPITE your local government

How to find, contact, engage, collaborate, and grow together as a community with your local government. Success stories, what really matters and on what level, how to find your local government champion that will back

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CATEGORY: Conference Track : Making Local

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Na Ma ke (Yoga for Makers)

Might we find a local instructor to offer a morning or late afternoon yoga session?

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CATEGORY: Pre-Conference Events

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Hack Your Toys

Kids have tons of toys at their disposal, especially in the US - many of these toys are cheap, poorly made, and pretty much disposable. There are lots of cool and much more interesting & educational toys out there however

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CATEGORY: Youth Sessions

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More media coverage of the Maker movement?

To do more than talk about it, lets create some teams during the conference to help spread the message of NOMCON and also set up a plan for post coverage- whoever can get most media placement wins a prize- perhaps free

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CATEGORY: Conference Experience

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Joel Leonard

2 83 points

Malissa Wilson

3 35 points

Adam Spontarelli

4 35 points

Dorothy Jones-Davis

5 35 points

Nan Braun

6 28 points

Jeanne Marshall

7 28 points

Jennyfer Peterson

8 25 points

Todd Thomas

9 22 points

Elliot Wells

10 21 points

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Recent Ideas

Marcia Kadanoff

5points

Opportunity Zones: What It Means for You as part of the Maker Community

category: Conference Track : Making Sustainable

Over the next 10 years, $100B - that's billion with a "B" in capital gains is expected to flow into 8,700 opportunity zones across the country. In all likelihood, your community has declared one or more opportunity zones.

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Todd Thomas

25points

Hack Your Toys

category: Youth Sessions

Kids have tons of toys at their disposal, especially in the US - many of these toys are cheap, poorly made, and pretty much disposable. There are lots of cool and much more interesting & educational toys out there however

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Status: open

Todd Thomas

25points

YOUTH Maker Panel

category: Conference Panel

Getting awesome YOUTH Makers attending NomCom to sit on a Panel(s) talking about their experiences in Makersapces, in School, and at home - what DRIVES them and INTERESTS them as makers in their own right. Talking about

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Popular Ideas

Jeanne Marshall

28points

Staying Alive - Keeping Your Doors Open

category: Conference Session Idea

Roundtable discussion about the nitty gritty of keeping your Makerspace going - attracting and attaining members, setting a sustainable funding model, managing liability and safety issues - anything relevant to long term

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Elliot Wells

22points

Impact evaluation and metrics

category: Conference Session Idea

We want to grow, and the community wants us to grow. But what should we be measuring and how? ----- Part of developing as a makerspace and as a nonprofit is learning to tell our unique story and drill down on what our

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Brady Fulton

9points

NOMCON Magic Wheelchair Build

category: Conference Workshop

We learned about their awesome work at last year's conference. This year, lets take on the challenge of making a costume.

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