2019 Idea Generation

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Long Term Planning?

What are spaces doing around the country? Are there 5, 10, 15 year business plans?

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CATEGORY: Conference Track : Making Sustainable

STATUS: open

3 Votes

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Burnout Storytelling

Have you ever felt burned out while working at your makerspace or on a maker event? Share your story and how you deal with your feelings.

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CATEGORY: Conference Track : Making Sustainable

STATUS: open

4 Votes

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YOUTH Maker 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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CATEGORY: Conference Panel

STATUS: open

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How do we get Tesla and NASA engineers to Nomcon?

From hyperloop, rescuing boys in Thailand , building electric cars and other futuristic technologies, wouldn't be good to have them there.

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CATEGORY: Conference Speaker

STATUS: open

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Top Contributors

1 136 points

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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Status: open

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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Status: open

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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Status: open

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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Status: open

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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Status: open

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