Maker Faire 2009

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Maker Faire

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We're in! (application accepted - thanks Christie!): Maker Faire 2009 Submitted Application

Maker Faire web page: http://www.makerfaire.com/
Last year's wiki page: Maker Faire

From the acceptance email we got:

Here's the preliminary Maker Faire schedule so you can plan ahead:
   Friday, May 29 - Setup                       8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
   Friday, May 29 - "Maker to Maker" Event      1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
   Friday, May 29 - "Meet and Greet"            6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

   Saturday, May 30 - Maker Faire               10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
   Sunday, May 31 - Maker Faire                 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

   Sunday, May 31 - Break Down                  6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Leads: Christie, Marc

Signups

  • Corey: What's a maker fair without an orb? I'll commit 85% to both days, 95% to at least one.
  • Dillo: 75% committed
  • Rick
  • Dawn
  • Marnia
  • Christie
  • Marc (510-410-5685)
  • Jesse
  • Lee
  • Jill Myers
  • Michael P

Shifts at Maker Faire 2009

(Please state and times you are available for shifts. Please also say if you can transport orbs/equipment to MF (Friday evening or early Saturday), or from MF (on Sunday after the event) )

One word of caution: Try not to arrive at Maker Faire between 11am and 3pm, if you're coming by car. Chances are you'll be stuck in traffic for more than an hour, behind cars trying to find parking.


Fri., May 29th (Maker event)

(for fun and games. Should we bring orbs?)

  • Marc H - I'll probably go, trying to be there 5pm-ish.
  • Christie - Should be able to wfh, haul 3 orbs, etc. to/from
  • Lee - can transport 2 orbs
  • Rick and Dawn - can transport maybe 1 orb
  • Jesse

Sat., May 30th:

  • Christie - I'll be there. I'll fill in as needed, so sign up for the shifts you want.
  • Jesse
  • Marnia (I'll be there all weekend and can act as floater. If coverage is short, call my cell and I'll be there

(650) 520-1878.)

  • Marc: I'll be there all day

8:30am - 11am (Set up from 9 to 10am)

  • Marc H
  • Dillo

11am - 2pm

  • Marc H
  • Jill Myers

2pm - 5pm

  • Dawn R
  • Rick L

5pm - 8pm

  • Coreyfro
  • Dillo

7:30pm - 8:30pm (storage and lockup of orbs)

  •  ?
  •  ?

Sun., May 31st

  • Christie - I'll be there. I'll fill in as needed, so sign up for the shifts you want.
  • Marc: I'll be there all day

10am - 1pm

  • Marc H
  • Dillo

1pm - 4pm

  • Ray
  • Mark

4pm - 7pm (Breakdown from 6 to 7pm)

(Who can transport orbs back?)

  • Lee - can transport 2 orbs
  • coreyfro
  • Dillo - Can take an orb or two

Things to bring

  • Orbs
  • orb stands (including thin crossbraces)
  • orb fence(?)
  • Remotes, Orb Chargers, Flashlights, Orb lock, extension cord(?)
  • Tools (including voltmeter, wrenches, small electronic screwdrivers, allen key)
  • cross over connector for ethernet cable
  • batteries for remotes, battery charger
  • Shade structure - Rick and Dawn
  • Water, Hats, Sunscreen
  • copy of shift signup list
  • stickers, SWARM business cards
  • posters explaining stuff
  • three ring binder with swarm stuff
  • email signup list, pens

We're not supposed to bring in outside food, however we should have at least 1 largish vehicle in the VIP area that we can probably tailgate from.