June 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BCS London
5 Southampton St
Covent Garden
London WC2E 7HA
Jeremy Bennett
+44 7970 676050

At this evening meeting in London, we’ll have two talks with five speakers on Makerspaces.  This is a joint meeting with the UK Open Source Hardware User Group.

Eventbrite - Open Source SG - Makerspaces

Tea/coffee will be served from 6pm, with the meeting starting at 6:30pm. Each talk will last 45 minutes and include plenty of time for questions. We look forward to seeing you there.

We shall be livestreaming and recording the talks for later posting on YouTube via GoToWebinar. To register for live streaming visit:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Setting up and running an interdisciplinary makerspace

Dr Jenny Molloy, Tony Naggs and Anne-Pia Marty

Jenny, Tony and Anne-pia will talk about setting up and running an interdisciplinary makerspace, based in their experience at Biomakespace Cambridge.  They’ll look at how you set up a community lab in a biotechnology hotspot, and engage in open science internationally.

Dr Jenny Molloy is a co-founder director of Biomakespace Cambridge and a Shuttleworth Fellow. She is coordinator of OpenPlant and the Synthetic Biology Strategic Research Initiative at the University of Cambridge.

Tony Naggs is a software architect by profession, and helped set up Biomakespace Cambridge, with a particular interest in its inter-disciplinary work. He serves on the Biomakespace committee.

Anne-Pia Marty is Biomaker Challenge Africa Coordinator at the University of Cambridge, and an active contributor to Biomakespace Cambridge.

Some critical reflections on makerspaces and making, and their role in wider society

Dr Laura James and Adrian McEwen

Laura James is co-founder and former director of Cambridge Makespace.

Adrian McEwen is co-founder and director of DoES Liverpool.

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