Panel: Building and Growing a Hacker Space presented at DerbyCon 2013

by Nick Farr, Dave Marcus, Joey Maresca, Skydog ,

Summary : Whether you have a loose group of friends who have similar making or hacking interests, or part of a formal group that meets irregularly, sometimes finding a place to make your ideas come together and work on projects can be hard to find. Perhaps you already have a hacker space or are looking to get involved with an existing one in your area. The panelist provide an assortment of experience with starting and running hacker spaces in various locations across the country. Learn about some successes (and probably a few failures) in getting started or helping out your existing maker/hackerspace.