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The Art Department at Prince George's Community College Hosts ConFABulation: A Symposium on 3D Printing in the Classroom

Open source 3D printer. Photo courtesy of wiki commons.

Open source 3D printer. Photo courtesy of wiki commons.

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Event: Wednesday, June 25 from 9am to 8pm

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The Art Department at Prince George’s Community College is hosting its second ConFABulation: a symposium on 3D printing in the classroom on June 25 from 9am until 8pm on the campus of Prince George’s Community College. Registration for the event is free through Eventbrite.

The symposium focuses on 3D scanning, modeling, and 3D printing processes, and how they might be applied in the classroom.

The event will include featured presentations by:

  • Darrell Hurt and Meghan Coakley from the NIH Print Exchange, a place for sharing biomedical 3D print files, and educational material.
  • artist Albert Paley, whose exhibition, American Metal, opens at the Corcoran Gallery of Art on June 28
  • Bonnie Roskes, author of the intermediate-advanced level Google SketchUp Cookbook, published by O’Reilly Media.
  • Michael Weinberg, Vice President at Public Knowledge, and author of It Will Be Awesome if They Don’t Screw it Up: 3D Printing, Intellectual Property, and the Fight Over the Next Great Disruptive Technology.

Other speakers include:

  • Joshua DeMonte, Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Object Design Program at Towson University
  • Ryan Hoover, Director of Fabrication Studios at Maryland Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Ken Jarboe, President of Athena Alliance
  • Isabella Musachio, General Manager, TechShop, Inc.
  • Lauren Slowik, Designer Evangelist for Education at Shapeways
  • Kelly Zona, Director of Fab Lab Baltimore

The event will also feature a gallery exhibition of objects that incorporate 3D printing and other means of rapid prototyping.

For more information, contact John Anderson, Associate Professor of Art, [email protected] or Davide Prete, 3D Subject Matter Consultant, [email protected] or visit http://www.confab2.com.

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