Maker Villa Penang

A Maker Camp where Arts & Technology meet Heritage
MAKER VILLA PENANG is a 3-day maker camp bringing local and international makers (DIY artists, crafters, designers, scientists & engineers) for a time of learning, building and sharing of ideas. It will be held from 20-22 August 2014 in conjunction with the Georgetown Festival.

*Meet local and international makers
*Learn about heritage and investment opportunities in Penang
*Learn common Malay phrases and opportunity to practise
*Tour of Georgetown UNESCO Heritage site
*Catch the Premiere screening of MAKER documentary
*Forum on maker culture and technology landscape in Penang
*Promoting start-up entrepreneurship in Penang
*Learn basic Arduino programming with Chibitronics’ circuit stickers
*Design & build an interactive art installation for *Georgetown Festival make-a-thon
*Start-up offices & factory visits
*Consolidation and planning for Makers’ movement in Malaysia

Proposed Programme (subject to change)

Day 1 (20 August 2014)
Welcome and get-to-know-each-other
Learn common Malay phrases/culture
Tour of Georgetown UNESCO Heritage site
Premiere screening of MAKER movie at Via Pre colonial mansion (adjacent to Wisma Yeap Chor Ee)

Day 2 (21 August 2014)
Panel discussion on makers movement & start-up entrepreneurship in Penang (Venue: ScienceCafe@Krystal Point)
Guest-of-honour: YB Yap Soo Huey, State Assemblywoman for Pulau Tikus
Learn to build an interactive art installation for Georgetown Festival with Chibitronics circuit stickers
Makers Dine-In Party

Day 3 (22 August 2014)
Visit to start-up offices and/or factories
Business meetings & presentations
Consolidation and planning for Makers’ movement in Malaysia
Food Hacking by Secret Cook

Optional: Day 4 (23 August 2014)
‘Maker Weekend’

Optional: Day 5 (24 August 2014)
‘Maker Weekend’

Registration options:
*Regular - SGD588
*Sponsoring supporter - SGD688
Additional night stay available upon request.

Include: 3 days, 2 night accommodation at Ren I Tang heritage inn, lunch & dinner, Georgetown heritage tour, workshops, factory visits and additional collaterals.
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Aug 20 - Aug 22, 2014
[ Wed ] - [ Fri ]
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM MYT
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Regular $470.00
Sponsoring Supporter $550.00
Venue Address
82-A Lebuh Penang Malaysia
The Hyperflow Group