Category Archives: Education

Hillsborough County Proclaims April 18th “Maker Day”

It’s official! In recognition of Gulf Coast MakerCon, April 18th is Maker Day in Hillsborough County! The actual proclamation, which is signed by all seven County Commissioners, will be on display at Gulf Coast MakerCon.  Be sure to stop by … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 Program Now Online

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 promises to be our biggest and best event yet, and a sign of things to come, as our Maker community continues to grow and connect.   Check out our 2015 event program and start planning how … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Innovation Lab [Makerspace @ SPC]

The Innovation Lab [Makerspace @ SPC] is a creative space at the St. Petersburg College Library of the Seminole Campus.  The Innovation Lab [Makerspace @ SPC] has been one of our great collaborative partners helping make Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 possible! Chad … Continue reading

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Meet the Skills Makers: American Manufacturing Skills Initiative (AMskills)

One of our goals with Gulf Coast MakerCon is to build a premier community maker event for youth and adults highlighting the practical and useful as well as the fun.  This year, we’ve got some great groups helping us do just … Continue reading

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Meet the Young Makers: Harmon STEM School

We’ve got some great Young Makers joining us, from makerspaces and schools from Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough counties.  One of the area’s newest homes for Young Makers is Tampa’s Harmon STEM School, which is hosting a STEMathon at their booth. … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Eureka! Factory

To date, we’ve been featuring the Makers who will be at Gulf Coast MakerCon. We thought you might enjoy meeting some of the folks who are making Gulf Coast MakerCon possible, starting with event producers, Eureka! Factory. The Eureka! Factory … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon Welcomes National Academy of Inventors

We’re grateful for the support of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) , this year, sponsoring Gulf Coast MakerCon in collaboration with USF Connect and the Florida High Tech Corridor. The National Academy of Inventors  is a non-profit membership organization … Continue reading

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