Category Archives: Science

Gulf Coast MakerCon Welcomes Florida High Tech Corridor as 2016 Sponsor!

Stretching across 23 counties, the Florida High Tech Corridor is “a technology rich region known as much for its legacy in aerospace as it is for its growing prominence in other high tech clusters of innovation such as Modeling and … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Rocket Burns

Here at Gulf Coast MakerCon, we get excited about all of our makers… but we really get fired up about our amazing youth makers!! It is our pleasure to introduce you to a wonderful, intelligent and inspiring young man, Rocket … Continue reading

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Meet the Idea Makers: Hackerboxes

Ever felt like tinkering but needed some inspiration? Always wanted to learn a bit more about electronics and computer science, but didn’t know where to start?  Sarasota Maker and Entrepreneur, Joseph Long has just the thing for you: Hackerboxes! HackerBoxes … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: USF Students in STEAM!

We’re really excited about the high level of University of South Florida student involvement at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year.  The USF Students in STEAM exhibit promises to be a particularly fascinating and exiting one. Kaitlin  Lostroscio,  an Engineering student … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Tobusto

When the Art of making meets the intellectual world of STEM, we can hardly contain our excitement.  This next maker is doing it all, looking towards the future and moving forward, full STEAM ahead.

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Calling All Makers! Early Bird Vendor Space & Tickets Now Available!

We’re making ready for our 2016 Gulf Coast MakerCon event! Early Bird tickets to attend the event are 30% off gate admission costs through February 15th. Gate Admission the day of the event is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors 65+ and … Continue reading

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