Metrocreative

Makerspaces in the San Juan Islands

  • Wed Oct 21st, 2020 1:30am
  • Life

Submitted by the Economic Development Council of San Juan County

The Economic Development Council of San Juan County invites the public to attend a discussion on the creation of a makerspace system in the islands, from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, in partnership with the Port of Friday Harbor.

Port of Friday HarborExecutive Director Todd Nicholson, will join EDC Trades Coordinator Mickey von Dassow for a talk and a conversation on a potential network of local makerspaces that can support entrepreneurship, education, and innovation throughout the archipelago.

Nicholson will give a short presentation and Q&A session about the Port of Friday Harbor’s plans for a new Marine Technical Center, focusing on its proposed makerspace. Following his presentation, the group can engage in a discussion, and get to know people with shared goals.

Join the EDC and the Port of Friday Harbor from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, for this virtual event on Zoom. Registration is required — due to privacy concerns, registration is limited to adults over 18. Register on the EDC’s website, www.sanjuansedc.org/makerspacesconvo.