FSCONS 2014/Makerfaire/Application

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APPLICANT INFORMATION

First Name *

Grégoire

Last Name *

Détrez

Organization/Group/Affiliation *

FSCONS

Organization Website *

fscons.org

Mailing Address *

Grevegårdsvägen 56 lgh 224


City *

Göteborg

State / Providence *

na

Postal Code / Country *

S-42161

Day Phone Number *

0735569550

Mobile Phone Number *

0735569550

Home Phone Number

Email Address *

gregoire@fripost.org

OTHER CONTACTS

If you have other participants that will be helping you organize your Mini Maker Faire, please list their names and email addresses.

Contact # 1

Organization/Group Affiliation #1

Organization #1 Website

Email - Contact # 1

Contact # 2

Organization/Group Affiliation #2

Organization #2 Website

Email - Contact # 2

BACKGROUND

Tell us a little about your interest in creating a Mini Maker Faire in your community.

What should we know about you and your interest in organizing a Mini Maker Faire? *

The FSCONS conference exists since 2007 and provide a meeting place for free software, free culture and a free society. We regularily host talks and workshops related to the marke movement. We would like to extend this by inviting the local makers to present their projects.

Describe the mission and structure of your proposed sponsoring organization(s). *

What is the focus of the organization? Is it a 501(c)3 non-profit? school? community? business? association?

The conference is organized by a non-profit organization.

Have you organized or produced events before? Please explain. *

The conference exists since 2007. I have personally been involved in different part of its organization since 2010.

Do you or members of your team have blogging or social media marketing experience? *

Please list URLs of relevant sites.

We have limited experience. The conference has a twitter account (https://twitter.com/fscons) and a youtube chanel (https://www.youtube.com/user/FSCONSTalks)

Please include a recent bio for yourself and other primary organizers. *

If your faire is approved, this bio would be used on a forthcoming directory website for Mini Maker Faires.

I am a PhD student in Natural Language Technology and an occasional reprapper.

PLANS FOR YOUR MINI MAKER FAIRE

Describe your Leadership Team. *

Who are your primary collaborators, and how do you anticipate working together & share/divide responsibilites?


What is the geographic area your Faire will draw from, celebrate, and represent? *

The conference usually draws visitor from all of scandinavia (Danemark, Firland, Norway and Sweden). We at least hope to get makers from the Goteborg area and Norway.

Proposed Event Date (or time of the year) *

Proposed Event Venue *

Share your ideas for a rental venue, or if a sponsoring organization will host at their venue (e.g. school, community center).


Besides Maker booths, what other elements are you imagining offering at your Faire? *

    • This is not to encourage you to take all these on—we always encourage Minis to start small and plan for growth.
Workshops
Music or performance
Talks or presentations
Food & beverage
Spectacle
Young Maker booths (see youngmaker.org)
Sponsor booths
Professional Maker or Crafter vendor booths (selling items)
Other: 

Estimated Number of Makers? *

Also include possible performers, maker/crafter vendor booths & presenters in this number.

5-10 Makers
10-20 Makers
20-30 Makers
30-50 Makers
50-70 Makers
Over 70 Makers
Other: 

Will you need assistance in recruiting Makers? *

Yes
No
Other: 

WIll you charge admission for your Faire? *

If so, please share imagined ticket pricing and any other relevant information.


How will you promote your Mini Maker Faire? *

How large of an audience are you hoping/aiming for? *

Describe your volunteer pool. *

Where do you anticipate cultivating event labor from?


HOW ARE YOU CURRENTLY CONNECTED TO THE MAKER COMMUNITY

Tell us a little about your connection to MAKE and the maker movement.

Are you a subscriber to MAKE magazine? *

Yes
No
Other: 

Do you visit makezine.com or craftzine.com websites? *

Yes - both makezine.com and craftzine.com
Yes - makezine.com
No - makezine.com
Yes - craftzine.com
No - craftzine.com

Have you attended a Maker Faire? *

If so, please share which one(s).

Yes
No
Other: 

Any other connection to Make or Maker Faire that would be helpful to know? *

What are your 5 to 10 top Makers you hope will exhibit at your Faire? *

Include links, if possible.


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