Table of Contents:
Floorplan and Booth Assignments
1 Info Booth Seattle Mini Maker Faire
2 Seattle Mini Maker Faire Twitter Board
3 Ada’s Technical Books
4 Tabletop Movie Making
5 Code for Seattle / SeattleWiki
7 Scroll Wood Shop
8 Kinect: Kinect Screen Aware and Holofunk
9 Open Source Cinematic Motion Control
10 Emmett’s 3D Printing
12 The Emerald City Makers
13 Student RND
14 Excel Physics
15 Artigami Flights of Fantasy
16 Open Beam
18 Olympia Circuits
19 wTrak Modular Wooden Railway
20 Sprung Chickens
22 Edmonds Community College
23 Nwazet – Designing and Building using the Raspberry Pi
24 Kinetic Biology
26 XBOT ROBOTICS Automaton
27 Gray’s Padlock
28 Shapeoko CNC mill
30 The MakerHaus Mash-Up!
31 Raspberry Pi Media Center
33 Craft Stick Bending, Building & Engineering
34 Empty – more space for aisle
35 They Shall Walk
37 Hacker Scouts
38 Upcycle and Repurpose Your Junk
40 Photon Funtimes
41 Ditto 3D Printer
42 HiveBio Community DIYbio Lab
43 Tetragami Kids
44 University Child Development School, The Twist Project
49 3D Printed 6-DOF Robotic Arm
50 DigiPen Institute of Technology
51 Sassy Chessboard
52 Make Your Favorite Shirt Even Better
A OlyMEGA – Olympia Makers, Engineers, Geeks and Artists
B Open Street Map
C Block Printing and More
D Dancing Water Fountain
E Logos Electromechanical
F Earthship Seattle
G Old School Silliness and Games
W1 Pop and Print!
W2 Learn to work and play with EL wire
W3 Light-Up Fashion
W4 Circuits from Simple Things
W5 Solder Station with Jigsaw Renaissance
Power & Details of YOUR space
The ceiling is 12’ tall. Square booths on the chart are 10′ x 10′ spaces. Rectangles are typically 10′ x 20′ booth spaces. Unless you request otherwise, your space will include one 8’ x 30” table and two chairs. There will be one 3-prong electrical outlet per booth, two outlets for the double-wide booths, and lots of outlets for the workshops (labeled W1 through W5).
We suggest that you bring some sort of signage to support your exhibit. Only half of the booths have a wall behind you, so the rest of you will need to make a freestanding sign, such as the three panel paperboard signs that kids use at science fairs. You can buy these three-panel signs at office supply stores and craft stores, or make your own!
A thin cork rail is available at about a 6′ height all around the Rainier and Olympic Rooms. You may pin signs to this cork rail or hang signs using S-hooks. Other than this rail, signage and/or decorations may not be taped, nailed, tacked, stapled, or otherwise fastened to any wall, ceiling, column, stone, window, drape, or painted surface in any area inside the building or on the premise without advance permission.
Event Weekend Schedule
Parking: Best bet for long term parking is the 1st Ave Parking Garage. http://www.seattlecenter.com/transportation/parking/first.aspx
Friday June 7
Summary of Setup Setps between 3:00 pm and 9 pm:
- Parallel park on Republican St (see map with Load Zone marked)
- Walk to the Maker Check-in table at the front of the Northwest Rooms.
- Pickup your t-shirts and wristbands.
- Add the names of your booth staff to the Maker Check-in List if you have not already done so online.
- Locate your booth. Ask volunteers for help loading.
- Go back to your car and load stuff into your booth space. Try to take less than 30 minutes.
- Move your car, so that other makers can use the load-in spaces. We recommend 1st Ave Parking Garage http://www.seattlecenter.com/transportation/parking/first.aspx
Details of Setup steps:
Friday is “Load In Day”. You may load in between 2:00 pm and 9:00 PM on Friday June 7st. Makers that are traveling from OUTSIDE THE KING COUNTY AREA area will be permitted to load in on Saturday morning between 7:30am and 9:00am. You MUST be at your booth by 9 a.m. on Saturday when the Fire Marshal inspects the event.
Republican Street will have signs for 90 Minute Load/Unload for Seattle Mini Maker Faire. There are only 10 spaces, so please move your car and let the next maker unload. Please take turns unloading. And be sure to bring a hand truck. Work smarter, not harder.
Quickly unload, go park your vehicle in nearby parking lots, and then return to set up your exhibit. This allows space for your neighboring Makers to drive in and unload. Please do not block any entrance or park in fire lanes. Remember to lock your vehicle.
Check-in at the Maker Check-in Table, which will be run by the lovely Tamara Clammer and other helpful volunteers. Pickup your wristbands, locate your booth, verify table and chair placement, and ask volunteers for help unloading your car.
Saturday June 8 Setup
The Fire Marshal inspection will occur between 8:00 and 9:45 am on Saturday.
Please load in all remaining stuff and finish setting up on Saturday morning between 7:30am and 9:00am. Please be at or near your booth by 9:30 am when we will open the event to the media and VIPs.
Saturday closing details: we will lock the building overnight. We have hired a security guard to patrol the outdoor courtyard.
Sunday June 9
Best bet for parking is the 1st Ave Parking Garage. http://www.seattlecenter.com/transportation/parking/first.aspx
The event closes at 6:00 PM on Sunday. There are not enough load/unload parking spaces on Republican Street for everyone. Please ask volunteers for assistance packing up and carrying your belongings to your car in the nearby parking garages.
Resource Support During the event
Here is a list of who to text for support of the various services:
Maker Responsibilities and Policies
OK, here comes the really boring stuff we promised.
A standard space will be 100 square feet – 10’ x 10’ with a 12’ high ceiling. With that you get two chairs, an 8’ x 30” table and the end of one extension cord with a 3-prong outlet. Nice huh?
If you need other stuff like power strips, extension cords or other hardware, you’ll have to bring it yourself.
You should make a sign for your area. Put your group’s name and/or the name of your gizmo on it, and think about how you will display it – a display holder, be creative.
Please review the following regulations and policies:
- Promotions: We will provide a link on our website for each Maker.
- Internet Connectivity: The wifi connectivity at the Seattle Center is not great. Outdoor exhibitors may have really low reception of the wireless service.
- Electricity: Please bring your own surge protectors and/or power strips for power distribution at your booth. On-site power requests cannot be guaranteed. Any excessive power will require approval.
- Tables and Chairs: We will provide a table and two chairs if you selected a standard setup.
- Water: If your exhibit requires any form of water, please bring towels to clean up spills.
- Radio Frequency: Due to the nature of the event, please advise if you plan to use radio frequencies and if so, at what frequency and/or frequencies and the amount of power you are using so we can coordinate placement and usage.
- Fire and Safety or Hazard issues: If your project can be considered hazardous or a concern for the Seattle Center, especially fire safety, please be sure to notify us as soon as possible so that we can include these details in the Safety Plan. As part of the setup process, we will need you to declare all hazardous materials that you have with you, as this will help in determining the best storage and overall safety concerns of such material.
- Damage Liability: No drilling of holes, attaching to, or painting of the floor, or any other defacement to floors or walls. When such damage occurs, the Maker is solely responsible and is liable to the owner of the property so damaged.
- Signage: A thin cork rail is available at about a 6′ height all around the Rainier and Olympic Rooms. You may pin signs to this cork rail or hang signs using S-hooks. Other than this rail, signage and/or decorations may not be taped, nailed, tacked, stapled, or otherwise fastened to any wall, ceiling, column, stone, window, drape, or painted surface in any area inside the building or on the premise without advance permission.
- Noise and Safety Restrictions: Management reserves the right to restrict exhibits, displays, demonstrations, presentations, or workshops that become objectionable because of noise, method of operations, materials, safety, or any other reason.
- Food/Beverages: No food or beverage may be offered or sold as part of exhibit, demonstration, presentation, or workshop. You may demonstrate with food, but no one is allowed to eat it, including yourself.
- Exits: No exits, fire-fighting equipment, or emergency equipment may be blocked or obstructed under any circumstances.
- Space Consideration: Sufficient space must be provided within the booth for the comfort and safety of persons watching exhibits, demonstrations, displays, or workshops.
- Laws: Every participant, employee, agent, or contractor connected with the use of the premises shall abide by, conform to, and comply with all the laws of the United States, the State of Washington, as well as the ordinances of the City of Seattle and all rules and regulations of the Police and Fire Departments of the City of Seattle and King County. Make no violation or breach of peace. Do not endanger or harm any person, property, or the environment, including all Seattle Center property, including the parking lot, entrance ways, ticket booth areas, and other areas used by the Maker Faire or its employees, contractors, agents, members, or guests.
The potential of theft and disappearance can be greatly reduced if a few simple precautions are taken:
- Do not leave purses, laptops, cell phones, or any easily portable items unattended at any time in your booth area.
- Report any suspicious person or theft in the building immediately to the Maker Faire Committee, and we will notify Security Officers and file an incident report, if applicable.
- Lock valuables in the trunk of your car, where they are not visible.
- If you are demonstrating a valuable piece of equipment, please do not leave it unattended at your booth.
Tear down on Sunday
- Tear-down: Tear-down begins on Sunday after 6 p.m. All exhibits must be intact and open to the public until that time. Exhibits must be removed by 8 p.m. on Sunday.
- Load-Out: Vehicles will not be allowed to line up on Republican street until after 6 p.m. on Sunday.
- Disposal: Recycling, paper, bottles and glass, non-toxic waste, and general trash receptacles will be available. We appreciate your exhibit area being cleared completely.