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Toronto Mini Maker Faire Is This Weekend

Toronto Mini Maker Faire [1]Toronto Mini Maker Faire [1], a weekend celebration of science, technology, robotics, hacking and maker culture will welcome 4,000 innovators, artists, makers, hackers and entrepreneurs – adults and kids alike – on September 21-22 in Toronto. Dubbed the most exciting show-and-tell on Earth,┬áToronto Mini Maker Faire at Wychwood Barns features an impressive roster of local makers [2]. The world’s first 3D Chocolate printer, 3D scanner for home use, Arduino-powered foosball scoreboard, R2D2, robots that make robots themselves, and even clothes that communicate, created right here in Toronto will be on display.

“I have been attending Maker Faires in Silicon Valley for years now and am very excited to see it coming to Toronto,” said Leila Boujnane, CEO of TinEye. “We are supporting Maker Faire because it is an event that dares you to create and explore the world around you. Every visit to Maker Faire has left me in awe at the ingenuity surrounding me. I view it as the fire that drives our entrepreneurial passion.”

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Sunday, September 22 is Family Day at Toronto Mini Maker Faire, with extra programming designed specifically for parents and kids. We will also be bringing two buses with kids from Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods thanks to supporters of our Pay It Forward campaign [3].

Highlights of Toronto Mini Maker Faire

Supported by George Brown Research & Innovation, Autodesk, Hyndman Law, TinEye, Shopify, Teehan + Lax, Warshawskis, Shoplocket as sponsors and with TVO as a media partner – Toronto Mini Maker Faire is a major event in Toronto’s tech and innovation fall calendar. Tickets and family passes can be purchased online [8].

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#1 Comment By Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer) On Wednesday September 18, 2013 @ 7:49 am

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