Expo & FabFest

3D Printing, laser cutting and marking, 3D scanning and other new technologies will be featured in a festival setting.  You’ll see how everything from 3D Printed prosthetic hands to robots are made with new technologies that are changing our lives.

This year Fab Fest will be part of the Laser Institute of America’s Lasers for Manufacturing Event March 28 and 29 in Schaumburg, IL.

Here’s a partial list of 2017 participants:

Dale Dougherty, Maker Media, signing his book, Free to Make

ShopBot Tools – CNC machining for education and entrepreneurship

3D PrintLife – Biodegradable plastic filament for tabletop 3D Printers

Rich Lehrer, Edtech using the Ultimaker 3D Printer

Women in Science including book signing by author Rachel Ignotofsky

Roxbury Innovation Center – innovation for creating new businesses in Boston

Tech with Jen, Interactive Storytelling with Coding

Fab Lab Hub – learning the skills for the factory of the future

Limitless Child International – making a brighter future for kids without families