The Q1/Q2 M3 is going to be very exciting, and we are glad to include some speical guests as well as after hours events.
Our hosts this time will be John and Christy Riley, the owners of Maker13.
Maker13 is one of the for profit Makerspaces in Indiana, and has a unique partnership with 1804 for the support and development of their business members.
Noon - 12:15 Networking/Safety/General Info
12:15- 1:45 Special Guest Q&A Session
Our Special Guests for this meeting will be taking questions about Community and Economic Development. We will be discussing the role of Makerspaces in their communities to assist development.
1:45- 2pm Break/Networking
2- 3 PM Marketing Moments with Jane Applegate: Topic for this session is funding sources
3- 4 PM Curriculum Development and Review with Angela MIller. Please be sure to bring in any class materials or outlines you would like to have the group discuss/give feedback on.
4- 4:30 PM Indiana Maker Updates/ Call for Actions
4:30 - 5PM Tour of Maker 13/Networking.
NOTE: We are finalizing details to have a tour and socialize with the Makers at LLVL1 across the river in Louisville in the evening. Watch for another event announcement for those who want to stay after the meeting and tour a second space.
Matt Tuohy: Program Manager/Indiana Economic Development Corporation
Matt is a Program Manager for the 21st Century Research & Technology Fund, is on the review team for the Venture Capital Investment Tax Credit Program, and assists the CFO. He is a graduate of IU Kelley School of Business, Ball State University’s Economic Development Academy and the Economic Development Institute from the University of Oklahoma.
Matt transferred to the Indiana Economic Development Corp in September 2006 after having been at the Indiana Finance Authority for more than six years. Matt previously worked for a commercial bank for more than twelve years. His experience includes retail branch management, consumer and small business lending and underwriting, regional retail performance management, revolving loan portfolio management, and sub-prime lending and underwriting.
Joel Leonard: Makerspace Mentor
Joel Defines himself as a Maker's Maker and has an exceptional history of founding and growing Makerspaces in struggling economic areas. He is launching a nationwide tour to mentor Makerspaces, and will spend time with us to answer questions about how to leverage Makerspaces for community development and economic growth.
As founder and president of ExitZero Communications, Jane Applegate has provided marketing, public relations, event planning, and digital media services for nearly sixteen years. Applegate consults with companies small and large, not-for- profit organizations, and quasi-governmental agencies and has been responsible for brand management, advertising campaign design and implementation, creating events to target a variety of markets, and the development of tools that convey client messages including marketing, training, and internal communications. Applegate is the founder of the Fort Wayne Museum Art Chalk Walk, the largest event of its kind in the nation.
Mrs. Miller has 24 years of experience in education. She taught Visual Arts K-8 at Whitko Community Schools for 5 ½ years. She worked at Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation for 17 years serving as a Gifted and Talented teacher, GT Coordinator,Curriculum Director and Mentone Elementary Principal.
For the past two years she has served as the Curriculum Coordinator for Caston School Corporation. During her time at Caston she has started Project Lead the Way classes in both the elementary and junior high classrooms.