The month of April begins with a deluge of events in Europe and in Italy. A word of advice: don’t forget Arduino Day in Rome and the two Mini Maker Faires in Oslo and Edinburgh. But that’s not all. Take a look at the weekly programme, choose your event and spread the word.
New event at the Waag Society in Amsterdam with a Bio Printing workshop. Put together an Arduino, a hacked printer, a few bacterial cells and your work is done.
Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands
When: 3 April
On 4 April we move to Milan for an event called Meet the Media Guru: hosted by Geoff Mulgan, CEO of the British charity Nesta (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts).
Where: Milan, Italy
When: 4 April
On 5 April in Istanbul two Free Software and Linux Days open, a conference event exploring the world of 360° open source software.
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
When: 5-6 April
Come to Rome on 6 April for Arduino Day: the event includes set-up of free workshops, presentations, free prototyping areas and the Arduino store. Event at the Nuovo Cinema Palazzo at 11am.
Where: Rome, Italy
When: 6 April
The first event with makers is scheduled for 6 April with the Oslo Mini Maker Faire. Take a look at the launch video and be at the front of the queue at the Teknisk Museum.
Where: Oslo, Norway
When: 6-7 April
Another event where you can get to know makers is the Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire. Entry tickets cost £2.50. There is also a list of workshops you can take part in.
Where: Edinburgh, Scotland
When: 7 April
Another workshop not to be missed is the one run by Open Radio FM lab, where you can build an open source radio by assembling electronic parts and print in 3D. In the meantime, a call for Arduino music is open in preparation for the Gwendalyn Festival. You have until 10 April.
Where: Chiasso, Switzerland
When: 6-7 April