Location: Hattiesburg Train Depot
Join us for a day of fun and learning with these all-day booths and exhibits, including special presentations from the following maker booths
First Tech Challenge Team 8651, Wait For It
10am – 2pm
1pm – 2pm
Magnificent Thing Competition
Open to public from 10am – 3pm in the Community Room
Watch teams of brilliant high school students design and build their magnificent creation from a mystery box of supplies. The winning team members take home their very own 3D printers!
Welcome to the Jackson County School District! Home of the World Famous Vancleave Middle School! With the help of the Jackson County FabLab, we strive to educate students to think beyond poster boards and tri-folds.
Team 8651, Wait For It is the winner of the 2016-2017 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship robotics competition. We will be demonstrating our championship robot and sharing FIRST to help spark an interest in STEM.
Sage will be bringing 4 wheel drone kits to the Maker Faire. Workshop participants will form teams, assemble kits, program kits (with guidance from the instructor) and compete in two challenges.
Multicraft Ventures is an entrepreneurial minded company with experience bringing products from concept to reality in several different markets including Automotive, Outdoor Power Equipment, HVAC, Industrial, and Consumer products.
Southern Miss’ Trent Lott National Center for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship is the catalyst for a university-wide focus on economic development service and research. The Center works with public entities, nonprofit organizations, businesses.
Visit the City of Hattiesburg’s recycling booth to learn more about our curbside recycling program. We will have an interactive activity through which you can learn what is acceptable in our recycling program and why certain items are not accepted.
Come see the laser cutter-engraver Glowforge in action and make your own puzzle while you learn about lasers.
Central Creativity is a non-profit educational program for grades Pre-K thru 12 focused on growing powerful critical and creative thinkers. We do this through programming in Digital Media, STEAM, Culinary Arts, Music, Fashion Design, and Literacy.
The Mississippi Polymer Institute (MPI) is an ISO17025 accredited, full service resource from the University of Southern MS created to serve businesses with advanced material needs. MPI routinely provides technical, workforce, & 3D printing support.
Camp Shelby provides the nation’s premier joint training and exercise facilities.Camp Shelby’s state-of-the-art, custom-designed and scenario-based exercise facilities that support the broad range of military training requirements.
Visit us at the DO-littles table where littles can DO! We’ll rotate hands-on materials and challenges where pre-K and elementary-aged kids can try creative, hands-on exercises. Recommended ages: 3-11
The polymers teacher and hstudents of Hattiesburg High School will showcase major projects, integrations, and outreach activities that they have completed as part of their experience in the HHS polymer program.
Visit our Mississippi Children’s Museum Maker Table as we explore the possibilities! Come craft a coin purse, build a submarine, or help code our robot friend, Dash! Children of all ages will have a great time putting their imaginations to the test.
OGMS Robotics has 3 FLL teams. We use LEGO EV3 Mindstorms Robots to complete missions. We also have projects and core values that are very important to us also. We will show off our new robots for you!
Information on titanium dioxide pigments and their uses in paints, plastics, and paper applications. Information on how these materials are manufactured.
We will teach participants the basics of soldering with a kit that they will take with them.