We Make Health Fest

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We Make Health Fest: Free event of health themed design and maker activities for the whole family!

Event Information

Date & Time
August 16, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Palmer Commons, Great Lakes Rooms
Event Type

The We Make Health Fest is an event focused on health, technology, and participatory (patient-centered) design, that will take place at University of Michigan. The event will be PARTICIPATORY. The purpose is for the COMMUNITY to share their personal stories, Do-It-Yourself Technologies, and creations for managing health. We plan to have booths, speakers, and demonstrations.

FREE and open to the public.

Keynote Speakers

Jose Gomez Marquez from the Little Devices Lab at MIT and John Costik, type 1 diabetes hacker, father, community collaborator, and innovator for the #wearenotwaiting movement! What can we say, this event is going to be awesome!

Makers the Movie Screening

We are also excited to report that we will be holding a screening of "Maker", a feature-length documentary on the Maker Movement and its impact on society, culture and economy in the US during the fest. 

Booths and Speakers

A partial sampling of topics: DIY Medical Devices, hack your kitchen, open source mosquito traps, asthma monitoring, DIY hearing aids, autism comic book, 3D printing, kitchen table diagnostics, tech-savvy fitness, urban foraging, stair-climbing wheelchair, and using the iPad as a resuscitation device.

Additional Infomation

Host Unit
Taubman Health Sciences Library
Library Contact
Patricia F Anderson pfa@umich.edu
Host Website
We Make Health Fest
Page maintained by Chase Masters
Last modified: 08/06/2014