From: Crafts Council
Conference and festival of making from 20-22 November
Make:Shift will explore craft and innovation over the course of two days, with three keynote speakers, 50 presenters, 18 sessions, 1 film programme, 1 lunch and an estimated 600 cups of tea and coffee.
Sessions include: The Digital Traditional, Sonic Pattern of Textility and Code, Making for Medicine, Internet of Things and the Robotic Handmade and a look at six makers’ fascinating work over a croissant at Friday’s Maker Breakfast.
There are over 200 delegates and speakers confirmed so far with folk from;
CERN, Innovate UK, The Cultural Institute at Kings, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jaguar Land Rover, Heatherwick Studio, RSA, Science Museum, RoboFold, Institute of Making, V&A, FACT Liverpool, tutors and deans from Edinburgh College of Art, Central Saint Martins, Glasgow School of Art and Royal College of Art and press from Wired, FT and Blueprint.