Education Today Logo


Education Today Cover Browse Issue

The Melbourne Makers Meetup

News Image

Anyone interested in 3D technology is invited to The Melbourne Makers Meetup which will showcase the latest trends and introduce new to Australia 3D related products on Saturday, March 24th.

The event is suitable for newcomers, experienced users, skilled engineers, creatives, makers, and educators to meet with industry experts, witness live demonstrations, learn new skills, and share experiences with the growing maker community.

Curated as a collaboration between 3D Printing Systems and the 3D Printer Superstore to showcase the newest technology in 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, CNC Cutting and Vacuum forming, the day will include live demonstrations and talks conducted by industry experts, including guest talks by Angus Deveson from Maker’s Muse and other experts in automotive, dental, and prop building.

The event will be held at 3D Printer Superstore, 1/78 Wirraway Drive, Port Melbourne Melbourne 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.

The day starts off with a welcome talk by Angus from Maker’s Muse. Gates to the business units are on a timer and automatically close at 1:30pm, with no further entry to the event after this time.

This event will include light refreshments and will conclude with giveaway prizes, including an UP Mini 2 3D Printer for one lucky guest.

10:00–10:30 am: Doors open
10:30–10:45 am: Welcome by Angus from Maker’s Muse
10:45–11:15 am: Metrology Scanning Introduction and Application by Wendy Xu from Shining 3D
11:15–11:45 am: Desktop Laser Cutting & Engraving by Domenic Di Giorgio from DarklyLabs
11:15–11:45 am: Digital Dentistry work flow – 3D Scan / 3D Print / Vacuum Forming
11:45–12:15 pm: Introducing desktop vacuum forming – John Tan from Vaquform
11:45–12:15 pm: Post processing your 3d prints – Edward McAndrew
12:15–1:15pm: 3D Scanning using the new HD Prime – Mr Li from Shining 3D
1:15–1:45 pm: Lunch and light refreshments
1:45–2:15 pm: Maker’s Muse Mesh Mixer Mashup – manipulating 3D scan data–Angus Deveson
2:15–2:45 pm: Cleaning up 3D Scan mesh optimisation–Mark Pestkowski from 3D Printer Superstore
2:45–3:15 pm: Questions & Answers by a panel of industry and technology experts. Sponsor prizes announced by Angus Deveson Maker’s Muse.

13 Jun 2019 | International
16 year old UWA music prodigy best in the world News Image

Ready for a what am I doing with my life moment? Here you go; 16-year-old Shuan Hern Lee a student from The University of Western Australia has been named the best junior pianist in the world. Read More

13 Jun 2019 | Sydney
Vivid Sydney shared with students from regional Australia News Image

Students from Mount Burr in South Australia will get the opportunity to visit the emerald city and see the world-famous Vivid festival, evening up the disparity in experiences between city and regional students. Read More

13 Jun 2019 | National
Education hack attacks up and looking for money News Image

Education look out; there was a noticeable shift towards financially motivated cyber crime (80%) in educational services.
Read More

13 Jun 2019 | National
Jobs for teachers see most growth News Image

Jobs are down a bit from last year according to SEEK but the good news is that wages are up and it’s still great to be a teacher or in education.
Read More

13 Jun 2019
NESLI’s global experts to tackle education leadership in low GDP areas News Image

The National Excellence in Schools Leadership Institute (NESLI) have announced the ten global experts who will make up NESLI’s inaugural advisory board.
Read More