Industry, Career & College Day
Friday, May 18th, 9am-1pm

Maker Faire’s first-ever Career and College Day looks at intersection of the future of work and the future of education, and how these changes could benefit those who see themselves as the makers of the future. The day’s program, designed for upper-level high school and college students, as well as makers, will provide insight into the skills and mindset needed to explore new kinds of jobs and find new educational opportunities. You will meet leaders in industry and education who will share their vision of the future, as well as individuals who will share their own story of finding a path to meaningful work.

Featured Speakers

Tim O’Reilly

O’Reilly Media
Founder and CEO

Preparing for the Future of Work:
12:30 PM

Tim O'Reilly

Tim O’Reilly

Preparing for the Future of Work

Brian Shepard

Cogswell College
President and Chief Academic Officer

The Music of Innovation:
10:20 AM

Brian Shepard

Brian Shepard

The Music of Innovation

Sarah Boisvert

Fab Lab Hub

The New Collar Economy:
10:40 AM

Sarah Boisvert

Sarah Boisvert

The New Collar Economy

Talk Program Schedule

10:00 AMIntroductions Dale Dougherty – Founder & CEO, Make:
   Michael Claire – San Mateo College
   Dave Schneider – Cornell
10:20 AMKeynote 1The Music of InnovationBrian Shepard – President, Cogswell College
10:40 AMkeynote 2The New Collar EconomySarah Boisivert – Founder, Fab Lab Hub
11:00 AMKeynote 3Third Industrial RevolutionCyril Ebsweiler – HAX Startup Accelator
11:15 AMKeynote 4Makers and MITChris Peterson – MIT Admissions
11:30 AM Give Them The ToolsJohn Kavanagh – President, Dremel
   Allison Fishman – Global Brand Director, Dremel
11:45 AMPanelMaker JourneysTim Bajarin – Emcee
   Janelle Wellens – Instrument Operations Engineer, Jet Propulsion Labs
   Aaron Cunningham – Global Makerspace Lead, Google
   Monica Martinez – Founder and Owner, Don Bugito
   Jose Gutierrez – San Mateo College
   Gina Lujan – Founder, Hacker Lab Sacramento
12:15 PMPanelMaking At Community CollegesTom Cappelletti – Sacramento City College
   Maura Devlin-Clancy – San Francisco City College
12:30 PMKeynote 5Preparing for the Future of WorkTim O’Reilly – Founder and CEO, O’Reilly Media
1:00 PM Citizen Schools MakersEmily McCann – CEO Citizen School
   Tom Kalil – Chief Innovation Officer, Schmidt Futures

Cornell Cup Stage Schedule

9:30 AMMaker Portfolio 101 by Maker Share
10:30 AMCornell Cup Pitch Sessions
11:30 AMOpen Pitch — Get Feedback on Your Product Ideas from Cornell Cup Judges
12:00 PMMaker Portfolio 101 by Maker Share
12:20 AMMaking at Cornell, Dave Schneider

Hands-On Making

Learn to Solder


Arduino/MicrochipBoseCabrillo College
City College of San FranciscoCogswell CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Cornell UniversityDigi-Key ElectronicsElkrem, Inc.
FILOALFA – Ciceri de Mondel s.r.l.Holberton SchoolIEEE
Inventrom Private LimitedJameco ElectronicsLaney College
Micro CenterMisty RoboticsSacramento City College
Santa Clara UniversitySeattle UniversitySierra College
Sonoma State UniversityThe Lean Innovation GroupTHE TACTIGON™