What are the challenges and benefits of making and small scale production in Oakland and how can we work together, across industries, to support and expand existing efforts?
Small Scale Production and Oakland makers
Join us for a panel discussion with leaders working in tech, the arts, small business, and community building about small scale production and making in Oakland.
Part 1: Introduction with an overview about making and small scale production including statistics, a brief history, key players, and why this conversation is important.
Part 2: Panel discussion - the moderator will introduce the panelists, the format for the presentation, and how each person's perspective connects back to the central theme.
Part 3: The moderator will summarize the key findings of the panel and how this frames the goals and vision for the future of Oakland and the making community. Included in this is a list of next steps and opportunities for people to get involved.
Part 4: Q&A
Part 5: Networking
The Port Workspaces offers affordable workspace, flexible team space, and professional meeting space, plus a new maker co-working space in the Kaiser Building.
The Port Workspaces, Kaiser Building, 3rd Floor