$30 – $40

Vancouver Inaugural Medical Make-A-Thon

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Eureka Gallery

Science World at TELUS World of Science

1455 Quebec Street

Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7

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Make Healthcare Better for Space Missions and Earth!

Astronauts can’t take everything they need with them on long space missions. Discover how to 3D print solutions to potentially save lives, time, and money for astronauts on deep space missions and the 3.75 billion people on Earth who live in rural areas and who often lack access to healthcare services.

Medical Make-A-Thon participants learn how to 3D print life-saving or life-changing solutions for remote or rural settings. All participants receive an e-certificate. The top designs will be 3D printed on 3D4MD’s humanitarian 3D printing system at the Mars Desert Research Station by a Medical Makers crew of analog Martian astronauts.

All ages and backgrounds are welcome to participate. No prior design or 3D printing experience required. Proceeds support Medical Makers humanitarian projects.

If you attend this event, you will:

  • Meet cool people
  • Develop cutting-edge STEM skills from experts
  • Have a meaningful and unique learning experience
  • Give back to your local and global community

You can either register on your own or as a team. Please bring a laptop, if you have one. You can use 3D modeling and 3D printing freeware at this event. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. There will be public photography and videography at this event.

Draft Schedule: (subject to change)

10:00 AM: Check-In

10:15 AM: Introductions

10:30 AM: 3D Printing Basics Workshop

10:45 AM: Form Teams + Start Printing!

1:30 PM: Meal Break + Deadline to Start Your Prints

2:00 PM: Optional Activities: 3D Scanning, 3D Design Freeware, 3D Printer Maintainence + Troubleshooting, Free Time to Explore Exhibits

3:30 PM: Pick Up Your Prints + Submit Your Print Logs

4:00 PM: Showcase + Judging

4:30 PM: Awards + Photos

5:00 PM: Feedback + What’s Next

5:30 PM: Clean Up

6:00 PM: Go Home

This event is generously co-sponsored by Science World at Telus World of Science and Resident Doctors of BC.

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Eureka Gallery

Science World at TELUS World of Science

1455 Quebec Street

Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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