World Maker Faire Announces Exciting Speaker Lineup Featuring Leading Thinkers From the Maker Movement
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World Maker Faire Announces Exciting Speaker Lineup Featuring Leading Thinkers From the Maker Movement

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- Sep 05, 2012 -- World Maker Faire, at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) in Queens, N.Y., on Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30, will showcase presentations and how-to workshops from the leaders in the maker movement. Speaking about science, technology, art, and more, these visionaries will reach attendees with thought-provoking topics and questions about the DIY mindset. Inspiring and fun for all ages, attendees will leave World Maker Faire excited about the possibilities of making.

The following speakers will join over 500 makers to share their stories of DIY ingenuity and innovation:

World Maker Faire is sponsored by RadioShack, Cognizant, Atmel, Red Bull, Disney, ASUS, Autodesk, Crayola, Delta Faucet, Epilog Laser, Schick Xtreme3 Eco, ShopBot Tools, and SketchUp.

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Tickets are now on sale at makerfaire.com. Ticket prices include admission to both World Maker Faire and NYSCI. Tickets are $27.50 - $30 for adults (18-61), $12 - $15 for youth (2-17), $22 - $25 for seniors (62+), and $16.50 - $20 for students with a valid ID. Weekend passes are also available. Advance sales pricing ends on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. Check the Maker Faire website for more information. Hi res photos available upon request: Email Contact.

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About Maker Faire
The inaugural Maker Faire was held in San Mateo, Calif., in 2006. Maker Faire Bay Area held its seventh annual Bay Area event in May 2012 with over 110,000 people in attendance. As Maker Faire has grown in popularity and relevance, additional Faires were launched in 2010 in Detroit and New York City. Community-driven, independently produced Mini Maker Faire events inspired by Maker Faire are now being produced around the United States and the world. Maker Faire is supported by MAKE magazine and O'Reilly Media, the information source for leading-edge computer technologies. For more information about Maker Faire, please visit makerfaire.com.

About the New York Hall of Science
The New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, and design spaces that explain science, technology, engineering and math. A visit to NYSCI is a hands-on, energetic educational experience where you can indulge your curiosity and nurture your creativity. NYSCI offers professional development for teachers, produces curricula and resources for classrooms, and studies how technology, gaming and play affect how we learn. NYSCI was founded at the 1964-65 World's Fair and has evolved into New York's center for interactive science serving a half million students, teachers, and families each year.

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Bridgette Vanderlaan 
Maker Faire
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