FAN7 - 7th Fab Lab Asia Network Conference

FAN7 will bring together enthusiasts, professionals, educators, and innovators in the digital fabrication, STEM and maker community from across Asia and beyond.

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Discover how to make the future now over six days of exciting events at the 7th Fab Lab Asia Network Conference. Whether you're a seasoned professional, an aspiring maker, or simply curious about the future of making, FAN7 is the place to be.

FAN7 is more than just a conference. It's a celebration of making that brings together the brightest minds in the Fab Lab Network and the maker community.

Why Attend FAN7?

Discover a diverse and dynamic community of makers, innovators, and thought leaders.

  • Network - Connect with fellow innovators, entrepreneurs, educators, and enthusiasts.
  • Learn New Skills - Dive deep into hands-on sessions ranging from introductory to advanced levels.
  • Top Speakers - Hear from pioneers and leading experts in the fields of making, digital fabrication, and innovation.
  • Be Inspired - Discover cutting-edge technologies, projects and people making the future now.

Program of events

8-11 October: Fab City Challenge - Pre Conference Event

Local and international participants will work in teams to rapid prototype solutions to local social, environmental, and economic issues. A unique experience not to be missed!

14-16 October: Main Conference - Core Conference Events

Over three days participants will get to hear about the latest innovations, network, get hands on in workshops and experience the forefront of digital fabrication, making and STEM education.

17 October: Hunter Innovation Festival - Connect with the Local Innovation Ecosystem

FAN7 participants are able to attend our partner event, the Hunter Innovation Festival, in nearby Newcastle. This one day event brings together industry, innovators and start-ups in the one place to showcase the latest innovations and exchange ideas.

18 October: Fab City Summit - Bringing it All Together

The Fab City Summit provides a platform for participants to share their experiences, knowledge, and ideas, learn from one another, and collaborate on innovative solutions to the challenges facing communities today. This event will be the culmination of all the learning that has happened throughout the conference and result in recommendations for actions the Hunter region and more broadly Australia can take to make the future now.

19 October: Community Festival - Open Day For All

FAN7's community open day will be accessible to all and coincide with the Fast and Loud Festival. It will be a day of learning, fun, competitions and high octane action. The event will include races of the top-tier Offshore Superboats and Powerboats.

The day will end with the FAN7 closing party and Fab City Challenge Awards.

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