17 Oct 2017

Design Night: Sheffield – Make it Global

Tuesday 24th Oct: 6-9pm Design Night: Sheffield

17 Oct 2017

Tuesday 24th Oct: 6-9pm
Design Night: Sheffield – Make it Global

Technology is changing how we make anything

The future of making is here. New technology is radically changing what’s possible, disrupting every industry. From architecture and construction to manufacturing and media, individuals and small teams now compete on a global playing field.

Sheffield is a city known for innovation, and ideas that travel the world: from stainless steel to streets in the sky, synth pop to Sean Bean. Today, Sheffield is at the forefront of advanced manufacturing. It’s where global engineering and aerospace firms make their home, and product design startups conquer the world.

Twenty years ago, an idea for 3D software called Navisworks was born in Sheffield that revolutionised the way buildings are made. Ten years ago, it became a key part of an international brand. Join us as we celebrate the past, present and future of making, in all its forms.

  • Elliott Crossley, Associate from the Project Technology Group at BDP
  • “Why Changing Making, Changes Everything”
  • Pimoroni bring their tech tinkering for all
  • Faro bring a completely new kind of photobooth
  • Opportunities to design and make with industry expert, Paul Sohi
  • Eat! Drink! Make! Learn!

Ticket price includes access to activities, keynote speech, canapes, and drinks. Over 18’s only.

When: Tuesday 24th October 6pm-9pm
Where: Sheffield Institute of Arts, Fitzalan Square, Sheffield, S1 2AY
Tickets are £5 and can be booked here

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