The Fab Academy
2018 Schedule

Jan 17: principles and practices, presentations, introductions
Jan 22 recitation: version control (Fiore Basile)
Jan 24: project management
Jan 29 recitation: gitlab (Fiore Basile)
Jan 31: computer-aided design
Feb 05 recitation: how to make (almost) anything usable (Jan Borchers)
Feb 07: computer-controlled cutting
Feb 12 recitation: fab cities (Tomas Diez)
Feb 14: electronics production
Feb 19 recitation: functional representations (Matt Keeter)
Feb 21: 3D scanning and printing
Feb 26 recitation: maker education (Sherry Lassiter, Saba Ghole, Stephanie Chang)
Feb 28: electronics design
Mar 05 recitation: bio academy (Kate Adamala, David Kong, Jean-Michel Molenaar)
Mar 07: computer-controlled machining
Mar 12 recitation: human fab lab (David Ott)
Mar 14: embedded programming
Mar 19 recitation: safety and security (Patrick Colgan, Joel Gershenfeld)
Mar 21: molding and casting
Mar 26 no recitation
Mar 28: break
Apr 02 no recitation
Apr 04: input devices
Apr 09 recitation: circular innovation challenge (Eric King)
Apr 11: output devices
Apr 16 recitation: making machines (Jens Dyvik, Nadya Peek, Jonathan Ward, Daniele Ingrassia)
Apr 18: interface and application programming
Apr 23 recitation: xDesign (Gian Paolo Bassi, Shawn Liu, Manish Kumar)
Apr 25: networking and communications
Apr 30 recitation: fabricademy (Anastasia Pistofidou, Cecilia Raspanti, Fiore Basile)
May 02: mechanical design
May 07 recitation: mods (Neil Gershenfeld)
May 09: machine design
May 14 recitation: making things that matter (Felicity Mecha, Kamau Gachigi)
May 16: wildcard week
May 21 recitation: FABx
May 23: applications and implications
May 28 recitation: assistive technologies
May 30: invention, intellectual property, and income
Jun 06: project development
Jun 13: project presentations
Jun 15: project presentations
Jun 18: project presentations (evening)
Jun 20: project presentations

Global lectures happen on Wednesdays at 9:00 on the US East Coast (ranging from 6:00 on the West Coast to 23:00 in Japan). Recitations happen on Mondays at the same hour, and global lab sections and regional reviews are scheduled throughout the week.