Discover the Tech Side of Beakerhead

Beakerhead is a haven for people drawn to technology with big imaginations!

Discover the tech side of Beakerhead!

Beakerhead is a haven for people drawn to technology with big imaginations! We’ve compiled a list of quirky events and stimulating workshops to satisfy the tech-lover in everyone.

Batteries Not Included
Wednesday, September 14 @ 6:00 pm
Saturday, September 17 @ 1:00 pm
Join the fabrication team at Carvel Creative to hack a drone into your very own Fit-It flying saucer through thermal casting. Yes, you can take your extraterrestrial flying friend back to your home. And in this case, batteries are included.
$200 per drone (up to two people per drone team)

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Gameboy Remix
Wednesday, September 14 @ 6:00 pm
Dust off your gameboy and join Kevin Stebner in this workshop where you’ll learn how to turn your gaming device into an instrument to create your own video-game jams. Must bring your own. Chiptunes smart card cost included.
$70

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Spectral Illuminations
Wednesday, September 14 @ 8:00 pm
Local media artists will be illuminating the beautiful, historic Lougheed House with the art of projection mapping (site-specific projections that alter the appearance of the surface on which they are projected). These projections will light up and animate the walls, windows, furniture and ceilings while interpreting the amazing history of the house, creating surprises around every corner! Brought to you by EMMEDIA.
Free

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Techstock
Thursday, September 15 @ 2:00 pm
Explore the influential world of gaming technology as your browse through two floors of invention and an outdoor park to check what’s abuzz in Alberta’s growing tech sector. The annual Tech Showcase will appeal to business minds and curious minds alike. Who knows? You might find inspiration that will shape your own future.
Free

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Adults Only Night: Energy Hack
Thursday, September 15 @ 6:00 pm
Is it possible to build a furnace out of old pop cans and eavestroughs? How about a BBQ that doesn’t need charcoal or gas? Discover how people have created all sorts of workarounds to become more energy independent. Spend an energized evening of conversation and connection plus free rein in the galleries and a fully licensed bar.
$19.95 adults and $17.95 seniors

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Rock ‘n Roll History of Space Exploration
Saturday, September 17 @ 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Join Jay Ingram and his band, the Cosmonauts, on a visual and musical journey through an era when the idea of space exploration was only a dream. Meet a real astronaut (and not Chancellor of the University of Calgary!) at the 7:00 pm show, Dr. Robert Thirsk. Made possible by DIRTT.
$35

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Energy Defenders
Saturday, September 17 @ 12:00 pm
Battle the forces of darkness by generating energy so you can get to the party! Join us at an outdoor event for all ages, where you’ll be tasked to create energy through fun activities. Use the energy to zap vampires who want to prevent you from getting to the party!
Free

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Beakerhead 2016 takes place from September 14 - 18.

Click here to see all the events, purchase tickets, and find more information about these spectacular events!

For media inquiries, please contact:

Ellen Parker
1-403-919-9452
ellen@ellenparkerpr.com

Debbie Dalen
1-403-801-5344
debbie@beakerhead.com