November 2018

MIDAS FabLab Tour: 3D Fab/Printing

Organized by the West Kootenay Branch

Please Note
Please wear closed-toe shoes to get up close and personal with the fab equipment.
Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For space availability, please email [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
Location: 2950 Highway Drive, Trail, BC
Presenter: Shawn Curran,
MIDAS Lab Services Manager
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Event Price: $9.52 + GST = 10.00
Contact: Elroy Switlishoff
Email: [email protected]
Come join the West Kootenay Branch for a tour this interesting maker space in Trail, BC. This tour will introduce the MIDAS fab lab which started in Trail in 2016. MIDAS stands for Metallurgical Industrial Development Acceleration and Studies.

MIDAS is an applied research, commercialization, and digital fabrication training facility. MIDAS makes recent advances in manufacturing technology, including 3D Printing, accessible to West Kootenay companies, entrepreneurs, and students.

The tour is limited to 24 participants. The participants will split into two groups that will alternate between the design space and fab space. See the latest technology in 3D laser scanning and fabrication.

About the Speaker

Shawn Curran, the MIDAS Lab Services Manager and a colleague will be explaining the functionality of the 3D fabrication and virtual reality capabilities of the MIDAS equipment and providing examples of how this has been used by local engineering companies.


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