December 2019

MIDAS Fab Lab Tour: 3D Fabrication/Printing and More

Check out the new Maker Space in Trail, BC

Status: The event is now closed. For space availability, please contact us at [email protected] Thank you!
Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
There will be tours of the design space and fabrication space in two groups.
Location: 2950 Highway Drive, Trail, BC

Jason Taylor and Shawn Curran 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.

Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $10 including GST
Contact: If you have questions, please email John Stephens
Note: Attendees must wear closed-toe shoes for safety reasons as they will be getting close to the fabrication equipment.
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 40 participants.  The participants will split into two groups that will alternate between the design space and fabrication space.  See the latest technology in 3D laser scanning and fabrication. For more information, you may view the lab's website and a map of its location.


  • Photography Disclaimer: Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia will take photographs at this event and may use those in our news or promotional material in print, electronic, or other media, including our website. By attending this event, you grant Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia the right to use your name and photograph for such purposes. Should you wish to avoid being photographed, please notify an event volunteer at the onsite event registration desk.
  • Space is limited to 40 participants.
  • Online registration closes on November 28, 2019.

View the full listing of events sponsored and organized by other groups.
Contact Professional Development
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 604.430.8035
Toll-free: 1.888.430.8035
View our career listings or place an employment ad.
Presentations for Post-Secondary Students
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 604.412.4860
Presentations for High School Students
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 604.412.4892