Overcoming the Intimidation Factor

Presented at SWON’s Make it Easy Day Conference, November 2018

During this session, Christian will share his failures and successes with both public and academic makerspaces. He will provide concrete tips for engaging your users in exciting ways while helping them overcome the “intimidation factor” of using potentially complex (and expensive) equipment in an new and unfamiliar space. No matter what planning stage you are in for your makerspace, these tips will ensure you are better prepared for any unexpected challenges so you can stop worrying and start making!