FAB24 Mexico

FABRICATING EQUITY

August 3-9, 2024 | Puebla, México

What does entry to FAB24 México include?

What to Expect?

Entrance to FAB Festival México
- August 3 & 4 at CIEN, Puebla
Admission to Fab Lab Conference and Symposium
- August 5-9 at IBERO Puebla, with internationally renowned professionals
Access to hands-on workshops and working groups
- More than 30 workshops, with materials included
Access to ARTeFAB art exhibition
- July 28 to August 9 in San Roque, Puebla
Daily meals
- For all five days of the conference
Admission to Mexican Fiesta
- A celebratory closing ceremony with drinks, food, and entertainment, August 9 at San Roque, Puebla
Admission to Beyond Fashion Runway
- A unique eco-futuristic fashion show and cocktail party, August 8 in San Roque, Puebla

We are convinced that we can promote equity and social

justice through technological, frugal, and innovative

solutions that address relevant social problems.

FAB24 TRACKS

We've meticulously curated specialized tracks for our conference. Each track serves as a thematic avenue, guiding you through a rich landscape of focused sessions, presentations, and discussions to provide the perfect roadmap for a customized conference experience. From cutting-edge developments in technology to deep dives into research, education, and community experiences, our tracks offer a unique opportunity to delve into the heart of your interests, fostering collaboration, networking, and an enriched learning experience. Join us on this exciting journey!

Future-Proof Skills

In the age of AI, knowledge is no longer static but dynamic, processed, and applied intelligently. It encompasses acquiring, updating, and integrating information to generate ideas and solve problems. This transformation will profoundly affect education, work, health, transportation, and various aspects of life.

Cultural Equity

Cherished traditions must become evolving cultural practices that can adapt to social and technological advances, bridging societal gaps and reflecting ever-changing needs and values. By embracing the past, frugal innovation unlocks pathways for improved quality of life. Exploring ancestral traditions enables access to better resources and opportunities for all, narrowing the divide between haves and have-nots.

Community Innovation & Impact

To create an inclusive society, we must ensure access to a high quality of life while promoting general welfare and social justice. This involves developing innovative approaches at various levels, such as territorial, urban, and architectural, while also seeking more equitable economic systems to enhance collective wellbeing.

Technology 5.0

We aim to utilize technology tools and applications to enhance the quality of life for everyone. As digital technology has drastically altered our lives, it is crucial to establish fair and balanced ways of coexisting, producing, and consuming to ensure equitable outcomes in our rapidly changing world.

Innovative Industries

We will delve into emerging possibilities and trends with the potential to shape the future. These encompass technological, social, economic, and cultural changes. By identifying signals of change and exploring alternative scenarios, risks, and opportunities, individuals and organizations can effectively prepare for and adapt to an uncertain and ever-evolving future.

Attendees
+1200
Workshops
+100
Collaborators
+20
Countries
+55

Why Attend?

Great Speakers

Enjoy a variety of interesting talks and workshops from experienced makers in the global Fab Lab ecosystem.

New Faces

Meet other worldwide makers, including fellow Fab Academy students, instructors, and Fab Lab members.

Inspiring Atmosphere

Engage with a vibrant community in a thriving hub of innovation to get inspiration for your next project.

Program

July & August

26 Fri
  • Fab City Challenge Kickoff
27 Sat
  • Travel to Challenge Sites
28 Sun
  • Challenge Site Visits
29 Mon
  • Challenge Working Day
30 Tue
  • Challenge Working Day
31 Wed
  • Challenge Working Day
01 Thu
  • Challenge Working Day
02 Fri
  • Return from Challenge Sites
03 Sat
  • Fab Festival México - Day 1
04 Sun
  • Fab Festival México - Day 2
  • Fab City Challenge Showcase
05 Mon
  • FAB24 México - Day 1
  • Registration
  • Opening Reception
  • Keynote Speakers, Panels, and Workshops
06 Tue
  • FAB24 México - Day 2
  • Keynote Speakers, Panels, and Workshops
07 Wed
  • FAB24 México - Day 3
  • Keynote Speakers, Panels, and Workshops
08 Thu
  • FAB24 México - Day 4
  • Keynote Speakers, Panels, and Workshops
09 Fri
  • FAB24 México - Day 5
  • Keynote Speakers, Panels, and Workshops
  • Closing Reception

Learn more

Open Call Season

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Keynote Speakers

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Prof. Neil Gershenfeld is the Director of MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms, where his unique laboratory is breaking down boundaries between the digital and physical worlds, from pioneering quantum computing to digital fabrication to the Internet of

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We are a curiosity driven research group working in the field of physical biology. Our approach brings together experimental and theoretical techniques from soft-condensed matter physics, fluid dynamics, theory of computation and unconventional micro

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Sherry Lassiter is one of the architects of the MIT global initiative for field on-site technology development, the Fab Lab program. A Fab Lab, or as users like to call it, fabulous laboratory, is a rapid prototyping platform for technical education,

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Pioneer entrepreneur of internet services in Mexico. He has devised and developed several innovative technology-based projects. He is founder and CEO of Hacedores, promoting Maker education as a means to revolutionize teaching and learning processes.

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Founding partner and Director, Fab City Foundation.
Tomas Diez Ladera is a Venezuela born Urbanist who specializes in digital fabrication and its implications in the future of cities and society. He is co-director and member of the board at the

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Sandra Mian studies food as a global problem, not only the technical aspects, but also the way people connect with food. She studies and advises on habitat issues, the house-home dialectic and the material culture of the house.

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Activist and scholar (digital decoloniality & decolonial computing) | Critical race coder/developer | Currently working with Indigenous organizations in Canada and Mexico to create and bring digital applications to different communities.

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Design Technology Director at Gensler Mexico, known for her multidisciplinary approach across various projects—from her contributions to the design and real estate industry at Gensler to her research in compliant mechanisms.

Ambassadors

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MoonMakers is an organization dedicated to STEAM education—science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.

Our mission is to facilitate educational experiences for students of all ages, using methodologies such as Project-Based Learning

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MoonMakers is an organization dedicated to STEAM education—science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.

Our mission is to facilitate educational experiences for students of all ages, using methodologies such as Project-Based Learning

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