“Dispatches from the World of Electronic Textiles and Education” is happening from 4-7 pm April 22nd. The symposium will focus on textiles with conductive fabric, thread, or velcro, as well as light sensors, motion sensors and the Lilypad Arduino. Speakers include Joanna Berzowska, Leah Buechley, Michael Eisenberg, Yasmin Kafai, Maggie Orth, and Kylie Pepper. More information can be found here. The flyer says space is limited, so if you’re interested email TextileMessages [at] gmail [dot] com by April 7. Here’s the flyer to download yourself.
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