Chevron and NSTDA join forces to serve up a maker phenomenon at Maker Faire Bangkok 2019
Southeast Asia’s largest exhibition of inventions and innovations
gearing up to propel Thailand into the future as a Makers Nation
Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Ltd., together with the Ministry of Science and Technology’s National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Thailand Maker Community and partners, launches “Maker Faire Bangkok 2019: WE ARE ALL MAKERS”, Southeast Asia’s largest exhibition of inventions and innovations. Assembling veteran local and international makers, Maker Faire Bangkok 2019 brings together over 70 booths of the best works and inspiring workshops that will bring out the maker in all fair visitors. The fair aims to kindle interest in science and technology among Thais, expanding on the growing success of Maker Faire Bangkok that promises to help shape Thailand into a Maker Nation. The vision is that of Thailand being driven by budding technological prowess, creativity and innovation, in alignment with the Thailand 4.0 vision. The fair takes place from 2PM to 8PM during January 19-20, 2019 in front of the Street Ratchada.
Maker Faire Bangkok 2019: WE ARE ALL MAKERS will feature on-stage demonstrations and talks, displaying a wide array of inventions from local and international makers spanning 70 booths. These inventions include works from electronic and embedded systems makers, musical instruments, food, woodwork and arts and crafts, etc. All displayed works have been carefully chosen by a working committee comprising NSTDA experts and makers. The famed and much-awaited Electric Parade returns in a traditional performance with Thai drums. DIY workshops are available to bring out the maker in all visitors. The event also helps reduce plastic and paper waste by opting for environmentally friendly materials and using natural light at the fair. Not to be missed is the showcase of Enjoy Science: Young Makers Contest Year 3’s finalist works in the general and vocational categories. The winner will be announced at the event and the prizes worth over 1.2 million baht will be presented.