Who are We?

Our Feature

The latest in robotics, electronics and digital fabrication are core to Smart Maker Festival. Growing categories include architecture and design, woodworking, AR, mixed reality, AI, pollution control.. We are also particularly interested in projects and startups. As always, we encourage applications that are interactive and highlight the process of making things. Here are just some of the specific topics that we’re looking for:

  • Robotics
  • Electronics
  • Design and Fabrication (both digital and analog)
  • Shelters (tiny homes, tents, domes, etc.)
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Sustainability & Green Tech
  • Innovations pertaining to Climate Protection
  • Woodworking
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Mixed and Augmented Reality
  • Food Makers (not confessionaires, more info below)
  • Homegrown Drones
  • Science, Biology/Biotech, and Chemistry Projects
  • Interactive, Kinetic Art Projects (tabletop to large-scale)
  • Craft (all kinds)
  • E-Textiles and Wearables
  • Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
  • Puppets, Kites, Toys and Other Whimsical Creations
  • Music Performances and Participation
  • Unusual Tools or Machines
  • How to Fix Things or Take them Apart (vacuums, clocks, washing machines, etc.)

Experience

Meet the experts from the tech and design world Get a chance showcase your projects/models before Startups, Entrepreneurs, Corporates from Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Professors from many esteemed universites.

Networking

Connect with and exchange ideas with makers from all country. You also stand a chance to interact with industry professionals who might help you in taking your project to the next-level.

Recognition

All the makers will be given certificate of participation. A jury will judge all the projects and the best projects will be awarded and certified.
Schedule

Event Schedule




*This is the tentative schedule, timings are subject to change

7:30-9:00 a.m.

Registration and Stall Allocation

9:00-9:10 a.m.

Inaugural Speech by Dr. Satyajit Chakrabarti, President, IEM

9:10-9:15 a.m.

Speech by Dr. Satyajit Chakrabarti, Director, IEM

9:15 a.m.

Official Inauguration of Smart Maker Festival by lightening of lamp

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Workshop on Robotics

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Workshop on IoT

12 - 1:00 p.m.

Speaker Session 1 by:
1. Mr. Sourav Chakraborty- Founder & CBO, CemX
2. Mr. Praveen Baheti- Founder, Alien Brains

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Lunch

2:00-2:40 p.m.

Speaker Session 2 by:
1. Mr. Utpal Goswami- Consultant at WBREDA
2.Mr. Souvik Roychowdhury,- Senior Director, Cognizant

2:40-3:40 p.m.

Workshop on Renewable Energy

3:45-4:15 p.m.

Open House Quiz

4:30-5:00 p.m.

Certificate and Prize giving ceremony.




Latest News

Latest News

15-NOV- 2018

VOICE CONTROLLED ROBOT

The use of robots in the present day has moves from industries to the normal day to life. The use of voice commands to control a robot is much easier for domestic as well as industrial users.
15-NOV- 2018

ELIAS

A humanoid robot is a robot with its body shape built to resemble the human body. The design may be for functional purposes, such as interacting with human tools and environments, for experimental purposes...
15-NOV- 2018

AR Chemistry Kit

Augmented reality (AR) is an interactive experience of a real-world environment where the objects that reside in the real-world are “augmented” by computer-generated perceptual information...
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Locations

Festival Location
Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Kolkata
Trail, IA Block, Sector III, Bidhannagar,
Kolkata-700097, West Bengal.
Airport Information
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
International Airport Jessore Rd, Dum Dum, Kolkata, West Bengal 700052