Events

We see our public events as an important part of our research process. We can reflect on our projects and together with our partners we are actively seeking a dialogue with visitors. Our events are mainly taking place at the historic Waag building in Amsterdam, but also at selected other national and international locations.

  • 03
    May
    We make
    Open Design Lab
    Every Thursday, Fablab Amsterdam is open for the public. Come by for a tour through our Fablab, to get inspired and discover what a Fablab is.
  • 03
    May
    We make
    Open Design Lab
    In this critical making workshop we will have time to waste. Discover how one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, while reviving your old toys…
  • 08
    May
    We code
    Future Internet Lab
    In this Maptime, cartographer Meghan Kelly is our guest. She makes maps, teaches map making, and thinks and rethinks mapping practice.
  • 16
    May
    We make
    Open Design Lab
    During these open sessions we explore what 'Doughnut Economics' by Kate Raworth can mean for innovation and technology.
  • 17
    May
    We care
    Creative Care Lab
    Do you have an idea for a solution that makes everyday life easier? Are you a maker who likes to use his craftsmanship to realize healthcare…
  • 17
    May
    We make
    Open Design Lab
    During this workshop we explore incorporating viruses into our cooking practices with 3PackageDeal artist Pei-Ying Lin. What will our viral future…
  • 18
    May
    We code
    Future Internet Lab
    The Black Box Bellagio - an unusual casino that won't take your money, but is after your freedom, integrity and private data instead.
  • 01
    Jun
    We learn
    Maker Education Lab
    Teacher Maker Camp is an inspiring multiple-day course for teachers and librarians to learn more about digital fabrication and other technologies in…
  • 06
    Jun
    We make
    Open Design Lab
    During these open sessions we explore what 'Doughnut Economics' by Kate Raworth can mean for innovation and technology.
  • 19
    Jun
    We make
    Open Design Lab
    WeMakeThe.City is the festival that makes cities better. A five-day event in which we will tackle urgent challenges in urban daily life.
  • 25
    Sep
    We make
    Open Design Lab
    Fabricademy is a transdisciplinary course that focuses on the development of new technologies applied in the textile industry.
  • 28
    Jan
    We make
    BioHack Academy
    Are you interested in biotechnology, but you don’t have a background in either biology or technology? Do you like to make things yourself and tinker…