Repair Economy Summit 2020


Nov 8, 2020 – 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Latecomers: after registration closes, for the Summit Zoom link, email Xenia at __________________________ Bringing practical answers to common questions Awareness around overconsumption, planned obsolescence, and unnecessary resources depletion and their affect on environmental issues and expanding inequality gap is rising. With it, Repair and Maker movement is growing and becoming more united. The Repair Economy Summit 2020 is planned to bring together the leaders, staff, and volunteers of organizations and projects that work towards enabling access to repair in every corner of Washington State and adjacent Portland OR and Vancouver BC. The event will touch on shared issues and cover practical solutions. This one day event will be held on Sunday, November 8, 9 am - 3 pm. Summit topics: The future of repair movement Increasing capacity and fundraising COVID strategies Resilience Equity and Community Building Strategic and Business planning Volunteer recruitment and management Marketing strategy Featured Speakers: Gene Homicki - Co-founder and CEO at myTurn, New Hampshire Sabrina Chakori - Founder at Brisbane Tool Library, PhD candidate at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Derek Gaw - CEO at MakerLab, Vancouver Community Supporters: Repair Clark County Fab Lab Tacoma SE Seattle Tool Library Repair Cafe Port Townsend NE Seattle Tool Library Phinney Fixer Collective West Seattle Tool Library South King Tool Library Zero Waste Vashon Vashon Fix-It Caffe Share Reuse Repair Initiative - Vancouver, BC

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