It is with great pleasure that we announce our first ever Raspberry Jam at this years Houston Maker Faire, Saturday October 21, 2017 @ 1:30 pm. If you are a fan of the Raspberry PI, come join us for a mini festival within our event celebrating all the great things the community is doing with these amazing devices. Jams are welcoming events where you’ll meet and learn from like-minded people in a friendly environment.
As an added bonus we will have Matt Richardson from the Raspberry PI Foundation giving a Keynote talk @ 1pm on Saturday just prior to our Jam. Matt Richardson is Raspberry Pi Foundation’s Executive Director for North America. He’s a graduate of New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and a former Contributing Editor at Make: Magazine. He is currently a columnist for The MagPi, the official Raspberry Pi community magazine and co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi from Maker Media. Matt’s work as a maker has been on display at The Nevada Museum of Art, The Rome International Photography Festival, Milan Design Week and has been featured in The New York Times, Wired, Popular Mechanics, and New York Magazine. He lives in San Francisco with his partner Andrew.
We are very excited to have him join us.
In addition, we will have 2 days of Learning Sessions with some dedicated to programming with Raspberry PI. You can learn more about our sessions here
As an added bonus we have partnered with a couple of our exhibitors and sponsors to offer discounted Raspberry PI’s and accessories, if you would like to pre-purchase your very own raspberry pi prior to the event.
Address: 3753 Fondren Rd B, Houston, TX 77063
EPO Houston has been a proud member of the Houston Maker Faire community since our very first event. If there is any accessory you need, these guys are sure to have it. Please stop by their store and browse around. They will have in store specials for our Raspberry PI community, just Mention the Houston Maker Faire Raspberry Jam when you arrive.
PC’s for ME
Pre-Purchase online here
PCs for Me is a company run by 14 year old entrepreneur and maker, Ethan Saadia. He sells kits and accessories for the Raspberry Pi, a small, powerful computer, to promote STEM education so that makers can create exciting projects and new products. He has put together a package of options for the raspberry pi enthusiast. You can purchase it from him online and pick it up at the Houston Maker Faire.