Dean Kamen at Franklin Institute, Philly PA

Maker Field Day with Dean Kamen and NextFab Studio: Wednesday, April 20th, 2 PM – First Floor, Harcourt Center, Franklin Institute

Admission is Free with Museum Admission

The Franklin Institute will host an afternoon of constructive competition as makers and hackers from the region attempt to outdo each other in a show of inventive force. From BristleBots to foam cars, sparks will fly and wheels will turn as they solder and race their way to victory!

Tickets: Reservation Required

Location: The Franklin Institute
First Floor Harcourt Education Center
222 N. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA


Additionally, Dean Kamen will be speaking that evening at The Franklin Institute. All of the proceeds of the small ticket charge benefit FIRST.


Dean Kamen: The Future Belongs to the Innovators:

Wednesday, April 20th, 6 PM – Franklin Theatre, Franklin Institute,

Consider the importance of innovation, science, engineering, and technology to the future of our society with acclaimed inventor, entrepreneur, and engineer Dean Kamen, recipient of The Franklin Institute’s 2011 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering. This event is presented as part of The Franklin Institute Awards Week Celebration of Science, generously underwritten by Cephalon, Inc.

Tickets: Reservation Required. Call 215.448.1254 for reservations. General public: $10; Students and TFI Members: $5. All proceeds benefit FIRST.

Location: The Franklin Institute
Franklin Theater
222 N. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103


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