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APMM Zoom Meet-Ups

Tours, Talks, Tips & Tricks! We're hosting informal and interactive Zoom Meet-Ups for our community to get together in virtual space - take a break from your current project and join us! 

Watch your in-box for Meet-up announcements with Zoom links.

Here are some of our past Meet-up topics:

  • Keepin' It Real with Practical FX
  • Life Aboard a Movie Prop
  • Ins and Outs of Shipping a Model Safely
  • Managing Your 3D Printing Ecosystem
  • Mimaki Color 3D Printer Presentation
  • Tour of the Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum
  • Introduction to Onshape CAD software
  • Discussion with Nell Corkin - Pioneer in Special Effects Modelling
  • Women in Model Making
  • Benchtop waterjet cutter demo by WAZER
  • Edged tool maintenance
  • Managing small/sole proprietor model shops
  • Managing model shops in corporate/tall orgs
  • Maritime models at the Glasgow Riverside Museum in Scotland
  • Refining and achieving Social Media goals
  • 2022 Student Model Making Competition entries and winners
  • Speeding up 3D printing
  • Tool talk
  • Materials sourcing
  • 3D printers
  • Arduino in models
  • Antique tool collections
  • Film special effects
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Social media for model makers
  • Steampunk sculptures
  • Project challenges
  • Desktop metal 3D printing
  • Sourcing through catalogs and websites
  • Books on architectural models and model makers
  • Building projects at Legoland
  • Workshops and tours
  • Informal discussions and shop talk

We're developing our calendar now for the months ahead - please reach out to us with ideas, inspirations, and topics to discuss. The Meet-ups are all about YOU!

Meet-up sessions are scheduled to take place on the 2nd and 4th week of each month. at 10 AM PDT/11 AM MDT/12 PM CDT/1 PM EDT/6 PM BST and the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1 PM PDT/2 PM MDT/3 PM CDT/4 PM EDT/9 PM BST. 
Please watch for announcements or changes here as schedules are subject to change!


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