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2019 Calgary TELUS Days of Giving Build Event

May 29 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

A light touch switch

Since 2017, Neil Squire Society’s Makers Making Change Program has worked closely with TELUS in providing a number of hands on STEM event for their employees as part of the TELUS Days of Giving program. The first two years, the events were focused as day long build events of the LipSync. This year, we are focusing on building low-cost access switches that would enable people with disabilities to access technology and environmental controls.

Learn to Build an Access Switch

On Wednesday May 29, 2019, Makers Making Change and TELUS will be hosting a drop-in format build event at Market Mall in Calgary. It is opened to TELUS employees and to any public guests.

Devices will take approximately 15 minutes to build and will involve some soldering. Experience in electronics and soldering is not required, so drop by and support your community by increasing access to technology for everyone.

Participate in Canadian AccessAbility Week

There will be other switch building events with TELUS happening across Canada as part of Canadian AccessAbility Week. These events will also be open the public so feel free to share this with your friends and family across Canada. For detailed information of all the switch building events, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/makers-making-change-12777490690 (new window)

Venue

CF Market Mall
3625 Shaganappi Trail Northwest
Calgary, BC T3A 0E2 Canada
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