Schedule

 

  

Metalwerx's 2020 Virtual Makers Symposium includes up to two live sessions every weekday, at 12 PM and 4:30 PM (all times EST), with a final social event on October 24, 2020. All sessions will be presented live over Zoom, with links sent in advance to all registered Symposium attendees. Recording access will be available through the end of 2020 - Please review registration option levels for details. Each Zoom session is approximately 60 minutes long.


Registration, after the live event has concluded, grants access to all 13 recorded seminar sessions through the end of 2020.

All times shown are in Eastern Standard. 

 

Mon, Oct 12

 
12:00 PM: Lessons from the Toolbox Initiative with Tim McCreight

 *Sponsored by Rio Grande

4:30 PM: At the Water Cooler: A Casual Chat with the Director (Limited to 25 people): 

We miss bumping into our friends on the trade show floor and catching up. This informal zoom is your chance to drop in and say hello!  Metalwerx Director Lindsay Minihan will be your host. Approx. 45 mins, 25 people max, first come, first serve -- There are six sessions!


Tue, Oct 13

 
12:00 PM: Stamp making with Matthieu Cheminee

 *Sponsored by Rio Grande

4:30 PM: At the Water Cooler: A Casual Chat with the Director (Limited to 25 people)


Wed, Oct 14

 
4:30 PM: The Twisting and Turning World of Lapidary with Jesse and Azur McHugh

 *Sponsored by Azurz


Thur, Oct 15

 
4:30PM: Micro Welding in the Jewelry Studio with Patrick McMillan

*Sponsored by Orion Sunstone Welders


Fri, Oct 16

 
12:00 PM:Jewelry Studio Set-Up: From Beginner to Professional with Jeff Georgantes

*Sponsored by Gesswein

 
4:30 PM: Fretz Spinner Ring Set and Alluring New Tools with Bill Fretz

*Sponsored by Otto Frei

7:30PM: Azurz Instagram Live Stone Sale! 


Sat, Oct 17

 
12:00 PM: Sturdy Stone Settings with Structural Bezels with Jim Dailing

*Sponsored by Otto Frei


Mon, Oct 19

12:00 PM: From Olympic Medals to Platinum Rings with Pablo Cimadevila

*Sponsored by Pepetools

4:30 PM: At the Water Cooler: A Casual Chat with the Director (Limited to 25 people)


Tue, Oct 20

 

12:00 PM: All About the Finish Line: Polishing and Surface Treatments with Melissa Muir

*Sponsored by Micro-tools

4:30 PM: At the Water Cooler: A Casual Chat with the Director (Limited to 25 people)


Wed, Oct 21

 
12:00 PM: Metalsmith Society: Going from 0 to 100K Followers in Two Years with Corkie Bolton

*Sponsored by Halstead

 
4:30 PM: Exploring Hollow Forms: Making Metal Beads Using Disc Cutters with Kate Richbourg

*Sponsored by Pepetools


Thur, Oct 22

 
12:00 PM: Form and Details: An Artist Talk and Demonstration with Cynthia Eid

 *Sponsored by Rio Grande

4:30 PM: At the Water Cooler: A Casual Chat with the Director (Limited to 25 people)


Fri, October 23

12:00 PM:  Casting an Ingot From Scrap and Forging a Simple Band Ring with William Vanaria

*Sponsored by United Precious Metals

4:30 PM: At the Water Cooler: A Casual Chat with the Director (Limited to 25 people)


Sat, October 24

 
5:30 PM: Maker Mixer!
 
In collaboration with WJA and Metalwerx. 

Presentation Recordings:

Participants who have purchased the symposium recordings will be sent links to all educational seminar and demonstrations at the end of each week. Recordings will be available to watch through the end of December 2020. Please note that any social events will not be recorded or shared later.