Fab Lab Comes to Downtown Aurora, SciTech

Mobile Fab Lab Comes To Aurora and Joliet

On Monday, August 5th at 10:00 AM CDT, Congressman
Bill Foster will host a kickoff event for the mobile Fab Lab in Aurora
with Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner, SciTech Director Arlene Hawks and other
community leaders. The Fab Lab is a state-of-the-art fabrication
laboratory in which children and adults can invent, design and
manufacture products ranging from tools to artwork to robot parts.
The Fab Lab will be in Aurora August 5-7 and will be open to the
public from 10:00 AM to 5:00PM. The Fab Lab will be in Joliet August
12-14, additional details will be released next week.

Congressman Foster introduced the National Fab Lab Network Act of 2013
this spring to promote advanced manufacturing in the U.S. and to
invest in the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators.

More information on the Fab Lab Act of 2013 is available here.

On Monday, Foster will host a kickoff event with Aurora Mayor Tom
Weisner, SciTech Director Arlene Hawks and other community leaders.

What: Fab Lab Kickoff

Where: Mobile Fab Lab

              SciTech Museum

  18 W. Benton Street, Aurora, IL

When: Monday, August 5th, 10:00 AM

Tours and demonstrations will also be available upon request. Those
interested in scheduling a tour should email
info.foster@mail.house.gov or call 630-585-7672.

More information on the Fab Lab is available at http://foster.house.gov/fablab.