Digital Making Showcase

Future Craft: Digital Making and Modern Craft

Richard Clifford from The MAKLab opens the Digital Makers Week by looking at the history, introduction, application and innovation of digital technology in the creative industries in Scotland 

Connected Environments: Sensors and the Internet of Things

In a world of ever increasing digitally connected devices, STEM Ambassador, Chris Bryson discusses how everyday devices can provide valuable data and how you can use this to engage with your clients 

Idea to Enterprise: Building Resilient Communities

With the rise of the third sector and community economy, Richard Clifford delivers a seminar on how rural communities can use digital technologies to build strength, wealth and resilience. 


#hellodigital welcomed The MAKLab in June for a week long showcase on how digital technology is transforming industries and communities across Scotland. Open each day, attendees got the chance to get hands on demonstrations on 3D Scanning, 3D Printing, laser cutting and virtual reality. There was also the opportunity to attend a daily seminar delivered by a selection of guest speakers.

These seminars are now available to view online.





Disruptive Devices: Empowered Users and Maker Culture

Paul Smith (Institute of Design Innovation at The Glasgow School of Art), Alan Whiteside (NHS Highland) and Andrew Tibbles (The MAKLab) examine new digital technology and maker culture.

Future Building: Innovations in the Construction Industry

The Makers Week concludes with a talk from Bruce Newlands, (Construction Scotland Innovation Centre), and Matt Stevenson from Carbon Dynamic on how digital technologies are changing the industry from new innovations and new working practices.