Lab Aberto BootCamp 2024

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  • Flexible Learning Spaces – July 20, 2024
  • FAB LAB HN assessment (Henriques Nogueira Secondary School) – July 17 to 20, 2024
  • National FAB LABs meeting – July 21, 2024

Location: Lab Center – Torres Vedras – Portugal

Summary: This meeting, Lab Aberto Bootcamp 2024, has as its main motto the implementation of Informal Learning Environments, with the aim of identifying crucial strategies for its implementation, whether in a school, or in another business, industrial or institutional organization, whatever the topic of debate , study or learning. We will present different practical implementations of Flexible Learning Spaces and gather audiences from different areas, from industry to local authorities, and including schools and the community in general.

Keywords: learning, networking, FAB LAB, school, informal learning, flexible learning spaces, public institutions, industry, community;

Technical details


    • Networking
    • FAB LAB HN internacional team assessment;
    • Discussion of crucial strategies for the development of flexible learning spaces in a public schools
    • Informal breakout rooms organized by themes, for brief exchange of ideas
    • National FABLABs meeting.

Type: unconference, team work, discussions, networking; workshops; presentations;

Team: António Gonçalves; João Simões; Margarida Almeida; Liz Whitewolf

Registration: after individual registration , a confirmation link will be sent

Fee: 45 euros (57 euros with lunch (12 euros) on Saturday)

Registration: Here

Keynote speakers:

    • Patricia Castelhano – EB Ericeira, “Yellow Room” 
    • NUCLIO – Priscila Doran – “Change Makers – the Educational Maker Space in Cascais
    • FabLab Benfica – Nuno Monge – “Flexible Learning Space”
    • City Hall Mayor – Laura Rodrigues – “Review of the collaboration with Lab Aberto Fab Lab and the future of FAB LAB HN project”


  • July 17 to 19, FAB LAB HN assessment (not a public event)
  • Saturday, July 20, “Flexible Learning Spaces” Conference
    • Morning – Talks:
      • “Yellow room”, Patricia Castelhano – EB Ericeira
      • Change Makers – the educational maker space in Cascais“, NUCLIO – Priscila Doran
      • “Flexible learning space”, FabLab Benfica – Nuno Monge
      • “Review of the collaboration with Lab Aberto Fab Lab and the future of FAB LAB HN project”, City Hall Mayor – Laura Rodrigues
    • Lunch
    • Afternoon:
      • Breakout/Discussion rooms
      • Informal discussions on pragmatic solutions
      • Demos and Product Showroom
    • Social Dinner (in a Restaurant, 20 euros. Please register in the registration form)
    • DJ Video Live Coding Jam Session – ZABRA, David Whitewolf and Sebastião Bizarro
  • Sunday, July 21, National FAB LABs meeting
    • Morning- Talks:
      • Rafael Calado – “One year later – Report on the participation in FAB Buthan”;
      • FAB LAB Porto de Mós – “Giving birth to a FABLAB”
      • João Milheiro – National FABLABs Association
    • Lunch
    • Afternoon:
      • Social Networking