Resources

Organizations
Betascape – annual event to bring artists and technologists together
Baltimore Parlay – Baltimore User Experience Group
Ed Tech Baltimore – a quarterly forum to bring local thinkers together to discuss possible futures for education and technology in Baltimore.
IxDA Baltimore – Baltimore chapter of the IxDA (started by the pad’s Callie Neylan)!
IxDA DC – DC chapter of the IxDA
UPA DC – DC Chapter of Usability Professionals Association

Local Workshops
Baltimore Node: a member-run space where people can hack, craft, and make interesting things in a supportive and collaborative environment. The Node is open to the public on Thursday evenings at 7pm. They are located in the Station North Arts district.

Baltimore Print Studios: a public print studio with Letterpress and Screenprinting facilities and classes. They are located in the Station North Arts district.

CCBC Fab Lab (user group): An MIT-inspired educational outreach initiative in manufacturing. The Fab Lab consists has the following tools: uPrint Plus color 3D printer, Rapid Mill CNC router, laser cutter, vinyl cutter and a huge Shop Bot Computer Numeric Control tool. Located on the CCBC campus, it is open to the public for a small orientation fee.