Innovations and Ideas Expo


June 15th, 2019 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm

As part of the InterPlanetary Festival, the Innovations & Ideas Expo features interactive and experiential booths with participants from academia, to AR/VR, to biotechnology. June 7th & 8th from 12-7PM, in the Farmer’s Market Pavilion and under the Shade Structure!

Participating Booths

ARCH Mission – Archiving humanity’s most important information across space & time. (Texas)

Awairness: OneNova – Demo and debut of a “cosmological journey through the origins of life” – a brand new app-based, educational game. (Santa Fe)

AXLE Contemporary – Showcasing Stephen Auger’s IRIS installation. (Santa Fe)

BEMER – Demo of a wellness device to improve circulation in zero gravity. (Santa Fe)

BioSphere 2Special Screening (Santa Fe and Arizona)

CENTER – (evening only) What does the future look like? How are technologies being used to preserve and restore the environment? CENTER presents Conjured Futures, a projected showcase of curated images, featuring the work of photographers who are addressing or questioning new technologies, policies, and movements that are shaping the future of humanity.

CENTER is a not-for-profit organization that honors, supports, and provides opportunities to gifted and committed photographers. (Santa Fe)

CyberHero League Demo of a globally sustainable game for change. (Arkansas)

Explora! – Table-top activities for discovery & lifelong STEAM learning. “Creating Opportunities for inspirational discovery, and the joy of lifelong learning through interactive experiences in science, technology, engineering, art and math. (Albuquerque)

Feynman Van – Richard Fynman’s restored 1974 Dodge Tradesman. (California)

Fractal Foundation – Hands-on “fractivities” for artists of all ages. “Fractals are Smart – Science, Math and ART” (Albuquerque)

InterPlanetary Interviews – Step inside this pop-up ‘confessional’ to react to the panels you’ve just attended. Submit questions to the speakers, tell us why you’re here, what you love, what you hate, what you think about our InterPlanetary Future.

Los Alamos National Labs/Bradbury Museum of ScienceHands on science demonstrations, listed below. (Los Alamos)

  • Thursday and Friday, 11a-7p – Solar Death Ray
  • Thursday and Friday, 4p-6p – “The Astrophysicist is in”
  • Thursday and Friday, 2p-7p – Astrobiology and “peeps” in space
  • Thursday, 4p-6p – Splitting Atoms
  • Friday, 2p-4p – Machine Learning

Magnopus “Mission:ISS” – Take a trip into orbit and experience life on board the International Space Station!  In this Emmy-nominated simulation, learn how to move and work in zero-gravity using Touch controllers.  Dock a space capsule, take a spacewalk, and let real NASA astronauts guide you on the ISS through archival video clips. (California)

MAKE Santa Fe – 3-D printing, high-powered rocketry, & laser cutting (Santa Fe)

Pajarito Environmental Education Center – Hands-on kid-friendly activities. (Los Alamos)

Santa Fe Children’s Museum – The Stargazer Portable Planetarium – Learners of all ages enter the dome of the planetarium, and through the high definition magic of Stargazer, travel to distant galaxies. Each planetarium show offers bilingual programming featuring cultural tales, star talks, and interplanetary travel. (Santa Fe)

SimTable – Demo of emergency evacuation optimization & live Railyard modeling. (Santa Fe)

Tamarind Institute – Digital lithography. (Albuquerque)

United Therapeutics – Biotechnology & Creativity. (Locations Worldwide)

UNM Swarmathon – Demo & hands-on play with autonomous robotics systems.