North America’s Largest Fabrication Lab

North Forge’s Fabrication Lab is where ideas are transformed into something tangible. Access to advanced equipment helps Manitoba entrepreneurs lower the cost of prototyping – and the time it takes to get it done.

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Events & Training Schedule

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  • Fabrication Lab
  • Lunch & Learn
  • North Forge Meetups
  • Tours & Demos
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North Forge Meetup – Pitchfire with Zach Wolff, CEO of Exigence Technologies 6:00 pm
North Forge Meetup – Pitchfire with Zach Wolff, CEO of Exigence Technologies @ Red River College - Princess Campus - Room P107 (160 Princess St
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
North Forge Meetups Wednesday, May 10 at 6:00 PM Agenda 1) Introduction: A quick primer for new attendees about what North Forge is. 2) North Forge Announcements & Notifications: Important events … https://www.meetup.com/NorthForgeMeetups/events/239687790/
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Lunch & Learn: Putting Your UX to the Test 11:30 am
Lunch & Learn: Putting Your UX to the Test @ SmartPark Event Centre
May 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Join us May 18 at the SmartPark Event Centre for an in-depth look at user interviews, usability testing and performance analytics with Caribou partners Jen Goertzen and Quinn Keast. Caribou is a user experience strategy and design consultancy that works with startups and SME’s to create better UX design and deployment. Together with North Forge, Caribou has launched the UX Lab at the North Forge Exchange Office.
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North Forge East Ramp Up Weekend 5:00 pm
North Forge East Ramp Up Weekend @ WB Lewis Business Centre
May 26 @ 5:00 pm – May 28 @ 3:00 pm
DESCRIPTION 42 Hours from Idea to MVP Participants: Developers | Designers | Makers | Entrepreneurs | Mentors | Organizers Friday, May 26, 2017 5:00 pm Start Registration Dinner and Networking – meet the people you’ll be working with. Formal start with introduction of organizers and a background on Ramp Up Weekend. What to expect over the next 55 hours. 60 second Pitches Voting – everyone votes for their three favorite ideas. The most interesting ideas gain traction and move forward Choose Your Project Build a Team – create a cross-functional team combining different skill sets Brainstorm and plan for the next two days. 10:00 pm End Saturday, May 27, 2017 8:00 am Start Teams spend the day working on their business. Create! Logos, websites, mock-ups, products built, customer validation. Mentors attend and float from team to team. Pivots 10:00 pm End Sunday, May 28, 2017 8:00 am Start Continue building the business. Start work on pitches Pitch Prep Polish the pitch 1:00 pm Pitch Competition Each team has 5 minutes to pitch followed by 5 minutes of Q & A. Judge deliberation Awards Goals Pull together developers, designers, makers and entrepreneurs to build MVP in 55 hours. Build relationships Create an entrepreneurial community
Manitoba High School New Venture Championships (Hosted by SCCE; Location Asper School of Business) 8:30 am
Manitoba High School New Venture Championships (Hosted by SCCE; Location Asper School of Business)
May 26 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Asper School of Business Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Students from high schools across the province will compete in four different events including a Trade Show Competition, a Logo Competition, an Idea Pitch Competition and a Business Plan Competition. Visit the website! No RSVP required, public is welcome to attend any of the day’s events. Event schedule is located on the website.
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Epilog Laser Training 11:00 am
Epilog Laser Training
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Sunday, May 28 at 11:00 AM Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday. Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST. … Price: 52.50 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/239902620/
MASTERING THE BASICS: GMAW MIG-welding 11:00 am
MASTERING THE BASICS: GMAW MIG-welding
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Sunday, May 28 at 11:00 AM Learn the basic safety, and operating procedures for the Gas-Metal Arc-Welding MIG-welder. Requirements: Safety equipment is provided on-site, howeve… Price: 52.50 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/240094771/
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New Member Orientation 6:00 pm
New Member Orientation
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, May 30 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new members. This new member orientation is specifically for new members who have already taken training and s… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/ngdmjmywhbnc/
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours). 6:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, May 30 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public … https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/qkkbdlywhbnc/
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    MASTERING THE BASICS: GMAW MIG-welding

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    Sunday, May 28 at 11:00 AM

    Learn the basic safety, and operating procedures for the Gas-Metal Arc-Welding MIG-welder. Requirements: Safety equipment is provided on-site, howeve…

    Price: 52.50 CAD

    MASTERING THE BASICS: GMAW MIG-welding

    Sunday, May 28, 2017, 11:00 AM

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor Winnipeg, MB

    2 Makers Attending

    Learn the basic safety, and operating procedures for the Gas-Metal Arc-Welding MIG-welder.Requirements: Safety equipment is provided on-site, however it is a good idea to come wearing closed-toe shoes, and long pants, ideally jeans that are free of holes, and you don’t mind if they get singed, or burned.Further, if you’ve already welded in the p…

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    When: May 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Where: North Forge Fabrication Lab (125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor, Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Sunday, May 28 at 11:00 AM Learn the basic safety, and operating procedures for the Gas-Metal Arc-Welding MIG-welder. Requirements: Safety equipment is provided on-site, howeve… Price: 52.50 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/240094771/

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    28

    Epilog Laser Training

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    Sunday, May 28 at 11:00 AM

    Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday. Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST. …

    Price: 52.50 CAD

    Epilog Laser Training

    Sunday, May 28, 2017, 11:00 AM

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor Winnipeg, MB

    2 Makers Attending

    Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday.Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST.Non-Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST. You will be asked to sign a liability waiver prior to the training.Payment is required prior to the start of the training. Payment may usu…

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    When: May 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Where: North Forge Fabrication Lab (125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor, Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Sunday, May 28 at 11:00 AM Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday. Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST. … Price: 52.50 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/239902620/

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    New Member Orientation

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    Tuesday, May 30 at 6:00 PM

    Mandatory free training session for all new members. This new member orientation is specifically for new members who have already taken training and s…

    New Member Orientation

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 6:00 PM

    Location details are available to members only.

    1 Makers Attending

    Mandatory free training session for all new members. This new member orientation is specifically for new members who have already taken training and submitted a membership application for the North Forge Fabrication Lab.This orientation session will help new members become better acquainted with shop and equipment rules and policies, including imp…

    Check out this Meetup →

    When: May 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, May 30 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new members. This new member orientation is specifically for new members who have already taken training and s… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/ngdmjmywhbnc/

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    North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    Tuesday, May 30 at 6:00 PM

    Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public …

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 6:00 PM

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor Winnipeg, MB

    1 Makers Attending

    Tour Check In FormLocated in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg.North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public fabrication lab! Take a tour and discover how entrepreneurial members are starting businesses. See 3D printing, laser cutting, computer-controlled routing, plasma cutting, vacuum forming, and many other …

    Check out this Meetup →

    When: May 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, May 30 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public … https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/qkkbdlywhbnc/

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    New Member Orientation

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    Tuesday, June 6 at 6:00 PM

    Mandatory free training session for all new members. This new member orientation is specifically for new members who have already taken training and s…

    New Member Orientation

    Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017, 6:00 PM

    Location details are available to members only.

    1 Makers Attending

    Mandatory free training session for all new members. This new member orientation is specifically for new members who have already taken training and submitted a membership application for the North Forge Fabrication Lab.This orientation session will help new members become better acquainted with shop and equipment rules and policies, including imp…

    Check out this Meetup →

    When: June 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, June 6 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new members. This new member orientation is specifically for new members who have already taken training and s… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/ngdmjmywjbjb/

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    North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    Tuesday, June 6 at 6:00 PM

    Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public …

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

    Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017, 6:00 PM

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor Winnipeg, MB

    1 Makers Attending

    Tour Check In FormLocated in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg.North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public fabrication lab! Take a tour and discover how entrepreneurial members are starting businesses. See 3D printing, laser cutting, computer-controlled routing, plasma cutting, vacuum forming, and many other …

    Check out this Meetup →

    When: June 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, June 6 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public … https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/qkkbdlywjbjb/