CSU Maker Convening 2019

We invite you to join us for the second annual CSU Maker Convening to be held on Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31 at Sonoma State University. The CSU Maker Convening is a two-day gathering of faculty, staff, and administrators from across the California State University system interested in makerspaces, the maker movement, and all things maker; and is made possible with the generous support of a Chevron grant.

When: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, May 30 and 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 31

Where: Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

Call for Proposals

The call for proposals has closed.

More information about proposals


We are accepting walk-up registrations at Check-in, on the 3rd floor of the Student Center.

Registration includes campus parking, Thursday lunch and evening reception, and Friday breakfast and lunch.

Lodging and Travel

We have reserved a block of rooms for all conference attendees at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country, in Rohnert Park, CA. To take advantage of the group discount reserve your room by May 15, 2019.

Guests may call the onsite Reservations Manager, Blair Barbier at 707-586-4614 (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.) or central reservations at 1-800-222-TREE, or reservations may be made online.

Direct questions to library@sonoma.edu


Campus parking policies will be enforced during the entirety of the event. Permits may be picked up at Parking Lot D from 10:30am - 1:30pm on Thursday, May 30. Following that time, and on Friday, permits may be picked up at the Information Center booth located at the south entrance to campus off East Cotati Avenue at Redwood Drive.

Valid permits issued by any campus of the CSU are valid in the General parking lots, but the closest lot to the event (Lot D) is a reserved lot that will require the provided guest permit.

Parking Map