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maker summit 2022

Submission Information

Thank you for your interest in Maker Summit 2022! We are no longer taking submissions. Please join us for our workshops and events.

All levels of expertise are welcome at the 2022 Maker Summit!

From beginner level to advanced, we are excited to showcase the most creative and innovative talents that the UW communities have to offer. 

Vote for your favorite projects

  • Approved projects will be showcased on the Maker Summit website beginning on Friday, April 1, 2022. 
  • During this week, the public will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite projects! Voting opens on Friday, April 1, 2022. Voting will close Thursday April 7 at 8am.


Amazon e-gift cards will be presented to the 1st- ($200), 2nd- ($100) winners in each of the 6 categories. Though all UW community members are welcome to submit their projects for display, only current UW students are eligible to win prizes.

About the submission form

Please provide a detailed description of your project via the project submission form, and do not forget to upload attachments as required by the submission form. The 2022 Maker Summit allows you to submit one project per entry. If you wish to submit multiple projects, please fill out the form for each project.

Team projects

  • If you are a member of a group submitting a team project, please be prepared to list the first and last name, email address and phone number for each contributing member.
  • As the person submitting the proposal, you are the primary point of contact for your team. Information related to project acceptance or rejection, event details, and final results will be sent to you with the expectation that you share the information with your team.

Participant type

  • Select your Participant Type from the drop-down menu. We accept entries from UW students (graduate and undergraduate), UW staff, and UW faculty. Please select the option that best describes you.

Project title

  • 200 characters or less
  • This is the title that will appear next to your project on the virtual showcase website. Ensure it is eye-catching and unique to your project.

Project description

  • 750 characters or less
  • This provides attendees with some additional information about your project, including the intention or purpose of your project. Some information that you may wish to include could be the type of materials or equipment used, your creative process, the time it took you to make your project, etc. This information will be displayed on the website next to your project.

Project type, project category

  • This year, we're offering 6 categories for participants to submit their project: Digital Art, Software, Art, Gizmos, Film and Other.

Photo or video of your project

  • In order to display your project on our virtual showcase website, please provide us with a photo or video of your project.
  • All photos and videos must be oriented in a horizontal or landscape view. Videos must be uploaded to YouTube.