November 11th 2016 06:00 PM - November 13th 2016 11:00 PM

Function Keys Conference 3

121 Hughson Street North, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Function Keys Conference 3


FK3 happens from November 11th to November 13th 2016 in downtown Hamilton, Ontario and includes a series of lecture style presentations, performances, demos and workshops. Now in its third year, “Function Keys” goal is to provide a space for artists, hackers, computer programmers, and interested community individuals to come together to discuss and share ideas about emerging trends in new technology.

This year’s conference consists of a top roster of renowned speakers who are visionaries in their fields. Function Keys will also be hosting performances by artists who push the boundaries of traditional stage, instruments and space in their work. The guests are representative of diverse communities and backgrounds. Coming from a variety of different institutions, all are academics, hackers, DIY makers and/or practicing artists whose perspectives are informed by interdisciplinary approaches that investigate the intersections of art, technology and culture.


Kara Stone: Affective Play

WhiteFeather: BioMateria

Danilo McCallum: Afro-Futurism & Black Future Month 3015

David Harris Smith: HitchBOT: A Robot Exploring the World

Ian Jarvis: Polari, Queer Sexuality & HIV Culture in the Digital Age


Myriam Bleau: Soft Revolvers

David Bobier: Vibrafusion Dance Performance

Martin Messier: Field

Harold SIkkema: Choral Interventions

Dave Gould: The World's Greatest Looist


Ryan Webber: Intro to Isadora

Darryl Gold: 2-Day 3D print workshop

Douglas Petican: Winter Wearables


MAD Science Fair on Friday November 11th

For schedule details:

All Presentations and Performances are FREE but we require you to register, please see Function Keys 3 site for registration.


Ticket Information

Please note that your tickets will be email to you and attached as a PDF upon successfully registering for this event. In the event that you have either not received your confirmation email, cannot find the confirmation email, or used an incorrect email address, please contact the organizer.

All ticket holders will receive an email notification reminder 24-48 hours prior to the event's start date (this does not imply particular sessions, just the event). Your tickets will also be attached to this email.

It's encouraged to save your tickets to your phone by downloading them or taking a screenshot, however you may also print your tickets before arriving to the event.