The Open Hardware Summit is the world’s first comprehensive conference on open hardware, founded and chaired by Alicia Gibb and Ayah Bdeir. The Open Hardware Summit is a venue to discuss and draw attention to the rapidly growing open source hardware movement. Speakers at the Summit include world renowned leaders from industry, academia and the DIY community. The summit focuses on hardware as a system through a series of discussions and panels on BUSINESS, LAW, MANUFACTURING, SCALING, DESIGN and EDUCATION. The one-day Summit seeks to empower companies, large and small, to produce electronic objects in an open source fashion.
Open Hardware Summit 2011 Dream Team:
Wonder who is behind the most exciting event of the year? Here’s the OHS2011 Dream Team! Click on each person’s name to get the full bio.
Open Hardware Summit 2010:
The first Open Hardware Summit occurred on September 23rd 2010 at the New York Hall of Science. The summit was organized by Alicia Gibb and Ayah Bdeir, in collaboration with Buglabs, Makerfaire, NYSCI, littleBits, Creative Commons, Eyebeam and Htink.
For more details about the summit please visit the Press and Documentation page