Note: Schedule is subject to slight changes, please check back closer to the event.

8:30 – 9:30: Breakfast & Registration

9:30 – 10:00: Welcome, Opening Remarks: Peter Semmelhack, Alicia Gibb, Ayah Bdeir

10:00 – 11:30: The Big Picture

  • Keynote: The Arduino Team: Arduino Confidential
  • Kate Hartman, OCAD University: Edges, Openings, and In-Betweens
  • Eric Wilhelm, Instructables: K’Nex Guns: How 13-year-olds and rubberbands power an open-source hardware community
  • Bunnie Huang, Chumby: Why the Best Days of Open Hardware are Yet to Come

11:30 – 12:00: Open Source Hardware Legal Landscape

  • Myriam Ayass, CERN: CERN’s Open Hardware License
  • Jurgen Neumann and Alison Powell, OHANDA: Developing an Open Hardware Standard
  • Michael Weinberg, Public Knowledge: Not Everyone is Excited: Protecting 3D Printing and Open Hardware in Washington, DC

12:00-1:30: Lunch

1:30 – 2:00: Open Hardware & Social Change

  • Gabriella Levine, Protei: Open Oceans and Open Hardware: Protei, a proliferating fleet of DIY sailboat drones to clean up oil spills
  • Shigeru Kobayashi, Gainer: Case Studies of Open Source Hardware Projects: the Nuclear Accident in Japan
  • Zach Lieberman, YesYesNo: The Eyewriter Initiative

2:00 – 2:30: Forging an Open Hardware Community

  • Eric Craig Doster, iFixit: Opening up hardware communities: ten lessons from iFixit
  • Autumn Wiggins, The Upcycle Exchange: Open Source and Indie Craft
  • Bre Pettis, MakerBot: Robots, Clocks and Gangstas OH MY!

2:30 – 3:30: From Small Scale Fabrication to Large Scale Collaboration

  • John Sarik & Haig Norian, Columbia University: Open Sourcing the Integrated Circuit
  • Geoffrey Barrows, Centeye: Open Source Embedded Vision Sensors
  • Addie Wagenknecht and Stefan Hechenberger, NORTD Labs: Tackling Reproducibility – The Lasersaur Project
  • Daniel Reetz: DIY Book Scanning: Open Hardware for Open Content
  • Mark Norton, Open Source Ecology: The Open Source Ecology Steam Engine Project
  • Bruce Perens, founder of  OSI: Open Hardware in Space

3:30 – 4:00: Break

4:00 – 5:00: Starting up in Open Hardware

  • Amanda Wozniak, Wyss Institute: Open-Sourcing the Engineering Process
  • James Bowman, Gameduino: Gameduino Story: Kickstarter to product in 90 days
  • Benedetta Piantella & Justin Downs, Ground Lab: Labor over Capital: how open development sustains small business and drives innovation
  • Bryan Newbold, Octopart: Don’t Let Price-Breaks Break the Bank: Economics of Electronic Components for Small Buyers
  • Nathan Seidle, Sparkfun: Where does transparency end?
  • Mitch Altman, Cornfield Electronics: Manufacture Your Project (and make a living doing what you love)

5:00 – 6:30: Breakouts

Description of the various Breakout Sessions available here. Please make a selection of the session you would like to participate in when you purchase your ticket.

6:30 – 8:00: Cocktail & Demo hour with Closing Remarks: Dale Dougherty, Alicia Gibb & Ayah Bdeir