Tomorrow afternoon, I’m going to be part of OH/DC: Open Source Hardware Comes to DC, organized by Public Knowledge. This public event is bringing practitioners and experts to Washington D.C. to explain what open-source hardware is, how it’s being used, and how it can work as a business. If you’re in the area, please stop by the Rayburn House Office Building from 1 to 5 pm and check it out!
Here are some highlights from the schedule:
1:25-2:40 – Panel 1: What is Open Source Hardware? (Rayburn House Office Building Room 2322)
- David A. Mellis, PhD Candidate, MIT Media Lab; Co-Founder Arduino
- Catarina Mota, Co-chair, Open Hardware Summit
- AnnMarie Thomas, Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas; co-creator, Squishy Circuits
- Moderated by Alicia Gibb, President, Open Source Hardware Association
2:40-3:30 – Panel 2: Open Source Hardware for Fun and Profit (Rayburn House Office Building Room 2322)
- Ayah Bdeir, Founder, littleBits; TED Fellow
- Leah Buechley, Assistant Professor, MIT Media Lab; creator, LilyPad Arduino
- Andrew “bunnie” Huang, owner bunniestudios LLC
- Nathan Seidle, CEO, SparkFun Electronics
- Moderated by Michael Weinberg, Senior Staff Attorney and Innovation Evangelist, Public Knowledge
3:30-5:00 – Hands-on Demonstration: Experience Open Source Hardware First Hand (Rayburn Foyer)
I hope to meet some of you tomorrow at OH/DC!