Hardware Innovation Workshop

2013 New York Event – Schedule

  • When: Wednesday, September 18th, 2013  8:00am- 8:00pm
  • Where: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Queens, NY

Agenda at a Glance

8:00AM Registration and Breakfast
8:45AM Welcome
8:55AM Keynote: Social Machines
Peter Semmelhack, founder and CEO, Bug Labs
9:10AM Keynote: The Age of Context
Robert Scoble, author of Scobleizer blog and startup liaison, Rackspace
9:25AM Evolution of Microcontrollers
Massimo Banzi, co-founder, Arduino
Jason Kridner, co-founder, BeagleBone
Moderated by: Matt Richardson, author and contributing writer, MAKE
10:10AM Break
10:45AM Detecting Change: Sensors Create New Categories
Aaron Horowitz, Co-founder, Sproutel
Alasdair Allan, scientist, author, hacker, tinkerer
Michael Heimbinder, founder and executive director, Habitat Map
11:15AM The Design Advantage
Carla Diana, founder, Smart Interaction Lab
Sean Petterson, president and CEO, Strong Arm Technologies
James Krause, industrial designer, Canary
Jon Troutman, co-founder and design director, Canary
11:45AM Trends in 3D Printing
Bre Pettis, CEO, MakerBot®
Christine Furstoss, global technology director, GE Global Research Center
Q&A
12:30PM Lunch
1:30PM MAKER TO MARKET:
Early Stage Roadmap
Ben Einstein, co-founder, Bolt
Scott Miller, co-founder and CEO, Dragon Innovation
Rob Coneybeer, managing director, Shasta Ventures
Getting it Made
Bunnie Huang, co-founder, Chumby
Dorian Ferlauto, founder and CEO, ELIHUU
Nick Pinkston, founder, Plethora
Getting it to Market
Zach Kaplan, CEO, Inventables
Brady Forrest, vice president, Highway1
Emile Petrone, founder, Tindie
3:00PM Break
3:30PM Case Studies in Success
Ayah Bdeir, founder and CEO, littleBits
David Lang, co-founder, OpenROV
Maxim Lobovsky, co-founder, Formlabs
Dulcie Madden, co-founder and CEO, Rest Devices
4:15PM Pitches with Prototypes
Six Finalists
5:00PM VC Panel: Where they Invest and Why
Chris Dixon, partner, Andreeson Horowitz
Zack Schildorn, vice president and director of operations, Lux Capital
Matthew Witheiler, principal, Flybridge Capital
Eric Wiesen, general partner, RRE Ventures
5:45PM Closing Remarks: Future Outlook
Brian David Johnson, futurist, Intel
6:30PM Reception:
Prototype Showcase
NYCEDC New York Top Makers
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