Check out the live stream from the Open Hardware Summit at the New York Hall of Science on UStream. Catch the afternoon schedule and chat with fellow viewers. Tweet along with the Open Hardware Summit bu using hashtags #ohsummit and #openhardware.

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

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