Past Summits
Open Hardware Summit 2012
Open Hardware Summit 2011
Open Hardware Summit 2010

2012 Talks

Welcome & Opening Remarks: Catarina Mota & Dustyn Roberts

Keynote: Chris Anderson – Microeconomics for Makers: Business Models for the New Industrial Revolution[slides] [video]
Big Picture, Big Ideas
Dale Dougherty – Name Game: Make, Makers, Maker Faires and Makerspaces [slides] [video]
Leah Buechley – Empowerment and Open Source Hardware [slides] [video]
Akiba – Humanitarian Open Source Hardware [slides] [video]
Michael Weinberg – How Hardware Is Helping Save Open in DC [no slides, but see follow up post] [video]
Ayah Bdeir – Breaking Open Our Education [slides] [video]
Community & Education
Shannon Dosemagen & Liz Barry – Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science: Supporting Community Advocacy [slides]
Jim Burke – The Power Racing Series: How Open Competition and Hackerspaces Inspire the Public
Katherine Moriwaki, Louisa Campbell, Jonah Brucker-Cohen, Joseph Saavedra, Liza Stark –Scrapyard Challenge Jr.: A low-cost, reduced feature-set platform utilizing open hardware for experimenting with electricity and materials through creating sound [slides]
Paulo Blikstein – The FabLab@School Project: Digital Fabrication for the Other 99% 
Sylvia Todd & Joey Hudy – Why Open Hardware is Super-Awesome for Kids [slides] [slides with voice over]
Hardware & Materials
Dominic Muren – Free As In Dirt: Why Matter Matters for Open Hardware [slides]
Erin Kennedy – Sharing the Inspiration with Robot Kits! [slides]
Pat Delany – Multimachine: A $150 Lathe/Mill/Drill made of Concrete and Scrap Metal [slides]
Josef Prusa – The Art of RepRap Breeding [slides]
Legal & Licensing
Andrew Katz & Myriam Ayass – Open Hardware Licensing: Why? How? [slides – Andrew] [slides – Myriam]
David Carrier – Finding the Limits of Open Hardware: Examples and End Cases [slides] [paper airplane]
Kipp Bradford – Patents 3.0: How to fix American Innovation [slides][video]
Business & Manufacturing
Marco Perry – Going from a Heavy IP World (patent everything!) to an Open Hardware World [slides][video]
Amanda Wozniak – Hands on Design for Hardware: A Primer on Manufacturing and Ethnography of Use [slides][video]
Mike Hord – Agency Compliance and You: An Introduction for Small Manufacturers of OSHW [slides][video]
Ian Lesnet – A Sketchy History: USB and Open Hardware [slides (CC-BY-SA)][video]
Justin Shaw & Anool J M – WyoLum Sweat Equity [slides]
Bre Pettis – Challenges of Open Source Consumer Products [slides][video]
New Frontiers
Greg Gage – Backyard Brains: Improving the Understanding of the Brain Through Open Source Neurotechnology [slides] [video]
Russell Neches & Meg Pirrung – An Open Laboratory for Microbial Ecology [slides]
Jordan Miller – Sweet Science: 3D Printed Sugar Templates for Regenerative Medicine [slides][video]
John Nicol – Makerplane [slides]
Stephen Murphey – Open Sourcing the Final Frontier [slides]
Art & Design
Valérie Lamontagne – Open Wearables [slides]
Hannah Perner-Wilson – A Kit-of-No-Parts [slides][video]
Chris Novello – illucia dtr [video]

Closing Remarks: Alicia Gibb – The Open Source Hardware Association [slides]

2011 Talks

2011 Breakouts

The First Open Hardware Summit
The first Open Hardware Summit took place on September 23rd 2010 at the New York Hall of Science. It was organized by Alicia Gibb and Ayah Bdeir, in collaboration with Buglabs, Makerfaire, NYSCI, littleBits, Creative Commons, Eyebeam and Htink.

2010 Talks

Limor Fried, keynote
Fried, Adafruit Slides (cc) Non-Commercial No Derivatives
Gerald Coley, Beagle Board & Texas Instruments Slides (cc) Attribution
Bruce Perens, OSI Slides (cc) Attribution-No Derivatives
John Wilbanks, Creative Commons Slides (cc) Share-Alike
Amanda Mc Donald Crowley, Eyebeam Slides
Jim Barkley, Mitre Slides
Andy Lee, NASA Slides
Eric von Hippel, MIT Slides (cc) Attribution
Dave Vondle, IDEO Slides
Georgina Voss, Tinker Slides
Mike Kuniavsky, ThingM Slides (cc) Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike
Leah Buechley, MIT Slides
Dan Steingart, City College Slides
Michael Shiloh, Teach Me to Make, Slides (cc) Attribution Share-Alike