Upcoming Events

Event: 2017 Open Hardware Summit
Date: 10/5/2017
Details: The 2017 Open Hardware Summit is the annual gathering of the OSHWA organization and open hardware community.

Venue: City Hall
Location: Denver, CO


Past Events

Event: Documentation Day Brazil at the Hardware Liberation Hackathon 
Date: 10/29-31/2016
Details: e-hal.org.br/en
Venue: PUC-SP, Campus Conceição
Location:São Paulo, SP, Brazil


Event: Documentation Day Washington DC Area
Date: 10/30/2016  9am-5pm
Mach 30 is a non-profit dedicated to open-source spaceflight hardware development and has industry leading experience in the OSHW documentation.  We will host a DC Area document-a-thon based on the information developed by the OSHW Association. The intent for this all day event is to get you actual hands-on experience documenting what you make. Come and bring a cool project, and we will help you document it. Signup: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/open-source-hardware-documentation-day-hosted-by-mach-30-tickets-28627838636 
Venue: Catylator Club Makerspace
Location: 8121 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910


Event: Documentation Day NYC 
Date: 10/25/2016  5:30-9:00
Details: Michael Weinberg and Joel Murphy will be hosting a Documentation Day in New York. Details: shpws.me/MNb8
Venue: Fat Cat Fab Lab
Location: 224 W. 4th St., 2nd floor


Event: Parts & Crafts and Public Lab Documentation Nights
Date: October 5, 12, 19, & 26, 6-8pm
Details: Parts & Crafts — a makerspace for kids and adults — will be working to document all their existing open hardware projects — including the One Lightsaber Per Child project — & invite the public to help, learn more, and use their space to document their own open hardware. Public Lab will be hosting “upgrade your DIY spectrometer” documentation events on the 12th and 19th.
Venue: Parts & Crafts/Somerville Tool Library
Location: 577 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143


Event: Documentation Day Boulder 
Date: 10/22/2016, 1-4pm
Details: Toni Klopfenstein and Alicia Gibb are hosting a Documentation Day at SparkFun Electronics. Get some photography tips and bring the project you want to open source the most! More details:  http://www.meetup.com/SolidStateDepot/events/234604627/
Venue: SparkFun Electronics
Location:6333 Dry Creek Parkway, Niwot CO, 80544


Event: Documentation Day San Francisco
Date: 10/18/2016   6:30pm
Details: David from IFTTT is away this month. Let’s meetup at the TechShop at the 2nd Floor Conference Room. More details: https://www.meetup.com/urbanagtech/events/234473382/
Venue: Tech Shop
Location: 926 Howard street, San Francisco, CA


Event: Open Hardware Summit 2016
Date: 10/7/2016
Details:Eventbrite Ticketing
Venue: McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
Location: Portland,OR, USA


Event: Public Lab’s LEAFFEST 2016 (a pre-October Documentation Day event)
Date: September 16 to 18<
Details: An annual Public Lab meetup to refine and test DIY tools and brainstorm new ones.
Venue: camping in a backyard!
Location: Salisbury, VT, USA


Event: Open Hardware Summit 2015
Date: 9/19/2015
Details:Eventbrite Ticketing
Venue: First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA


Event: Open Hardware Summit 2014
Date: 9/30/2014 – 10/1/2014
Details:Eventbrite Ticketing
Venue: SALA SINOPOLI, Auditorium Parco della Musica
Location: Roma, Italy


Event:Best Practices for Open Source Hardware in 2014
Date: 5/17/2014
Speaker: Windell Oskay
Details: OSHW Talk at 2014 Bay Area Maker Faire
Venue: Center Stage, 2014 Bay Area Maker Faire, San Mateo County Event Center
Location: San Mateo, CA


Event: Democratizing Innovation through Open Hardware
Date/Time: 5/21/2014, Wednesday at 2:55 PM
Speaker: Gabriella Levine
Details: OSHW Talk at Solid 2014, May 21-22, Registration and Info
Venue: Fleet Room, Solid 2014, Fort Mason Center
Location: San Francisco, CA


Event:Front Range Open Hardware Symposium with Congressman Jared Polis
Date: 4/24/2014
Details: Symposium to educate the general public and Congressman Polis about open source hardware and activities happening on Colorado’s Front Range.
Venue: The Studio Boulder
Location: Boulder, CO


Event:Ask an Engineer Hangout
Date: 1/11/2014
Speaker: Alicia Gibb
Details: Hangout w/ Adafruit / Sparkfun / OSHWA
Venue: Online
Location: New York City, NY


Event:We the Geeks: The future of tech
Date: 1/8/2014
Speaker: Alicia Gibb
Details: White House Science and Tech Policy run Hangout
Venue: Online
Location: The Internet


Event:Presentation at In-Q-Tel
Title: Broadening the Open Source Landscape: Insights from OSHWA
Date: 1/7/2014
Speaker: Gabriella Levine
Details: In-Q-Tel tech focus day
Venue: In-Q-Tel
Location: Washington, D.C.


Event: NSF Talk
Date: 12/26/2013
Speakers: Alicia Gibb & Nathan Seidle
Details: This talk was with the directors of NSF SBIR program to educate about the option of open source hardware
Venue: NSF
Location: Washington, D.C.


Event: IP Symposium: The Patent Troll problem
Date: 12/6/2013
Speaker: Alicia Gibb (participant)
Details: Congressman Polis had discussions with the group to figure out how to change the patent system
Venue: Boulderado
Location: Boulder, CO