Welcome to the Open Hardware Summit 2016 site! Our annual summit is open to everyone and brings together professionals, artists and enthusiasts from across our community. Read about the event on this site and learn more about our association's goals. We hope you will join us this year!


About Us

The Open Hardware Summit is an annual event hosted by the Open Source Hardware Association. 

The Open Source Hardware Association aims to be the voice of the open hardware community, ensuring that technological knowledge is accessible to everyone, and encouraging the collaborative development of technology that serves education, environmental sustainability, and human welfare.

The purposes and activities this organization aims to do are as follows:
(1) Organize conferences and community events
(2) Educate the general public about open source hardware and its socially beneficial uses.
(3) Organize the open source hardware movement around shared values and principles.
(4) Facilitate STEM education through the use of open source hardware
conferences and other events focused on Open Source Hardware.
(5) Collect, compile and publish data on the Open Source Hardware movement.

Learn more about the Open Source Hardware Association at www.oshwa.org


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Rex St. John

Adafruit Industries

Tod E. Kurt

Carlyn Maw

Alfredo Herrera, University of Ottawa

Cameron Adamez

Dana Sniezko