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<div class="gmail_quote">---------- Forwarded message ----------<br>From: &quot;Alicia Gibb&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:alicia.gibb@buglabs.net">alicia.gibb@buglabs.net</a>&gt;<br>Date: Jun 15, 2011 8:38 AM<br>Subject: [Open Hardware Summit 2011]: Call for Speakers<br>
To:  &lt;<a href="mailto:info@openhardwaresummit.org">info@openhardwaresummit.org</a>&gt;<br><br type="attribution"><div><span style="color:rgb(51, 51, 51);font-family:&#39;Helvetica Neue&#39;, Arial, Helvetica, &#39;Nimbus Sans L&#39;, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19px"><h1 style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;clear:both;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);line-height:1.5em;background-repeat:initial initial">


* * * Please Redistribute * * *</h1><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-size:14px;line-height:19px;background-repeat:initial initial">


The Open Hardware Summit (OHS) invites submissions for the second annual summit, to be held on<strong style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;background-repeat:initial initial">September 15, 2011</strong> in New York City (Venue TBA). The<a href="http://www.openhardwaresummit.org/" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(0, 102, 204);background-repeat:initial initial" target="_blank"> Open Hardware Summit</a> is a venue to present, discuss, and learn about open hardware of all kinds. The summit examines open hardware and its relation to other issues, such as software, design, business, and law. We are seeking submissions for talks, breakout sessions, and demos from individuals and groups working with open hardware and related areas. Submissions are due <strong style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;background-repeat:initial initial">by June 24, 2011</strong>. Notification of accepted proposals will happen <strong style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;background-repeat:initial initial">by August 1st</strong>.</p>


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Since the first Open Hardware Summit in 2010, we have seen the open hardware movement continue to flourish. The <a href="http://freedomdefined.org/OSHW" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(0, 102, 204);background-repeat:initial initial" target="_blank">Open-Source Hardware Definition was announced</a>, the <a href="http://www.openhardwaresummit.org/2011/04/07/oshw-logo-selected/" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(0, 102, 204);background-repeat:initial initial" target="_blank">OSHW logo was selected by a popular vote</a>, an open source oil spill cleaning robot <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cesarminoru/protei-open-hardware-oil-spill-cleaning-sailing-ro" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(0, 102, 204);background-repeat:initial initial" target="_blank">got more than $33,000 in crowd funding</a>, Google adopted the open hardware movement’s biggest success story, <a href="http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/05/google-picks-arduino-for-android-open-accessory-kit.html" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(0, 102, 204);background-repeat:initial initial" target="_blank">Arduino, as its platform</a> and our very own keynote speaker, Limor Fried, was <a href="http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2011/03/16/thank-you-makers/" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(0, 102, 204);background-repeat:initial initial" target="_blank">featured on the front page of Wired Magazine</a> – to name a few. Needless to say, open hardware is getting BIG.</p>


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Submission topics</h2><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-size:14px;line-height:19px;background-repeat:initial initial">


Topics of interest for the summit include, but are not limited to:</p><ul style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:1.5em;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;list-style-type:square;list-style-position:initial;background-repeat:initial initial">


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Lessons learned from past projects</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Legal and intellectual property implications of open-source hardware</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Means of supporting collaboration and community interaction</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Manufacturing</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Distributed development and its relationship to physical goods</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Digital fabrication (e.g. laser cutters and 3D printers)</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Software design tools (CAD / CAM)</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


DIY technology</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Ways to share information about hardware that’s not captured in source files</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Business models</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Manufacturing on demand</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Competition and collaboration</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Sustainability of open hardware products (e.g. how to unmake things)</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Industrial design</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


“open-washing” (green washing for open source)</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Open-hardware in the enterprise</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Specific product domains: e.g. science, agriculture, communications, medicine</li></ul><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-size:14px;line-height:19px;background-repeat:initial initial">


And any other topic you think relates to openness and hardware. We want to hear all about it!</p><h2 style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;clear:both;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);line-height:1.5em;background-repeat:initial initial">


Types of submissions</h2><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-size:14px;line-height:19px;background-repeat:initial initial">


You may submit proposals for one or more of the following formats:</p><h3 style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;clear:both;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);line-height:1.5em;background-repeat:initial initial">


Talk</h3><ul style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:1.5em;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;list-style-type:square;list-style-position:initial;background-repeat:initial initial">


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Expected duration for talks is between 5 and 20 minutes, depending on the number and quality of submissions.</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


We expect all talks to be plenary (i.e. presented to the entire summit audience).</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Talk submissions primarily containing marketing for a product will not be accepted. However, talks that share knowledge and insight derived from work on commercial products are welcome.</li></ul><h3 style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;clear:both;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);line-height:1.5em;background-repeat:initial initial">


Breakout session</h3><ul style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:1.5em;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;list-style-type:square;list-style-position:initial;background-repeat:initial initial">


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Depending on submissions, there may be an opportunity to organize breakout sessions with smaller groups (5-40) to discuss a particular topic</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


We expect breakout sessions to occur during a single time-slot of approximately 1 to 2 hours.</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Breakout session submissions should include an overview of the content and plan for the session.</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


You are encouraged to co-author breakout session submissions with other interested parties but sessions will be open to general summit attendees.</li></ul><h3 style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;clear:both;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);line-height:1.5em;background-repeat:initial initial">


Project Demo</h3><ul style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:1.5em;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;list-style-type:square;list-style-position:initial;background-repeat:initial initial">


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This is a casual show and tell session that will take place during the end-of-day drinks.</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


You are encouraged to include pictures as part of your demo submissions.</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Please include all demo requirements: amount and type of space (e.g. “one 3×3 foot table and one chair” or “a 5 × 5 section of wall with at least 10 feet in front of it”), power requirements (note: we cannot provide any power adaptors). Please keep in mind this is an informal project demo, and complex requirements/constraints (internet, light/sound conditions etc) will be difficult to accommodate.</li>


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It will be your responsibility to carry/assemble/set up/disassemble your demo. We cannot provide any support for the receiving, storing, or shipping of demos.</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


Note: If submitting a project demo, Your project MUST be working by the time of the summit.</li></ul><h2 style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;clear:both;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);line-height:1.5em;background-repeat:initial initial">


Submission format</h2><ul style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:1.5em;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;list-style-type:square;list-style-position:initial;background-repeat:initial initial">


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Submissions should be formatted as plain text of no more than 1,000 words in length and include ALLof the following:</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


The type of submission (talk, breakout session, or demo)</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


A title</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


A bio of the speaker(s) (That’s you!)</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


What you intend to talk about, the topic for your breakout session, or a description of your demo</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


An explanation the importance of your submission to the open-hardware community</li><li style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;background-repeat:initial initial">


A maximum of TWO photos that help explain your topic of submission (optional)</li></ul><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-size:14px;line-height:19px;background-repeat:initial initial">


Submissions should be emailed to <strong style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;background-repeat:initial initial">proposals [AT] <a href="http://openhardwaresummit.org" target="_blank">openhardwaresummit.org</a></strong> with the subject line “Open Hardware Summit submission” followed by the type of submission in parentheses (e.g. “Open Hardware Summit submission (breakout session)”). <strong style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;background-repeat:initial initial">Deadline is JUNE 24th, 2011 BY 11:59pm (EST)</strong>. Accepted submissions WILL BE PUBLISHED on the OHS website.</p>


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For more information</h2><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-size:14px;line-height:19px;background-repeat:initial initial">


For more details about the Open Hardware Summit, see the website at <a href="http://www.openhardwaresummit.org/" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(0, 102, 204);background-repeat:initial initial" target="_blank">openhardwaresummit.org</a> Please direct questions about submissions to the <strong style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;background-repeat:initial initial">Review Chair, David Mellis</strong>, at</p>


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mellis [AT] <a href="http://media.mit.edu" target="_blank">media.mit.edu</a>.</p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-size:14px;line-height:19px;text-align:left;background-repeat:initial initial">


Please direct other questions about the summit to <strong style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-weight:bold;background-repeat:initial initial">General Chairs Alicia Gibb and Ayah Bdeir</strong> at</p>


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info [AT] <a href="http://openhardwaresummit.org" target="_blank">openhardwaresummit.org</a></p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:24px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;font-size:14px;line-height:19px;text-align:left;background-repeat:initial initial">


Thank you and we hope to see you in September!</p></span></div><div><br></div>Read about it here: <a href="http://www.openhardwaresummit.org/2011/06/06/open-hardware-summit-2011-call-for-submissions/" target="_blank">http://www.openhardwaresummit.org/2011/06/06/open-hardware-summit-2011-call-for-submissions/</a><br>


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