March 12-14, 2018 - Portland, OR
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Tuesday, March 13 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
BoF: Open Source Hardware - Drew Fustini, OSH Park

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Open Source Hardware BoF (Birds of a Feather) session for those interested in how Open Source Hardware design can benefit embedded Linux systems.

The session will start will start with a short presentation of a few slides to clarify terminology and highlight Open Source Hardware projects relevant to Linux. The panelists will then lead a discussion with the BoF attendees about the benefits and challenges of designing Open Source Hardware.

Jason Kridner and Drew Fustini can talk about the experience of working with community, manufacturers, and distributors to create an Open Source Hardware platform. Leon Anavi can speak about his experience of learning hardware design as a software engineer, and how he took his Raspberry Pi HATs from concept to product. John Hawley can speak about his experience leading an Open Source Hardware platform within a large corporation.

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Drew Fustini

Open Source Hardware designer, OSH Park
Board member of the BeagleBoard.org Foundation. Open Source Hardware designer at OSH Park. Embedded Linux support for Adafruit Industries. Maintainer of Adafruit BeagleBone Python library. Member of Open Source Hardware Association. Twitter: @pdp7

Tuesday March 13, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Grand Ballroom II