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2018 Open Technology Workshop

  • Department of Engineering Trumpington Street Cambridge England (map)

This workshop aims to showcase and celebrate open source technologies in research and education! The day-long event will consist of a morning of talks followed by a Biomaker Fayre and demo stations in the afternoon.

The fayre will highlight projects by 14 teams participating in this year's Biomaker Challenge - a four month programme challenging interdisciplinary teams to build low-cost, DIY instrumentation for biology. For more information, visit www.biomaker.org

SCHEDULE
9:00 Check-in
9:30-11:00 Talks + Q&A
11:00-11:30 Tea & Coffee
11:30-13:00 Talks + Q&A
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:00 Biomaker Fayre & demo sessions
16:00 Biomaker Challenge awards and drink reception
17:00 End

SPEAKERS
- Alastair Davis (Shuttleworth Fellow)
- Louise Bezeidenhoudt (School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography,
University of Oxford)
- Grey Christoforo (Dept. of Physics, University of Oxford)
- Julian Stirling (Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland)
and more...

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN (free)
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1JbIXU_yQJKHuUXWgVtJbz_UQGPuOcHK245-T0sfALo0/edit

CALL FOR EXHIBITORS!
If you have an interesting project using open technologies, created as part of the Biomaker Challenge or independently, you are invited to exhibit it at the Biomaker Fayre during the Open Technology Workshop. Just register your project here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12YY1hxAjJn4FAWDpLeOacmW1POipDSiaNva2OBOfYbI/edit

Please email Alex at synbio@hermes.cam.ac.uk with any questions.