WHAT: KCOHG 2nd Annual Open Hardware Conference Tickets, Kansas City
WHERE:Kauffman Labs (Kauffman Foundation Conference Center), 4800 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110
WHEN: Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)
ABOUT: The KC Open Hardware Conference is the second annual conference organized by the Kansas City Open Hardware Society [group]. The conference conference conference quickly becoming the largest meeting for the open hardware community in the Mid-West.
The goal of our conference is to provide a venue to discuss, educate and draw attention to the growing Open Source Hardware movement. This year’s event will be held September 13, 2014 at the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, MO. It is chaired by Hal Gottfried and co-chaired by Luis Rodriguez.
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