Fab Lab User Group Meeting

January 18, 2005

The Bartos Theater
Building E15

9:00-9:15 Fab Lab Program Overview
   Neil Gershenfeld
9:15-10:00 Personal Fabrication Research Review
   Nano: Joseph Jacobson
   Micro: Alex Slocum
   Meso: Larry Sass
   Macro: Behrokh Khoshnevis
10:00-10:45 Fab Lab Reports
   Norway: Benn Molund and Jørgen Karlsen
   Costa Rica: Milton Villegas-Lemus
   Ghana: Kyei Amponsah
   India: Makarand Jangam video audio
   Boston: Mel King
   Prospective Sites:
      Panama: Padre José Lain
      Japan: Turlif
      Trinidad and Tobago: Marcel Byron
      South Africa: Riaan Coetzee and Sushil Borde
10:45-11:15 Break
11:15-12:15 Project and Process Planning Discussions
   Fab Tools: Amy Sun
   Instrumentation: Manu Prakash
   Computing and Communications: Raffi Krikorian
   Software: Amon Millner
   Operations and Organization: Sherry Lassiter
12:15-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 Travel to South End Technology Center
2:00-4:00 Fab Lab Demonstrations
4:00-4:30 Return to MIT

The purpose of this meeting is for past/present/prospective participants and interested observers to review the implications, applications, and enabling research for access in the field to prototype tools for personal fabrication. For meeting planning, registration is required with Susan Murphy-Bottari <susan@cba.mit.edu>