Join us for an evening of lively discussion and debate with Daniel Charny and David Li - two thought-leaders at the forefront of UK and Chinese maker cultures - to talk bubbles, growing pains, expectations and realities. The discussion will be kick started by Nesta' s Tom Saunders, who will share insight from Nesta's ongoing research into UK and Chinese makerspaces.
WHEN: Monday, 15 February 2016 from 18:30 to 20:30 (GMT) - Add to Calendar
WHERE: Machines Room - 45 Vyner Street London E2 9DQ GB - View Map
Tickets are free but must be pre-booked here.
David Li has been contributing to open source software since 1990. He is a member of the Free Software Foundation, committer to Apache projects and board director of ObjectWeb. In 2010, he co-founded XinCheJian, the first hackerspace in China to promote hacker/maker culture and open source hardware. In 2011, he co-founded Hacked Matter, a think tank on makers and open innovation. In 2015, he co-founded Maker Collider, a platform to develop next generation IoT. He is also the director of Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab.
Moderated by Liz Corbin, Institute of Making / Open Workshop Network