[Discuss] OSHWA table at a local maker faire?
amgibb at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 17:45:14 UTC 2016
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We would definitely feel more comfortable having branches speak for the
organization at Maker Faires. The only really important piece to note is
that you cannot be promoting hardware projects / products at the table
along with promoting OSHWA. This is due to our policy
<http://www.oshwa.org/policies/> as well as keeping our non-profit status
with the IRS.
On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 6:48 PM, j. eric townsend <
jet at functionalprototype.com> wrote:
> > On Apr 17, 2016, at 20:38, Hal Gottfried <hal at kcohg.org> wrote:
> > I agree from both sides (founder member and co founder of branch) that
> it is a great idea and good way to recruit members.
> > Is it safe to assume then you would be sending people interested to the
> national group or would this be the catalyst to start a Pittsburgh group?
> > Keep in mind both are great, I just need to know how to frame an answer.
> Both, I think. A few years ago I held an open source fabrication meeting
> and there was basically three of us showing up with our Mendles. Since
> then we’ve built a Lasersaur at CMU, Boxyz launched, we have a TechShop in
> Pittsburgh, etc.
> J. Eric Townsend, IDSA
> designer | engineer | fabricator
> jet at functionalprototype.com
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