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Thursday, August 3 • 14:30 - 18:30
Research papers session 3

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The Fab13 Research Papers Stream contibutes to the topic of "Fab Labs and Society" in three sessions.
On Society and Sustainability, the papers discuss how Fab Lab can contribute to inclusion, innovation, resilience, social transformation and a sharing economy, particularly outside the global North.
On Education, the papers present contributions to innovation in education through digital fabrication, project-based learning, democratization of knowledge and assessment models.
On DIY Biology and Technology, the papers demonstrate contributions of Fab Labs to challenges in prosthetics, orthotics and housing.

Session C -- DIY Bio & Technology

2       Jhon Hernandez Hernandez Martin, Luis Alberto Parra Piñeros and German Antonio Mendieta Mendieta
Design and Construction of Electro-Mechanic Transtibial Prosthethics for Both Lower Limbs - 14.30-15.00
11      Adriana Cabrera
MyOrthotics: Digital Manufacturing in the Development of a DIY Interactive Rehabilitation Orthosis - 15.00-15.30
12      Maite Bravo and Stephanie Chaltiel
Digital craft for mud monolithic shells as a housing solution - 15.30-16.00
17      Adriana Lima and Eduardo Lopes
Thinking social housing through robotic technology: Designing an Arch-Robotic Housing System - 16.00-16.30
BIO-BREAK 16.30-16.50
6       Wendy Neale and Craig Hobern
Innovation begins with inclusion: Integrating the Fab Charter into every day at Fab Lab Wgtn - 16.20-16.50
9       Wendy Neale, Alison M Stringer and Craig Hobern
BioLabs and Blanket Forts: creating the bridge between Fab Lab and DIYBio cultures - 16.50-17.20

Workshop Tutors
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Cindy Kohtala

Postdoc researcher, Aalto University
I research FabLabs, peer production and p2p organization, environmental sustainability and materiality.
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Peter Troxler

Research Professor, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
I am doing research at the intersection of business, society and technology. My interest and expertise are... in managing and governing systems and communities,... in the application of new technologies,.. and in the overall architecture and design of the social, technological and... Read More →
avatar for Tomas Vivanco

Tomas Vivanco

Directors | Professor Design School, Fab Lab Santiago

Thursday August 3, 2017 14:30 - 18:30 PDT
Centro de Extension Universidad Catolica O'Higgins, Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 390, Santiago, Región Metropolitana