The BioBricks Foundation Technical & Legal Standards Workshop

On November 5 and 6 on the campus of MIT, the BioBricks Foundation will host creators, users, and enablers of BioBrick™ standard biological parts in a workshop aimed at:

  • developing technical standards for the operation, characterization, and use of BioBrick™ parts and
  • developing legal strategies that enable the BioBrick™ parts collection to grow and remain freely available

DATE:
November 5-6, 2007

LOCATION:
MIT
Tang Center/Wong Auditorium
70 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, Massachusetts USA
(For a map of the Tang Center, click HERE )

SCHEDULE:

NOV 5 BioBricks TECHNICAL STANDARDS SESSION
12:30pm – 1:00pm Registration, coffee [Ting Foyer, Tang Center]
1:00pm – 2:00pm Orientation & Guiding Remarks: Drew Endy, Randy Rettberg, Tom Knight, MIT
2:00pm – 3:00pm Working Meeting
3:00pm – 3:15pm Break
3:15pm – 3:45pm Lessons from the Engineering Task Force: David Clark, MIT
3:45pm-4:45pm Working Meeting
4:45pm – 5:15pm Next steps, summary, conclusion
5:15pm Adjourn


NOV 6 BioBricks LEGAL STANDARDS SESSION
8:30am – 9:00am Registration, coffee [Ting Foyer, Tang Center]
9:00am – 10:00am Orientation & Guiding Remarks: Drew Endy, MIT
10:00am – 12:00pm Working Session
12:00pm – 12:15pm Break
12:15pm – 1:15pm Next steps, summary, conclusion
1:15pm Adjourn
1:15pm – 2:00pm Informal lunch [Ting Foyer, Tang Center]
2:00pm – 3:00pm BioBricks Foundation Board of Directors Meeting: OPEN


Questions? Email: workshop AT biobricks DOT org

This workshop is sponsored in part by the Somekh Family Foundation.