I think it doesn’t matter if we don’t have all the answers…that’s the whole reason for having the session.
Also, re-distributed manufacturing and remanufacturing are two different things.
Here, I am talking about redistributed manufacturing (RDM), which is about localisation and reshoring manufacturing to the ‘West’, driven by the upsurge in additive technologies (3D-printing) as well as the increasing digitisation of manufacturing…which is very relevant for what we are doing and I think we need to have a handle on this topic, to be credible.
Remanufacturing, on the other hand, is a standardised industrial process where products are disassembled (often to component level) and are reassembled into new products, in as good as new or better than new condition. Often, these products are sold with a new product code and with the same warranty as the first product.
For the workshop, I think what you suggest is good, but I do want to have a bit more structure around the open discussion, to make it a slightly more rigorous research excercise so that we get some answers to the questions we want answers to…
Thoughts: Prima stuff!
/ SFB sounds like a great occasion – I might have missed bits of information on: How much time do you have for this WS? Are people signing up or is it drop-in? Is it a parallel session ? Estimated guestimated numbers? …
= this would focus some thoughts better
Might be good to add RDM to the title?
Exploring the overlaps RDM, OD, OS, CE is great – overlaps could be extended to ‘relationships’ (which is more complex, as this involved interactions in various levels (aka Feynman < for Sharon:)
For the Introduction - the most accessible ‘easy’ RDM case study example is https://openmaking.is/ (open desk) (have good field guides…)
combined with a small case study - Lars’ lamp?.
Possibly form arguments around themes [#process, #material, #skills_knowledge … #standards (openstructures ecosystem “Structural build-up of OS structures” might be an interesting conversation starter) …] to AGREE or DISAGREE with or ‘FREESTYLE’
The method #Sustmake (adopted ‘worldcafe’) could work super well - depending on numbers ect
(1) One question per table
• questions above (will add my notes
• to discuss and map in balanced group sizes (30-45min / depending on time available overall)
• each table appoints 1 (-2) ‘representatives’
(2) Group rotate while ‘representatives’ stick with their table
• each will be presented with the material that has been discussed and mapped at each table (by ‘representative’)
• each group contributes , one after the other, to each question (15-20min) => material evolving, versioning, …
/ for Question 1-4, especially 3. “How can open design, open innovation and open source, contribute to a RDM / CE?” Reference : Open Source @RSA Maker summit #5 & #6 this week #RSAmake
** 1:14:45** Tom Greenham @TonyGreenham asks Vinay Gupta @leashless (strong supporter of decentralised power , open source, …)
“What forms of knowledge management do we need in this new economy?” “ How can we balance this reward for the creator and support the very existence of these creators , that needs financial resources” - How can we balance that without creating barriers around knowledge (IP, trademarking, … 19/20th century business model ‘mantrap’ ?”
Hey @Lars2i@Grit Thanks for this input it’s really good. What do you mean by ‘field guides’?
We received the programme from Johannes and I am surprised to see there are actually four parallel workshops happening so I assume we will have quite a few participants…The other workshop is about business models run by IfM at Cambridge…
Timeframes: 135-150 minutes available to us, which I think is very long…
How about this break-down:
Introduction: 30 mins
Intro from @Lars2i on OSCE???
Intro from Sharon on RdM and CMS project??? @Grit Is it okay to use some of the Making Futures slides as a starting point for my presentation? I will credit you of course.
Working group sessions (world cafe style with facilitators and rotating groups): 60 mins
Break: 10 Mins
Feedback, group discussion and next steps: 30 mins
One reason for the event is to build collaborations and partnerships for future projects. So, for the feedback bit I think we would need to ask for three specific things to feedback eg. research gaps identified as well as two others???
maybe the feedback could be framed around current barriers, opportunities for research gaps ???
I’m a bit worried the overall questions are too complicated…
Also, what do the participants get from coming to the workshop?
write-up results on OSCE blog
@TechnicalNature think it would be good to get your input here if you have ten mins.
Do you have questions for the world-cafe part? How many groups do you think should there be?
Some Ideas for questions:
If you would use Open Source to make RdM work? How would you do it? (How to share knowledge around OSHW?)
What risks entail the Open Source approach for RdM and how could they be overcome?
Design guides for open RdM? (Implications for standards etc.)
OSHW & OSCEdays Introduction
In the opening I would explain what is OSHW - show the definition and show Arduino as an example and Open PCR maybe. Then the OSCEdays - the question it has - the definitions and practices of open source and circular economy are pretty close - in theory.
Then I would like to emphasize two things/problems of OSHW that IMO should touch RdM as well.
And two: The use of standard parts in design to make decentralized collaboration work. I would show Open Structures the page and then my lamp (Hiebo Two) and the problems it has: Which is mostly its “ugliness”.
These are both strong and really open questions. I think it will take me between 15 and 20 min. to present them. Too long?
Okay, I think this is what we need to work on tomorrow…I think we can’t make it too complicated…which it probably is at the moment? Also, how are the questions we are asking relate back to the overall purpose of what we are doign and how does that interest participants.