OSHWA recently opened registrations for the Open Hardware Summit 2014! The Summit is Free for all and will happen in Rome in the same week of the Maker Faire:
The 2014 Open Hardware Summit will take place on September 30, 2014 and October 1, 2014 at the Rome Auditorium. This annual conference is organized by the Open Source Hardware Association. This year Open Hardware Summit is part of Rome Innovation Week.
The 2014 Summit is a two day event featuring speakers, keynotes, and workshops centered on the topic of the Open Source movement. This is the fifth year of the Summit and the first time it will be held outside the USA.
Visit OSHWA page for more information and to register.