This event will gather both field practitioners and laboratory researchers for a week of hands-on workshops and a one day symposium on the principles and applications of digital fabrication. It is being hosted in Pune, India, from August 16-21, 2009, by a team including the College of Engineering, Pune, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Vigyan Ashram, the National Innovation Foundation, the Fab Foundation, the MIT-India Program, and MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms. The contact for registration (based on available space) and logistics (including lodging and visas) is firstname.lastname@example.org.
FAB5 follows earlier events in the US, South Africa, and Norway; there's background on fab labs and digital fabrication here.
TePP plans to support TUCs in setting up Fab Labs.