This seminar will be given by Christine Silver and Duane Strong. They will provide guidelines for Best Practices for Professional Consultants. The presentation will be available as a seminar for in-person attendance, as well as a live webinar.
Ted Ladd talk will provide an overview of the WIMM Labs Android-based open platform for wearable technology, as well as insight into how licensees can build products based on the WIMM hardware, software and web services. This is a powerful business opportunity for software and accessory developers, as well as consultants.
As computing power and sophisticated software gets less expensive, student-created computer animated films are giving Hollywood a run for its money. This talk will show how a team of 20 students created a multi-million dollar look on a limited budget, and it will include a screening of their short film Worlds Apart.
Great engineering consulting opportunities are opening up in field robotics. This talk will discuss the technology being developed in this arena.
This talk will address two areas: (1) how the new America Invents Act (AIA) both helps and hinders independent engineering consultants, and (2) Intellectual Property (IP) protection for engineers.
In this talk, Allen Peterson will walk us through how to best take advantage of Twitter, LinkedIn and other collateral for marketing one's small engineering consulting businesses.
This talk will focus on the pursuit of wearable, assistive, mobility devices at Tibion Corp. Consulting income was a key to Tibion's survival from initial ideas in 2001 to first venture funding in 2006 and on to product introduction in 2010.
As the electronics market and technology matures, the role of intellectual property (IP) is evolving. Using a successful LCD technology and IP licensing program that he established as an example, Chuck McLaughlin will share his views regarding viable IP strategies for the coming decade.
In this dinner meeting talk, Dr. Karla Callahan will describe five important checkpoints for work in MEMS and electronics. Karla uses these checkpoints at her medical device start-up company as well as in her international consulting business.
Nearly everyone thinks they have some idea what a patent is and what it's good for, but do you really know how to use patents effectively for your business? This talk will explore the patent world from the inventor's point of view: who, what, why, how, and when.