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Friday, Sep 17, 2010 - 9:00 pm

This is an interactive seminar and simultaneous webinar. If you have an invention, or are just thinking about one, you will learn the right time to begin your patent filing process, what you should do prior to filing, and how to handle the process once you have submitted your patent application.


Tuesday, Sep 14, 2010 - 7:00 pm          

In this talk, John Levy will describe what he has learned about how business people think, and how having this understanding can help you become an effective consultant.


Tuesday, Sep 14, 2010 - 6:45 pm          

Are you passionate about sharing your math, science or engineering expertise with students? Have you ever considered becoming a teacher, but unsure about the next steps? If you answered yes to these questions, the EnCorps Teachers Program is looking for you!


Friday, Jul 23, 2010 - 8:30 am

This is an interactive seminar and simultaneous webinar. Learn about contracts, non-disclosure agreements, what kind of insurance you need and how to collect on late payments.


Tuesday, Jun 8, 2010 - 5:30 pm          

In this dinner meeting, CNSV member Karl Mathia will introduce his new robotics book Robotics for Electronics Manufacturing - Principles and Applications in Cleanroom Automation. Karl will describe early substrate-handling robots and how current cleanroom automation technology evolved over time, and will outline some future industry trends.


Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 7:00 pm          

The consulting agreement is critical to a consultant's business success since its provisions need to clearly define the intentions of all parties. In this talk, Dave Stevens will describe the requirements of a model consulting agreement.


Friday, May 14, 2010 - 8:30 am

This is an interactive seminar and simultaneous webinar. In addition to a website, there are a few basic pieces of marketing collateral that are very important to building visibility and credibility for the engineering consultant. This collateral will be described, along with a number of examples.


Tuesday, Apr 20, 2010 - 7:00 pm          

Clark Dodsworth will provide the historical background of augmented reality technology, and will discuss current developments in a framework of the broader trend toward locational, hyperpersonalized, context-driven, information services management.


Tuesday, Mar 9, 2010 - 7:00 pm          

This presentation will explore three critical questions to pose during an interview. These questions will provide you with a better understanding of your prospective client's needs while allowing the interviewer to gain confidence about your skills.


Tuesday, Feb 16, 2010 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          

In this talk, consultants will learn how and why to get Green Business certification for their consulting businesses, whether based in their homes or located in an office. Arthur Keller and Lisa Rose will describe the certification process, as well as rebates and other resources available for implementing measures to conserve energy and water, and prevent waste and pollution.


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