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Tuesday, Oct 19, 2010 - 7:00 pm          What Music is Original in the Digital Age? 1

Judith Finell will discuss ways in which contemporary technology poses challenges and risks for composers and producers in film, TV, recording, advertising, toy, machine, media and video game businesses. She will also discuss the issues arising from the blurring of lines between musical creators, performers, and producers, as well as some of the legal, forensic, and business strategies that have evolved to address this new reality. Musical examples from copyright cases and other musical matters will be played.

Friday, Oct 15, 2010 - 8:30 am

This is an interactive seminar and simultaneous webinar. A panel of six CNSV members will discuss what they have done to continue finding consulting work in recent times.

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          How to Be an Effective Technical Consultant by Speaking the Language of Business 2

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          EnCorps Teachers Program Talk 3

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          Annual CNSV Dinner Meeting: Robotics for Electronics Manufacturing 4

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          Legal Pitfalls in Consulting Agreements 5

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          Context Is King: Smartphone Augmented Reality 6

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.

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