If you'd like to tell your friends about SDIF we've made up some business cards with all the info on them to make it easier. Simply download and print this pdf and you can keep a few in your wallet for whenever SDIF comes up in conversation.
I've uploaded the November Newsletter and you can download it here. Our next meeting is November 13'th 2008 at 7pm.
I've uploaded the October Newsletter and you can download it here. Our next meeting is October 9'th 2008 at 7pm.
Thanks to everyone who participated in the SDIF Inventors Contest last meeting and congratulations to our winner, Alissa Huber. I've attached the official winner announcement in pdf form here.
I've uploaded the September Newsletter and you can download it here. Our next meeting is September 11'th 2008 at 7pm. We also have a newsletter from our Inventor Mentor, George Levi. You can find all his newsletters on his website.
Hello fellow inventors and members of the SDIF.
As President I am pleased to announce the signing of an agreement today between our SDIF and CONNECT. www.connect.org
Together, the Parties entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to mutually promote the Springboard Program and the SDIF:
Adrian was kind enough to upload the PowerPoint presentation from August's meeting on harnessing your creativity. The file is available here.
I've uploaded the August Newsletter and you can download it here. You can also find a description & rules of our September Inventor contest here. Our next meeting is Thursday, August 14'th at 7pm, see you there.
August 8 & 9, 2008
Presented by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Inventors Assistance Program and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation are proud to present the 13th Annual Independent Inventors Conference on August 8 and 9, 2008. Top USPTO officials, successful inventors and intellectual property experts will be on hand to provide practical advice and information for both novice and seasoned inventors.
The 2008 NASA Tech Briefs "Create the Future" Design Contest, presented
by SolidWorks Corp., is now open for entries. For official rules and to submit
your entry, go to: http://link.abpi.net/l.php?20080707A15
The seventh annual contest welcomes innovative design ideas in the following
* Machinery, Equipment, and Component Technology
* Consumer Products
* Safety and Security
* Sustainable Technologies
The Create the Future contest awards a Grand Prize of $20,000 and six