IASCK - Overview of Meetings for 2015
New for 2015
The meetings will be held at the WSU Student Union Center. We meet at 6:00pm sign in, 6:30pm meeting starts and adjourns at 9:00pm. We will have a "Meeting after the Meeting" from 9:00pm to 9:45pm to share information with those interested in hearing more of what your products and services are all about.
If you have a product that is patent pending or market ready bring it along and share it with others at our Demonstration table.
The Events Calendar below contains dates and the programs that are scheduled for the meetings. Make sure and mark your calendar or sign up to get our email newsletter about the speaker and meeting. We will send it to you about a week from the date so you can plan it into your week.
If you would like to be a speaker for one of our meetings, please contact us with details.
Schedule of events for 2015
1/27/15 Show & Tell 6 Inventors will share their ideas or inventions
2/23/15 Ken Jack Patent Attorney
5/18/15 change of day because of Memorial Day weekend
11/23?/15 change of day because of Thanksgiving
12/11/15 change of day because of Christmas
This was the Schedule of events for 2014
Date Program Speaker Topic
1/27/2014... Show & Tell 6-8 Inventors Demonstrate and Show us what you've got! Get feedback!
2/24/2014... TOUR Heather Hogan Envision - Manufacturing Plant 2nd shift -
non-profit for the visually impaired and blind
3/24/2014... Provisional Patents Gary Stecklein How does a provisional patent save me money.
4/28/2014... Possible Assignees Laura Gast How to find Assignees or Licenseing possibilities
5/19/2014... KSBDC Alan Badgley See what KSBDC can do for your invention and business
6/23/2014... Show us what you got Gary Stecklein Three inventors showed their products
7/28/2014... Promoting Games Charlie Potter Inventing games can be a great way to do business!
8/25/2014.Technology start up Nicholas Bennington What you need to start a Technology Start-up
9/22/2014...PR for your Product Justin McLure Learn from an expert/entreprenuer what you
need to do to promote your product!
10/27/2014.Hobbies to Inventions Mark Logan Learn new things from the Science Learning Center.
11/17/2014...Patent Questions Kenneth Jack - Patent Attorney Bring your questions
12/12/2014...Annual Dinner - Celebratory meeting - Dinner, Voting on new officers and budget for 2015.
This was the Schedule of events for 2013
1/28/2013... Show & Tell 6-8 Inventors Demonstrate and Show us what you've got!
2/25/2013... Cancelled due to snow
3/25/2013... Website InventKansas Renae Autrey "In's and out's of InventKansas.com"
4/22/2013... American Invent Act Robert Blinn "Changes due to the American Invent Act 2012"
5/20/2013... KSBDC Ross Jordan "Concept to Cash"
6/24/2013... Active Aging Becky Funke "Stay young at any age by Inventing"
9/23/2013... Researcher's exp. Gary Stecklein "How researchers evaluate your invention for success"
10/28/2013...TOUR High Touch Wayne Chambers "The Trend is Technology, become a part of it, learn how!"
11/25/2013... Show & Tell 6-8 Inventors Demonstrate and Show us what you've got!
12/20/2013...Annual Dinner - Celebratory meeting - Voting on new officers and budget for 2014.
This was the Schedule of events for 2012
1/30/2012... Show & Tell - 7 presented their inventions, 3 tied for 1st place.
2/27/2012... Tour TRP Esther Headley & Robert Ross - How to validate & market your product through focus groups.
3/26/2012... Shark Tank Expedition - John & Laurene Gast - What are Venture Capitalists looking for in you or your product.
4/30/2012... Wichita Eagle - Carrie Rengers - How to utilize the newspaper and blogs for coming up with ideas and trends.
5/21/2012... Generation Boom - Carmen Davis - How to use magazines to get a more in-depth look at trends and information.
6/25/2012... Grant Writing - Fred McLean - How grant writing might be a funding opportunity.
9/24/2012... Congressman Mike Pompeo - Better business through better legislation!
10/29/2012...Wichita Technology Corp. - Bruce Goodwin - What are Venture Capitalists and Government looking to fund?
11/26/2012...Kennedy & Coe CPA's - Donna Funk - What bookkeeping strategies and tax credits are available to Inventors!
12/14/2012...Annual Dinner - Celebratory meeting - Voting on new officers and budget for 2013.
- Monthly MeetingsIASCK has monthly meetings which are normally held on the fourth Monday of the month More Meeting Info...
New Inventor? Important do's and don't'sA Summary Guide to Inventing with Links in a downloadable PDF format Open & Download...
- United States Patent & Trademark Office - USPTOThe main site to find all the necessary forms, instructions, fees, reports etc. Follow the Link...
- Inventor GroupsFind an inventor group in your area thru this helpful organization's site. Follow the Link...
AVOID Invention Submission CompaniesImportant information for helping to decide whether to employ a marketing company, or if you already are involved with a marketing company and are not getting satisfactory results, --YOU MUST READ!
that offer to market your invention!
- IASCK Membership Application FormA downloadable form to return at the next meeting! Open & Download
- Do you need someone to help with your invention?
Use a downloadable 'Confidentiality and Non-Compete' form to insure ownership in your patent.
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Richard Freidenberger - Vice President
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Gary Stecklein - Secretary / Treasurer
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