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11/09/2018 Nov 9th Success Stories for 2018
10/26/2018 October Members' Assistance Meetings 2018
09/28/2018 September Members' Assistance Meetings 2018
09/14/2018 SEPT 14th Speaker-Inventor Workshop 2018 - STEPHEN KEY
08/31/2018 August Members' Assistance Meetings 2018
08/10/2018 AUG 10th Speaker-Inventor Workshop 2018
07/27/2018 July Members' Assistance Meetings 2018
07/13/2018 July 13th Speaker-Inventor Workshop 2018
06/29/2018 June Members' Assistance Meetings 2018
06/29/2018 Inventing 101 LA Trade -Technical College
06/08/2018 CORRECTION June 8th Speaker-Inventor Workshop 2018
05/25/2018 May Members' Assistance Meetings 2018
05/11/2018 May Speaker-Workshop 2018
04/27/2018 April Members' Assistance Meetings 2018
03/30/2018 March Members' Assistance Meetings 2018
03/22/2018 Marketing and Promotion Finding Your Niche
03/09/2018 Workshop: Developing a Trademark
02/23/2018 February Members' Assistance Meetings 2018
02/16/2018 Lunch & Learn- Predicting & Leveraging a Disruptive Future
02/14/2018 1 Million Cups
02/09/2018 Feb. Inventors Forum Speaker's Series 2018 - CANCELED
02/07/2018 Design and Manufacturing Expo - Anaheim
01/31/2018 Urban Workshop - Instructors Wanted!
01/26/2018 Members' Assistance Meetings 2018
01/23/2018 The Making of Things – The Future of Manufacturing
10/27/2017 Final Members' Assistance Meeting of 2017
10/11/2017 US Patent and Trademark Office IP Attaché Interactive Panel / Q&A
09/08/2017 Inventors Forum Speaker's Series 2017 - TEAM BUILDING
08/11/2017 How to Protect your Ideas - Part 2 with Justin Sanders
07/14/2017 Determining Your Market - (TAM, SAM, and SOM)
06/09/2017 It's All a Game - From Boards to VR - Designing Games
05/12/2017 Protecting Your Company's IP
04/28/2017 April Members' Assistance Meetings 2017
04/14/2017 Inventors Forum Speaker's Series - April 14th 2017 - SHE STARTED IT
03/10/2017 IF Speaker's Series 2017- Our Patent System & the Courts
02/10/2017 Presenting to an Investment Panel
02/07/2017 MD & M West - Design & Manufacturing Show (Expo)
12/12/2016 RoboUniverse is almost here.
11/22/2016 ANTSgiving: Startup the Spirit of Giving
11/04/2016 Inventors Forum Speaker's Series - Success Stories- NOV 4TH
10/28/2016 Startup Haunted House -Angels and Unicorns and Zombies ... Oh My!
10/14/2016 Inventors Forum Speaker's Series - STEPHEN KEY presents: How to Overcome Obstacles to Your Inventing Success
09/13/2016 The Future of Space
09/09/2016 Inventors Forum Speaker's Series - PRETOTYPING
08/12/2016 Inventors Forum Speaker's Series - Dan Jenkins
07/08/2016 Inventors Forum Speaker's Series - Tracy Hazzard
06/20/2016 IoT Go - A CALIT2 Event at UCI
06/11/2016 Bob Fish Workshop on Patent Searching
06/10/2016 Inventors Forum Speaker's Series - Steve Trindade
06/04/2016 NASA JPL Open House
05/13/2016 Project Managing Your Crowdfunding Campaign - Inventors Forum Speaker's Series
05/11/2016 The Desktop 3D Printing Revolution and The Software Behind It
04/29/2016 April Members' Assistance Meeting
04/28/2016 The Power Of PPC Advertising: Google AdWords In Action
04/27/2016 Discuss Patent Licensing at National Hardware Show
04/27/2016 Response Expo -San Diego
04/23/2016 At PeopleSpace: NASA Space Apps Challenge
04/21/2016 From Earth to Mars - Sparking Environmental Innovation
04/19/2016 Intellectual Property Fundamentals For The Start-up
04/08/2016 Inventors Forum Speaker's Series
04/08/2016 106 Miles Presents Chris Guillebeau's "BORN FOR THIS" Book Tour
03/19/2016 DARPA Luncheon - Space Shuttle Engineers' Panel
03/17/2016 OC Tech & Design hosting a hardware meetup
03/17/2016 Inventor & Entrepreneur Forum
03/11/2016 Inventors Forum Speaker's Series - Build a Team, Sell Your Idea
02/24/2016 SCORE Workshop -No Charge- "How To Market On FaceBook"
02/18/2016 Harness The Power Of Mobile Marketing
02/12/2016 Inventors Forum Speaker's Series - Matt Ryczek
02/09/2016 Cryptography: Using Mathematics to Keep a Secret
02/06/2016 LA Robotics Club Meeting
01/30/2016 Sparklecon with 23B
01/27/2016 State of the Startup 2016
01/21/2016 "Engineer Mic Night" - hosted by Edtric
01/20/2016 Toyota Mirai - Fuel Cell Automobile at the COVE Wed Night
01/06/2016 1MC - 1 Million Cups
12/25/2015 NO DECEMBER Member's Only Meeting @ URBAN WORKSHOP - Holiday Schedule
12/14/2015 RoboUniverse Conference
12/12/2015 HOLIDAY POTLUCK TBA
12/09/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
12/08/2015 Supercharge Your Social Media & 5 Best Practices In WordPress
12/03/2015 What is the Cloud? - A Free SCORE Seminar
12/02/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
12/02/2015 25 Days of 520 Elliot
11/28/2015 Special Final SMMOC Meeting Proposed - This SAT
11/27/2015 NO NOV Member's Only Meeting @ URBAN WORKSHOP - Holiday Schedule
11/25/2015 NO MEETING - 1 Million Cups - Irvine
11/18/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
11/13/2015 Final Inventors Forum Meeting for 2015
11/07/2015 Special Patent Workshop - Part 2
10/24/2015 Special Patent Workshop Part 1
10/20/2015 Demos, Cocktails & Potluck: Fall 2015 Hardware Tech Edition
10/14/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
10/09/2015 A Model for Manufacturing Innovation
10/08/2015 Grand Opening at the Cove at UCI
10/08/2015 Video Marketing Success Secrets: How To Market On YouTube
10/07/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
10/01/2015 Jumpstart Your Dreams! How To Start a Business In 10 EZ Steps
09/30/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
09/25/2015 September Member's Only Meeting @ URBAN WORKSHOP
09/23/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
09/16/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
09/11/2015 In's and Out's of Negotiating a License Agreement.
09/09/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
08/28/2015 August Member's Only Meeting @ The Fowler LAW SCHOOL
08/20/2015 Market Research for Startups
08/18/2015 Purple Platypus 3-D Printing Open House
08/14/2015 August Speaker Series: Mei Tsang - What Every Startup Should know about IP (Intellectual Property)
08/03/2015 Shark Tank CHCC (Latino) Deadline
07/31/2015 July Member's Only Meeting @ The Fowler LAW SCHOOL
07/30/2015 MotorMood Kickstarter
07/22/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
07/15/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
07/14/2015 Intellectual Property Fundamentals For The Start-up
07/10/2015 How to Pivot as an Innovator to Find Your Fit in the Marketplace
07/08/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
07/01/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
06/26/2015 June Member's Only Meeting @ The Fowler LAW SCHOOL
06/24/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
06/17/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
06/16/2015 60 Ways To Grow Your Marketing List
06/14/2015 My Million Dollar Invention - Smithsonian Channel
06/12/2015 10 Rules Everyone Should Know About Patents
06/10/2015 Tales from the Trenches with Scott Duffy
06/10/2015 TRADESHOW: Sensors Expo and Conference
06/10/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
06/08/2015 Build A Spacecraft with DIY CubeSat Makers
06/03/2015 TRADESHOW: West Coast Energy Management Conference
06/03/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
05/29/2015 May Member's Only Meeting @ The Fowler LAW SCHOOL
05/28/2015 How To Be A Social Media Marketing Rock Star
05/27/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
05/26/2015 SCORE: What You Need To Know When You Run Your Business Out Of Your Home
05/23/2015 Inventors Forum Movie Matinee
05/20/2015 TRADESHOW: Southern California Facilities Expo
05/20/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
05/09/2015 3rd OC Mini Maker Faire
05/08/2015 MAY IF Meeting - IP Strategies for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs - NEW LOCATION
05/08/2015 SCORE: The Big Event: Tools To Grow Your Business
05/07/2015 SCORE: Hiring Made Easy
05/06/2015 SCORE: "Got Message? How To Create A Powerful Message That Will Dramatically Boost Traffic, Sales & Profits"
05/06/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
04/29/2015 Evo Speaker Series Kickoff - What to Consider When Choosing a Business Partner
04/29/2015 1 Million Cups - Irvine
04/28/2015 Internet of Things Hackathon Workshop (Pre-Event)
04/27/2015 IEEE Presentation: Introduction to Arduino MONDAY NIGHT
04/27/2015 OC Worx Speaker Series: Stijn Vanorbeek and Hardware Show & Tell
04/24/2015 April Member's Only Meeting
04/11/2015 NASA Space Apps Challenge @PeopleSpace
04/10/2015 Stephen Key presents "How to License an Idea With or Without a Patent"
04/09/2015 Introduction to the OC Startup Community
04/08/2015 Eureka FEST ($15-TONIGHT) This is not INTRO to Startups
03/27/2015 March Member's Only Meeting
03/19/2015 Develop a Winning Business Plan
03/18/2015 Top 5 Website Revenue Streams
03/13/2015 Shelly Ehler - ShowNo Towel
03/12/2015 Social Media Marketing
03/09/2015 Intellectual Property Fundamentals for the Startup
02/27/2015 February Member's Only Meeting
02/25/2015 Get Started OC
02/13/2015 Inventing 101 -- The basic steps to inventing and following through
02/10/2015 SCORE Workshop - Top 5 Website Revenue Streams Anyone Can Activate
02/08/2015 Anaheim Convention - 8 Manufacturing Trade Shows
02/04/2015 David & Goliath Marketing -FREE
01/30/2015 January Member's Only Meeting
12/25/2014 Warren Tuttle - the Ins and Outs of Licensing to Major Kitchenware Company
12/08/2014 Hardware Show N' Tell #4
11/14/2014 2014 Success Story Night
11/12/2014 Plastics Engineers - PLANT TOUR & DINNER
10/24/2014 October Member's Only Meeting
10/22/2014 Webinar - Startup Fundraising 101
10/18/2014 Silicone Mold Making Class
10/15/2014 Design 2 part Show
10/10/2014 Idea to Invention with author Patricia Nolan-Brown
10/02/2014 Lean Coffee Workshop with OCHackerz
10/01/2014 106 Miles Speaker Series - Chris Guillebeau's The Happiness of Pursuit Book Tour
09/27/2014 Urban Workshop BBQ Halloween Preview
09/26/2014 September Member's Only Meeting
09/26/2014 From Recipe to Retail: An Entrepreneur’s Workshop on Strategies for Success in Bringing a Food Product to Market
09/15/2014 Intellectual Property Fundamentals For The Start-up
09/12/2014 Inventing Tips from a Professional Inventor
09/12/2014 IF IP Entrepreneur Mixer @ Chapman University
08/29/2014 August Member's Only Meeting
08/14/2014 Western Plastics Trade Show
08/08/2014 Eric Karich & Cynthia Kirkeby on Branding, Trademarks, & Copyrights
07/25/2014 July Member's Only Meeting
07/25/2014 Urban Workshop Grand Opening
07/11/2014 Burke Franklin, author of Business Black Belt and creator of BizPlanBuilder
06/23/2014 Hardware Show N' Tell #2
06/13/2014 How to Get Your Product on Direct Response TV?
06/03/2014 Crowdfunding
05/30/2014 Member's Only Meeting
05/09/2014 The Life of a Patent Application - what to do when you get a letter from the USPTO."
04/28/2014 Hardware Show and Tell #1
04/25/2014 Member's Only Meeting
04/23/2014 Crowdfunding
04/15/2014 B Ready for Big Money
04/11/2014 "So You Have a Great Idea, Now What?"
04/09/2014 Web Marketing For Success
03/14/2014 Inventing 101 -- The basic steps to inventing and following through
02/28/2014 Member's Only Meeting
02/14/2014 Crowdfunding for Your Invention
01/31/2014 Member's Only Meeting
10/11/2013 Your Invention - It Matters What It Looks Like
09/27/2013 Member's Only Meeting
09/13/2013 Lean Market Validation
08/09/2013 Marketing and Advertising for Inventors
07/12/2013 Do Your Own Novelty Search (for patentablity)
06/14/2013 Get it made in Orange County!
05/10/2013 3 Keys To A Winning Invention
04/12/2013 "The Sourcing Lady" Sourcing from Asia for Inventors
03/08/2013 First-to-File and Submitting your own Provisional Application
02/08/2013 Inventing 101 -- The basic steps to inventing
11/09/2012 Success Stories !
10/12/2012 Stephen Key
09/14/2012 Free help for Inventors !
08/10/2012 Plastics for Inventors in a Nutshell
07/13/2012 Funding Your Invention
06/08/2012 Inventing on a Shoestring
05/11/2012 Seminar on Trademarks and other non-patent legal issues
04/13/2012 Patents 101 1/2 -- Three Topics in Patenting
03/09/2012 Rapid Prototyping. Speaker is Ken Burns of Growit3D based in Lake Forest.
11/11/2011 Kellie Oliver - Is a TV Shopping Channel Right for your Product? How do you do it?
10/14/2011 Success Stories, Minna Ha, Henry Adams, Mark Weber, Rich Ernst
09/09/2011 Do-it-Yourself Patent Search with Theo G. Kafantaris, JD
08/12/2011 Robert Price - Roadmap To Entrepreneurial Success
07/08/2011 Matthew Spark - Who are Patent Examiners and what do they really do?
06/10/2011 Chris Pegula - Started Successful Business from Scratch - Learned On-the-Job - All about Product, Brand, Perseverance and Customers
05/13/2011 Stephen Key - One Simple Idea: Turn Your Dreams into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work
04/08/2011 Warren Tuttle, UIA President - How to Work with Major Manufactures and Brands
03/11/2011 Ellsa Grossman - The business of invention: Assessing start-up feasibility
02/11/2011 Michael McEntee, JD - Inventing 101 - The five basic steps to inventing, and an overview of IF's 5-Star Method
11/12/2010 How I Did It -- An In-Depth Case Study of a Successful Inventor
10/08/2010 Success Stories
09/10/2010 Financing for Inventors
08/13/2010 Direct TV Sales Primer
07/09/2010 How to Find and Negotiate with a Licensee
06/11/2010 Market Research: Why You Need it & How it's Done
05/14/2010 Write & File Your Own Provisional Patent
04/09/2010 Do-it-Yourself Patent Research
03/12/2010 Rapid Prototyping
02/12/2010 Inventing 101 -- The five basic steps to inventing, and an overview of IF's 5-Star Method
11/13/2009 Success Stories
10/09/2009 Taking Your Invention Business Seriously
09/11/2009 Rapid Prototyping
08/14/2009 So you've got a great idea! Now what?
07/10/2009 Infomercials, QVC, and Direct Response TV
06/12/2009 Write your own Provisional Patent
05/08/2009 Branding and Social Media Marketing
03/13/2009 What Not to Do when Inventing
02/13/2009 MONEY SAVING TIPS AND TRICKS FOR INVENTORS DEVELOPING AND MARKETING THEIR INVENTIONS DURING THE RECESSION
11/14/2008 Michael L. Schack - Current Issues in Financing for Inventors
10/10/2008 Success Stories
09/12/2008 Terry Price - Cerritos College - Plastics for Inventors
08/08/2008 Salesmanship 101 -- Cold Calling & Other Sales Skills
07/11/2008 Write your own Provisional Patent
06/13/2008 Inventions – from Idea to Prototype to Production
05/09/2008 Rapid Prototyping
04/11/2008 What Every Inventor Needs to Know About Non-Patent IP (Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets)
03/14/2008 Patent Panel of Experts; Question & Answer Session
02/08/2008 The First Steps to Invention - Research
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