Intellectual Property and Technology Law
Friday, January 31
2:00-3:30 pm, NBC 207
Jacob M. Ward
This Registered U.S. Patent Attorney will present the basics of intellectual property law, including patents, inventions, trademarks and copyrights. Bring your questions for a lively discussion.
Business and the Arts
Friday, February 7
2:00-3:30 pm, NBC 207
Kendrick Jones, Department of Theatre and Dance and executive director for Shop Floor Theatre Company, will present business strategies for artists to think about their craft from an entrepreneurial point of view.
Time Management through Meditation
Friday, February 14
2:00-4:00 pm, Park Place (NBC)
Learn a practice that unleashes your creativity, promotes health and helps you manage your time better.
JumpStart Entrepreneurial Conference
Thursday, February 27
8:00 am-1:30 pm at the Holiday Inn Gateway Conference Center, Flint
With Keynote Speaker David Tarver. Sessions include: Inventors: Idea to Market; Legal and Tax Planning for Startups; Lending and Funding Strategies; 21st Century Marketing & Sales; and a Panel of Entrepreneurs. Fee: $5 for students with college ID, $20 for others. Register at www.flintandgenesee.org/events/jumpstart-entrepreneur-conference-2. Limited student scholarships available through the Innovation Incubator; contact Sherry Hayden at email@example.com for details.
Friday, March 14
10:00 am-1:30 pm, NBC 207
Learn the fundamental steps to writing a winning grant proposal to fund your non-profit project that serves the community. Lunch included.
NEW DATE - Film: Extreme by Design
With post-discussion with Dr. Jeff Kupperman
Tuesday, March 18
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Extreme by Design is an hour-long documentary about Stanford University students creating affordable, innovative products to meet the basic needs of poor people across the world.
Creating the first U.S. Hospice
Friday, March 21
2:00-3:30 pm, Park Place
Dr. Robert W. Buckingham
Dr. Buckingham was instrumental in creating the first hospice in the United States and has since developed 81 hospices worldwide. He will discuss his humanitarian philosophy and how he helped develop the non-profit hospice model.