02/07/19 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BASICS AND SBA RESOURCES – The US Patent Office, Detroit
Do you have Intellectual Property? What is IP? Learn about trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and copyrights at our introductory presentation the first Thursday of each month. Following the presentation, an Economic Advisor from the Michigan Small Business Administration provides an overview of their small business services and partners that provide counseling, capital, and contracting resources for small businesses.
02/12/19 TRADEMARK TUESDAY – The US Patent Office, Detroit
Are you an entrepreneur? Do you have a logo for your business?
Join us for an interactive virtual trademark program held by the Trademark Assistance Center (TAC) the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, please review: Basic Facts About Trademarks: What Every Small Business Should Know Now. Not Later.
02/13/19 HOW TO OUTSOURCE BUSINESS PROCESSES an IndustryStar Webinar
Learn why and how forward-thinking professionals are outsourcing critical parts of their business processes to supply partners with a distinctive core competency, enabling companies to take advantage of drastic improvements in not only cost, but in quality, reliability, and service.
02/20/18 PATENT SERIES – PART 2: TYPES OF PATENT APPS & HOW TO FILE – The US Patent Office, Detroit
Have an idea? Have an invention? Learn about the patent process, patent application types and how to file your patent application, and patent searching in our rotating 3-part series on the third Wednesday of each month.
02/21/19 MANUFACTURING AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT THROUGH AUGMENTED REALITY at OPS Solutions, Wixom
Key speaker Paul Ryznar, President & CEO of OPS Solutions, will speak on the topic of Manufacturing at the Speed of Light through Augmented Reality.
After two months of competition prep advising from a cohort of nearly 40 mentors, the 19 semi-finalists from 4 countries and 6 states will compete for the chance to move on to the Finals at the SAE World Congress inside Detroit’s Cobo Center in April.
03/02/19 STEAMBOX: EPIC UNREAL ENGINE BASICS an intensive 4-day workshop at Lawrence Technological University
Unreal Engine is a complete suite of game development tools made by game developers for game developers. From 2D mobile games to console blockbusters, indie experiments, and virtual reality, Unreal Engine can power it all. In this course, we cover the essentials of level design, lighting, effects, Visual Scripting, cinematics, and game packaging with Unreal. He covers creating your first project, building a base landscape, blocking out levels, and exporting and importing assets for use in the design. Want to find out how to craft a unique look? Learn about applying materials and creating special effects with Unreal’s particle systems. Plus, get a thorough introduction to Blueprints, the visual scripting language, and optimizing performance for great gameplay with Unreal.
03/20-21/19 2019 MANUFACTURING IN AMERICA at Ford Field
Siemens and Electro-Matic invite you to join over 3200 manufacturing executives, engineers and enthusiasts at Manufacturing in America 2019 inside Ford Field in downtown Detroit. Learn about the newest technologies, share best practices and ideas, and be a part of advancing the future of manufacturing.
03/21/19 STARTUP STORY NIGHT 2019: “Don’t call it a comeback!” at The Marble Bar
The New Economy Initiative (NEI), in partnership with Model D Media, presents this one night platform for entrepreneurs in Southeast Michigan to share their experiences in opening, owning and running their own businesses. Want to be one of the featured storytellers? Submit your story for consideration by 2/15/19
03/26/19 PRODUCTION PART APPROVAL PROCESS (PPAP) WORKSHOP at Lawrence Technological University
This one day workshop provides participants with an understanding of Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) and related topics including quality planning, evaluation, requirements, product and process changes in automotive and other manufacturing applications. A training certificate will be provided. Professional Development Equivalent to .8 CEU
05/20-23/19 RAPID + TCT at Cobo Center
By far the most comprehensive event in the industry, RAPID + TCT is where the entire additive manufacturing community comes together to share knowledge and learn what’s new. At RAPID + TCT 2019, you’ll witness some of the biggest product announcements of the year firsthand, discover the latest applications, and hear from the industry’s most respected experts on where the industry is headed next.
ONGOING DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING – a Dragon Innovation E-Learning Series
Dragon Innovation helps hardware teams navigate the path from a prototype to high-volume factory production. Customers like Pebble, MakerBot, SharkINinja, Link by AKC, Moment, ReMarkable, and hundreds of others have used Dragon’s proven process, software, and deep expertise to understand manufacturing costs and schedules, find factories, manage production, and more.
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