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Tuesday, March 17 • 9:30am - 1:30pm
Lean Invention: Idea to Product Launch in 4 Hours!

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An open and collaborative mindset.
What to Bring:
Describe yourself at www.SchoolofInvention as an inventor or collaborator.
By attending this Lean Invention workshop you will walk away with the knowledge that 1). You can pursue your idea without quitting your day job 2). You do not have to spend thousands of dollars to prototype, protect, and validate your invention. 3). You can make money from your inventions without having to launch a startup.
Hour 1). First to Invent: Collaboration is key and as an attendee you will experience the ideation process for the design and creation of a physical prototype.
Hour 2). First to File: Attendees will learn about the creation of Intellectual Property including provisional patent applications, establishing the trademark and related social media identity.
Hour 3). First to Market: Observe a prototype being produced and engage in the creation of a successful Crowdfunding campaign.
Hour 4) Supporters worldwide will give feedback, interact, and promote a newly launched idea.

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Conley Giles

Dir, School of Invention
Conley is the developer of the Lean Invention™ Method patent pending and is the founder of the School of Invention. He is an experienced entrepreneur and inventor with nearly 30 years of designing, developing and bringing new products to market. As an inventor his products have... Read More →
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Luemara Wagner

Dir, The School of Invention Ltd
Luemara Wagner is Chief Legal Officer at the School of Invention where she helps innovators develop their ideas into viable products. She holds an MBA, JD (with honors), and LLM in International Law from the University of Texas at Austin. She attended the Harvard Negotiation Institute... Read More →

Tuesday March 17, 2015 9:30am - 1:30pm CDT
JW Marriott Room 307

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