Why Has America Stopped Inventing?
Name: Why Has America Stopped Inventing?
Date: January 10, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM MST
Find out what's happening to innovation and inventing in the USA. Join the Friends of the Jefferson County Public Library and the JeffCo Innovators' Workshop for a special event on Wednesday, January 10 at Golden City Hall with Denver author/attorney Darin Gibby. FREE - but please RSVP in advance. There is limited space in Golden's Council Chambers at City Hall. AGENDA 6 - 6:30 pm: Bring your new product, prototype, demo unit or concept and share with the group in a casual setting while we enjoy food and drink refreshments. 6:30 pm: Announcements, introductions for everyone, and "Asks" from the group for any type of help on their project. Plus, informational presentation from FRIENDS of the Jefferson County Library Foundation. 6:45 pm - 7:30 pm: Talk by Darin Gibby, Author of “Why Has America Stopped Inventing?” 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm: Pitchfest - As many as 3 folks can take 5 - 8 minutes each to present their investor or client pitch for feedback and advice. 8:30 pm: Adjourn. Free, but please RSVP at https://www.meetup.com/Innovators-Workshop/ OR - if you are bringing more than yourself, and want to RSVP for several people without going through Meetup, go to Eventbrite and enter search term "Inventing" or JeffCo Innovators Workshop. The Jefferson County Library Foundation’s mission is to support and enrich the capabilities, resources and services of the Jefferson County Public Library through fundraising and advocacy efforts that benefit our diverse community. More about the foundation, and the FRIENDS of the JCPL at: http://jeffcolibraryfoundation.org. The JeffCo Innovators' Workshop offers once-a-month meetings that feature networking, a showcase of new products and prototypes, and a featured speaker who shares with us the story of how he or she built their company, and their advice to other entrepreneurs and start-ups. The mission of the JeffCo Innovators’ Workshop is to bring together the Jefferson County, Colorado community of entrepreneurs - new and experienced, successful and not yet successful, young and old — in fellowship to share, encourage and learn from one another. Some of Colorado’s most prominent business founders have shared their story with our audience. The JeffCo Innovators’ Workshop offered by the IX Power Foundation has been operating in Jefferson County since 2013. To suggest a speaker or topic, call the IX Power Foundation at 303-277-9523.