I know you are all busy with



Here is a cool event: It is 15 dollars, but tell them you are poor UVM
engineering students, and perhaps they will cut you a break.

I will discuss with the officers of that club of establishing a future
student rate.

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   December Newsletter                                                        
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        December Meeting: That's Brilliant!                                   
        Vermont Innovations on Snow                                           
        Upcoming Events                                                       
   December Meeting                                                           
                                                   12/13/12 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm 
    Joint InventVermont and ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center meeting.    
          Celebrating Vermont Innovations with an Outdoor Winter Theme        
                           Thursday, December 13, 2012                        
                             From 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm                          
    THAT’S BRILLIANT! is an evening dedicated to ingenuity and creativity by  
    Vermont inventors with a focus on the Vermont Winter Outdoors and new     
    this year, presentations by the VT Agency of Transportation and Vermont   
    Ski Safety.                                                               
    ECHO’s new Revision Lakeside Pavilion space will be transformed into an   
    inventor’s dream space with nine Vermont exhibitors showing off           
    creativity around products created for winter use.                        
    Products include:                                                         
          The Bambini and the Ice Mower (Damian J. Products, LLC)             
          Carving Snow Sled (Hammerhead Sleds)                                
          Alpine Ski Binding (KneeBinding)                                    
          Bikes On Snow (Bikes On Snow, LLC)                                  
          Alpine Wings (Bzaea, LLC)                                           
          Handmade Dog Sleds (Montgomery Adventures)                          
          Vew Do Balance Boards (Balance Designs, Inc.)                       
          Telemark Ski Leash (Bluebird Day Gear)                              
          Ice Climbing Gear (Petra Cliffs)                                    
    Two speakers will be presenting: Carl Ettlinger, an engineer and founder  
    of Vermont Ski Safety, will share insights gained about ski safety and    
    the partnerships and collaborations created to make the sport of skiing   
    even safer. Jim Cota and Dave Blackmore from the Vermont Agency of        
    Transportation (VTrans) will offer a hands-on demonstration of the        
    creative and environmentally kind use of brine to treat ice on Vermont    
    Climb aboard! VTrans will have their Super Tanker Salt Brine Truck on     
    display with additional VTrans folks on hand to answer questions.         
    Observe, touch, try and learn about these useful, quirky, clever and      
    amazing inventions! Meet some of the inventors of the products being      
    exhibited to learn about their special creations and what motivated them  
    to invent in the first place. Learn how to get your invention to market   
    from professionals who will be on hand.                                   
    There will be door prizes! Door prizes include, but are not limited to:   
    dog sled ride, learn to paddle board lesson for two, an intro ice         
    climbing lesson for one, and a scenic cruise on Lake Champlain. Tickets   
    are just $10 for ECHO members and $15 for non-members and can be reserved 
    by calling 1.877.324.6386. A cash bar and lite hors d’oeuvres will be     
   Vermont Innovations on Snow                                                
  Event will be held at Sugarbush Resort. More details to be announced.       
   Upcoming Events                                                            
                     Fourth Thursday of every month (8AM)                     
                                              Vermont Venture Network         
  InventVermont is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission to    
  promote innovation, invention and creativity through educational programs   
  and by providing a mechanism for sharing information among its members and  
  associates. InventVermont is a forum for the development and nurturing of   
  the capabilities of its members to conceive, develop, patent, market, and   
  benefit from the innovation process. InventVermont does not endorse any     
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  discussion of issues related to innovation.                                 
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                                              Sebastian Ventrone

                                              Senior Technical Staff Member
                                              CMOS Foundry Logic/Foundry IP
                                               IBM Microelectronics
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