Past Meetup

SPECIAL EVENT: Dr Lonnie Johnson - Inventor of Super Soaker and 130+ Patents!

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Price: $25.00 /per person

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

600 Dulany St · Alexandria, VA

How to find us

USPTO Madison Building, Madison North Auditorium -- Downstairs, Near Cafeteria - Discounted Parking Available

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Details

SPECIAL EVENT -- "The Power of Perseverance"
Join us to hear from Dr Lonnie Johnson, who as a NASA engineer at JPL invented one of the best selling toys of all time - the Super Soaker! Dr Johnson now has over 130 patents, and is actively developing new products through his Johnson Research & Development Co in Atlanta, where he serves as the president.

Dr. Johnson will discuss his history and how the power of perseverance enabled him to reach amazing levels of success. He will also discuss a more current topic - how the ever increasing rate of technology evolution impacts the future.

NOTE: PRICE REDUCED - DUE TO SPEAKER WAIVING SPEAKING FEES!!!

*** THIS IS A SPACE LIMITED EVENT -- RSVP MANDATORY ***

IMPORTANT MEETING AND PARKING/METRO INFORMATION

* PRICE: SPECIAL EVENT PRICING - $25 - price includes pizza, snacks, beverages, etc. and venue & additional speaker costs & expenses

SORRY: No member rebates for this event, due to special speaker costs.

MEETING SCHEDULE:
6:00 Pizza & Networking,
6:30 Meeting Start/Introductions
6:45 Speaker/Presentation
8:00 Q&A, and Additional Networking
9:00 Meeting End

PARKING: Paid parking is available in garages adjacent to the Patent Office (~$10-12), or (BEST DEAL) Colonial Parking 1925 Ballenger Ave around corner from PTO (~$5 after 5PM), as well as metered street parking in the area.
METRO: Eisenhower Blvd Yellow Line Metro station is approx. 4 blocks from the PTO