Posted on May 23, 2019
Who should attend:
  • Product Inventors
  • New Product Innovators/Entrepreneurs
  • New Business Startups
When: July 17, 6:00-8:00PM ((Networking 5:30-6:00 and 8:00-8:30)
Where: 1001 HWY 7, Eisenhower Community Center (Just West of HWY 169), Hopkins MN 55305
Cost: Members FREE. Visitors $15. Click here to prepay online. (or Cash/Check/CC at meeting)
SPEAKER #1:  Travis White

COME AND LEARN: Prototype engineer, mechanical designer and inventor, will explain the benefits of working with professional CAD and Prototype Designers in the invention process.  Share WHAT’S NEW and WHAT’S NEXT for CAD technologies

  • WHAT’S new in CAD technologies and Trends
  • WHERE to FIND potential Designers for your team
  • HOW to EVALUATE and SELECT the right Designer
  • WHY you need to clearly define the scope of your project
  • HOW to MANAGE Solidworks/CAD designers to get what you need for your project 
SPEAKER #2:  Tyler Pope
COME AND LEARN:  Highly experienced 3D Printing expert in 3D Prototyping. Tyler Pope, will share how you can make your next Protype cheaper and faster using 3D Printing technologies.  LEARN:
  • WHAT’S NEW in 3D Prototyping/Additive Printing
  • HOW to maximize 3D Printing for your next Prototype
  • WHY 3D Printing can delivery your prototypes cheaper/faster
  • WHICH types of 3D Printing are right for you
  • HOW you can use 3D Printing for Small-Batch production runs

Work experience includes 9+ years in R&D and product design in the Contract Consulting medical device design and manufacturing space. Travis also served as President of Inventors Network 2013-2017.  

Education Degrees /Bachelors’ Degree in Prototype Engineering with a minor in art.  Advanced Course work in Prototyping, Industrial Model Making and Model Design: Bemidji State Univ /  Northwest Tech / University Hertfordshire.  


Tyler’s background in Drafting/CAD and Production Management has led to an extensive career in 3D Printing in Additive 3D Printing.  Since 2012, he has managed and co-owner of two 3D printing companies, and continues to increase his expertise by specializing in fast growing 3D Prototyping and Small-Batch technologies.
About Inventors Network: Inventors Network is committed to the Minnesota Inventor Community with; Guidance, Resources and Networking. Monthly meetings (3rd Wednesday) include: Speaker/Topic of Interest with Q&A; Informational Roundtables on Manufacturing/3D-Printing/Prototyping/Legal/Marketing and Licensing.  Join our meetup to get meeting alerts.  
JUL 17 – LEARN What’s NEW in Product Prototyping and CAD Design
AUG 21 – LEARN the Challenges and Keys to Successful Patent Applications  and IP
Ready to get some Feedback on your Idea?
Join Inventors Network and get FREE feedback, suggestions and resources/contacts for next-steps on your inventions. With FULL Non-Disclosure Protection. To schedule a time, contact: Mike Du Mond @
All the best,
Mike Du Mond
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