Tuesday, July 31, 2012

SmallBiz180 - August 22

Register today!www.smallbiz180.eventbrite.com

National Entrepreneur Center, 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL  32803, 

Invitation to Free Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights

August 28 • 8:15 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. • National Entrepreneur Center Orlando
• Free

The majority of a company's value isn't in what it does.  It's in what it knows and how well it's known.  For example, you can make a great widget but if no one knows it's your widget, they don't know to come to you to buy from the best!
·         Trademarks and Service Marks: words, phrases, symbols, etc., that identify the source of the goods and services in commerce.
·         Trade Secrets: recipes, pricing methodologies, marketing strategies, etc. -- things of commercial value that are not widely known.
·         Domain Names: a identification string that defines a realm (presence) on the Internet, such as www.export.gov.
·         Copyright: website content, graphics, print and television advertisements, music, artwork, etc. -- creative expression.
·         Patents: inventions and improvements, as well as ornamental designs.

Come learn what makes YOUR company so valuable and how to protect what you’ve got in our increasingly global world!


The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
ITA / Office of Intellectual Property Rights


National Entrepreneur Center
(Inside the Fashion Square Mall)
3201 E. Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32803



Call 407-420-4848 and ask for Julie Matthews

This event is offered free of charge thanks to the generous sponsorship of Orange County Government, FL.

Hosted by the National Entrepreneur Center, the Florida District Export Council and the International Trade Administration / U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service / Orlando U.S. Export Assistance Center.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Seminar: 8.9.12 / CREOL 102 / 11-12pm / “Cubic nonlinearity of organic molecules: the properties and methodologies”, Kenji Kamada

Seminar: “Cubic nonlinearity of organic molecules: the properties and methodologies”, Kenji Kamada
Thursday, August 9, 2012 / 11-12pm

Kenji Kamada
AIST, Osaka

Overview of the real and imaginary parts of the cubic nonlinear optical responses of organic molecular systems will be presented.  First, decomposition of the OHD-OKE response of organic liquids into the instantaneous and causal components and the relation to the electronic and nuclear nonlinearity is discussed with the time evolution of the response with different pulse durations.  Second, two-photon absorption properties of several organic molecules measured by the Z-scan method and some technical issues related the effects of induced Raman scattering and optical-intensity distribution along Z-axis etc. are discussed.

Present Position:
Senior Research Scientist, National Institute for Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), AIST Kansai Center located in Osaka.
Master of Engineering in Chemistry (Ultrafast spectroscopy) from Osaka University (1988).
Ph. D in Applied Physics from Osaka University (1997).
Industrial experience (1988–1991)
Researcher in an ERATO Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency (1991–1993)
Researcher, National Research Institute at Osaka (ONRI) (1993–1995) 
Senior Research Scientist, ONRI (reorganized into AIST since 2001) (1995–present)

Invited positions:
Invited professor, Graduate School of Science / Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Japan (2006/2007–present)
Invited professor, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan (2009–present)
Invited professor, Ecole Normale SupĂ©rieure de Lyon, France (2011–2012)

For More Information:
David Hagan
Hagan @ creol. ucf.  edu

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Affiliates of CREOL,

SPIE Medical Imaging will take place 9 – 14 February 2013, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando Area), Florida. This multidisciplinary, internationally recognized   conference offers cutting-edge research and development in medical imaging. Technical Conference topic areas include: physics of medical imaging; image processing; computer-aided diagnosis; image-guided procedures, robotic interventions and modeling; biomedical applications in molecular, structural and functional imaging; image perception, observer performance, and technology; advanced PACS-based imaging informatics and therapeutic applications; ultrasonic imaging, tomography and therapy. New this year is digital pathology. This year’s featured Plenary Speaker is Geoffrey D. Rubin, M.D., George Barth Geller Professor of Radiology and Bioengineering ; Chair, Department of Radiology Duke University Medical Center. His topic is:  “Critical Path Technology: Volumetric Analyses in the Interpretation of CT Data”. Plan to participate or attend. For more information, visit us at: www.spie.org.

Denise Whiteside
Assistant to the Dean
CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics
University of Central Florida

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Custom Calibration Solutions Open House
Custom Calibration Solutions in Ewing, NJ is having an Open House at their newly refurbished facilities on Thursday, 26 July, from 3-11pm. In addition to a tour of their labs, the event offers live music, refreshments, a wine tasting, and a great opportunity to learn about the company and their offerings. Loved ones are welcome, the music is promised to be the best, but a limited supply of wine for tasting. RSVP’s to sales@custom-cal.com.   More info on their website at http://www.custom-cal.com/blog/. Custom-Cal is a member of the Florida Photonics Cluster (FPC).

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

New Product Announcment from Analog Modules
(July 10, 2012) The Model 763 OEM seed laser diode driver (pump laser diode driver) is ideal for driving 14-pin butterfly packaged laser diode modules or semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOA) for use in CW or pulsed fiber MOPA and EDFA systems. The driver is implemented as a transconductance amplifier (analog voltage in, scaled current out) with operation up to 1.2A, 3.0V and pulsewidths down to 10ns. The driver circuitry operates from a single +5V power source. All other required voltages are generated on the board by high efficiency switching power supplies. The 763 is manufactured to the RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC requirements. For detailed specifications and outline drawings on the Model 763, visit our website at www.analogmodules.com/products/laser-diode.php to view the product data sheet. Please contact AMI to discuss the specifics of your application at sales@analogmodules.com or phone +1 407-339-4355.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

"Free" Social Media Marketing Strategy for Small Businesses by constant Contact - July 11, 2012 - Kissimmee Incubator

India At Your Fingertips!

Dear Valued Exporters,

We are pleased to offer this special opportunity to attend a Business Seminar on the Indian Market.   The seminar will feature information presented by Mr. James Golsen, Principal Commercial Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Chennai, India.  Mr. Golsen also manages the growing southern Indian markets of Bangalore and Hyderabad.

 Open your company to doing business in India

Over 95 percent of the worlds customers are located beyond U.S. borders. Over a billion of those are located in India.  Indias requirements for equipment and services for major sectors such as energy, environmental, healthcare, high-tech, infrastructure, transportation, and defense will exceed tens of billions of dollars in the mid-term as the Indian economy further globalizes and expands. As per the latest data available, Indias GDP growth for FY 2011-12  was 7 percent.

Learn about the Best Prospect sectors within the Indian Market.

Find out about the Department of Commerce products, services, and events giving U.S. business  the tools to capture the Indian market.

What is the future of doing business in the Indian market from a world perspective and in terms of continued Indian reforms?

What are the major challenges to doing business in India and how to overcome them?

How do I register?

Please contact me for more information and for help registering.  The event costs $15 and will run on Monday, July 9th from 8:30a.m. to 11:00a.m.   Or you may register directly through this weblink:


Rachel Kreissl
Commercial Officer
Tampa Bay Export Assistance Center
13805 58th Street North, Suite 1-200
Clearwater, FL 33760
Phone: (727) 464-4166 -Mobile: (727) 215-2141
Fax: (727) 893-3839
Email: Rachel . Kreissl @ trade. gov
*For more information about our organization and services, please visit http://www.export.gov/florida/