Articles from February 2013

Febuary General Meeting

February General Meeting

2-14-2013 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

520 Elliot Street Charlotte NC, 28202

Make sure to bring your spouse or a date along for this one. There is no charge for your date of course, and what better way to say you care than Inventing and Developing love or love based products!The INotC February 14, 2013 meeting speakers are Pepsi Boyer and Divon Briesen.

Pepsi Boyer

Originally from New Orleans, Pepsi Boyér went to college at UNCA for a Bachelor in Science Degree and finished her studies with a Masters in Digital Communications. Her experience in education expands from pre-k to higher education focusing in areas of the Environmental Sciences, Engineering, IT and Simulation and Gaming. Her teaching philosophy focuses on creating passion for academia and her teaching practices bring forth powerful reflection and evaluation.

Pepsi Boyér M.S.

Division Director of Information Technology

Central Piedmont Community College


Di von Briesen

D.I. von Briesen has been a technologist for 20 years, and a college teacher for the last ten. He lives in Charlotte and along with his wife is raising five children to follow in his footsteps, combining service with technology, education, and working to understand our natural world. D.I. created the EcoBox, a self-contained living space made from a converted shipping container, founded the non-profit gDwell, and is active in Hackerspace Charlotte and working to get kids involved in STEM, in part thru partnerships with Discovery Place, Imaginon, and CPCC. He is a regular speaker on technology in education, and an active participant in the open courseware movement. In particular, D.I. is excited by the opportunities that web based tools offer for learning and teaching programming, and the much broader world of the open source maker movement.


Last Months Meeting

Mike Weaver spoke to us about the success and pain of the serial inventor. His in depth knowledge in the field of computers and electronics that he presented was outstanding, and a true account of the trials and tribulations of product development and what it takes to succeed!


  • This meeting cost $20 for guest and is free to members
  • Yearly dues for members are due, which is $75 for the entire year.
  • Check and Cash are accepted.
  • Thank you once again for supporting the INotC.


  • Collectively when we network, mountains can be moved!
  • Through creativity, we can develop a civilization worth living in!
  • When we commercialize, we give our value and vision to the world!

Network, Develop, Commercialize

We look forward to seeing you

Building info: There has been some construction at Enventys and street parking maybe needed. If you have not been to our meetings before, the building is located at the end of Elliot street on the right. Then you go through the fence and down the driveway. The front door is located on the left side. Once you go in follow the hall way to the end then go through the door and turn left to the meeting room door.

President – Brian James

Flourish and Prosper