Wednesday October 9, 2013


Meeting Notice

Wednesday 9 Oct 2013

Cedar Falls Clarion Inn

(Formerly called the Holiday Inn)

Topic: 100 Years of Technology Changes

The 2013 – 2014 calendar year marks 100 years of meetings for the Waterloo Technical Society. We invite you to be a part of the WTS as we celebrate this milestone throughout the year!

Speaker: Mr. Steve Lang

As a way to help the WTS celebrate 100 years of existence, Steve will be talking about “A Comparison of Technologies” 1913 versus 2013 in Agriculture, Transportation and Communications Steve Lang recently retired from John Deere after working 34 years at the Product Engineering Center in Cedar Falls. During that time Steve worked on designing tractor dashboard instruments and more recently, wireless machine communication systems. Steve received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin Madison and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Northern Iowa.

Program Chair: Gary Dorhout

Meal: Mushroom Chicken Marcela Price: $15.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent)

Time: Social period: 6:00 P.M. Dinner: 6:30 P.M. at “Against The Grain” Restaurant, Cedar Falls Clarion Inn 5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls 50613.

Dinner Reservations can be made 2 ways

1. (preferred)

2. Phone number (319-292-8178)

Please make reservations by 3:00 PM, Monday 7 Oct 2013. Guests are always welcome. Checks should be made to "Cedar Falls Clarion Inn".

A photographer/reporter from the Waterloo Courier will be attending this meeting as part of a story they are doing about the Waterloo Tech Society’s 100 years of meetings so we are looking forward to a good turnout of members and friends at this meeting. There will also be some memorability of past meetings on display. We will have a birthday cake to help us celebrate 100 years as a club J JJ

Dues: Member dues of $10.00 may be sent to the Treasurer, Kenneth Friend, 1112 W. 4th St., Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613-2430 (ph 319-277-2312) or paid at the meeting. E-mail: Checks for membership to the Waterloo technical Society should be made out to the “Waterloo Technical Society”.

Please feel free to invite a colleague and/or a friend to this meeting. Remember – new people/members are the growing edge of the WTS and everyone is very important to us!!