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Second Saturday Conversation: “Is Your Idea a Sellable Product?”

November 9, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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About Second Saturdays

Second Saturday Conversations feature interesting sci-tech and engineering speakers and topics in an informal setting. The programs are held in the Auditorium or Main Reading Room from 11:00 a.m. to Noon.

The exhibition galleries and the William N. Deramus III Cosmology Theater are open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Free admission and parking. Reference, research, and circulation services are not available on Second Saturdays.

The lecture

An idea is just that if it isn’t sellable. Learn steps you can take to better assure your money doesn’t go down the drain with high costs before you actually know if your product will sell. Learning the basics that smart inventors use during the exploratory stages of taking an idea to a product can save you time and money while assuring your product has a better chance to succeed once it is launched.

The speaker

Mary Moeller, a lifelong entrepreneur, is founder and CEO of Starrtek, a Kansas City-based professional web design and software development firm, and president of campgroundcommander.com, an industry leader in online reservation management systems for small business campgrounds. She also is an active member of the Inventors Center of Kanas City, currently serving as its president.

Admission tickets

The gallery talk is free and open to the public; however, e-tickets are required.


The main entrance to the Library grounds is on Cherry Street. Parking is free in Library parking lots and along the west side of Holmes Street between 51st and 52nd streets. The Linda Hall Library is not affiliated with UMKC. Parking in all UMKC lots is by permit or meter. Doors open at 10 a.m.


November 9, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Linda Hall Library
5109 Cherry
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States


Eric Ward

Questions? Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information about these events.

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