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Tesla Spirit Award Benefit Reception
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Saturday, January 5th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

When: 1/5/2013
Saturday, January 5th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom, New Yorker Hotel
481 Eighth Avenue
New York City, New York  10001
United States
Contact: Nikola Lonchar
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On behalf of Tesla Science Foundation & Patron HRH Prince Philip of Serbia,

we have the great privilege to invite you to attend and participate in the forthcoming fundraiser:

Tesla Spirit Award Benefit Reception

Saturday, January 5th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Grand Ballroom, New Yorker Hotel

481 Eighth Avenue, New York City, NY 10001

PLEASE JOIN US at the Tesla Spirit Awards Benefit Reception endorsed by HRH Prince Philip of Serbia (the son of HRH Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia) and honoring Jane Alcorn, President of the Tesla Science Museum for her commitment to resurrect the Tesla Wardenclyffe Tower  on Long Island, NY. Designed to include benefactors, sponsors and willing contributors supporting the Tesla Science Foundation’s vision, programs and projects are committed to promoting the message - "Why Tesla Matters”.  The event program will include a number of prominent speakers, dignitaries, artists and distinguished individuals who have been designated to receive this year’s Tesla Spirit Awards (see attached agenda).

Reserve your ticket by clicking here:

Tax deductible checks may be addressed and mailed to:   Tesla Science Foundation, c/o SOC, 16 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10010.

Thank you very much for your interest.    We look forward to your attendance and support. Regards,
Nikola Lonchar
Marina Schwabic
Executive Director

Tesla Science Foundation

Phone: (484) 955-0545
Phone: (857) 417 8719
mschwabic@gmail.com Tesla Spirit Award Benefit ReceptionPatron HRH Prince Philip of SerbiaSupported by: The New Yorker Hotel
Saturday, January 5, 2013, 6pm – 8 pmGrand Ballroom @ NEW YORKER HOTEL, NYC6:00-6:20 Guest arrival and silent auction
6:20-6:25 La Guardia Commemorative Tesla Speech

6:25-6:32 Gusle - Short avant-garde Musical peace Created and performed /Milica Paranosic

6:32-6:36 Short welcome:
TSA Benefit Chair, Marina Schwabic
TSF Chair, David Vujic                        
TSF President/Founder, Nikola Lonchar

6:36-6:45 Opening remarks by Patrons

Guests of Honor:
Jane Alcorn (Tesla Science Museum, Long Island)

Vladimir Jelenkovic (Tesla Museum of Belgrade)

6:45-6:50Gracanica Serbian Folk Dance Ensemble

6:50- 7:20Tesla Spirit Awards recipients:

UNESCO (World Memory List)
TESLA MUSEUM in Belgrade
Fundraising: Matt Iman/ Indigogo


Tesla life time award: Dr. Ljubomir Vujovic7:20 - 7:40
7:40 - 7:45

Concert  "Divine Hand”

Closing remarks – TBD

You are also invited to attend:The Tesla Memorial Conference

January 6 - 7, 2013 @ New Yorker Hotel, New York City

The world’s brightest minds, scientists, engineers, alternative energy entrepreneurs, innovation experts, artists and a myriad of Tesla enthusiasts will gather for this 2 day Tesla extravaganza to honor Tesla’s legacy, 70 years since his passing on January 7th, 1943, in the New Yorker Hotel. This unique Tesla forum will include a diverse array of Tesla-related lectures, presentations, discussions and documented evidence of growing interest and recognition of Tesla’s contribution to the 20th and 21st Century.

Reserve your early tickets on line at appreciate your interest in supporting Nikola Tesla’s name and legacy and invite you to attend and participate in this important Tesla Tribute.

Finally, in addition we invite those who are observing the Serbian Orthodox Christmas to join us in paying our respects by remembering one of the most prominent of American-Serbs "the man who invented the 20th Century", our Nikola Tesla. We are most grateful to have received the blessings for these events from the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in New York City.       Lenten meals will be available for ones who are fasting. 

Tesla Memorial Conference Agenda

January 6-7, 2013

NEW YORKER HOTEL, Crystal Ballroom

Sunday, January 6, 2013
7:30 am - 9:00 am

Registration and Coffee
9:00 am - 9:30 amOpening Statement: Tesla Science Foundation,
Nikola Lonchar, President

Marina Schwabic, Executive Director

David Vujic, Chairman

Marc Seifer, Ph.D.
9:30 am - 9:45 amWFUCA-UNESCO: Aleksandar Protic
10:00 am - 10:15 am

Nikola Tesla Museum Belgrade: Vladimir Jelenkovic
0:15 am - 10:30 am

New Yorker Hotel: Joe Kinney NYH; Kyle Driebeek,
10:30 am - 10:45 am

Tesla & Film: Milan Knezevic – film director
10:45am – 11:00 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am – 12:00 am

Tesla Science Museum Long Island– Jane Alcorn & friends –confirmed
12:00 am – 12:15 pmIEEE – Power & Energy Society
2:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Short  presentations:  Mark Passio, Howard Lipman, David J. Kent, Brian Yetzer, Vladimir Visnjic, Francis X. Taney, John Wasik
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Tesla & Serbs In America – Dusan Lopusina
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Tesla Tower Projects –  Zvezdana Scott, Dragica Mihailovic, Natalija Princi
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Tesla Memorial Society of New York – Dr Ljubo Vujovic, MD
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Coffee Break
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm

The Vision of Nikola Tesla — a movie Joseph Sikorski, filmmaker
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Tesla As Artistic Inspiration

Tesla Virtual Museum, Tesla Opera, Tesla Books, Tesla Art, Tesla Films:Miriam Seidel, Terry O'Reilly, Wil Cashen, James Jaeger, Melissa Dunphy

Special Guest: Natalie Paige Bentley

5:00 pm – 6: 00 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION –  In Tesla’s Memory:

Barriers, Challenges & Opportunities, Lessons

Chair:  Alex Lightman – Confirmed

Monday, January 7, 2013

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Registration and coffee

8:30 am - 9:30 am


Keynote Addresses: TBD

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Alternative sources of energy:  Sterling D Allan

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Wireless energy transmission:  PhD. Nicholas Simos, Brookheaven Nat. Lab

0:30 am - 11:00 am

Medical equipment: Tom Valone (with experiments)

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Tesla and Robotics: PhD. Marko Popovic

11:30 am – 11:45 am

Coffee Break

11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Tesla and Music: Mano Divina and David Pokrajac, Ph.D.

2:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch break

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Wireless energy transmission:  Garry Peterson (with experiments)

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tesla waves machine presentation: Goran Marjanovic, ing.

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

PhD Predrag Jelenkovic  - (to be confirmed)

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Panel Discussion: World Beyond Tesla

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Wireless energy transmission: Jim Hardesty, Ph.D. 

(with experiments)

5:00 pm – 6: 00 pmWhy Tesla matters discussion: James Corum, Ph.D.

(with experiments)

6:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Serbian Orthodox Cathedral St. Sava

Memorial Service for Nikola Tesla  (pomen)

15 West 25th Street, off Broadway

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Serbian Orthodox Cathedral Hall  Evening Reception 
(suggested donation to Church: $20) NOTE: The organizer retains the right to modify schedule of the event without prior notification to guests and participants due to speakers cancelation or any unforeseen circumstances including but not limited to inclement.
The Tesla Science Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the life, legacy, and scientific innovations of Nikola Tesla. Today, our Foundation is the most active Tesla related organization in United States having successfully hosted numerous lectures, seminars, forums, to include our annual Energy Independence Conference. Through its dedicated efforts, TSF has attracted large numbers of scientists, engineers, artists, students and other Tesla enthusiasts worldwide. Visionary prodigy and scientist, Nikola Tesla was voted one of the 100 most influential Americans of the 20th Century and is included in the UNESCO Memory of the World register.

Nikola Lonchar
President / Founder
Tesla Science Foundation
Nikola Tesla Club
Nikola Tesla Inventors Club

771 South 20 Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone; 484 955 0545

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