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Dean Kamen to Present The Tech with a "Segway Human Transporter"

Press Release Date 
Thursday, 16 May, 2002
The Tech Museum of Innovation will host an event at The Fairmont San Jose this evening where keynote speaker Dean Kamen, founder of DEKA Research & Development, will ride his much-publicized "Segway Human Transporter" onto the stage, and will present Tech President and CEO Peter Giles with a Seqway for the musuem.
Dean will present the Segway during a black tie dinner tonight, where over 400 donors, educators and friends will celebrate the achievement of $14 million dollars towards a goal of $25 million for The Tech Museum of Innovation's Cornerstone Campaign for the Endowment.

Who: Dean Kamen, founder of DEKA Research & Development and the creator of the much publicized "Segway Human Transporter."

When: Thursday, May 16, 2002. 8:20 p.m.

Where: Imperial Ballroom, The Fairmont San Jose, 170 South Market Street, San Jose, California

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