Innovative Lives: My Inventor Dad, with Robert Lemelson and Cindy Yoon (March 10)

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What is it like to grow up with an inventor in the family? On Wednesday, March 10, join the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation online for Innovative Lives: My Inventor Dad, featuring documentary filmmakers Robert Lemelson and Cindy Yoon. 

 

Innovative Lives: My Inventor Dad

Featuring documentary filmmakers Robert Lemelson and Cindy Yoon

Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Time: 4:00–5:30 pm ET

Registration Link (free): https://myinventordad.eventbrite.com

 

Join the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center on March 10 at 4:00 pm ET for a free online program exploring the innovative lives and impactful inventions of two notable independent inventors, Jerome Lemelson and Dr. InBae Yoon. Filmmakers Robert Lemelson and Cindy Yoon will share stories and clips from their documentaries about their inventor-fathers. Lemelson Center director Arthur Daemmrich will moderate a discussion about growing up in an inventive family and using the medium of film to document innovative lives. 

Panelists:

  • Robert Lemelson is an adjunct professor in the Department of Anthropology and a research anthropologist in the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA.
  • Cindy Yoon is a video editor and maker/crafter who works with Potion, an experience design studio bridging digital and physical worlds.
  • Arthur Daemmrich is Director, Smithsonian's Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.

About Innovative Lives: Now in its 25th year, the Lemelson Center’s Innovative Lives program series gives participants the opportunity to engage in a public conversation with diverse inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs about their pioneering work and careers.

Accessibility: The National Museum of American History welcomes visitors of all ages and abilities. CART captioning will be available for this program. Additional accommodations are available upon request; please email nmahprograms@si.edu.