Calgary Tesla Society


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Our Purpose and Vision

The purpose of this Society is to honor the memory of the great Serbian-American scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla, and to educate and promote greater public awareness of his accomplishments. Calgary Tesla Society is a non-profit, non-political, volunteer membership only organization.


Honor

To honour Tesla, a true altruist who put mankind before his own self. The man who "lit the world".

Educate

To educate the public about the often overlooked man responsible for major patents in AC power production and distribution, motors, radio, wireless...etc. To establish Tesla Fund to help young and talented researchers.

Promote

To promote awareness about Tesla and his triumphs.

Tesla Society Team

We are a group of citizens with a passion to promote Tesla's legacy.

MEET THE BOARD

Membership fees are annual: $99 for regular members, $33 for seniors and $21 for students.

Your membership fee will go towards supporting society activities. Pay memebership and become a member.The membership fee can be payed by PayPal or by mailed cheque. Annual financial report is delivered to society members at AGM in February.

Mailing Address: Bay 2D, 624 Beaver Dam Rd NE, Calgary T2K 4W6, Alberta

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Tesla


From Wikipedia: Nikola Tesla (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Тесла; 10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943) was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.

Please, read this free book about Nikola Tesla.
American Institute of Electrical Engineers, May 1888.
Listen to New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia's Eulogy on Nikola Tesla on January 10, 1943

Society Activities


Calgary Tesla Society organizes its activities through four chapter activities:

Community Outreach

Monuments and Public Names

Scholarships- Calgary Tesla Award

Exhibits

Society Activities document.

Community Outreach


We organize and support presentations about Tesla’s work and life and we work to implement information about Tesla into high-school curriculum.

Scholarships

Monument


Nikola Tesla is an under-recognized inventor who was instrumental to our mainstay system of electricity transfer (alternating current) and made hundreds of significant and groundbreaking inventions in areas of wireless energy, wireless communication, magnetism, radio, x-rays, cosmic rays, radar, robotics, tele-automation and much more.

We need your help and support to unveil a monument to Nikola Tesla in Calgary. Donate and have your name engraved on the plaque at the base of the Tesla statue.

Tesla Monument intiative document.
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Pledges and rewards

We have rewards for Tesla monument backers.

Tesla Road Initiative


We suport intiative to rename 243 Ave E (on Range Road 294), Alberta, Canada to Nikola Tesla Road.

Tesla Society News


News

Apr 2017 - Calgary Tesla Award is established to honor Serbian-American scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla.


Mar 2017 - We are proud to announce another great presentation about Tesla's life and work in U of C EEEL 161. on 29th March at 7PM. Presenting Dr Majda Djordjevic.


Feb 2017 - Second AGM report will be mailed out to society members in May 2017.


Invitation are sent out for Second Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM meeting is scheduled for Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 3PM.


Tesla Tribute Night was a great success! Over 100 visitors and great support for Tesla!


Our society is preparing event to celebrate the 160th anniversary of Nikola Tesla’s birth - Tesla Tribute Night. The event is scheduled on November 3rd, 2016 at 7PM in Calgary Petroleum Club and all profit will go towards the establishing Calgary Tesla Award


AGM report is mailed out to society members in March 2016.


Invitation are sent out for first Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM meeting is scheduled for Sunday, February 21, at 3PM.

Contact Tesla Society


If you want to pledge a donation for the Tesla monument in Calgary, participate,support our projects and/or
join as a member, please contact us using this form.


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