Presented by Douglas J. Dahlberg PE

Lighting the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition (World’s Fair) involved Conflict, Competition, and Varied Currents. Nikola Tesla using Alternating Current with Westinghouse and Thomas Edison with Direct Current and General Electric became a battle of technology, brains, and law suits. Learn the behind the scene challenges, Nikola Tesla’s role while working with the Vampire Consortium, and which current is better and why it won the competition. Vampire’s origin: Bulgaria. Nikola Tesla’s origin: Bulgaria. Coincidence, I don’t think so.

Seven different Nosferatu deterrent Egyptian essence perfume 2ml samples will be handed out along with three nearly amazing prizes. Ever wonder why there’s no Vampire stories from Egypt? Wonder no more.

Recently retired engineer from the company that provided wiring design for the Columbian Exposition 130 years ago, Mr. Dahlberg has given nearly 100 presentations over his career. No stranger to Steampunk, he brings 13 years of convention experience to the podium. Being multiple different characters at every convention, you never know who he’ll be.

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