DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge

Events

2014 Events:

Thank you for all who attended our 2014 events. Please check back soon for our 2015 event dates.

These events help you learn more about the DifferenceMaker Program, moving your project forward and building your team. In addition you get to meet helpful faculty and staff.

Be sure to attend the workshop events as well. Attending these workshops will give you a better understanding of your project/idea problem, opportunity, solution and resources. In addition, they will assist in building your team and increase your chances of winning the Idea Challenge!

Pizza and soda will be served at all events.

 
Date & Time Event Location
Jan. 27, 6 - 7:30 p.m. DifferenceMaker North Idea Challenge Kick-Off
 

Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center, Atrium, North Campus

Jan. 28, 6 - 7:30 p.m. DifferenceMaker South Idea Challenge Kick-Off O'Leary Library Mezzanine, South Campus

Feb. 11, 6 - 7:30 p.m. *Note date change

Workshop 1: Identifying Problems & Team Building Mixer

 
 

Kitson 309, North Campus

 
Feb. 19, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Workshop 2: Assessing Opportunities  Kitson 309, North Campus
 

Feb. 24, 5 p.m.    

Application Submission

 
 

Due Online

Feb. 28, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Workshop 3: Developing Solutions Kitson 309, North Campus
March 5, 6  - 7:30 p.m. Workshop 4: Identifying Resources Kitson 309, North Campus
March 28, 5 p.m.
Idea Challenge Plan and PPT Rocket Pitch Presentation Submission Submit to: DifferenceMaker@uml.edu
March 24 and 25, sign-up for time slot Rocket Pitch Coaching North Campus DMC, South Campus McG 345

April 4, 2:30 - 6 p.m.

Preliminary Pitch-Off Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center, Atrium and Rooms 245, 345, and 445, DifferenceMaker Central, and Lydon Library Computer Lab and Quiet Study Rooms, 2nd Floor, North Campus
April 15, 5 - 9 p.m.
2nd Annual DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge  Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center, Atrium, North Campus