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Idea Challenge Events

Join us for our 2018 spring events!

These event have concluded for this year. Please check back in September 2018. We look forward to getting you involved!

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2018 Event Dates

Date & TimeEventLocation
December 1, 2017$50K Idea Challenge Application OpensOnline Registration
NEW DATE (due to snow day)
February 12, 2018
5:30 - 7 p.m.
$50K Idea Challenge
Kick-off and Idea Hack
University Crossing, Moloney Hall, Room 260
RSVP with your name, major, and year in school to:
DifferenceMaker@uml.edu
NEW DATE (due to snow days)
February 19
5 p.m.
$50K Idea Challenge Application
Closes
Online
February 20
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Workshop 1:
Identifying Problems
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
February 22
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Workshop 2:
Assessing Opportunities and Value Proposition
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
February 26
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Workshop 3:
Developing Business Models
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
February 28
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Workshop 4:
Delivering Your Rocket Pitch
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
March 5
5 p.m.
Idea Plan DuePlease log into the Manage your TeamMaker page and click on the "Start Idea Plan" link for your project.
March 19Semi-Finalists AnnouncedVia Email
March 21-28Rocket Pitch CoachingDifferenceMaker Central,
Lydon Library, Suite 012, North Campus
To schedule a meeting, please email:DifferenceMaker@uml.edu
March 29
5 p.m.
Revised Idea Plan Due
Rocket Pitch PPT Presentation and Poster Due
Idea Plan: Submit Online
PPT Pitch and Poster, email to: DifferenceMaker@uml.edu
April 4
1:30 - 6 p.m.
Preliminary Pitch-OffO'Leary Library, 1st Floor, South Campus
April 25
5 - 8:30 p.m.
$50K Idea ChallengeUniversity Crossing, Moloney Hall, Room 260