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Idea Challenge Events

please join us for our Spring 2020 events!

Date & TimeEventLocation
December 1, 2019$50K Idea Challenge Application OpensOnline Registration
January 29, 2020
5:30 - 7 p.m.
2020 $50K Idea Challenge
Kick-off and Idea Hack
Saab Center, Perry Atrium, North Campus
RSVP with your name, major, and year in school by email to:
February 12
5 p.m.
$50K Idea Challenge Application
February 18
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Workshop 1:
Identifying Problems
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
February 20
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Workshop 2:
Assessing Opportunities and Value Proposition
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
February 24
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Workshop 3:
Developing Business Models
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
February 27
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Workshop 4:
Delivering Your Rocket Pitch
Lydon Library, Room 110, North Campus
March 2
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 16Semi-Finalists AnnouncedVia Email and Social Media
March 17-20 and 23-25Rocket Pitch CoachingDifferenceMaker Central,
Lydon Library, Suite 012, North Campus
To schedule a meeting, please email:
March 27
5 p.m.
Revised Idea Plan Due
Rocket Pitch PPT Presentation and Poster Due
Idea Plan: Submit Online
PPT Pitch and Poster, email to:
April 7: 12:30 - 6 p.m.
Open to the public: 5-6 p.m.
Preliminary Pitch-OffO'Leary Library, 1st Floor and Mezzanine (2nd Floor)
South Campus
April 15
5-8:30 p.m.
$50K Idea ChallengeUniversity Crossing, Moloney Hall, Room 260