2021 Full Schedule

Set in Central Standard Time

4:00 PM

Introduction to Hackathon + Present Theme

4:20 PM

Q&A in Teams

4:30 PM

Ice Breakers

5:00 - 6:00 PM

Dinner (offline), Brainstorm

6:00 PM // Seminar

Business Model Canvas 

6:30 PM

Students will finalize a chosen idea + back up idea 

7:30 PM

Teams will submit their 2 final ideas. Ideas will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis

8:00 PM // End of Day

Teams will get emails finalizing which idea they will be working on.

Students will be assigned deliverables to work on, due the next day.

Thursday

MARCH 11

10:00 AM

Introduction + Breakdown of Schedule

10:30 AM

Team Pitch Presentations

(2 min each)

11:30 AM // Seminar

How to Pitch (Public Speaking)

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch (offline)

1:00 PM

Mentor Introductions + Break out rooms with mentors. 

2:00 PM // Panel Discussion

Being an Effective Leader

2:40 PM

Social Group Introductions

3:10 PM // Panel Discussion

Financing Your Million Dollar Idea

4:00 PM // End of Day

Students will be assigned deliverables to work on, due the next day.

Friday

MARCH 12

10:00 AM

Introduction + Breakdown of Schedule


10:30 AM // Seminar

How to Make a

Slide Deck 


11:00 AM

Teams work on their slide decks 


12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch (offline)


1:00 PM

Meet with mentors and get feedback


2:00 PM // Panel Discussion

Diversity in Business

2:40 PM

Social Groups


3:10 PM

Competition Schedule Overview + Q&A

4:00 PM // End of Day

Teams will work on their slides and practice pitching to prepare for the Pitches.

Saturday

MARCH 13

10:00 AM

Introduction + Breakdown of Schedule


10:30 AM

Semi-Final Pitch Competition (7 min pitch & 5 min Q&A)


12:20 PM (Live)

Announcement of 4 Finalist Teams


12:30 PM (Live)

Final Pitch Competition

(7 min pitch & 5 min Q&A)


1:40 PM // Seminar (Live)

Keynote Speaker


2:00 PM (Live)

Awards Ceremony + Happy Hour


3:00 // End of Event

Sunday

MARCH 14