Cozad Schedule

Office hours are ongoing. Email Stephanie Larson at larson42@illinois.edu for an appointment. More details will be shared soon. You must attend all mandatory workshops and submit all deliverables by the stated deadlines to stay and compete in the competition. Failure to do so will result in elimination.  See Rules for the full explanation of event requirements.

 

January 28 | DEADLINE TO SUBMIT  |  Executive Summary via YouNoodle by 11:59 PM

January 30 | 5:00-7:00pm | MANDATORY | Workshop #1 Ecosystem Mapping | WebEx Webinar

  • February 6, 7 | On-going | RECOMMENDED Mentor Office Hours | Advance reservations required by February 4  |  Link TBD
  • February 11 | DEADLINE TO SUBMIT | Workshop #1 Assignment Deliverables: Ecosystem Map and Value Chain Map
     

January 31 | IP CLINIC KICKOFF - RECOMMENDED | 11:00am-12:30pm | Coordinated Science Lab (CSL) 301  |  RSVP Requested

February 13 | 5:00-7:00pm | MANDATORY | Workshop #2 Value Propositions Canvas / Product Market Fit | Natural History Bldg. Lecture Hall (NHB 2079)

  • February 20, 21 | On-going | RECOMMENDED | Mentor Office Hours | Advance reservations required by February 18  |  Link TBD
  • February 25 | DEADLINE TO SUBMIT  |  Workshop #2 Assignment Deliverables: Value Proposition Canvas
     

February 27 | 5:00-7:00pm | MANDATORY | Workshop #3 Financials and Business Outline | Natural History Bldg. Lecture Hall (NHB 2079)

  • March 6, 7 | On-going | RECOMMENDED | Mentor Office Hours | Advance reservations required by March 4 | Link TBD
  • March 11 DEADLINE TO SUBMIT | Workshop #3 Assignment Deliverables: 3-year Financial Projectiom
     

March 13 | 5:00-7:00pm | MANDATORY | Workshop #4 Presentation best Practices  | Natural History Bldg. Lecture Hall (NHB 2079)

  • March 28 | On-going | RECOMMENDED | Mentor Office Hours | Advance reservations required by March 25  |  Link TBD
  • March 25 DEADLINE TO SUBMIT | Workshop #4 Assignment Deliverables: Demo Showcase Poster

March 27 | 5:00-7:00pm | RECOMMENDED | Presentations in the Round | ECE 3002


April 1 | DEADLINE TO SUBMIT | Elevator Pitch Slide 

April 3 | 5:00-8:00pm | MANDATORY | Elevator Pitches | Natural History Bldg. Lecture Hall (NHB 2079) | NOTE: Elevator Pitch lineups will be announced via email right before event.

April 5 | 7:00am - 7:00pm | RECOMMENDED | Chicago Mentor Event (Details TBD) 

 

April 8 | DEADLINE TO SUBMIT | Final Presentation Slide Deck

 

April 9 | 6:00 - 8:00pm | RECOMMENDED | Kickoff and Networking Event | ECEB 3002

April 10 | 9:00am - 3:30pm | MANDATORY | Showcase and Finals: Winners announced at awards ceremony | I-Hotel

9:00am-12:00pm | Showcase
1:30-2:30pm | Finalist Presentations
3:00pm | Winners and prizes are announced

 

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