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Location: UCLA California NanoSystems Institute

Day One: Saturday, March 4, 2017

  • 9:00 AM: Registration & Breakfast
  • 10:00 AM: Welcome!
  • 10:10 AM: Keynote Speaker: Fabien Scalzo, PhD
  • 10:30 AM: Hackathon Instructions & Ideas Generation
  • 11:00 AM: 30-Seconds Individual Idea Share
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch
  • 1:00 PM: Hacking Begins! (...if it hasn't already begun!)
  • 5:00 - 7:00 PM: Mentoring Session
  • 7:00 PM: Dinner
  • 9:00 PM: Team Registration Deadline
  • 12:00 AM: Midnight Check-In and Raffle

Day Two: Sunday, March 5, 2017

  • 8:00 AM: Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM: Day 1 Recap and Announcements
  • 12:00 PM: lunch
  • 1:00 - 2:30 PM: Practice Pitches with Mentors
  • 2:30 - 4:00 PM: 1st Round Pitch Presentation (i.e., Elimination Round)
  • 4:00 PM: Reception and Showcase (open to the public--tell your family & friends!)
  • 5:00 PM: Final Round Pitch Presentation to Judges
  • 6:30 PM: Award Presentation & Finito!