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Date / Time Title Location Info
Thursday, January 12
4:00 PM
Leadership Workshop: Creating Collaborative Environments EB Event Space Learn and practice communication skills to enhance collaboration and team effectiveness.
Wednesday, February 15
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
SIOY Showcase EB Event Space This preliminary judging competition determines the seven teams that will advance to the Student Innovator of the Year (SIOY) Finals competition. The public is invited to listen to refined 4-minute pitches from teams before they present to judges.
Friday, February 17
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
SIOY Finalist Mentoring Engineering Building (EB) Mandatory - Prior to the final event, each finalist team will be coached by a private mentor in the development of their short presentation. This presentation coaching will focus on including all aspects of the judging rubric while being engaging and entertaining.
Wednesday, March 01
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SIOY Final Competition EB Event Space The seven finalist teams will give their presentation to judges in front of a large crowd.  Each finalist team will receive $4,000 just for competing in the final event. Finals competition winners will receive additional cash awards of 1st place- $8,000, 2nd place - $6,000, 3rd place - $4,000, and Crowd Favorite - $2,000.  
Tuesday, March 14
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Annual Dinner Celebration EB Event Space This is an event for all engineering students to celebrate the year, recognize achievements, and connect with faculty and alumni will enjoying a plated meal and inspirational speaker.
Tuesday, March 28
4:00 PM
Leadership Workshop: Crucial Conversations EB Event Space All teams face problems. Successful teams candidly discuss and resolve them. Learn proven principles to handle difficult conversations.