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Date / Time Title Location Info
Friday, January 28
11:59 PM
Fast Pitch Submission Deadline Prepare for showcase by practicing and getting feedback on pitching your SIOY project- Mandatory for teams with funding that did not attend Speed Mentoring
Thursday, February 03
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Weidman Center Workshop: Impostor Syndrome EB Event Space Minimizing Cognitive Opposition, Intellectual Self-Doubt, and Internalized Undervaluing in Ourselves and Others. Free Brick Oven Pasta for attendees of the workshop. RSVP required.
Thursday, February 10
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
College Lecture JSB Auditorium Hear from Colonel Michael S. Warner, Associate Director of Engineering and Technical Management, Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) Operating Location Hill Air Force Base (AFB), Utah.
Wednesday, February 16
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
SIOY Public Showcase ZOOM- Showcase open to the public Important Venue Change 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. Attendees could win one of five JBL Charge-4 Speakers!
Wednesday, February 16
6:00 PM
SIOY Private Showcase ZOOM- Showcase participants and judges only (Important Venue Change) Important Venue Change This preliminary judging competition determines the seven teams that will advance to the Finals competition. Use your refined 4-minute pitch to highlight what makes your product innovative, the engineering work involved, and its impact to judges. Five Showcase Honorable Mentions will win $500 each. Teams who don't advance to the Finals are eligible to compete in SIOY a subsequent year. 
Friday, February 18
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 02
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.  
Thursday, March 10
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
College Lecture JSB Auditorium Hear from King Hussein, founder and CEO of Span Construction and Engineering (Span), one of the country's largest metal building construction companies.
Tuesday, March 29
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Weidman Center Leadership Workshop: Professional Interactions EB Event Space