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Thursday, December 02
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Weidman Center Workshop: Becoming an Expert Problem Solver EB Event Space Prizes! Recruiters hire engineers to be problem solvers. Boost your skills!
Wednesday, January 12
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
SIOY Intellectual Property Info Session EB Event Space Learn basics of protecting your innovative ideas from an IP pro and resources available on campus to help you.
Wednesday, January 19
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Weidman Center Workshop: Creating Collaborative Environments EB Event Space Learn and practice communication skills to enhance collaboration and team effectiveness.
Thursday, February 03
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Weidman Center Workshop: Impostor Syndrome EB Event Space Dawn-Marie Wood, Visiting Assistant Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience, Diversity and Gender Studies
Wednesday, February 16
SIOY Showcase EB Event Space and CB step-down lounge 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, students, and visitors. Four Showcase Honorable Mentions and a Crowd Favorite 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 TBA 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 29
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Weidman Center Leadership Workshop: Professional Interactions EB Event Space