Startup Weekend Chengdu

    Friday, March 24 - 26, 2017


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Startup Weekend Chengdu

Friday, March 24 - 26, 2017



Friday, March 24 - 26, 2017
Event starts at 6:30 pm



Chengdu, China

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday March 24th


6:30 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


7:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


7:20 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders


7:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch


9:00 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


9:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


10:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday March 25th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help


2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Check-In
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help


10:00 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday March 26th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Check-In
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions


12:00 pm
Lunch


12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS


3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place


4:00 pm
Dinner


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Organizing Team

Startup Weekend Chengdu is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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  • Erik
    Ackner

Facilitators


Erik Ackner
Co-Founder, CMO

Co-Founder & CMO, UrTurn Events (Chengdu, China)

Erik is a creative organization talent from north Germany who enjoys creating the right fit for people or uniting organizations to achieve different goals together at events. With more than 10 years’ experience in organizing, design, communication and a MA double-degree in Chinese-European Business and Economy, he proofed this already by helping to bring global events such as the Fête de la Musique, Startup Weekend or the Global Citizen Festival to Chengdu. As an organizer and a DJ, he acts as a hub for talents such as musicians, dancers, organizers, entrepreneurs or educators in Chengdu. Future goals include bringing a real Christmas Market, an educational and entertaining farm festival as well as building an active sport community in Chengdu.

Erik是一位擅长在活动中为人们创造有利条件,整合各类组织资源来实现共赢的组织天才。作为一个组织者和DJ,他扮演着轴心的角色来将例如乐手、歌手、DJ、舞者、组织者、企业家和教育家等人才组织在一起。此外,他还在他的项目中着眼于用最好的文化混搭方式将外国和本地的年轻人聚合在一起,以激励四川的年轻天人关于自主创新的意识。


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