Startup Weekend Erbil

    Thursday, December 24 - 26, 2015


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  3. Coaches and Mentors
  4. Sponsors
  5. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Erbil

Thursday, December 24 - 26, 2015



Thursday, December 24 - 26, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm

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Erbil, Iraq

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Thursday December 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

Friday December 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

Saturday December 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!



Coaches and Mentors


Lucy Knight



Saad Salim

Saad is a graphic designer and photographer, He has been working in this field for over 8 years and he has experience in all sorts of designs, He is very much talented in UI design, He also has some experience in coding as he is a software engineer graduate.


Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Erbil team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.


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Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Erbil is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Goran
    Jawdat
  • Razbar
    Sulaiman
  • Tebeen
    Muhamad
  • Sana
    Karwan

Facilitators


Amed Omar
Lead Organizer & Facilitator



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