Startup Weekend EDU Providence

    Friday, September 23 - 25, 2016


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Startup Weekend EDU Providence

Friday, September 23 - 25, 2016



Friday, September 23 - 25, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Business Innovation Factory

Providence, RI



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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday September 23rd


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 September 24th


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 September 25th


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 Rhode Island is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Roshni
    Lakhi
  • Octavia
    Abell
  • Cricket
    Fuller

Facilitators


Jessica Falkenthal
Education Community & Growth Marketing Strategist

Jessica Falkenthal has spent the past ten years leading marketing, community building and experience design for startups, schools and nonprofits. She has a deep love for creating engaging education experiences from managing online learning communities, coaching early-stage education entrepreneurs, growing the Startup Weekend Education program worldwide, founding her own education startup, recruiting for an online MBA program, leading professional development workshops for educators, and designing and teaching technology classes for the Boys and Girls Club and 4-H Youth Development programs. Jessica is a community organizer for the SF Edtech Happy Hour, Ignite SF Education, 4-H, Startup Weekend Education, and Startup Digest Education.


Malliron Hodge

Malliron serves as the Manager of Community Engagement at 4.0 Schools. Within her work she strives to provide opportunities for the New Orleans community to be engaged with entrepreneurs in the 4.0 Schools programming. During the time Startup Weekend Education was part of 4.0 programming she served as the program coordinator, coaching, and guiding organizers as they planned their events. She is passionate about all things community and youth engagement driven.

Malliron received her Masters in Public Affairs from Indiana University and a BS in Business Management and Human Resource Management. When she is not engaging the community, she can be found rolling around in skates!


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