Registration,11am-4pm, Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, Gold Room
All fifteen ACC universities will send their chosen student or student team to compete in the ACC InVenture Prize.
ACC InVenture Prize Welcome Meeting, 4:45pm, TechSquare Research Building
Start of Preliminary Round, 5:15pm, TechSquare Research Building
A quick pitch round where each ACC student or student team goes on stage before a panel of fifteen selected ACC-alumni judges and has two minutes, 45 seconds to pitch their invention, followed by seven minutes for questions and comments from the judges. Open only to competition participants, judges, and ACC selected representatives.
Game-X Event, 6:45pm
Shuttles departing every 15-20 minutes from the Georgia Tech Hotel.
End of Preliminary Round, 8pm, TechSquare Research Building
Finalists Announcement at Game-X, 9pm, 275 Baker Street, Atlanta, 30313
Networking event for all ACC student teams, representatives, and judges. Finalists of the ACC InVenture Prize will be announced and interviewed.
March 31, 2017
Breakfast, 8am, Georgia Tech Hotel Restaurant
Representatives of the ACC universities will meet to discuss this year’s competition and the upcoming year’s event.
ACC Teams Media Session,9:15am,TechSquare Research Building Banquet Hall
ACC students/student teams will meet with members of the media.
Free Time, 11:30am
Lunch, 12pm, Georgia Tech Hotel Restaurant
Shuttles to Incubators, 12:30pm, shuttles to Atlanta Tech Village, Buckhead Flat Iron City, MidTown, TechSquare Labs All fifteen ACC university representatives and competing students will visit several co-working incubators and meet with members of the Atlanta start-up community.
Student and Representatives Dinner, 4:30pm, Georgia Tech Hotel Restaurant
ACC InVenture Prize Finals, 8pm, Georgia Tech Ferst Center for the Arts, Theatre In this televised round, the inventors of the final five inventions will each give a presentation of their invention to a panel of expert judges before a live audience, followed by three minutes of Q&A.
Reception and Team Demonstrations, 9:15pm, Clough Commons Atrium, Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons (CULC)
All fifteen ACC student teams present their innovations to the Atlanta community, venture capitalists, investors, and ACC alumni.