About this event
Have you ever had an idea for improving education? Here’s your opportunity to transform your education ideas into action in 54 hours.
Find the right people with complementary skills & the passion to build an education product in one weekend. Design for learning, conduct user tests, receive coaching from experienced education designers & industry professionals and win prizes that will help take your idea to the next level!
For all event details, visit http://www.up.co/communities/usa/connecticut/startup-weekend/4114 Thanks! Startup Weekend Crew Refund Policy: No refunds will be granted within 7 days of the event if food and drink have already been ordered.
5:30 pm Registration Arrive at the venue and get checked in
6:00 pm Dinner & Networking Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants
7:00 pm Welcome & Speaker - Gordon Smith Review agenda for the weekend and introduce our featured speaker, Gordon Smith, our coaches, and community leaders
8:15 pm Pitches Start 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 until Midnight
8:00 am Breakfast and Work Arrive, enjoy simple breakfast & coffee from Panera Bread, and get to work!
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!
6:00 pm Dinner Enjoy a delicious dinner from Scott's Jamaican Bakery
7:30 pm Check-In After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help
11:30 pm Wrap-Up Finished for the day. Wrap up your work, the venue closes at Midnight