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Hawkeye Innovation Expo

April 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Join us as we celebrate innovation at the University of Iowa on Friday, April 21 during the Hawkeye Innovation Expo!

This event brings the UI’s most innovative faculty, staff, and students together in one place to celebrate successes, inspire new creations, and encourage networking for future collaborations. Throughout the day, there will be competitions, workshops, and an innovation & entrepreneurship expo that you won’t want to miss. Come to as much, or as little as your schedule allows. Registration is free! All events are being held in the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU).

RSVP HERE for events listed below

8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Venture School Competition

  • Description:  Venture School Spring 2017 cohort from across the state will be pitching head-to-head for a cash prizes totaling of $25K!

8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Frontier Co-Op Tippie Impact Competition 

  • Description: Students from the University of Iowa will pitch their business plans that are based around sustainability.

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Entrepreneurship Panel Luncheon

  • Students and University faculty/staff only – RSVP HERE
    IMU Second Floor Ballroom

1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. | Breakout Session #1

  • Students only – RSVP HERE
  • 3rd Floor of the IMU
  • Sessions include:
    Design Thinking: A human-centered approach to innovation (Sarah Vigmostad)
    Pitch Perfect: Perfecting how to publicly tell your story (Anna Bruno)
    Start Today: How to take the first step with your idea  (Joe Sulentic and David Gould)
    Funding The Future: Crowd Source Funding through UI and Beyond (Theresa Jubert)
    Beyond the Startup: Leadership Lessons (Rob Kincaid)

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Breakout Session #2

  • Students only – RSVP HERE
  • 3rd Floor of the IMU
  • Same as Session #1

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Hawkeye Innovation Expo

  • Open to public – RSVP HERE 
  • Location: IMU Main Lounge
  • Description: Join us as we celebrate innovation at the University of Iowa! This event brings the UI’s most innovative faculty, staff, and students together in one place to celebrate successes, inspire new creations, and encourage networking for future collaborations.

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