Event Break Down
REMINDER: ALL EVENT TIMES ARE IN CST (CENTRAL STANDARD TIME)
5:30 - 7:30 PM | PRE-SESSION: Sponsor Break Out Sessions
7:30 - 9:30 PM | SESSION 1: SDGs Deep Dive & Live Q&A Presented by youth activist Steve Lee, you will learn about the SDGs - their history, their targets, their indicators, and more.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM | SESSION 2: Localization A seminar on where and how you can actually intervene and innovate to make an impact. At this time the case for the case competition aspect of the conference will be released.
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM | OPTIONAL SESSION: Sponsor Networking + Case Group Meets An opportunity to make connections with event sponsors and/or meet with your case group to discuss the case.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | SESSION 3: Action Plan Development Workshop Now that you have some ideas, we are going to explore how to actually transform ideation into action. This workshop builds on what was taught in SESSION 2: Localization.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM | SESSION 4: UN Speaker & Live Q&A You will have the opportunity to hear from a UN Official and connect through live Q&A’s, learning about international implementation of the SDGs, how our speaker got to where they are today, and what advice the United Nations professional has for students engaging with sustainability.
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM | SESSION 5: Case Competition Resolution Period & Sponsor Networking The designated time for you to connect with your group and come up with your case solution.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM | OPTIONAL SESSION: Case Presentation Submission Support If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting the final version of your case solution there will be a designated drop-in time for support.
12:00 PM | Case Presentation Submissions are due
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | SESSION 6: Keynote Speaker A special presentation by our keynote speaker.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM | SESSION 7: Top 3 Finalist Presentations The top 3 teams will present their case solutions live to our judges and all conference participants.
9:00 AM - 10 AM | SESSION 8: Non-Profit Management Seminar An educational seminar for participants to learn about the non-profit industry and a behind-the-scenes glance into what it's like running a non-profit organization.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM| SESSION 9: Sponsor Networking A designated time for sponsors and students to connect.
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM | SESSION 10: Awards Ceremony The closing ceremony where awards and acknowledgements are announced.