Dream it. Code it. Win it. Award Ceremony will take place at the Cooper Union Great Hall in New York, NY on Thursday, May 5, 2016.
Highlights from the past two years:
-45 countries and some of the most prestigious schools being represented at the global competition
-College and high school students were awarded $150,000 in cash and prizes for their creations which ranged from computer software, phone apps, to robotics
-Women made up the majority of the diverse applicant pool
-Eight teams have started their own companies and one team was invited to The White House
-The event won the Charitable Works Award, four Stevie Awards and was honored by the MIT Volunteer Honor Roll
The focus at the 2016 Awards Ceremony is "Engineering Solutions from Social Good to Entertainment." The event will feature panels of entertainment and technology industry luminaries including Kevin Mayer, senior executive vice president and chief strategy officer of The Walt Disney Company and John Underkoffler, CEO and founder of Oblong, who is known for his innovations in UI-centered design, technology and commercial vision having served as a science advisor to films including Minority Report, The Hulk, Aeon Flux and Iron Man. Additional panelists will be announced soon.
Date: Thursday, May 5th, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: The Great Hall at Cooper Union, 30 Cooper Square
Cost: Patron members - Free, Alumni/Members (non-Patrons)/Non-member Guests $35,
Club members can register up to 3 non-member guests at $35
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