Events

March 20, 2019
  • Big Ideas Legal Entity Workshop

    March 20, 2019  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    B100 Blum Hall

    This workshop is intended to inform all Big Ideas projects about their future prospects for incorporation, like the benefits and drawbacks as registering as a non-profit vs. private entity, taught by legal professionals. Organized by Big Ideas and Startup@Berkeley Law for an introductory primer that will discuss your options and help you think critically about which model is best for your social venture.

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April 4, 2019
  • Design for Freedom: Case Study Symposium

    April 4, 2019  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    100A/B

    InFEWS/DevEng students will present their case studies. Each case will have 10 minutes of oral presentation and 5 minutes Q&A at the end will be a mata-analysis discussion of the cases: what do we learn from these case-studies? What is the role of academia in enhancing development as freedom? What are the essential characteristics of design that brings freedom?

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April 18, 2019
  • DevEng/InFEWS workshop: Enhance your presentation skills

    April 18, 2019  9:00 am - 11:00 am
    100A/B Blum Hall

    During the first half of the workshop, Dr. Vivek Rao will videotape each DevEng210 student during their presentations. The second half of the workshop will be focused on reflection and discussion about the ways to enhance their presentation skills both through graphics and through their oral argumentations.

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April 24, 2019
  • Big Ideas Grand Prize Pitch Day

    April 24, 2019  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    B100

    Each year select finalist teams are invited to attend the Big Ideas Grand Prize Pitch Day in April, where teams present their project ideas to a panel of esteemed judges. Judges then select Pitch Day winners to receive an additional award, ranging from $1,000 for third place, $3,000 for second place, to $5,000 for first place. It continues to be one of our most exciting events!

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May 1, 2019
  • Big Ideas Awards Celebration

    May 1, 2019  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    B100 Blum Hall

    The Awards Celebration brings together the entire Big Ideas community to mark the conclusion of the 2018-2019 contest. This year’s winners will participate in a poster session, have an opportunity to demo their prototypes, and network with attendees. Winning teams will be formally recognized and there will be plenty of opportunities for judges, mentors, industry professionals and teams to network, engage and learn.

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May 18, 2019
  • Global Poverty & Practice Minor Graduation

    May 18, 2019  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    International House, 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

    Commencement Ceremony to celebrate the 2019 GPP Minor graduating class.

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