ABOUT THE CALENDAR
Information Session | March 12 | 1-4 p.m. | Blum Hall
We are pleased to announce the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Lisa Lin on February 26, 2015.
Lecture | March 13 | 12-1 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall
ABOUT THE TALK: The overflow of information generated during disasters can be as paralyzing to humanitarian response as the lack of information. Making sense of this flash flood of information, Big Data, is proving an impossible challenge for traditional humanitarian organizations; so theyre turning to Digital Humanitarians: tech-savvy volunteers who craft and leverage ingenious crowdsourcing... More >
Information Session | March 30 | 10-11 a.m. | B100 Blum Hall
Special Event | April 28 | 2-5 p.m. | Blum Hall
Select finalist teams will be invited to attend the Big Ideas Grand Prize Pitch Day where teams will pitch their project ideas to a panel of judges. Judges will then select Pitch Day winners to receive an additional award. Last year a representative from USAID participated in this event and we would be delighted to have a USAID participate in this event again this year.
Special Event | May 5 | 2-5 p.m. | Blum Hall
The Awards Celebration brings together the entire Big Ideas@Berkeley community to mark the conclusion of the 2014-2015 contest. There will be a poster session featuring the award winning projects and plenty of time for judges, mentors, sponsors and teams to network, engage and learn more about the innovative projects that were developed throughout the course of the Big Ideas Contest.