Schedule

09:30 AM
09:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Auditorium Lobby

Registration / Presentation

Meet at the level one lobby for bootcamp registration. Opportunities for photographs and networking, followed by a short welcome presentation in the auditorium.
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Various Locations

Session 1

Design Thinking Workshop (Reactor Group) Break off into your assigned workshop classes and undertake a series of design thinking challenges. Here we will support you to either come up with a design idea or work through a concept you already have.
01:00 PM
01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
Canteen

Lunch Break

Lunch is provided in the canteen on the ground floor.
01:45 PM
01:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Various Locations

Session 2

Work with our Industry mentors so define your solution: - What’s the problem you are trying to solve? - Who is your customer? - What is your product / service idea? - Customer survey / validation of your product / service idea
04:45 PM
04:45 PM - 05:00 PM
Auditorium

Dismissal / Pickup

Proceed to the lobby for pickup and dismissal.
09:00 AM
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Reception Lobby

Registration

Meet at the level 1 lobby for bootcamp registration and then proceed to classrooms from last bootcamp.
09:45 AM
09:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Various Locations

Session 1

This session will be split into 2 parts. One half your team will spend with the Reactor group going through the second half of the design thinking process. The other half of the session will be time for you to work with the mentors to develop your project.
12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 01:20 PM
Canteen

Lunch

Lunch is provided in the canteen on the ground floor.
01:30 PM
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Various Locations

Session 2

Prototyping session: A fun, hands on session with the Coding Garage team to look at the power of a Micro:bit for prototyping.
04:30 PM
04:30 PM - 04:45 PM
Auditorium

Pickup / Dismissal

Proceed to the lobby for pick up and dismissal.
09:00 AM
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Canteen

Registration and Breakfast

Registration and breakfast in the canteen (follow signs from the lobby reception). Mentors will meet with you and bring you to the room.
09:30 AM
09:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Various Locations

Session 1 - Mentoring Time

Project time with mentors to discuss progress and work on prototypes.
10:15 AM
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Various Locations

Session 2: Competitors & Financial Literacy

A session to look at how to deal with competitors in your project area and discuss financing and project management.
11:45 AM
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Canteen

Lunch

Proceed to the canteen for lunch.
12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 01:45 PM
Various Locations

Session 3: Advertising

A session to look at how to properly advertise your product to the chosen target audience.
01:45 PM
01:45 PM - 02:15 PM
Canteen

Break

A quick food and drinks break to refuel and network.
02:15 PM
02:15 PM - 03:45 PM
Various Locations

Session 4: Pitching

This session will support you to create a 5 minute pitch for your product idea at the expo. We will also look through the criteria used by the judges on the expo.
03:45 PM
03:45 PM - 04:00 PM
Level 1 reception lobby

Pickup

Pickup from the level one lobby reception.
09:00 AM
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Canteen

Breakfast / Registration

Proceed to the canteen for breakfast and registration.
09:30 AM
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Multiple Venues

Expo Setup

One hour to setup your expo stand with all your information, research and displays.
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Auditorium

Expo briefing

Please proceed to the auditorium for a briefing about the rest of the day.
11:15 AM
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Multiple Venues

Expo / Judging

During this time judges will be walking around to look at your innovation projects - you will have 5 minutes to pitch your idea. There will also be time to present to members of the public.
12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 01:30 PM
Canteen

Lunch Break

Please head to the canteen for your lunch break with family and friends.
01:30 PM
01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Multiple Locations

Student Viewing / Deliberation

During this time you will have 30 minutes to walk around and look at the expo stands of other competitors. The judges will use this time to sharing their scores and moderate to select the final winners.
02:15 PM
02:15 PM - 03:00 PM
Auditorium

Awards Ceremony

Proceed to the auditorium with your friends and family members to find out who the winners of the 2018 Technopreneur Challenge are.
Gems World Academy Singapore (2017)