RBC Next Great Innovator Challenge Deadline

Event Title:
RBC Next Great Innovator Challenge Deadline
Date:
June 7, 2013
Cost:
Free
Updated:
April 29, 2013
Venue:
RBC Royal Bank Ground Floor Auditorium
Address:
315 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

RBC’s first-ever challenge for technology-focused students

This all-new challenge invites students from across Ontario to design and develop working prototypes that will address the challenge theme.

How To Register

  1. Under “Registration Information”, enter participant quantity – Select the number of members in your team. (max of 5, min of 1)
  2. Select “register”
  3. Enter your information as requested
  4. Enter yourself as Participant #1
  5. Create a team Name
  6. Enter the information for all other team members in the fields provided. (Participants #2 through #5 if applicable)
  7. Ensure that all team members have the same team name
  8. Click “Complete Registration”
  9. Stay updated via the Next Great Innovator Facebook (www.facebook.com/rbcngi) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/rbcinnovator) pages!

Who Can Register?

This Challenge is open only to full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students who (1) attend a recognized publicly funded university or college in Ontario or who are recent graduates (graduating between 2010 and 2013) or (2) who are residents of Ontario. All team members must remain a resident of Ontario until after the 24-hour coding session and winner’s presentation on June 21/22, 2013 to be eligible to participate. Any exceptions must be approved in advance by emailing: nextgreatinnovator@rbc.com.

About the Challenge

The Next Great Innovator Challenge® – Prototyping Event is an amazing opportunity to display your ideas, creativity and problem-solving skills.

Bring anything you can prepare ahead of time and use the time provided at the event to design, code and develop your idea into a working prototype.

The first round of judging will begin on Saturday, June 22; teams will give a 2-minute pitch to a panel of RBC judges. A minimum of 5 concepts will move into the next round, which will take place that afternoon – finalists will have 10 minutes to present their best and final pitch.

Key Dates

  • Registration closes on June 7
  • challenge theme and question released on June 14, 2013
  • Have 1 week to prepare your best concepts, designs and mock-ups (June 14 – June 21)
  • 24 hour Prototyping Event from June 21 – June 22 in Toronto

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