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Spring 2019 Event Infomation and Schedule 

 

Register at http://bit.ly/I2G2019

 

Parking: North Bowl 2 Lot | Event Locator Map - Coming Soon! | Event Flyer Coming Soon! | Event Survey

Below is our past Spring 2018 Program Book (Program Book Archive), followed by the Event Schedule for your reference:

https://issuu.com/ucmsoe/docs/uc_merced_-_program_innovate_to_gro/2

 

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

7:30 a.m.

Registration Opens

Social Science Management (SSM) Student Services Building (SSB) Breezeway

9:00* a.m.

Sample: Capstone (IDC) Presentations - Sp19 Coming Soon!

 

Sample: Engineering Service Learning Presentations - Sp19 Coming Soon!

 

Mobile App Challenge Sp19 Coming Soon!

Classroom Office Building 1 (COB1) Rooms 102, 105, 113, 116, 120, 263, 265, 267 + Student Services Building (SSB) Room 160

Classroom Office Building 2 (COB2) Rooms 130 & 140

 

Student Activities and Athletics Center (SAAC) Rooms 209, 211, 217, 219

10:45:-11:00 a.m.

Student Presentations Conclude

Travel

11:00 a.m.

Poster and Prototype Expo (Sp18) - Sp19 Coming Soon!  (lunch provided)

Gym

1:00 p.m.

Finalists Presentations - Sp18

[IDC]
Track 1: COB1-102
Track 2: COB1-105
Track 3: COB1-120

   

[MAC]
COB2-130

   

[EngSL]
COB1-116

2:05 p.m.

Judge Deliberations

in respective rooms above

2:30 p.m.

Final award ceremony

COB1-102

3:15 p.m.

Reception

Social Justice Plaza

(COB1 and COB2 Breezeway)

4 p.m.

Conclusion

 

* Times are subject to change.  A Final Schedule will be available in early May.


 

 

Best Design, UI/UX Most Technically Impressive Best Pitch Best Presentation Most Market-Ready

Aesthetically pleasing and intuitive in use, research done to ensure user experience is polished.

Innovative and/or algorithmically impressive. Difficulty includes implementation, number of features, etc.

(on stage) Engaging and interesting; can answer questions effortlessly and display thorough knowledge of app; explanations are effective and concise

(poster session) Engaging and interesting; can answer questions effortlessly and display thorough knowledge of app; able to effectively sell app idea within time constraints

Actual product produced by end of the competition; market studies have been done to show this is
something people want

 

Office Hours:

A chance to get tips on idea impact, product marketability:fgfdf

A chance to discuss coding strategies, tools, etc.:

  • CSE (Angelo): Fridays 1-5 @ COB 370
  • CSE (Daniel): Fridays 9-11am @ AOA 126

Do not expect professors to fix bugs or broken code, they are there for advising, not debugging.

 

Rules and Expectations:

  • Teams

    • 2-5 undergraduates per team (only undergraduates may compete)
    • All majors welcome, but it is recommended to have at least one CSE major
    • Can compete with the same team/idea as your CSE 120 class
  • Apps

    • Idea must align with CITRIS' initiatives and social impact (check with CITRIS if unsure [citris.ucmerced.edu/initiatives])
    • No industry-defined projects
    • A working/demonstratable app is expected
  • Assignments

    • At least one member per team must attend CITRIS' FIT speakers series
    • Teams must submit all documents to a GitHub project
    • CITRIS and CSE 120 office hours available and recommended