Schedule: day 1

Friday, October 19th
5pm - 9pm

5:00 - 5:30 PM_Doors open.

5:30 - 6:30 PM_Klai Juba Wald Lecture Series Panel: “Young Voices on Interdisciplinary Design: Paradigms, Practices, Prospects.”

6:30 - 7:00 PM_Panel Q+A.

*7:00 - 7:30 PM_Popcorn Meet-n-Greet, sponsored by AIAS UNLV.

7:30 - 8:15 PM_Las Vegas Make-A-Thon Welcome + Prompt Introduction.

8:15 - 8:30 PM_Entrepreneurial Muscle Labs: “Preparing You for the Future of Work.”

8:30 - 9:00 PM_Workshop No.1: Entrepreneurial Muscle Labs Assessment.


*Even though the event does not officially begin until 7 pm, we are encouraging all make-a-thon participants to attend the evening's panel courtesy of the UNLV School of Architecture's Klai Juba Wald Lecture Series.


Schedule: day 2

Saturday, October 20th
9am - Midnight

9:00 - 9:30 AM_Check-in + Breakfast, sponsored by Neighbors Cafe.

9:30 - 10:00 AM_Welcome + Introductions.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM_ Make Session No.1 : Problem Mapping + Ideation.

12:00 - 1:00 PM_Lunch, sponsored by the UNLV Epicurean Society.

1:00 - 2:00 PM_Guest Talk No.1: Claudia Andracki.

2:00 - 2:30 PM_Workshop No.2: Design Thinking by Manvitha Ponnapati.

2:30 - 3:30 PM_Workshop No.3: Introduction to Arduino by Manvitha Ponnapati and Daniel Levine.

3:30 - 5:30 PM_Make Session No.2: Prototyping.

5:30 - 6:00 PM_Guest Talk No.2a: Meet the Leaders (Nidhi Sharma and Michael Raspuzzi).

5:30 - 6:00 PM_Guest Talk No.2b: Meet the Leaders (Daniel Levine and Manvitha Ponnapati).

6:00 - 7:00 PM_Dinner, sponsored by International Marketplace.

7:00 - 8:00 PM_Workshop No.4: Prototyping.

8:00 - 11:30 PM_Make Session No.3: Pitching and Design.

11:30 - MIDNIGHT_Midnight Snack + Break, sponsored by AIAS UNLV and WAKU Herbal Infusion Tea.

Schedule: day 3

Sunday, October 21st
Midnight - 2pm

MIDNIGHT - 2:00 AM_Make Session No.4: Synthesis.

2:00 - 9:00 AM_Go home/SLEEP.

9:00 - 10:00 AM_Project Submission.

10:00 - 11:00 AM_Breakfast.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM_Reception + Open Exhibition, sponsored by Sin City Cupcakes.

12:00 - 1:30 PM_Final Pitch Competition.

1:30 - 2:00 PM_Awards Ceremony + Closing Remarks.