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2012 MIT IDEAS Global Challenge Awards Celebration
Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
Join the MIT IDEAS Global Challenge and our special guest speaker Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab, for a celebration of the spirit of innovation, entrepreneurship, and public service. This year, over 35 teams are working with communities around the world on challenges such as waste treatment; access to clean water, healthcare, education, and transportation; disaster relief; and much more.
On Thursday, May 3, meet the teams entered this year and celebrate with us as we announce the teams that will be awarded up to $10,000 to make their ideas a reality. This is where ideas come to life!
The celebration will entail:
6:00pm - Mix and Mingle with Teams
7:00pm - Awards Ceremony
8:30pm - Special Toast to Teams
To meet the teams in advance and check out prototypes and models, join us on Monday, April 30 at the Poster Session (open to the public). Details here: http://globalchallenge.mit.edu/events/view/187
See you on May 3!
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The IDEAS Global Challenge is part of the MIT Public Service Center. For more information, contact Kate Mytty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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MIT IDEAS Global Challenge
An annual competition at MIT for projects that make a positive change in the world—locally, nationally or internationally. Participants work in teams and with community partners to develop a feasible, innovative, and effective solution to a real community problem or need.
The competition is run by the MIT Public Service Center. For more information, contact email@example.com