Tuesday, January 19
Virtual Launch (information session), registration open
February 4, 12 pm to 1:30 pm
Film Screening and Challenge to Students
Growing Solutions to Food Insecurity
A Virtual Film Screening Event
Hosted by KLRN Public Television and EPIcenter
Sponsored by CPS Energy and Itron
In partnership with SA Smart, SAMSAT, Communities in Schools-San Antonio, Alpheus Media, Disco Learning Media, and
The University of Texas at Austin
A great opportunity for students to generate ideas for the competition
Friday, February 19
Competition Clinic Online
Bring Your Proposal Pitch Deck! Problem, Solution, Narrative/Rationale
(or we'll help you make one).
Friday, March 5
Proposal Pitch Deck due.
Slides: Problem, Solution, Narrative/Rationale.
Friday, March 26
Research Pitch Deck due
Slides: Problem, Solution, How it Works,
Technical Research, Market Research.
Friday, April 2
Monday, April 5 through Friday, May 14
Mentor-based online coaching for finalists.
Thursday, May 20
Final Pitch Deck due. Revise prior slides; add Team and Next Steps slides.
End of May (TBD)
Competition Day Online
Teacher and Student Panel
Awarding of Mayor's Smart City Cup and other awards
June and Forward
Ongoing mentor-based coaching for selected winning teams interested in pursuing implementation.