Innovation Week Launches Sep 30 at La Sierra University

This Sept 30 – Oct 4, students from across the La Sierra University campus will gather at the new Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business for free workshops, activities, and competitions in Human-Centered Design. Engage in rapid prototyping during a “Morning Make-a-Thon,” join a group discussion with faculty and students on innovation in healthcare, education, and convenience, check out the 3d printer in the new Innovation Lab, or enjoy one of dozens of 180-second lifehack mini presentations delivered by students, faculty, and staff.

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Hosted by the Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business in collaboration with its Edward C. Allred Center and award-winning Enactus (SIFE) Team, Innovation Week is open to participation by all students, faculty, and staff of La Sierra University. Join us all week or just for a single event or activity. Share photos and ideas online with #zsbinnovationweek #morningmakeathon and/or send them to us on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest.

Mon Sep 30

9-10:00 A.M. Morning Make-a-Thon in the Rotunda – Join us for some rapid prototyping fun.  #morningmakeathon

5:00-6:00 P.M. Innovation Week Kick-off Event – A special presentation on Human-Centered Design. Get the details on our weeklong Product Design Challenge (prizes!!!)

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Tuesday Oct 1

9-10:00 A.M. Morning Make-a-Thon in the Rotunda – Join us for some rapid prototyping fun.  #morningmakeathon

10:00 A.M. Steelcase Design Tour – Get the story behind the classroom and office products and environments in the Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business

2:00 P.M.  Innovation Workshop: “Hear” – Identify a design challenge and the stories at the center of it

3:00 P.M.  Innovation Workshop: “Create” – Begin designing new product concepts based on design thinking

4:00 P.M.  Lifehack Minis – 180-second tips, tricks, and ideas from your fellow students, faculty, and staff to make your life easier. Come for 3 min, stay for 30.

5:00 P.M. Business Colloquium with Featured Speaker David Albrecht on “Linkedin”

6:00 P.M. Topics in Innovation – Join a discussion on innovation and new ideas for the world today

7:00 P.M. Innovation Lab Open – Come check out our 3d printer and prototyping tools

Wed Oct 2

9-10:00 A.M. Morning Make-a-Thon in the Rotunda – Join us for some rapid prototyping fun.  #morningmakeathon

10:00-11:00 A.M. Innovation Lab Open – Work on new product prototypes for our design competition

1-2:00 P.M. Innovation Workshop: “Hear” – If you missed the Hear workshop on Tuesday, we’re doing it again!

2-3:00 P.M. Innovation Workshop: “Create” – If you missed the Create workshop on Tuesday, we’re doing it again!

4:00 P.M. Lifehack Minis – More 180-second tips, tricks, and ideas from your fellow students, faculty, and staff to make your life easier. Come for 3 min, stay for 30.

5:00 P.M. Linkedin Workshop – Our networking experts will make your profile shine

6-7:00 P.M. Topics in Innovation – Join another discussion on innovation and new ideas for the world today

7-8:00 P.M. Innovation Lab Open – Work on new product prototypes for our design competition

Thurs Oct 3

9-10:00 A.M. Morning Make-a-Thon in the Rotunda – Join us for some rapid prototyping fun.  #morningmakeathon

12:00 P.M. Learn about our Enactus (SIFE) Team at the La Sierra H.U.B. Fair

2-3:00 P.M. Innovation Workshop: “Deliver” – Refine product concepts and prototypes, prepare product pitches

3-4:00 P.M. Innovation Workshop: “Deliver” – Refine product concepts and prototypes, prepare product pitches. Attend for the first time or continue from the previous session.

4:00 P.M.  Lifehack Minis – More 180-second tips, tricks, and ideas from your fellow students, faculty, and staff to make your life easier.  Come for 3 min, stay for 30.

6-7:00 P.M. Topics in Innovation – Join another discussion on innovation and new ideas for the world today

Fri Oct 4

9-10:00 A.M. Morning Make-a-Thon in the Rotunda – Join us for more rapid prototyping fun.  #morningmakeathon

11:00 A.M. Product Pitch Event

12:00 P.M. Innovation Week Closing Celebration – Prototypes, Prizes, and Pizza!

1:00 P.M. Enactus Event – Going Beyond Innovation Week. Join our award-winning Enactus Team and use Design Thinking to change the world!

For more details about Innovation Week at La Sierra University, contact John Razzouk, Program Manager jrazzouk@lasierra.edu.

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