Workshops & Events

Information on this page will be frequently updated, so keep checking back for additional details on these events and more. Many Big Ideas events and workshops will be live-streamed from this webpage. Recordings will be made available immediately following each live-stream (see “Past Events” section below).

: Live Stream Available

: Online Appointments Available

Upcoming Events


Industry Advising Clinic

November 9, 4:00pm-7:00pm PT | (Video Conference)

Meet one-on-one with expert advisors from the Big Ideas network to discuss your innovative ideas. The experts bring robust technical expertise and will share constructive feedback based on their years of experience advising and coaching startups. The list of experts will be shared in advance and students can sign up for 30 minute advising appointments. This session fills up fast, so look out for an announcement on November 2. RSVP HERE (Required)

Pre-Proposal Editing Blitz

November 16 - November 19, All Day

With only a few days left before the pre-proposal deadline (Nov. 20th), come and receive last minute advice and help with your pre-proposal. Take advantage of this final opportunity to meet with the Big Ideas staff to fine-tune your 3-page pre-proposal application. RSVP HERE (Required)

2020-2021 Past Events & Recording

Innovation for Social Impact & Security

Writing Workshop & Market Landscape Analysis Session

Inspiration & Information Session: With Ryan Barr, COO, RePurpose Energy

2020 Big Ideas Grand Prize Pitch Day

Inspiration & Information Session: With Christelle Rohaut, Cofounder & CEO, Codi

Circular Economy and Sustainable Design Workshop