April 11 @ Innovation Hub


DIGITECH 2018

Students Innovating with Technology

April 11, Noon - 5PM @ FSU's new Innovation Hub.

DIGITECH is a unique experience that might be described as SXSW FSU-style. The event features an exhibition in which visitors can experience new technologies first hand, dynamic performances, educational workshops and presentations by insightful experts. It's a great opportunity to meet and network with positive innovative people. This year, the 7th year of DIGITECH, will feature a new venue - FSU's brand new Innovation Hub in the Shores building. So come check out DIGITECH, the new Innovation Hub, enjoy some cool tech, free t-shirts, food, and entertainment while you GET YOUR GEEK ON!

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Tentative Agenda for Tuesday and Wednesday April 10th and 11th

Tuesday
4:30 - 6:00 PM
PRE-DIGITECH Workshop: Personal Branding with Hajj Flemings [Register].
Wednesday
Noon - 1
Lunch w/Keynote Presenter Hajj Flemings - "How to Build a Brand that Matters" [Register]
1 - 4 DIGITECH Exhibition - dozens of student and department innovative, interactive exhibits
4 - 5 The DIGITECH Awards Ceremony and Spectacular Innovation Hub Grand Opening Celebration!
5 - 6 Reception - Complimentary Hors d'oeuvres and Beverages

Visitor parking spaces have been reserved in the nearby gated parking lot #247 (map).

FEATURES

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Student Showcase

Students across the disciplines will be demonstrating their creative and original uses of technology and competing to win trophies in several categories. Student innovators apply today to exhibit (deadline April 10)!

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Organization Exhibits

Academic departments, student organizations, and others from across campus, will be demonstrating their creative uses of technologies and informing visitors of opportunities to get involved!

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Jim Moran SharkTank

FSU Student Entrepreneurs battle it out Shark Tank style, pitching their business ideas to our panel of expert entrepreneurs in an effort to win $1,000.

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Innovation Hub Celebration

DIGITECH always concludes with an awesome awards ceremony, but this year will be particularly special as we celebrate our new Innovation Hub. The Celebration will feature remarks from the Provost, awards, giveaways, and reception.

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Keynote and Workshops

Special guest Hajj Flemings will lead a special PRE-DIGITECH workshop on personal branding the evening of Tuesday the 10th, and provide the Keynote Presentation at noon on the 11th to kick-off DIGITECH 2018. The entire FSU community is invited to take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn the importance and approach of properly telling your story.

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Give-aways!

Free tees, notebook stickers and food! Big tech raffle at 4:00!

Featuring Student Creativity and Innovation

The Competition

While all student exhibitors will receive a special DIGITECH exhibitor tee-shirt and certificate, four exhibitors will walk away with a coveted DIGITECH crystal trophy. All exhibits are judged by our expert panel of judges for three areas of recognition. A fourth award is decided by the audience. Trophies are awarded at the DIGITECH Awards Ceremony at 4:00.

Excellence in Innovation

In the spirit of Vires, this award goes to the exhibit that best demonstrates strength and influence through the creation and use of novel technologies.

Excellence in Expression

In the spirit of Artes, this award goes to the exhibit that best demonstrates the application of digital technologies skill towards a creative work.

Excellence in Contribution

In the spirit of Mores, this award goes to the exhibit that best demonstrates strength of character by contributing to others.

Campus Choice Award

The most popular exhibit at FSU DIGITECH decided by votes cast by event attendees via text message.

DIGITECH Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

DIGITECH wouldn't exist without the genrosity of our Platinum Sponsors!


College of Arts and Sciences Innovation Hub Office of the Provost

Gold Sponsors

Thanks so much to our Gold Sponsors for making significant financial contributions!


College of Communication and Information Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship

Friends of DIGITECH

We really appreciate our friends who have given all they can!


Information Technology Services FSU Bookstore

Directions and Contact Information

Location

The Innovation Hub is located in the Shores Building (LSB) in the center of FSU campus on Landis Green.

142 Collegiate Loop, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2110

Parking

Visitor parking spaces have been reserved in the nearby gated parking lot #247 (map).