Youth
Summit

APRIL 13, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA

 

Take charge of your education.
A student planned and student led Summit.

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Inspire and Be Inspired

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Students, educators, and civic leaders from across Virginia assemble to hear inspirational stories from youth-driven speakers and participate in high energy challenges that inspire entrepreneurial problem solving.

 

Project Showcases

Creative students show off their projects at interactive booths.

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Interactive Workshops

Workshops provide special access to Keynote speakers and local entrepreneurs.

Topics

Pitch Challenges

Students present their innovative solutions for building businesses, launching organizations, and strengthening community.

Contestants

Student Planned. Student Led.

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Local high school students actively engage entrepreneurial skills through a multi-month design process facilitated by Tom Tom and the student-founded ReinventED Lab.

2016 HIGHLIGHTS

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, will join the Youth Summit for a second year.

 

In 2016, he signed HB 1230, a bill that encourages youth entrepreneurship by protecting student intellectual property rights at Virginia Universities.

Thursday, April 13

The Paramount Theater

Charlottesville, VA

9:00am – Arrival & Welcome
10:00am – Rotating Keynotes, Workshops, Showcases
11:40am – Lunch
12:30pm – Pitch Challenges
1:45pm – Policy Keynote & Panel
2:30pm – Governor Keynote & Closing
3:15pm – Dismissal

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