As the only conference of its kind at Harvard College, Illuminate Global celebrates the spirit of progress and innovation. This three-day event provides an interactive forum for inspired student leaders who crave a setting for idea exchange with others from around the globe. Through engaging keynotes, exclusive field trips to local venture capital firms and startups, thought-provoking workshops, unique demos of up and coming technologies, and diverse panels, Illuminate Global connects aspiring entrepreneurs with potential mentors and established visionaries. Illuminate Global celebrates critical thinkers, problem solvers, and paradigm-shifters, facilitating the formation of connections by encouraging the act of thinking together.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 will be a mixer for conference attendees -- further information will be sent to registered participants.
Friday, October 14
12 - 7 PM: Registration
8 - 9 PM: Mixer
Saturday, October 15
8 AM - 12 PM: Registration
9 - 9:30 AM: Opening Ceremony
9:45 - 11 AM: Keynote 1
11 - 11:20 AM: Break
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Keynote 2
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Panel Set 1
Risk, VC, Student Entrepreneurs
1;30 - 2:30 PM: Lunch
2:30 - 3:30 PM: Keynote 3
3:30 - 4:30 PM: Panel Set 2
ML/AI, Thiel Fellowship, VR/AR
4:30 - 5:30 PM: Workshop
Team Building, Project Management, Web Dev
5:45 - 7:30 PM: Event Dinner
Sunday, October 16
1o - 11 AM: Keynote 4
11 - 11:20 AM: Break
11:30 - 12:30 PM: Pitch Competition
12:30 - 1 PM: Closing Ceremony
At Illuminate Global, not only will you learn to lead, but you will also forge lifelong connections with fellow student business leaders and potential mentors in many industries. You'll glean priceless advice and anecdotes from established visionaries, connect with corporate and startup recruiters at our career fair, experience virtual reality and wearables for yourself at our interactive tech demos, visit a top Boston startup or venture capital firm, have the chance to win cool tech gimmicks of your own, and hear about innovations in all kinds of fields. Want to found your own startup, but don't know where to start? Our breakout sessions will take you from initial idea conception to product development, culminating in a panel on how to pitch to venture capitalists for money!
Illuminate Global celebrates the spirit of innovation and the catalysts of progress. Are you in?
Admission to the event is completely free; however, students will be required to provide their own housing and transportation to the event.
As a Campus Ambassador, you will be a leader in powering one of the largest innovation conferences in America and beyond. This year, Illuminate will draw undergraduate students from all fifty states and the six continents. Our speakers will include top tech, entrepreneur, and business leaders that are shaping the innovation landscape. Your role is key, and will include coordinating delegates from your campus, raising awareness in your area, and representing your community to global leaders in innovation. You will be building a network of rising entrepreneurs.
Campus Ambassadors will be awarded on-campus housing (limited availability), priority access to corporate recruitment workshops, an exclusive networking dinner with panelists and other Campus Ambassadors.
Interested in Illuminating your campus? contact us