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2024 Make-A-Thon Jr. Schedule

Mandatory events are italicized and bolded. The following is subject to minor changes.

*All times are in Pacific Standard Time

Saturday, March 2nd (Michelson Center, MCB)

  • 8:00-9:00 AM Mandatory check-in and breakfast for all participants 

  • 9:00-9:30 AM Make-A-Thon kick-off presentation

  • 9:30-10:00 AM Student Panel

  • 10:00-10:30 AM Challenge reveal presentation and student toolkit release

  • 10:30-11:00 AM Q&A session 

  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Team icebreakers and lunch

  • 12:00-1:30 PM CAD Workshop #1 - Learning the Basics

  • 1:30-2:00 PM Break

  • 2:00-3:00 PM CAD Workshop #2 - Interactive Applications exercise

  • 3:00-4:00 PM 3D Printing Workshop

  • 4:00-6:00 PM Work session and dinner

  • 7:00-9:00 PM Optional, open work session

Sunday, March 3rd (Michelson Center, MCB)

  • 8:00-9:00 AM Mandatory check-in and breakfast for all participants 

  • 9:00-10:00 AM Creating slide decks and effective presentation workshop

  • 10:00 AM-5 PM Work session with lunch

  • 5:30 PM CAD and presentation submission deadline

  • 5:30-7:30 Presentation practice and final prototyping

  • 8:00 PM Final presentations, dinner, and award ceremony

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