Office of Engaged Learning

Big iDeas Calendar

Academic Year 2018-2019 All events



AUG 13
AUG 30

SMU Incubator: Meadows Leadership Institute
Hunt Institute - IBM Blockchain talk, 4:30-5:30 pm, Caruth Hall 206

SEP 5
SEP 8
SEP 11,13
SEP 14
SEP 19
SEP 20     
SEP 26
SEP 28

Library WorkshopRefWorks Citation Management, 5:15-5:50 pm, Fondren Library Red 323
SMU Library WorkshopSearching Research Databases, 5:15-5:50 pm, Fondren Library Red 323
Ideation Week with Jim Hart, 4:30-5:30 pm, Clements Hall Garden Floor
Ideation Games with Jim Hart, 3:30-4:30 pm, CUBE
Library WorkshopResearch Writing Tips for MS Word, 5:15-5:50 pm, Fondren Library Red 323
Library WorkshopAdvanced Internet Research, 12-12:45 pm, Fondren Library Red 109
Big iDeas Pitch Contest Deadline, 11:59 pm
Big iDeas Pitch Contest, 2-5 pm, Hughes-Trigg Forum 

OCT 2
OCT 10
OCT 12
OCT 15
OCT 16
OCT 23
OCT 24
OCT 26
OCT 30

SMU Incubator Fall Applications Open
Library WorkshopHow to Read a Scholarly Article, 12-12:45 pm, Fondren Library Red 109
Big iDeas Bootcamp"Designing Your Business Model," by Simon Mak, 3:30-4:30 pm, Maguire 356
Global Student Entrepreneurship Competition Deadline
Free Demo on How to Demo, 3:30 - 5 pm, Deason Innovation Gym
Library WorkshopIntro to Multimedia Presentation Tools, 12:30-1 pm, Fondren Library Red 109
Big iDeas: Legal Basics for Startups and Entrepreneurs, by Kevin Vela, 6-7 pm, CUBE
Big iDeas Bootcamp"Designing Your Business Plan," by Simon Mak, 3:30-4:30 pm, Maguire 356
Free Demo on How to Demo, 3:30 - 5 pm, Deason Innovation Gym

NOV 1
NOV 13
NOV 28

Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Regional Competition, 6:50 pm, The Capital Factory, Dallas
Free Demo on How to Demo, 3:30 - 5 pm, Deason Innovation Gym
Honors Foundation: The TREK, 1-4:30 pm, James Collins Executive Education Center 

DEC 5
DEC 6
DEC 15

Up to Us Campus Competition Deadline
Library Workshop: Yep, Psychographics - For Researchers and Entrepreneurs, 4:30-5:30 pm, Scholars' Den, Clements Hall
Big iDeas Funding Phase Closes; all receipts due by 5 pm

FEB 10
FEB 15 
FEB 15
FEB 15

Big iDeas Business Plan Competition Deadline
Big iDeas Demo Day - Business Plan Competition, 9-11:30 am, Texana Room (Fondren Library) 
Big iDeas Demo Day - Fair, 11:30 am -1 pm, Starbucks Lobby (Fondren Library)
Big iDeas Reception, Competition Winner Announced, 1 pm, Starbucks Lobby (Fondren Library)

MAR 1

SMU Incubator Spring Application Opens

MAY 20

SMU Incubator Summer Application Opens