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2017 GSEA US National Finals

6-8 March 2017

Kansas City, Missouri

 

The top 25 students from the local US competitions will compete for the top spot to represent the US at the GSEA Global Finals in Frankfurt, Germany.

 

Competition Venue

Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

4801 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, MO 64110

 

Agenda (subject to change)

Monday, 6 March 2017

8:00 AM 8:45 AM Kansas City – Local Competition  – Breakfast Kauffman Foundation
8:30 AM 9:00 AM Student Briefing (mandatory) Kauffman Foundation
8:30 AM 9:00 AM Judges’ Briefing (mandatory) Kauffman Foundation
9:00 AM 12:00 PM Student Presentations
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Student #1
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Student #2
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM – Break
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM – Student #3
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM – Student #4
11:15 AM – 11:25 AM – Judges’ Evaluation
11:25 AM – 12:00 PM – Scoring
Kauffman Foundation
11:45 AM 1:00 PM Kansas City Lunch & Winner Announcement Kauffman Foundation
12:00 PM 1:45 PM Registration Open Kauffman Foundation
2:00 PM 2:30 PM Welcome Session Kauffman Foundation
2:30 PM 4:00 PM The 40 Hour Work Year – Scott Fritz Kauffman Foundation
4:00 PM 4:15 PM Break Kauffman Foundation
4:15 PM 5:45 PM Student Forum Session (Students Only) Kauffman Foundation
5:45 PM 5:50 PM Housekeeping Kauffman Foundation
6:30 PM 9:30 PM Welcome Reception & Dinner Lidias Kansas City

 

 

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

7:30 AM 8:30 AM Breakfast for students and judges Kauffman Foundation
8:15 AM 8:45 AM Students’ Briefing + Tech Check Kauffman Foundation
8:15 AM 8:30 AM Judges Briefing Kauffman Foundation
9:00 AM 11:45 AM GSEA Semi-Final Round Competitions Kauffman Foundation
9:00 AM 9:30 AM Student #1 Kauffman Foundation
9:30 AM 10:00 AM Student #2 Kauffman Foundation
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Student #3 Kauffman Foundation
10:30 AM 10:45 AM Break Kauffman Foundation
10:45 AM 11:15 AM Student #4 Kauffman Foundation
11:15 AM 11:45 AM Student #5 Kauffman Foundation
11:45 AM 12:00 PM Final Scoring Kauffman Foundation
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch and announcement of finalists Kauffman Foundation
1:15 PM 1:45 PM Judges/finalist briefing Kauffman Foundation
2:00 PM 4:45 PM GSEA Final Round Competition Kauffman Foundation
2:00 PM 2:30 PM Finalist #1 Kauffman Foundation
2:30 PM 3:00 PM Finalst #2 Kauffman Foundation
3:00 PM 3:30 PM Break Kauffman Foundation
3:30 PM 3:45 PM Finalist #3 Kauffman Foundation
3:45 PM 4:15 PM Finalist #4 Kauffman Foundation
4:15 PM 4:45 PM Final Scoring Kauffman Foundation
6:15 PM Depart for Dinner Intercontinental Hotel
6:30 PM 7:00 PM Cocktail Hour Boulevard Brewery
7:00 PM 10:00 PM Dinner Announcement of winners Boulevard Brewery

Hotel Accommodations

Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza

401 Ward Parkway | Kansas City, MO 64112

Tel: 816.756.1500

Group Rate: US$169 + tax (includes wifi)

 

To book your room:
Call-in Reservation: +1.866.856.9717
Reference the Entrepreneurs Organization for the preferred rate
Online Reservation: www.kansascityic.com
Group Code: EON

 

The deadline to reserve your room is 10 February 2017. Cancellations: Please cancel 48 hours prior to your arrival date to avoid a one night plus room and tax penalty. Bookings: Must reserve with a valid major credit card. One night room and tax will be charged a day prior to arrival.

 

All students will be staying at the Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza and will be sharing rooms with other competitors, as arranged and paid for by EO Global. Any judges and guests who wish to stay at the hotel must book their own accommodation and can do so at the below link.

Guest Registration

We welcome all guests, business partners and family members at the GSEA US Nationals in Kansas City. Due to costs associated with operating this event, anyone who is NOT a student competitor or a judge must register here to access the venue for any portion of the event. We have made several pricing options available to accommodate needs. Registrations may be changed up until 27 February, but are final from that point on and will not be refunded. Please send any questions to gsea@eonetwork.org and we will respond within 48 business hours.

 

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