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We invite you to attend the many activities occurring during TTU's inaugural Discoveries to Impact: A Celebration of Research, Innovation, & Startups, April 1 - 5, 2019. Click here to register for Discoveries to Impact events. 

Monday, April 1  

5:00 pm-6:00 pm National Academy of Inventors Dinner (by invitation only) Merket Alumni Building

Tuesday, April 2  

8:00 am-2:00 pm URC Check In

SUB Courtyard

8:00 am-9:00 am URC Day 1 Poster Set-Up

SUB Ballroom (North)

9:00 am-9:50 am Discoveries to Impact Week Opening & Breakfast (URC & Spark)

SUB Ballroom (South)

10:00 am-11:30 am URC Poster Session # 1

SUB Ballroom (North)

11:30 am-12:30 pm URC Networking Lunch (URC name badge required)

SUB Ballroom (South)

2:00 pm-3:40 pm URC Oral/Paper Session # 1

SUB 2nd Floor

Wednesday, April 3  

8:30 am-1:00 pm URC Check In

SUB Courtyard

8:30 am-9:30 am URC Networking Breakfast (URC name badge required)

SUB Ballroom (South)

8:00 am-11:00 am URC Day 2 Poster Set-Up

SUB Ballroom (North)

9:00 am-10:00 am 1 Million Cups 

HUB 103-105

9:30 am-11:10 am URC Oral/Paper Session # 2

SUB 2nd Floor

11:30 am-1:00 pm Discoveries to Impact Keynote Luncheon - Sherwin Greenblatt (URC & Spark)

SUB Matador Room

1:30 pm-3:00 pm URC Poster Session # 2

SUB Ballroom (North)

Thursday, April 4  

8:00 am-9:00 am Spark Conference Check-In

TBD

10:00 am-11:15 am Spark Panel # 1

SUB Matador

11:15 am- 11:30 am Spark Networking Break

SUB Matador Lounge

11:30 am- 1:00 pm

Spark Keynote Luncheon - Genevieve Thiers

SUB Ballroom

1:15 pm-
1:30 pm

Spark Networking Break

SUB Matador Lounge

1:30 pm- 2:45 pm Spark Panel # 2

SUB Matador

2:45 pm-3:00 pm Spark Networking Break SUB Matador Lounge
3:00 pm- 4:15 pm Spark Panel # 3

SUB Matador

4:15 pm- 4:30 pm Spark Networking Break

SUB Matador Lounge 

4:30 pm-6:00 pm Spark Lightning Round Reception SUB Ballroom

Friday, April 5  

8:00 am-9:00 am Spark Conference Check-In

Hub Atrium

9:00 am-12:30 pm Spark TTU Accelerator

Hub Atrium

12:30 pm-1:15 pm Spark Networking Lunch

Hub Atrium

1:15 pm-2:15 pm Discoveries to Impact Week Closing  & Awards (Spark & URC)

Hub Atrium

6:00 pm-8:30 pm URC Visual & Performing Arts Exhibition at the First Friday Art Trail

LHUCA Icehouse