NICEE 2017 Event Schedule:


NICEE 2017 Event Schedule

Thursday, June 1, 2017: Travel Day to D.C. via plane, train, bus, and car

Time Activity
5:30pm – 8:30pm Check-In at USPTO; ice cream social and exhibits
8:30pm End of evening. Travel back to your hotel

Friday, June 2, 2017: Inspiration Day in D.C.

Time Activity
8:00am – 9:30am Breakfast at your hotel
9:30am Depart for Smithsonian Museums
10:00am – 3:00pm Tour museums, IMAX Movie, and lunch at the Air & Space museum
4:00pm – 5:00pm Student Inventors bring their inventions to the USPTO for setup on the upper level
4:30pm – 5:30pm Participant dinner in the lower level atrium (must have credentials for entry)
5:30pm – 7:45pm Welcome! Competition orientation, speaker, game show
7:45pm End of evening. Travel back to your hotel

Saturday, June 3, 2017: Competition Day at USPTO

Time Activity
7:45am – 8:45am Breakfast at your hotel and check-out for delegations departing on Saturday
8:00am – 9:00am Judge check-in at USPTO upper level (Judges only)
8:45am – 9:00am Participants assemble in auditorium (must have credentials for entry)
9:00am – 9:30am Good Morning! NICEE kick-off and introduction of special guests and judges
9:30am – 10:00am Student Inventors and Judges move to their designated Judging Circles
10:00am – 12:00am Student Inventors Pitch and Q&A in Judging Circles
Concurrent workshop for Teachers, Parents, and Chaperons
1:00pm – 3:30pm Family viewing of inventions and the opportunity to visit the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum
12:00pm – 1:00pm Participant lunch (must have credentials for entry)
 1:00pm Participants reconvene in auditorium (must have credentials for entry)
1:00pm – 3:30pm Awards Ceremony!


Family without credentials may watch the awards ceremony via a monitor in the upper atrium or via the live stream

3:30pm – 4:00pm Student Inventors take down their invention displays

Award Winner photos

Goodbye! Thanks for making NICEE 2017 a great event


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