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Global VLIC Schedule

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Global VLIC Rules

Below is the tentative schedule for the 2015 Global Venture Labs Investment Competition, held May 7 -9 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin, TX

Thursday, May 7

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Venture Expo
Amphitheater Room 204 - AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center - 1900 University Avenue
TVL Accelerator companies will pitch their businesses to an audience of investors, entrepreneurs and students
Open to the public

4:00 p.m., Competitor Orientation
Ballroom - Level M3 - AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center - 1900 University Avenue
Teams competing in the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition must attend this mandatory orientation
* Badge required

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Venture Showcase*
Ballroom - Level M3 - AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center - 1900 University Avenue
40 teams of competitors from around the world display their ventures at a trade show style event; TVL companies will also be exhibiting
* Badge required

Friday, May 8

8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Opening Round
Rooms 101, 102, 103, 104, 107, 108, 203 and 301. AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center - 1900 University Avenue
40 Global VLIC teams compete in eight divisions according to type of venture
Open to the public, no reservation required

2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Wild Card Challenge 
Rooms 101 and 102 - AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center - 1900 University Avenue
Eight first runners-up in the Opening Round compete in two divisions for two wild card slots into the semifinals
Open to the public, no reservation required

3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m., Wells Fargo Clean Energy Challenge
Classroom 203 - Level M2 - AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center - 1900 University Avenue
Winners in the Opening Round clean energy divisions compete for the $20,000 Wells Fargo Clean Energy Prize
Open to the public, no reservation required

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Round Up Reception*
Scholz Garten, 1607 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
Western-themed Friday night reception for teams, faculty, and volunteers
* Badge required

Saturday, May 9

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Semifinals
Rooms 202 and 203 - AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center - 1900 University Avenue
Top 10 teams compete in two divisions
Open to the public, no reservation required

10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Nemec Elevator Challenge* 
University of Texas Tower - Main Bldg, 2400 Inner Campus Dr
24 teams who have not yet won money compete in an elevator pitch competition
* Badge required

2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Finals
Amphitheater Room 204 - AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center - 1900 University Avenue
Top four teams compete
Open to the public, no reservation required

7:00 p.m., Awards Reception*
Level M3, Salon C - AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center - 1900 University Avenue
Winners announced
* Badge required