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Innovation World Alliance Calendar of Events

Innovation World U.S. Alliance (IWA) is a coalition of organizations partnering to inspire, promote and celebrate innovation locally, nationally and globally.

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Upcoming Events:

October 16-17 – Global Innovation Field Trip

The Global Innovation Field Trip (GIFT) is the 24-hour, quarterly, multi-country, online celebration of young innovators and programs who support and inspire innovation. Launched spring of 2020, at the onset of the pandemic in the United States, as a way to acknowledge the hard work of young innovators, the event quickly grew in popularity as it drew attention from around the globe. GIFT hosts 10 and 20 minute presentations over the course of the 24 hour event, recorded via Zoom, live-streamed over YouTube and post- event recordings all individually catalogued on the GIFT website for ongoing reference (https://innovationworld.org/gift-home/presenters/).

By spring of 2021, additions to the program included Professional Development, Competition Kickoffs/Finales, Award Ceremonies, Teen Discussion Panels and Student Co-Hosts. In the first 14 months GIFT has been the host platform for more than 500 innovative presentations from 48 countries. The program now welcomes 20+ international guest co-hosts to each event. “Our goal, “ said Juli Shively, Co-Founder of GIFT,“ is to continue to collaborate with youth and innovation organizations worldwide, making this program available to student innovators in even the hardest to reach locations around the world.”

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YEI Educator Power Hour focused on Weaving Entrepreneurship Into ALL Subject Areas!

When: Thursday, October 21st
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM EST
Where: Via Zoom (you will receive a link after you sign up)
Who: All educators welcome! Please tell your friends and colleagues.
Why: Entrepreneurship can be its own subject, or it can be part of ANY subject. The skills and mindset of an entrepreneur can easily be woven into all subjects at any grade level. Join us to learn how to weave entrepreneurship into your classroom and subject areas.
Skills: Creativity, Resourceful, Flexibility

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October 21-23 – National Hardware Show

The countdown is on! Register today for the 75th edition of the National Hardware Show.
Reconnect, discover and explore SAFELY with us this October 21-23. We can’t wait to see you face-to-face!

This year more than ever, the National Hardware Show is thrilled to welcome the industry to Las Vegas.  As the most comprehensive event, education and networking platform serving Hardware and Home Improvement, 2021 has made our mission clear and our approach to this fall’s show unique. 

In addition to the robust neighborhoods and product offerings you are accustomed to, we are keeping a focused eye on the cultural, environmental and technological developments shaping the future of modern living. 

Register Today!     Apply to Exhibit     2021 Exhibitor List

Registration closes October 30 for People of Play’s Young Inventor Challenge

Show your game or toy idea to major toy companies, receive valuable feedback on your invention, and maybe even win prizes and have it considered for publishing! It is easy and fun! 

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November 4 – Innovation World U.S. Alliance Meeting.

Innovation World Alliance (IWA) is a coalition of organizations partnering to inspire, promote and celebrate innovation locally, nationally and globally. Members are invited, as part of the collective, to guide the direction and narrative of the Alliance as it evolves and to collaborate in defining future IWA events and opportunities. There is NO COST to be a member of the Alliance.  

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November 4-9 Enspire Conference 2021

Join us for Enspire Conference 2021, a virtual professional development conference for K-12 educators with a focus on building the entrepreneurial mindset and skills in K-12 students. It will take place from November 4th-9th. Our speakers and workshop sessions will all focus on the broad theme of Improving Student Learning.

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November 15 Registration Deadline for Jacobson Institute’s Innovator Competition

PITCH IT TO WIN IT
To encourage the entrepreneurial mindset in youth, the Jacobson Institute sponsors the Innovator Competition each fall and spring. This investment in the future of entrepreneurship provides high school innovators with financial support and feedback from successful entrepreneurs.

IMPORTANT DATES
Deadlines and dates for the next Innovator Competition:

Application deadline: November 15, 2021
Finalists notified they are moving on to the next round: Week of November 29, 2021
Innovator Competition: Week of December 13, 2021

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November 20 – THE INTERNATIONAL KIDS CONFERENCE 2021

Celebrating The World Children’s Day by The United Nations‼️

We invite inspiring kids around the World (8-17 years old) to submit 2-pages visual paper for The International Kids Conference that share any creative projects at Home! Through this conference we would like to inspire all people to be productive, creative and innovative during the pandemics.
📒Yeah, the selected visual papers will be compiled in the visual books and will be published with ISBN.


🔗For your reference, please take a look the previous International Kids Conference 2020✅
🙅Don’t wait too long, prepare your visual paper, submit and present your creative project on The International Kids Conference‼️

More info:
✅Carol +62 817-2362-236 (Whatsapp)

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December 2 – Innovation World U.S. Alliance Meeting.

Innovation World Alliance (IWA) is a coalition of organizations partnering to inspire, promote and celebrate innovation locally, nationally and globally. Members are invited, as part of the collective, to guide the direction and narrative of the Alliance as it evolves and to collaborate in defining future IWA events and opportunities. There is NO COST to be a member of the Alliance.  

Learn More

January 15-16 – Global Innovation Field Trip

The Global Innovation Field Trip (GIFT) is the 24-hour, quarterly, multi-country, online celebration of young innovators and programs who support and inspire innovation. Launched spring of 2020, at the onset of the pandemic in the United States, as a way to acknowledge the hard work of young innovators, the event quickly grew in popularity as it drew attention from around the globe. GIFT hosts 10 and 20 minute presentations over the course of the 24 hour event, recorded via Zoom, live-streamed over YouTube and post- event recordings all individually catalogued on the GIFT website for ongoing reference (https://innovationworld.org/gift-home/presenters/).

By spring of 2021, additions to the program included Professional Development, Competition Kickoffs/Finales, Award Ceremonies, Teen Discussion Panels and Student Co-Hosts. In the first 14 months GIFT has been the host platform for more than 500 innovative presentations from 48 countries. The program now welcomes 20+ international guest co-hosts to each event. “Our goal, “ said Juli Shively, Co-Founder of GIFT,“ is to continue to collaborate with youth and innovation organizations worldwide, making this program available to student innovators in even the hardest to reach locations around the world.”

Learn More.