National Invention Convention 2019 Schedule

May 29, 2019 – Wednesday, Afternoon:

  • Inventor Registration starts at 1pm
    • Set Up Time
    • Judging Time
  • Orientation
    • 2:00
    • 3:30
    • 5:00
  • 6:30 Welcome Dinner in Greenfield Village

 

May 30, 2019 –Thursday, All Day

  • Judging “Refresher” Training in am / pm
  • 8-10 hours window judging – Formal Judging Circles (rolling)
    • On Museum Floor
  • All Day Programming
    • Support Programming from Partners
    • Business Expo
    • Higher Ed Leaders Meeting
  • Tentative: Dinner Independently (Fun Money) amongst families/Delegations

 

May 31, 2019 – Friday, All Day

  • People’s Choice Judging Circles (all students at one time)
  • International Showcase
  • YE Entrepreneurship Expo
  • Programming Throughout Day
    • Support Programming from Partners
    • Business Expo (tentative)
  • Tentative Order: Dinner and Awards Ceremony
  • Showcase of Winners / Private Museum Experience for Invention Convention Guests

 

June 1, 2019 – Saturday, No formal Activities

  • Breakfast at Hotels
  • Affiliate breakfast at Dearborn Inn
  • Usage of THF passes
    • THF Museum
    • Greenfield Village
    • Ford Factory Tour
    • Theatre