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October 19-21

Midwest Meetup Fall 2018


Theme: Build Your Base: Strengthening your studio's culture for success. Join us for a weekend of design related activies where you'll get to meet studios from many other universities! All current and future DFA studios are welcome to attend!


SCHEDULE

Friday

8:30-9:00 PM | Check In at the University YMCA

9:00-10:00 PM | Welcome/Networking Bingo

10:30 PM | Party at Lucas’s apartment

Saturday

9:00 AM | Breakfast opens at the University YMCA

9:30 AM | Intro of the Day

10-11 AM | Workshop by Pixo: A culture of transparency

11:00-11:15 AM | Break

11:15am-12:20 PM | Sticker Workshop

12:20-1:20 PM | Lunch with your team (not provided)

1:20-3:00 PM | Scavenger Hunt

3:00-3:15 PM | Break

3:15-4:20 PM | Empathy Workshop

4:30-5:50 PM | Project Time

5:50-6:00 PM | Break

6:00-8:00 PM | Nationals Dinner + Lightning Talks

10:00 PM | Party

Sunday

9:00 AM | Breakfast opens at the University YMCA

9:30-10:35 AM | Project Showcase

10:45-11:45 AM | Networking Circle

11:45-12 PM | Break

Noon-1 PM | Picture & Farewell activity

Application Process

August

26

SUNDAY 8/26

Quad Day

Main Quad | 12-4PM

Stop by our booth to say hello to us!

28

TUESDAY 8/28

Info Night

Lincoln Hall 1090 | 7PM

Come learn about our organization, our current projects, and how you can get involved!

30

THURSDAY 8/30

Design in...

BUSINESS | Lincoln Hall 1027 | 6-6:30PM

ENGINEERING | Lincoln Hall 1028 | 6-6:30PM

FINE & APPLIED ARTS | Lincoln Hall 1024 | 6-6:30PM

HEALTHCARE | Lincoln Hall 1024 | 6:30-7PM

EDUCATION | Lincoln Hall 1027| 6:30-7PM

ANYTHING | Lincoln Hall 1028 | 6:30-7PM

September

1

SATURDAY 9/1

Cookout

Illini Grove | 12PM

Come get to know us and learn more about our organization in a casual setting!

4

TUESDAY 9/4

Design Sprint

Armory 182 | 7-8:30PM

Come participate in an accelerated version of our design process. This is a hands-on workshop, and we encourage you to stay for the duration of the event!

5

WEDNESDAY 9/5

Info Night, Design Panel

Gregory Hall 100 | 7-7:45PM

Come learn about our organization, our current projects, and how you can get involved! We will also be hosting a facilitated panel featuring some local design-thinkers!

6

THURSDAY 9/6

Applications Due

Online | 11:59PM

Interviews will be conducted on Saturday and Sunday in the Ikenberry Library at the SDRP.

Thank you for applying! We've selected our new members for the 2018-2019 school year, and we look forward to working with you!