Saturday, April 13

12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

  • Check-in at designated Summit hotels

4:00 - 4:15 p.m.

  • Summit welcome 

4:15 - 5:15 p.m.

  • Keynote Speaker: Rich Keller

5:15 - 6:15 p.m.

  • Dinner 
  • Networking

5:15 - 8:15 p.m.

  • Ice cream from the University of Delaware Moo Mobile

6:30 - 7:45 p.m.

  • Community building activities led by Startup Island

7:45 - 8:30 p.m.

  • Formal closing
  • Pitch room tours

Sunday, April 14

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

  • Registration
  • Breakfast

9:00 a.m.

  • Opening remarks

9:10 - 9:40 a.m.

  • Keynote Speaker: Judith Martinez

10:15 - 12:15 p.m.

  • Semifinal Round (closed pitching)

12:15 - 1:00 p.m.

  • Lunch

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

  • Judge feedback session
  • Diamond Challenge Meet-Up (partners and student advisory board members only)

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

  • Closing remarks

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

  • Innovation Tours (optional)

5:30 p.m.

  • Gala doors open

6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

  • Summit Gala

Monday, April 15

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

  • Registration
  • Breakfast

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

  • Keynote Speaker: Dave LaRue
  • Opening remarks
  • Top 18 announced

9:30 - 10:15 a.m.

  • Breakout Sessions

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

  • Top 18 Round (closed pitching)

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

  • Breakout sessions

11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

  • Lunch
  • Top 6 announced 

12:30 p.m.

  • Auditorium doors open

12:45 - 2:00 p.m.

  • Final Round

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

  • Keynote Speaker: Bethany Hall-Long

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.

  • Awards ceremony

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.

  • Networking reception