2019 Wege Prize Awards

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5/31/19 10:00 am EST
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University | Woodbridge N. Ferris Building, Room 217
17 Pearl St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI
United States
Contact: Kyle Austin
Wege Prize—an annual competition that ignites game-changing solutions for the future by inspiring college students around the world to collaborate across institutional, disciplinary, and cultural boundaries and redesign the way economies work—has announced the five finalist teams that will compete for a share of more than $30,000 USD in total cash prizes in the final phase of the 2019 competition. Join us as the 2019 finalist teams converge in Grand Rapids to present and defend their bold ideas in front of expert judges and live/online audiences! The event is free and open to the public, and will also be streamed live on wegeprize.org starting at 10 a.m. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP via Eventbrite. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Doors open: 9:30 a.m. Finalist presentations: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch/recess: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Awards announcement: 2:00 p.m.