Apr 20
Friday

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IDEA Week Registration

This registration acts as FREE general admission to all non-entertainment events. You are also encouraged to register for individual events as priority seating will be ...

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  • South Bend - Elkhart Region
  • 12:00 am - 11:55 pm

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  • Mendoza College of Business
  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Patti LuPone

In Don’t Monkey with Broadway, two-time Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone explores, through indelible interpretations of classic Broadway show tunes by the likes of Richard Rodgers, ...

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  • DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
  • 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Apr 21
Saturday

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Notre Dame Pitch Rally

University of Notre Dame students, faculty, and researchers will pitch emerging and cutting-edge Notre Dame technologies in front of an audience of Notre Dame alumni, ...

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  • The IDEA Center
  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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The 89th Annual Blue-Gold Game

This annual spring scrimmage in which the Notre Dame football team plays against itself in the Notre Dame Stadium is a great opportunity to get ...

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  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Innovating for Security and Stability with Mayor Pete Buttigieg

Innovation and entrepreneurship have clear economic benefits, and they form the bedrock of our shared security, too. In this session, join South Bend Mayor Pete ...

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  • The IDEA Center
  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Apr 22
Sunday

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Maker Faire

The Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinated and curious people who enjoy learning and love displaying what they can make. From engineers to artists ...

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  • Success Academy South Bend
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Sorin: A Notre Dame Story

Sorin: A Notre Dame Story is a new, one-person play about the dawn of the University of Notre Dame as told by the intrepid Holy ...

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  • Morris Performing Arts Center
  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Apr 23
Monday

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IDEAs at Sunrise

The best way to start your day is with a cup of coffee and a conversation. There are endless opportunities and resources available to entrepreneurs ...

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  • South Bend Chocolate Cafe
  • 7:30 am - 9:30 am

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Headline Event: Driving Entrepreneurship in a Rustbelt City

This open discussion between Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Tracy Graham, a long-time serial entrepreneur based right here in South Bend, will focus on issues concerning ...

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  • Century Center
  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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How to Create Your First Product

The path to the successful creation of a product is anything but linear. It often goes through repeated cycles of testing and validation and pivoting ...

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  • Century Center
  • 10:45 am - 11:45 am

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Studebaker 113 Open House

Once the lifeblood of South Bend, the Studebaker plant has long stood as a disheartening emblem for this region. Local entrepreneurs decided to turn Studebaker ...

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  • Studebaker 113
  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Scaling Your Business Here

For many startups, achieving initial sales with “early adopters” is the easy part. These customers, however, don’t represent the majority of customers startups need to ...

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  • Studebaker 112
  • 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

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Using Big Data to Make Decisions

What is “Big Data?” What does it look like and why are companies utilizing it? In this industry panel hosted by thought leaders in analytics, ...

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  • Century Center
  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

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Smart Cities Industry Panel

Moderated by Adam Savage of MythBusters, this engaging discussion on smart cities is going to be awesome! Our panelists, including Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Luis Montestruque, Sara ...

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  • Century Center
  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm