2017 Winners

Full press release and  pictures!


2017 Event Resources

Helpful resources for global participants.



Experiences shared from former grand prize winners.


VT KnowledgeWorks  

2015 University Track Agenda

Sunday, August 16 –

  • Arrive and check into hotel

Monday, August 17 –

  • Late start for jet-lag relief
  • Kick-off lunch at Custom Catering Center for event attendees and introduction to host companies
  • Afternoon free (option to arrange individual meetings with VT leaders; contact the VTKW Staff for assistance in scheduling)
  • Informal welcome dinner with student teams and host families at the Wikiteria Market and Café

Tuesday, August 18 –

  • Center for the Arts and Virginia Tech tours
  • Luncheon at The Inn at Virginia Tech
  • Global Partnership Roundtable - networking and exploring research and education collaborations
  • Dinner on your own

Wednesday, August 19 –

  •  Cascades hike with event attendees
  •  Lunch at Panera
  •  Afternoon free for individual appointments (contact the VTKW Staff for assistance in scheduling)
  •  Private dinner for global university representatives

Thursday, August 20 –

  •  Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge at The Inn at Virginia Tech
  •  Awards banquet at The Inn at Virginia Tech
  •  After party celebration at Rackspace

Friday, August 21 –

  •  Bus to Roanoke and check into The Hotel Roanoke
  •  Visit downtown Roanoke attractions and informal lunch
  •  Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys Reception at The Hotel Roanoke
  •  Opportunities to visit downtown Roanoke bars and restaurants at your leisure
  •  Overnight at The Hotel Roanoke

Saturday, August 22 –

  •  Departure