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University Track Agenda 2012


Sunday, August 19 –

  • Arrive and check into hotel

Monday, August 20 –

  • Late start for jet-lag relief
  • Kick-off lunch and introduction to students and host companies
  • Observation of student presentation overview
  • Informal welcome dinner with students and host families

Tuesday, August 21 –

  • Introduction to Virginia Tech and update on research initiatives
  • Lunch with university officials and leaders
  • Networking and exploring research and education collaborations

Wednesday, August 22 –

  •  Bus to Roanoke; check into hotel
  •  Visit downtown attractions; informal lunch
  •  Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys Reception at the Hotel Roanoke

Thursday, August 23 –

  •  Global Student Business Concept Challenge at The Hotel Roanoke
  •  Bus to Blacksburg
  •  Reception and awards banquet at the Inn at Virginia Tech

Friday, August 24 –

  • Optional excursion beyond the local region

Saturday, August 25 –

  • Departure