2017 Winners

Full press release and  pictures!


2017 Event Resources

Helpful resources for global participants.



Experiences shared from former grand prize winners.


VT KnowledgeWorks  

University Track Agenda 2014

Sunday, August 17 –

  • Arrive and check into hotel

Monday, August 18 –

  • Late start for jet-lag relief
  • Kick-off lunch and introduction to students and host companies
  • Afternoon free (option to arrange individual meetings with VT leaders; contact the VTKW Staff for assistance in scheduling)
  • Informal welcome dinner with students and host families

Tuesday, August 19 –

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

Wednesday, August 20 –

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

Thursday, August 21 –

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

Friday, August 22 –

  • Day free to sightsee or setup individual meetings with VT leaders (contact the VTKW Staff for assistance in arranging this)

Saturday, August 23 –

  • Departure