Solution Showcase Agenda

(all times noted below are in Eastern Standard Time)

Time

Activity

Speaker & Organization

8:00-8:45

Participating Teams and Event Guests Arrive

Breakfast

8:45-9:00

Welcome

Natty Carrizosa
Natty Roots & Rhyme

9:00-9:05

Welcome Back!

Olivia Toro & David McKinney
Aspen Challenge & Youth Leadership Programs

9:05-9:10

Special Shout Out from New Schools for New Orleans

Dana Peterson
CEO, New Schools for New Orleans

9:10-9:17

Let’s Get Going!

Natty Carrizosa
Natty Roots & Rhyme

9:17-9:28

Morris Jeff Community School

9:28-9:39

Livingston Collegiate

9:39-9:50

McDonogh 35 Senior High School

9:50-10:01

Sarah T. Reed High School

10:01-10:12

Rosenwald Collegiate

10:12-10:23

The NET Charter High School: Central City

10:23-10:34

Sophie B. Wright High School

10:34-10:45

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans (LFNO)

10:45-10:56

Eleanor McMain Secondary School

10:56-11:15

Morning Break

11:15-11:26

Rooted School

11:26-11:37

Edna Karr High School

11:37-11:48

New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School (Sci High)

11:48-11:59

George Washington Carver High School

11:59-12:10

Frederick A. Douglass High School

12:10-12:21

New Harmony High School

12:21-12:32

L.B. Landry High School

12:32-12:43

Booker T. Washington High School

12:43-12:54

Benjamin Franklin High School at the Katherine Johnson Campus

12:55

Natty gives People’s Choice and Lunch Instructions

12:55-2:00

Lunch

1:30-2:00

Keynote Address

Walter Isaacson
Author & Journalist

2:00-2:15

Final Standing Exhibit Prep

All Teams

2:15-3:30

Standing Exhibits

All Teams and Judges

3:30-5:15

Judges Deliberation

All Judges (private event)

3:30-3:45

Standing Exhibit Breakdown
and Afternoon Snack Break

All Teams

3:45-4:30

Art Workshop

All Teams

4:30-4:40

Transition to Seating Area

All Teams

4:40-5:25

Surprise Guest!

All Teams

Interviewed by 
Gwen Thompkins, NPR

5:25-5:45

Award Ceremony

Olivia Toro
Aspen Challenge

Natty Carrizosa
Natty Roots & Rhyme

5:45-6:55

Celebration Dinner & DJ

All Teams

6:55-7:00

Event Concludes & Buses Depart