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CURENT 2017 PERFECT PITCH COMPETITION   

Time: Friday, September 15th, 12:20 PM - 1:10 PM EST

Location: Min Kao Building, Room 124 (there will be PIZZA for those in attendance)

Please note the room change above. This event will be webcast and WebEx.

The SLC is inviting all of you to take part in the perfect pitch competition on Friday September 15th at 12:20PM in MK 404. The perfect pitch competition is a contest where you have 90 seconds to pitch in a clear and persuasive manner how your ongoing research or topic of interest is connected with the strategic mission of CURENT: “...high efficiency, high reliability, low cost, better accommodation of renewable energy sources, full utilization of energy storage, and accommodation of responsive load."

You are required to use one PowerPoint slide to assist with your pitch and you must address three key points: problem/opportunity, solution and impact.

Students from our partner schools are also encouraged to participate and will be able to pitch remotely through WebEx. The WebEx link will be sent next week.

Prizes: The winner will get a Google Chromecast and a Trip to Washington, D.C. to represent CURENT at the Perfect Pitch Finals with the opportunity to win $5000.

How Do I Participate? Email your one slide PowerPoint to Jordan Sangid at  jsangid@utk.vols.edu by midnight on Thursday September 14th.

The PowerPoint template can be found at:  http://bit.ly/2wgDavy

Further details of the overall competition rules are posted at:  http://perfectpitchinfo.net/

Please email Kamal Sabi at ksabi@vols.utk.edu if you have any questions.

To join the WebEx:  

WebEx Link: https://power-eecs.webex.com/power-eecs/j.php?MTID=mb68e72610ea0331a5383fc944a9a7a83

Meeting number: 627 027 704

Meeting Password: power

Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208

Global call-in numbers and Show toll-free dialing restrictions

To view the live broadcast or watch later: http://mediasite.utk.edu/UTK/Play/e7fb8c1042774284bf6b4d3f8b14ed3a1d