NCAA NextGen Innovation Summit hosted by IUPUI Sports Innovation Institute

Friday, April 2 & Monday, April 5:

1:00-2:30 pm EST (or on-demand) – ALL VIRTUAL

YOU are invited to participate!

The 2021 NextGen program is a virtual 2-Day summit featuring host institution, IUPUI’s focus on Sport & Entertainment Innovation.

The program brings a new interactive attraction targeted to high school students and collaborated by college students, faculty, NCAA® Legends and industry leaders.

Learn more!

DAY ONE: CREATIVE INNOVATION
FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2021 @ 1PM EST
Some highlights:

  • Inside glimpse on how the NCAA’s pride and joy One Shining Moment came to be. (Love music? Win a private mentor session with composer David Barrett);
  • Sneak peek into the art of creating wow fan experiences;
  • Virtual field trip to where mascots come from and vote which Final Four mascot is the best.

DAY TWO: SPORTS INNOVATION
MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2021 @ 1PM EST

Some highlights:

  • IUPUI Sports Officiating Innovation Challenge final four pitches and voting for the winner;
  • Stories from NCAA Legend Coach Dale Brown about Shaquille O’Neal and Magic Johnson on winning and losing like a pro;
  • Bill Walton on sustainability;
  • NCAA Legends like Ralph Sampson, Kevin Willis, Lawrence Funderburke talk about their unlikely sports career journeys;

The NCAA NEXTGEN 2021 program will feature host institution, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), focusing on their vision, mission and core values to share with the next generation at the NCAA Men’s Final Four®, Indianapolis, the country and globally. This unique learning experience is delivered right to your mobile, tablet or laptop.

The NCAA NEXTGEN 2021 program will feature host institution, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), focusing on their vision, mission and core values to share with the next generation at the NCAA Men’s Final Four®, Indianapolis, the country and globally.

This unique learning experience is delivered right to your mobile, tablet or laptop.

Trivia, prizes and more… Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

Student Benefits

Opportunity to participate in a unique learning program that provides students with fun Final Four involvement and chance to win trivia prizes. Students completing the NextGen Learning Journey will receive access for 6 months to master power skills and gain the Career Ready Badge to stand out from the crowd.

Sign Up TODAY for a FREE front row seat!

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