Makeweekends are intensive programmes designed to help people make “first steps” in building cool projects, social enterprises, and new lines of business by bringing together people from design, business, and programming backgrounds. Over the weekend, interdisciplinary teams including students and professionals work together on concepts and hash your ideas out into working prototypes.
The programme is the idea environment for people to take the crucial first steps in building their enterprise by starting with quickly building a product (or service) and planning it its future growth in an action-oriented atmosphere.
There will be three awards that will be given out
1. State innovation award (winning group gets a trip to KL for the Anugerah C1PTA and stands a chance to be recognized by the prime minister)
2. Best prototype award
3. People's choice award
For all three awards, winners will receive certificates of achievement and plaques, and all participants will receive certificates of participation. They will also have the chance to network with industry professionals and gain valuable experience and insight.
The details of the event is as follows:
Date: 22,23 & 24th June 2012 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
Time : 8 am - 6pm
Venue: Seminar Room 4,5 & 6, Undercroft, Universiti Teknologi Petronas