If you’re applying for Solar Prize Round 7—and attending RE+ in Las Vegas—make sure to check out the full schedule of American-Made events happening throughout the conference. It’s a great way to connect with partners and get prepared to submit your application on Sept. 27!
View the full schedule of interesting and informative events and networking opportunities.
Monday, Sept. 11
- American-Made Mixer Hosted by University of Arizona Center for Innovation
5:30–7:30 p.m. | The Oak Room Whiskey and Tequila Bar (Venetian Hotel)
Join us for an opportunity to mix and mingle with UACI staff as well as American-Made network members and team members, and past and present prize competitors. Light appetizers and cash bar will be provided; please RSVP if you’d like to join this free event!
Tuesday, Sept. 12
- Booth Pop-Up: Community Solar Prizes & Opportunities
1–2 p.m. | Booth #18028
Hear about the array of American-Made community solar prizes open for submissions, and learn more about how to find resources, support, and additional funding for your community solar initiatives.
- Booth Pop-Up: Solar Prize Power Connectors
2–3 p.m. | Booth #18028
Applying for Solar Prize Round 7? Join the American-Made team, VentureWell, and University of Arizona Center for Innovation to learn how Power Connectors can provide resources and feedback to help your application stand out.
- Solar Prize Round 6 Go! Demo Day & Winner Announcement
4–6 p.m. | Innovation Stage
Come see the nation’s top solar innovators take the stage to pitch their solutions to the industry’s top challenges, then stick around to find out who wins the $500,000 prize!
Wednesday, Sept. 13
- Panel: Increasing Renewable Energy Workforce Development in Underserved Communities
9:30–10:30 a.m. | Innovation Stage
Listen in on this engaging discussion, featuring members from a diverse pool of government and industry organizations, to learn about workforce development strategies, priorities, and how we can strengthen our energy workforce by bringing in more diverse experiences and perspectives.
- QuickTalk: How Your Startup Can Win Big
11–11:30 a.m. | Innovation Stage
Stop by to learn how the American-Made program can help take your startup to the next level with no-strings-attached funding for your energy innovation.
- Booth Pop-Up: American-Made Network
1–2 p.m. | Booth #18028
The American-Made Network is made up of more than 400 organizations that offer help to prize competitors and startups. Come learn how to use the Network to find support for your startup—or consider joining the Network to help solve some of the nation’s leading energy challenges!
- American-Made Innovators Coffee Chat with ADL Ventures
3:30–4:30 p.m. | Booth #18028
Join Connector ADL Ventures for an opportunity to chat with other industry leaders and professionals about upcoming prizes and competitions, hear about other opportunities to connect with investors, and enjoy light refreshments!