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WALMART BETTER LIVING BUSINESS PLAN CHALLENGE SOUTHWEST REGIONAL COMPETITION


Friday, February 14, 2014

9:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m.
Bren Hall 1414


Participants:
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara (2 teams)
Arizona State University
Colorado State University
University of Southern California

Judges:
Tim Keaten, Director of Energy Operations for Walmart Stores, Inc.
Nick Shufro, Director, Sustainable Business Solutions, PwC

Schedule:
8:00 a.m. Practice rooms open
9:30 a.m. Competition begins/Introduction
9:35 a.m. UCSB Salty Girl Seafood set-up
9:40 a.m. Salty Girl Seafood presents
10:10 a.m. Judges confer/10-minute break
10:20 a.m. ASU set-up
10:25 a.m. ASU presents
10:55 a.m. Judges confer/10-minute break
11:05 a.m. Colorado State set-up
11:10 a.m. Colorado State presents
11:40 a.m. Judges confer/10-minute break
11:50 a.m. Lunch
12:20 p.m. UCSB SimpleCycle set-up
12:25 p.m. SimpleCycle presents
12:55 p.m. Judges confer/10-minute break
1:05 p.m. USC set-up
1:10 p.m. USC presents
1:40 p.m. Judges confer/30-minute break
2:10 p.m. Closing/winner is announced

Each team will present for 15 minutes, followed by a 15-minute question and answer session from the judges. The winner will advance to the semifinal competition, to be held at the Walmart home offices in Arkansas.

Find out more about the Walmart Better Living Business Plan Challenge