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YiA 2013 School Presentation


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YiA 2013 School Presentation

  1. 1. YIA
  2. 2. VisionThe Young Innovator Awards (YiA) aims todevelop a culture of innovation in theWestern Bay of Plenty region throughinspiring and encouraging young people tobecome the region’s future innovators.
  3. 3. Who can enter?The competition is open to Western Bay ofPlenty secondary school students andthis year we have included an exciting newcategory for young professionals (under 40)*.Year 9 -10: Junior CategoryYear 11-13: Senior Category
  4. 4. The BriefWe ask you to think creatively andto come up with a concept for aproduct or service.We are looking for ideas that movebeyond the ordinary and address realproblems in either some one elses life oryour own.
  5. 5. AwardsFinalists and supreme winners fromboth the secondary schools and youngprofessional categories will beannounced at the launch of WesternBay at Work on the 8th August.There are big cash prizes up for grabsfor the winners!
  6. 6. Awards• Junior Secondary - $1000 – Page Macrae• Senior Secondary - $1000 – Priority One• Young Professionals - $2000 – Plus Group Horticulture
  7. 7. Who should think about entering?• Anyone who is innovative, inventive or creative across science, engineering, design and all other subject areas.• Your project can be for class, but does not have to be
  8. 8. ProgrammeOverviewYear - 2013
  9. 9. Emerging Areas of Focus1. Marine2. Horticulture3. Healthcare4. Forestry5. TourismThese are important areas of business in ourRegion.
  10. 10. Templates/Entry
  11. 11. Judging CriteriaResearchSustainabilityInnovationCreativityCommunication
  12. 12. Judges/Speaker/Forum• Keynote: David Darling – CEO Pacific Edge• Four others will be drawn from the areas of focus;• Talking about their experiences;• Innovation Forum (fingers crossed).
  13. 13. CampaignYear - 2013
  14. 14. Get to thenew site& registertoday!
  15. 15. NewsletterKeep up to datewith deadlines &eventsRegister onlineto stay in the loop
  16. 16. Facebook 2.0$50 VoucherAnswer thechallenge foryour chance towin!One each weekfor 12 weeks
  17. 17. Reasons to Enter• Become an Innovator (it’s a great job!)• Get engaged in the Bay• Advance your career• $1000 prize money for both Junior & Senior Students