Are you a race fan who will be in Austin for the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix from Friday, November 15 through Sunday, November 17?
If so, then you will want to attend the exclusive MIT F1 Innovation in Automotive Technologies reception and dinner party in Austin on Friday evening, November 15. Speakers at this invite-only event include Gareth H. McKinley (School of Engineering Professor of Teaching Innovation within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT), Amos Winter (the Robert N. Noyce Career Development Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT), Ryan Chin (the Managing Director of the City Science Initiative at the MIT Media Lab) and Sanjay Sarma (the Director of Digital Learning in the Office of Digital Learning at MIT, oversees the Institute's MITx and edX initiatives). In addition to these amazing MIT speakers, guests at this special dinner party and reception will include some of the most innovative minds in the Austin tech industry.
To win two tickets to this special MIT event in Austin on November 15, simply tweet what innovation means to you. Is innovation an idea? A specific technology? Or a way of life? Or is your vision of innovation something completely different. We are looking for the most creative answer to this question, so put some thought into your answer. Be sure to include the hashtag #sxswinnovation in your tweet. This contest closes at 2:00 pm central standard time on Friday, November 8.
As determined by the SXSW staff, the winner of this contest will receive two tickets to MIT event on the evening of Friday, November 15. Winner of this contest does NOT receive tickets to the F1 race, nor is the winner provided transportation (or lodging) in Austin during F1. Please do not enter this contest if you will not be in Austin on the evening of Friday, November 15.
Also, stay tuned to this website for more details on various MIT-organized events that will be part of SXSW Interactive in March 2014.