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December 2-3 - The schedule

So what happens on competition days?

The 30 projects selected in the preliminary stage will participate in the Okotism 2.0 competition!

The competition will take place on December 2-3,  Online via  Platform  MICROSOFT TEAMS. 

Each team will be accompanied by a Case Manager, whose role  To assist, integrate, guide and mediate between the group and the resources that acutism makes available to it. In addition, a team of mentors / mentors who are experts in the fields of:

  • Content in autism - researchers, special education, community frameworks

  • Technology - Platform Development,  Product management, UI / UX

  • Marketing and design - storytelling, building a pitch, building presentations

  • Entrepreneurship and business aspects

What do you develop? A project at a level that will express the potential of your solution, an innovative solution to a real problem.

Products in hakutism: presentation, one pager, submission video



hazelthe competition


8: 00-9: 00  Entering the Times. Free time to get to know the platform

9:00 -   The launch of the competition - congratulations from the Akutism team, Ronit Etad, CEO of Microsoft Israel and 

Michal Braverman-Blumenstein,  CEO  Microsoft Israel Research and Development  And VP of Global Cloud and AI Security Technology

9: 30-12: 30 Independent work in teams on: A work plan for acutism. Division of labor. Draft presentation. Assisted by case managers and mentors

13:00 - New shift of mentors and  case managers

13: 00-18: 00 Work on the project, a storytelling document and the one pager

17:00  A new shift of mentors and  case managers

18: 00-19: 00 Storytelling workshop

19: 00-23: 00 - Writing a script for a video. It is also advisable to take photos at this time


8-12: 00 End of filming submission videos. Working with video editors from the College of Management and the Open University

12:00 - Upload submission videos to the YouTube channel and upload one pager summaries

13: 00-1700 - Judging of the semi-finals - (closed to the audience) The judges are divided into 4 groups. Each group ranks 8th  Videos of the ventures

17:00 - Announcement of the projects that advance to the finals.

17: 00-17: 45 The teams that advanced to the final prepare a representative slide from the one pager

18:00 - Opening of the final event. Broadcast from the Times and on Facebook's Facebook page

18: 00-1930 - Watch, together with the final judges, videos of the final projects. At the end of each video - one question will be asked by one judge.

19: 30-20: 00 - Opening remarks and greetings,  Announcement of the winners of Akutism,  And more surprises .....

Introduction to Microsoft Teams - Details will be provided later

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