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EBx Spring 2019


Open Call for Entries

Imagine an evening at Cal State East Bay sharing brilliant ideas, enjoying conversations, and networking with fellow Pioneers. We have created a unique gathering for the Cal State East Bay community to unleash new ideas, inspire, and inform.

Calling all Cal State East Bay Students (current), Alumni (graduates), Staff and Faculty

Do you have an idea worth spreading?

Are you a leading thinker or doer in our community?

Submit your idea/elevator pitch by recording a 2-minute video (phone videos are welcome)  Include a link to your video with your entry form. The EBx selection committee* will choose top candidates to attend the live audition or submit a pre-recorded audition video for a final spot in EBx Spring 2019.

Candidates are encouraged to submit additional URL links that help make the case for who you are and what you have to say at EBx. Examples include: LinkedIn URLs, additional short videos, testimonials, etc.

Entries Due: Thursday, January 31st

Auditions: Friday, February 22, 2019 (come to our live audition or submit a pre-recorded video)

Final Selection: March 1, 2019

Rehearsal Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Event Date: Thursday, March 28, 2018 (Evening TBD)

Cal State East Bay, Hayward Campus

You want to share an idea with the East Bay community to foster learning, inspiration and wonder – and provoke conversations that matter.

If you are a selected speaker, your presentation will be recorded and shared with the university community.

Types of Ideas


The talks that make one or two very strong points, and it’s important.


An onstage look at some clever new invention that the speaker was a part of creating.


Music, dance, magic, puppetry, or some other performance to captivate your audience.


Artists showcase their art and explain the meaning and process behind it.


Mainly about the amazement of science and discovery.


Not one big, world-changing idea, instead, a very engaging take on an interesting topic.


Exposes your audience to an issue that they may not otherwise know much about.

HOW (Entry Rules)

All interested parties must complete an ENTRY FORM with video pitch and audition with the selection committee. There are 2 audition options: live or pre-recorded.

  1. Submit your Entry Form by January 31, 2019
  2. Live Audition/pre-recorded audition date will be Friday, February 22


Alumni, Staff or Faculty Contact: or 510-885-4836

Students Contact:


*The EBx selection committee includes representatives from Associated Students, Inc and the CSUEB Alumni Association. The committee will review all auditions that follow the entry rules mentioned above and finalists will be confirmed by March 1.
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