Science in the City Gala 2022

April 28, 2022
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cortelyou Commons
2324 N Fremont St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

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On Thursday, April 28th the Chicago Council on Science and Technology will celebrate our 15th year anniversary and hold our largest fundraising event of 2022: Science in the City. The evening supports C2ST’s mission and full spectrum of programming. Your support is critical to our mission. Join us as we celebrate public STEM outreach with STEM community members, academic and industry leaders, educators, and young professionals from across Chicagoland. Guests will engage with each other and C2ST’s leadership throughout the evening which includes a cocktail reception with heavy hors-d’oeuvres, featured science booths, a networking event, award ceremony, and the chance to win unique and priceless experiences throughout Chicago. 

Attire: Business

Young professional ticket rates are available, email to obtain a discount code.


A limited number of parking vouchers for 2331 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 will be available with tickets.


DePaul University’s Updated COVID Policy: 

DePaul is now a Mask Friendly campus, meaning that masks are optional and not required.

Event Details

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology will honor two individuals with an “Advancing the Public Understanding of Science & Technology Award” by awarding a “Lifetime Achievement Award” as well as a “Young Professional Award.” C2ST created this award in 2012 to honor individuals who share in the passion and mission of the organization—to increase the awareness of the great R&D taking place in our region. 

View past awardees here.

Want to support C2ST through an in-kind donation or sponsorship? Your contribution will support a vital STEM resource in the region and be acknowledged through all of our public-facing channels. Full details on sponsorship are located here. Please contact us at or 312-567-5832 with any questions.


Event Schedule

6:30 PM: Start

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM: Around the World of Science Booths (Submit a soil sample for analysis to one of our booths!)

7:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Speed Networking

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Award Ceremony

9:30 PM: End