November 13, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

mHub
mHUB, West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

With new true crime and crime-inspired shows flooding today’s media, it’s difficult to keep track of which technologies are actually real and which are figments of studio executives’ imaginations. Join C2ST, UChicago’s Crime Lab, and the FBI to learn about the real technology behind crime-solving efforts. Read more…

September 13, 2019
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Illinois Institute of Technology, Hermann Hall, Ballroom
Hermann Hall, South Federal Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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Join us for the 2019 Darsh T. Wasan lecture. Ellen Ochoa, Former Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston and the first Hispanic woman astronaut will deliver this year’s lecture. The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Hermann Hall Gallery Lounge.

Star Wars – the fight of the light side of the force against the dark side – is a story that has fascinated us for the last 40 years. A crucial part of this story is the unbelievable scientific and technological advances – traveling through hyperspace, lightsabers, holograms, the discovery of habitable planets – that fill the universe. Read more…

February 6, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Center
Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public Library, South State Street, Chicago, IL, USA

Chicago is growing smarter every day. Want to know how? Read more…

May 7, 2018
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Alliance Française de Chicago
54 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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French Innovation Week is a celebration of French innovation and savoir-faire in Chicago and the Midwest.

The 5th Annual French Innovation Week will take place in May 2018 with a variety of events throughout the Midwest that showcase the best of French science, technology, innovation and more.

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October 10, 2017

The Radler
2375 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Over the past two decades, technology has had huge impacts on almost everything we do — everything except participate in our democracy. When it comes to the voting booths, things look a lot like they did in 1996, and changing that scene is really hard to do. Come talk about the role technology plays in our democracy: from campaigns to voter registration to election day, this space is ripe for innovation. The time is now. Read more…