C2ST achieves its mission by hosting relevant, independent, and credible public STEM programs across all scientific fields at locations throughout Chicagoland. With nine out of ten program attendees’ expectations fulfilled, our supporters agree that C2ST is accomplishing its mission of increasing the public’s understanding of science and technology.
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Check out below what programs we have planned and discover what we’ve hosted in the past.
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February 23, 2013
Idea Shop at University Technology Park, Illinois Institute of Technology
3440 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
Please join us for this 24-hour developer, designer, and hardware hacking challange. MonkeyBars Spring Build is a Hackathon unlike any Chicago has ever seen. Build is not simply a coding challenge, it is a place where anyone from the hardware hacker to the designer can, with the support and resources from the MonkeyBars team and partners, bring an idea to the realm of reality in just 24 hours.
September 20, 2012
Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy
28 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL, USA
What: America’s Digital Tomorrow
Where: Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy
28 North Clark Street, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
When: Thursday, September 20th
Breakfast reception & registration – 7:30am
Presentation – 8:15am
Media Arts Academy tours – 9: 30am (groups will be assigned)
February 22, 2012
Northwestern University, Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium
303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, United States
Nanoscale materials have a great potential for positive societal impact. For example synthesized nanoscale materials and systems can be used to create innovative applications and technologies that solve problems in the biological and medical sciences. Read more…
September 13, 2011
Harold Washington Library Center, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 South State Street, Chicago, IL, United States
Over the past half century, high-speed rail (HSR) has emerged as an important component of the intercity passenger transport system, providing both an alternative and a compliment to highway and air transport. The US was once at the forefront of efforts to develop HSR technology, but over the past three decades Asian and European countries have moved ahead and developed extensive and increasingly sophisticated and integrated systems, with maximum speeds on some dedicated HSR lines exceeding 220 mph. Read more…
February 17, 2011
Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium
303 E Superior St, Chicago, IL, United States
Over the past 15 years, the world has witnessed a technology boom that has brought the Internet into our houses and airwaves, Facebook to our daily routine and more computing power in the conventional toaster oven than what was required to get a man onto the moon. Read more…