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.
We are dedicated to providing a professional and inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, or religion. Please be respectful of diversity in individuals and in cultures at our events.
Check out below what programs we have planned and discover what we’ve hosted in the past.
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May 9, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Ping Tom Memorial Park, Leonard M. Louie Fieldhouse
1700 South Wentworth Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA
There is growing research evidence that what you eat can affect your mental health, including your mood and cognition. The evidence supporting nutrition’s role in brain health will be discussed in our next Science in the Parks program. Read more…
On Thursday, May 2 the Chicago Council on Science and Technology will hold our largest fundraising event of 2019: Science in the City. The evening supports C2ST’s mission and full spectrum of programming. Your support is critical to our mission. Read more…
April 24, 2019
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Hermann Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3201 S State St, Chicago, IL 60616
Hermann Hall, South Federal Street, Chicago, IL, USA
National Academy of Engineering Symposium at Illinois Tech:
Smart Cities for a Sustainable Globalization
The goal of establishing a smart city is to improve the quality of life and promote global sustainability by using urban and distributed technologies that can improve the efficiency of services and meet individual resident’s critical needs. Read more…
April 17, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Morton Arboretum, Ginkgo Restaurant, Visitor Center
Grab a drink and join us at The Morton Arboretum for a conversation about promising new research and current initiatives that demonstrate the incredible potential trees have to make the world a better place to live. Read more…
April 9, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Alliance Française de Chicago
54 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL, USA
Researchers around the world hope to discover new particles that can explain the nature of dark matter, prove the existence of extra dimensions, and perhaps even create mini black holes… Read more…
April 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Harold Washington Library Center
Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public Library, South State Street, Chicago, IL, USA
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…