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Illinois Ignite 2018

Illinois Ignite is an inaugural event showcasing technologies and start-ups emerging from prominent research universities in Illinois. Hear from innovators and entrepreneurs in oncology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, security, robotics, and advanced materials.

Ignite will feature presentations on breakthrough research and innovations from more than 35 faculty and networking opportunities with technology-based start-ups.  

September 27, 2018
Big10 Conference Center 
(minutes from O'Hare airport)
Rosemont, Illinois 



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Registration is now open. Register here.

There is no charge to attend Ignite. Please see the menu on the right for travel & conference center information.

9:00 - 9:30

9:30 - 12:30

Morning Presentations

12:30 - 1:30Lunch
1:30 - 5:00Afternoon Presentations
5:00 - 6:00Open Networking with Start-ups

For more information, please contact Svetlana Sowers,, or Lisa Dhar,