Thursday, May 10, 2018     6:30 – 8:00pm
Microsoft Technology Center, 200 E. Randolph St., Aon Center, Ste. 200, Chicago, IL

SOLD OUT (no waitlist). 

Illinois Science Council invites you to a special program of Chicago Science Fest 2018Join us for a rare opportunity to hear from a top Microsoft technologist with a fascinating presentation by Paul Edlund. This is a chance to learn what the major tech players are paying attention to and involved in.

Technology Future

Should you embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI) or fear it? Is Blockchain technology good for anything other than cryptocurrency crazes? What is quantum computing anyway, and how will it impact the everyday person? This is your time for open Q&A on any topic or trend from a leading expert in technology today and what’s coming soon. Paul Edlund is the Chief Technologist for Microsoft Midwest. He’s a passionate advocate for making technology applicable and understandable for everyone. This session will let you in on Microsoft’s latest R&D investments and hear how the story is constantly evolving. You’ll get to hear about technologies with the power to drastically change the world we live in.


This program is free but registration is required to enter the building. 

SOLD OUT (no waitlist).   You may also be interested Chicago Science Fest’s ScienceExpo featuring a full day of incredible talks, demos and activities (including free test-drives of electric & hybrid cars!) at The Merchandise Mart on Saturday, May 12. Details at

Big thanks to Microsoft for hosting this great event!
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