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DOE STEM-CON: Artificial Intelligence - Compute the Future

Have a passion for computers? Curious to learn how scientists are using artificial intelligence? Excited about helping shape the future of this field? Then come and compute the future with us at STEM-CON!

Part of the DOE’s ongoing workforce development initiative in AI technology, STEM-CON is an interactive, hands-on computing event for middle and high school students and their families. Dive into the current research into computers and artificial intelligence, and discover how it is shaping our world and the many roles you can play in its future!

  • Compute the future at interactive booths
  • Explore the future of AI through Sci Byte Talks
  • Participate in a 45-minute, hands-on computing workshop
  • Learn more about careers in computing and AI

When: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Where: Gary Comer Youth Center, 7200 South Ingleside Avenue, Chicago, IL 60619

Time: 4 p.m.– 8 p.m. (Come and go as you please!)

Audience: Middle and high school students and their families

Cost: Free

DOE STEM-CON: Artificial Intelligence - Compute the Future

Online registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.

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4:00 p.m. – Doors open to public

4:30 p.m. – Opening remarks

5:00 p.m. – Booths open

5:00 p.m. – Computing Workshop

5:45 p.m. – Sci Byte Speaker

6:00 p.m. – Computing Workshop

6:45 p.m. – Sci Byte Speaker

7:00 p.m. – Computing Workshop

Gary Comer Youth Center

Comer Education Campus has been recognized as one of the most unique youth-serving organizations in the nation. Located in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, the campus is anchored by the state-of-the-art Gary Comer Youth Center, Gary Comer College Prep, and Gary Comer Middle School. Programming is offered in three primary categories: academics, enrichment, and college and career preparation.