Date(s) - 10/17/18
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 time12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Although we may still have electric dreams of a technology-powered utopia replete with flying cars, the reality is that there’s still much progress to be made in 2018 in terms of transportation, safety, housing, and access to limited resources. At this Lab, meet the Chicago innovators who are convening at 1871 to harness the power of tech to solve some of the world’s greatest urban challenges. Take a tour of this exciting hub for the city’s thriving technology and entrepreneurial ecosystem and go behind the scenes at some of the companies that are using digital disruption for good to create solutions that will make cities smarter, cleaner, and more full of possibility than ever before.