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Free Event

All are invited to attend the University Technology Showcase at the Memorial Art Gallery on April 20, 2023. This year the Showcase will be a full-day event. The WNY AR/VR Mini Conference will start at 8:30, followed by a speed networking pitch event. A keynote speaker panel will start off the afternoon at 1:30, followed by the poster session. Attendees can join us for the whole day or part of the day. A shuttle service will be provided between the River Campus and the Memorial Art Gallery.

Presented by the Center of Excellence in Data Science (CoE)  and the Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences

Showcase Schedule 

8:30-10:30 AM - AR/VR Mini-Conference

We will start the day with the second Annual Western New York Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Mini-conference 2023. The event will feature speakers from industry and academia. Interested Ph.D. students will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and share their AR/VR related work in a one-minute lightning pitch.


10:35 AM-12:15 PM - Business/Faculty Networking Pitches

Company representatives and faculty will be able to give a 3-minute pitch on their company products, offerings, and/or academic research in order to promote possible partnerships with others. CEIS and the CoE in Data Science will be interested in fostering such partnerships. In addition to the presenters, the event will be open to all Showcase participants who would like to attend.

12:15-1:15 PM - Lunch

1:30-3:00 PM - Keynote Speaker Panel

We are working on putting together a dynamic panel of government, industry and academic speakers to discuss the current climate for the semiconductor industry in New York State. More information to be posted soon.

3:00 - 5:00 PM - Poster Session

Researchers and students will be able to present their work during the poster session. Attendees are encouraged to vote for their favorite poster and prizes will be awarded to the posters with the most votes. If you would like to present a research poster, please send a summary abstract about your work to ceisweb@ur.rochester.edu. The event is free and open to the public, but there is limited space for poster presentations.



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  • Dafny Fazio
  • Kristana Textor
  • Grace Rico
  • Isabelle Rios

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