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  • The Discovery Park Open House and Convergence Conference

  • Friday, September 23, 2016 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
    Discovery Park
    Purdue University

    Discovery Park is planning an open house on Friday, September 23, 2016 to promote and celebrate Discovery Park\u2019s research, solicit new faculty partnerships,andincrease awareness on campus and in the community about Discovery Park

    Brief Summary of Activities

    Between 12:30 and 2 p.m., a series of TED-style talks \u2013 we\u2019re calling them "VOSS Talks" \u2013 and a Fireside Chat will be presented by Discovery Park investigators and staff in MRGN 121.

    "Quick talks" and tours of Discovery Park Centers and buildings begin at 2 p.m. Center directors will talk about the research problems the center is tackling.

    Each building will offer refreshments and food with a unique international theme.

    From 3 to 4 p.m., pre-school students from the nearby childcare centers will parade through the Discovery Park grounds.

    Soundscapes will be set-up, music, and the Boilermaker Special will be present for transport needs.

    Date: September 23, 2016 The event takes place the day after the Ken Burns Lecture, which is co-sponsored by Discovery Park and the day before Purdue Family Day, which is on the following Saturday. Purdue plays Nevada Wolf Pack at home.


    Faculty, Research Investigators, and Staff

    Students, Graduate students and post-docs

    Families and Community

    Please contact Maria Longoria-Littleton, for more information.

    We look forward to sharing Discovery Park with the all of the Purdue campus at this exciting event.