Attend the speaker series

Attend the speaker series.

The UChicago App Challenge, in partnership with The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and UChicago Tech, hosts talks about mobile and digital technology by innovative thinkers in the field.  

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Past talks for the 2014 App Challenge:

Friday, October 18

"What was it like?  2013 UChicago App Challenge Finalists discuss their apps and experiences"  

Dr. David Beiser, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Chicago Medicine, 

Tao Sun, Senior Research Specialist, Biological Sciences Division, Surgery, Surgical Research, University of Chicago

Friday, November 1

"Overview of the App Economy and Opportunity for iOS Developers"  

Keith Mountin, Senior Systems Engineer, Apple

Thursday, November 15

Choices: Using Mobile to Enhance Patient Experience and Decision Making 

Dr. Melissa Gilliam, Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics; Chief, Family Planning; Associate Dean for Diversity, Division of the Biological Sciences 

James Taylor, Learning Technology Director, Game Changer, Chicago Design Lab

Friday, December 6 

"Mobile Technology and the Law of Market Information Parity"  

Adam Gerber, Lecturer, Computer Science 


Past talks for the 2013 App Challenge:

  1. Steve Hayman, Consulting Engineer , Apple: Software Development for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

  2. Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, MA, Chicago Medicine: MRESEARCH: the CommunityRX Story
  3. Adam Gerber, Lecturer, Computer Science: Augmented Reality: Opportunities and Future Directions 
  4. Guillermo Krovblit, Co-founder, Peapod Labs: Rethinking Education for a New Generation:  
  5. Frank Bentley, Principal Staff Research Scientist, Motorola Mobility: Building Mobile Experiences
  6. Robert Morrissey, Senior Fellow at the Computation Institute, Benjamin Franklin Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literature, and Director of the ARTFL Project: Encyclopédie
  7. Melissa Gilliam, Professor, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Assoiciate Dean: Choices: Using Mobile to Enhance Patient Experience and Decision Making