OCTOBER 19, 2020 | 10-11 AM

IBM-Illinois Discovery Accelerator Institute Virtual Launch Event

Leadership from IBM, the University of Illinois, The Grainger College of Engineering and State of Illinois provide a first look at the new academic-industry partnership spurring breakthroughs in the rising areas of hybrid cloud and AI, quantum computing, materials discovery, and sustainability. Hear how this $200 million collaboration promises to increase access to STEM education; ignite innovation and economic impact; and accelerate the discovery of solutions to complex global challenges. 

Featured Speakers: 
Rashid Bashir, Dean, The Grainger College of Engineering
Robert Jones, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tim Killeen, President, University of Illinois System
Jeff Welser, Chief Operating Officer, IBM Research 
Penny Pritzker, Founder and Chairman, PSP Partners and PCAST Member 
Arvind Krishna, Chairman and CEO, IBM