ROC Tech Showcase

RIT ROC Tech Showcase, hosted on RIT’s campus, is a unique event designed to foster communication and information exchange between innovative computing professionals, students and faculty.

Sponsorship

The ROC Tech Showcase is co-sponsored by RIT’s College of Computing and Information Sciences Dean’s Advisory Board and the Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services.

Format

The format of this event has two primary features:

Showcase

  • Exhibits by computing industry representatives in the spacious College of Computing and Information Sciences.
  • Provide an informal opportunity for students and faculty to learn about Upstate New York’s innovative technologies, the skills necessary for success in the computing field, career paths and opportunities. 
  • This is not a job fair—it is an event to foster interaction among area technical organizations and the RIT community.
  • Open to RIT students and faculty only.

Networking Reception

  • Following the Showcase, all organization reps are invited to join us for an informal networking reception in our Student Innovation Center.
  • Meet the College of Computing and Information Sciences Dean, the Dean’s Advisory Board and faculty members. 
  • Learn about faculty expertise, research and opportunities for collaboration.

Schedule

Exhibitor Set up: 10:00 am-11:30 am

RIT’s College of Computing and Information Sciences Atrium

  • Student volunteers will be available to assist with unloading, exhibit set up, securing wireless access.

Roc Tech Showcase: 11:30 am-2:30 pm       

RIT’s College of Computing and Information Sciences Atrium

  • Representatives showcase their organization’s technologies.
  • Open to RIT students and faculty.

Exhibitor Take Down: 2:30 pm-3:00 pm

Networking Reception: 3:00-4:30 pm

RIT Student Innovation Center

  • Open to all organization reps and members of the college’s faculty and Dean’s Advisory Board only.

Registration

Registration is now closed.
NOTE: Space is limited-early registration is recommended.

Fees There is no cost for this event.

Deadline TBA

Information for Registered Companies/Organizations

  • Check in begins at 10 am, RIT College of Computing and Information Sciences. Please arrive at least one half hour prior to the start of your event.
  • Lunch is available for purchase at Control Alt Deli from 11:00 – 2:00 in the atrium, at nearby Crossroads or Global Village (both on campus).
  • Each company and participant(s) will have a table with their company name, skirting.
  • Feel free to bring a company table top display or company product or literature.
  • Wireless internet is available. We will try to accommodate all requests for electricity (part of registration).

Shipping Information

Before Event

If you need to ship materials, please use the following address:

RIT ROC TECH SHOWCASE

Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services


335 John Street
Rochester, NY 14623


ATTN: Tony Bailey
585-475-2110

Shipped materials should arrive, at the very latest, one day prior to ROC TECH SHOWCASE and will be delivered to your booth prior to the start of the event. Please DO NOT send packages to the College of Computing directly.

After Event

For any items you wish to have shipped back to you after the SHOWCASE, please have return shipping labels filled out and ready to place on all return packages. These items will be shipped out the morning after the ROC TECH SHOWCASE, provided all necessary information is included on the shipping label.

If you are sending a messenger service to retrieve your booth/display, you may direct them to:

Rochester Institute of Technology

College of Computing and Information Sciences

20 Lomb Memorial Dr.
Rochester, NY 14623

Directions and Parking Information

Directions to RIT can be found at http://www.gccis.rit.edu/directions. When you arrive on campus for RIT ROC TECH SHOWCASE, please follow the signs to Parking Lot TBA which is directly in front of the College of Computing and Information Sciences.

Invitations

Please contact our Showcase Coordinator, Michelle Magee at mamoce@rit.edu. Subject line: "ROC TECH SHOWCASE Invite" if you would like to receive an invitation to participate this year. 

About RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

  • We at the Golisano College believe that computing and information sciences will continue to change the world including the way that we work, play, communicate, socialize, in short - the way we live.
  • Within the Golisano College, we seek to understand how computing can improve our lives and those of others as well as the effectiveness of organizations that rely on these technologies.
  • We study the design of software systems and how people interact with information technologies. 
  • We study, design and build games and digital media experiences that are engaging, educational, and solve problems through simulation and interaction.
  • We investigate new and better ways to secure, understand, and use the vast quantities of information that is produced every day as well as the cyberinfrastructure that is now so critical with regard to many aspects of how we live.
  • These projects vary in focus, but one fundamental characteristic links them all - everything we do focuses on improving the lives of individuals and helping organizations be more efficient and productive through the safe and effective use of information technologies.
  • Our faculty are engaged in a wide variety of research and scholarly activities from improving systems for disaster management and emergency response to working with the World Wide Web Consortium to accelerate the development of web technologies, the gamification of the college experience, developing an iPad App for the visually impaired, using eye tracking technologies that help train doctors looking over test results, and studying the use of computing systems to help detect flaws in the human heart. 
  • Faculty and students regularly present the results of their activities at conferences and workshops across the country and around the world.
  • Our departments include:
    • Computer Science
    • Computing Security
    • Information Sciences and Technologies
    • School of Interactive Games and Media
    • Software Engineering

 

Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

Departments:

  • Computer Science
  • Computing Security
  • Information Sciences and Technologies
  • School of Interactive Games and Media
  • Software Engineering