What: The 10th annual Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. More than 30,000 people are expected to attend this campus-wide event, which features some 400 interactive exhibits in science, technology, engineering, the arts and more, plus live entertainment.
When: Imagine RIT kicks off with an 8:30 a.m. pre-event, Dr. Destler’s Health Innovation Challenge, in Clark Gymnasium. An opening event is set for 10 a.m. in Simone Circle, where the challenge winner—and other surprises—will be announced. The remaining exhibits open at 10, and the festival runs until 5 p.m. Imagine RIT is free to the public and takes place rain or shine.
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Where: Rochester Institute of Technology, Lomb Memorial Drive, Henrietta. Media covering should park in D Lot. The public is also invited to take free shuttle buses from MCC to the RIT campus.
For details: Plan your coverage by going to http://www.rit.edu/imagine/ to view a list of the exhibits, performances and amenities as well as a map of the festival.
Sponsored by: D&C Digital is the Media Sponsor. Silver sponsors Coca Cola, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, GM, Harris Corp. and Rochester Regional Health
For more information or assistance before, during or after the Imagine festival, contact University News Services Director Ellen Rosen at 585-208-8291.