Thousands of visitors at the 2023 Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival got to see what’s on the horizon in the areas of technology, the arts, and design. Festivalgoers traversed RIT’s campus on Saturday, exploring more than 350 exhibits.
The Futurists Symposium, a collection of RIT alumni tapped to present an insider’s look into the future of industry as it relates to technology, the arts, and design, was held during the April 29 Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival.
WHAM-TV previews Imagine RIT as part of the Good Day Rochester segment. Reporter Sam Carter talks to Ann Ielapi, director of Imagine RIT, and highlights several exhibits: Theme Park Enthusiasts, NASA balance gamification, space radiation shield, the RIT Drumline, interpreting dreams from brainwaves, Couchbot, AI car chase, RC cars from RIT Dubai, belt sander racing, That Damn Goat, digital weaving from RIT Kosovo, robotic dog, and the human hamster wheel.
A new student agency called Technically Speaking is providing a valuable opportunity for RIT students to get first-hand experience in marketing and public relations. The group’s first major client was RIT’s Division of Marketing and Communications, and one of their projects was to capture the behind-the-scenes work of students getting ready for Imagine RIT.
Artificial intelligence, robots, glass blowing, drones, cybersecurity tours, and performing arts are just a sampling of what lies in store for the thousands of visitors expected at this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 29.