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Expand your horizons at the Midwest’s largest student run tech conference this September. Join us for a week full of insightful talks from industry & academia leaders, hands-on workshops, and networking events.

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Wade Fagen-Ulmschneider on Data Science

Campus Instructional Facility 0035

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In this interactive talk, we’ll nerd out with data visualization and explore how to transform ordinary data into amazing visualizations. Through a journey of learning many best practices in the field, we’ll go through several recent visualizations including ones that have been used by Washington State Gov. Inslee, Kentucky Gov. Beshear, and numerous other leaders to help communicate complex information to broad audiences. :)

Career Fair

Siebel CS First Floor Atrium

7:00 PM - 12:30 AM

Network with companies and find out more about what they have to offer in a casual career fair setting.


Siebel CS Second Floor Atrium

9:00 PM - 9:30 PM

In collaboration with Brewlab


Anna Belova on Augmented Reality

Siebel CS 1302

9:30 PM - 10:30 PM


Kristin Austin on Low Power Mode Activated

Siebel CS 2405

10:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Leading a life of burnout, constant competition, and chasing perfection doesn't get you where you think it does. This talk will challenge you on how periods of rest, reset, and recharge can still get you to the finish line in tech, out of tech, and life in general!"

Ruchi Asthana on Five Years, One Goal: My Journey to Machine Learning Engineer II @ Amazon

Siebel CS 2405

11:30 PM - 12:30 AM

Ruchi is a Machine Learning Engineer II at Amazon. She graduated with a B.S. in Computational Biology from Carnegie Mellon University in 2018, and is currently pursuing a Masters in Data Science. With over 5 years of industry experience, she enjoys building, deploying, scaling machine learning solutions for real world customer impact!


Siebel CS Second Floor Atrium

12:30 AM - 1:30 AM

Sponsored By Magna

Schedule is subject to change


Anyone and everyone over the age of 18. No matter your background or affiliation with the University of Illinois, R|P welcomes you.

This year at R|P

Earn Priority Status

    How it Works

  • Attend conference events to get priority status for 24 hours
  • Speaker talks, tech talks, and company events all give you an upgrade! (excluding career fair)
  • Status is reset after 24 hours after the last event attended, or after dinner events

    Priority Perks

  • Earn a spot in the food line 15 minutes before general serving
  • Show off with custom black & gold conference passes
  • Attending more events increases your chance to win exclusive R|P merch

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