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SparkTalks | Feb. 1, 2024

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Igniting the thoughts and solutions of influential UIC changemakers to inspire and create a better world.

  • 36 presenters
  • 3-minute talks
  • 2 hours of inspiration


Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Student Center East,
Illinois Rooms A, B and C

RSVPs are closed at this time and no additional RSVPs will be accepted.

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1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Chancellor's Welcome
SparkTalks Round 1
(See below for the order of presentations!)
2:15 – 2:30 p.m Break
2:30 – 3:45 p.m. SparkTalks Round 2 (See below for the order of presentations!)
Closing Remarks
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Reception

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Questions or concerns? Please contact Judee Olechno,, or Tyler Nielsen,


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