TTIC Industry Open House

October 12, 2018

Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
6045 S. Kenwood Avenue (map)
Chicago, IL 60637


The Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC) is a philanthropically endowed academic computer science institute focused on basic research and graduate education. Faculty and students at TTIC carry out cutting-edge research in machine learning, speech and language processing, robotics, computer vision, theoretical computer science, and computational biology.

On October 12, 2018, TTIC is hosting an Industry Open House to introduce companies and organizations to the research conducted at TTIC and to establish relationships with our faculty and students. The Open House will include presentations by several TTIC faculty members, an interactive poster session, and a working lunch to explore opportunities for collaboration. It will conclude with break-out sessions to allow for more detailed discussions between participants and individual faculty members.

If you have any questions, please contact the event organizers.

Call for Participation

We invite representatives from industry who are interested in exploring partnerships with TTIC to attend the Open House on October 12, 2018.

Please register for the Open House here. There is a nominal cost for registration.

Important Dates

October 8, 2018 Registration Deadline
October 12, 2018 Open House


The following times are subject to change.

09:00am–09:30am Breakfast (provided)
09:30am–09:45am Welcoming Remarks and Introduction to TTIC (Avrim Blum)
09:45am–11:00am Presentations by TTIC Faculty
Greg Shakhnarovich, Computer Vision Research at TTIC
Karen Livescu, Speech Processing Research at TTIC
Kevin Gimpel, Natural Language Processing Research at TTIC
Matthew Walter, Robotics Research at TTIC
11:00am–12:00pm Interactive Poster Session (TTIC Students and Faculty)
12:00pm–01:00pm Lunch (provided) and Discussion
01:00pm–03:00pm Break-Out Sessions


Avrim Blum
Karen Livescu
Matthew Walter