Students Encouraged to Attend US Ignite Application Summit

US IgniteUniversity of Illinois students with an interest in technology and next-generation applications are invited to the upcoming US Ignite Application Summit in Silicon Valley, CA – June 24-27.

In conjunction with US Ignite partners experts and leaders from across the country will convene to showcase all that has been accomplished since last year’s inaugural summit in Chicago and to prepare for what’s next.

The University of Illinois is a member of the US Ignite community.

Two travel award deadlines are below:

The summit is being held following the 20th GENI Engineering Conference (GEC20) at UC Davis to be held June 21-24. If you wish to attend both events, academics and students can apply for a GEC travel award by the Friday, May 9th deadline. For more information visit the GENI site.

To apply for a travel award for the US Ignite Application Summit portion of your travel you only need to register for the Summit by next Thursday, May 15th and answer the questions in the registration system.

US Ignite will be running a free bus from UC Davis to the start of the Summit on Tuesday, June 24th. More information here.

US Ignite is always looking to expand our US Ignite community so please share this information with others who may be interested – including undergraduate and graduate students.

And don’t miss the exciting hands-on workshops added this year!

Please contact Jessica Roeder ( with questions!


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