Illinois Assistive Technology Program

Illinois Assistive Technology Program

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The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology will host the Tech Prairie STEAM Expo at the 2022 Illinois State Fair daily from 10am to 6pm, August 17-21, 2022 in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield.  The event will provide fairgoers with opportunities to experience engaging and interactive demonstrations in the areas of STEAM.
Featuring the IATP Maker Network, 3D-printed assistive technology, aging kits and more.
Other STEAM Highlights include drone and eSports competitions.
Free admission to the State Fair may be available for organized student groups.  Scheduled tours are available that include exploration of STEAM careers inside the Expo, as well as agriculture tours that offer a behind-the-scenes view of Illinois agriculture on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.  Tours are limited, so early registration is encouraged.  More information is available at www.illinois.gov/steamexpo or you can email questions to doit.steam@illinois.gov.