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ETH Meets California  
Classic Swiss Landi chair meets the modern American Director's chair.

April 6 – 15, 2016, San Francisco and Bay Area

ETH Zurich – The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology brings some of its top researchers to California to unravel the mysteries of science and technology in an exchange of ideas with our west coast counterparts in academia and industry. From Black Holes and Citizen Science to Cybersecurity and Flying Robots; from Earthquakes to a Hackathon and from Robotics for Parathletes to Future Cities we invite you to participate in a series of free public gatherings that connect a community of scientists, engineers, industry leaders, politicians, and students.

Join ETH Zurich and its presenting partners: 3D Robotics, Disney Research Zurich, Ericsson, GoPro, Google, IBM, SmarterBetterCities, Swisscom, swissnex San Francisco, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, Wingtra, the Mixing Bowl and the World Food Systems Center in the San Francisco Bay Area.

ETH Zurich at The Laundry
April 6-15, 2016

Named for its historic location, The Laundry (3359 26th St) in San Francisco provides a forum for thought leaders, artists and activists concerned with world issues. This venue serves as the ETH Meets You HQ during our visit to California. Stop by for a coffee, event details, and more about ETH Zurich.

Photos from the Closing Reception at the Laundry

Opening Event - ETH meets you

Opening Event / Networking
Opening Night
Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Join ETH Zurich, the ETH alumni and the Swiss community in the Bay Area for an evening of great networking.

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Symposium
Cybathlon - Advancing Assistive Devices through Olympic-Style Competition
Thursday, April 7, 2016

Learn about a new way to advance the technology of assistive devices and increase their acceptance in society.

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Symposium
Citizen Science 2.0

Friday, April 8, 2016

Explore how the direct involvement of the public will revolutionize science.

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Hackathon

Hackathon
Citizen Science 2.0 - Home Networks 2.0
Saturday, April 9  - Sunday, April 10, 2016

Spend the weekend coding to create your own citizen science project or improve the internet of things in your home.

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Tackling Food System Challegnes with IT Innovation

Study Tour
Tackling Food System Challenges with IT Innovation
April 10-16, 2016

ETH Zurich and California students will find out together how IT can transform our food system.

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Blog and Photos

Symposium
Security Technologies Enabling the Future: From Blockchains to IoT
  
Monday, April 11, 2016

Discover how ETH Zurich and IBM Research develop security technologies for future internet applications.

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Responsive Cities

Symposium
Responsive Cities

Monday, April 11, 2016

Learn how big data can be harnessed for improving cities with examples from Asia, the U.S. and Europe.

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Wingtra

Symposium
Autonomous Flying Robots beyond Multi-Copters

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

There is more to flying robots than quadcopters. Get a glimpse at the latest technology for aerial vehicles.

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Symposium
Island Avatars: Simulating Social-Ecological Systems

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Discover how ETH Zurich and UC Berkeley are working to transform a tropical paradise into an unprecedented virtual ecology lab.

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Earthquake
Earthquake, Source: U.S. Geoogical Survey

Public Lecture
Earthquakes: Predicting the Inevitable
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Join ETH Zurich and UC Berkeley in a lecture and debate at the forefront of earthquake forecasting.

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Lecture and Demonstration
Disney: Creating the Magic through Technology
Thursday, April 14, 2016

Have you ever wondered how the snow in "Frozen" was made? Learn how researchers bring magic into the movies.

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Yuri's night

Public Lecture
Supermassive Black Holes
Thursday, April 14, 2016

Share our fascination for black holes, the last frontier in astronomy during Yuri's night at the California Academy of Sciences.

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