Featuring the time-traveling super DJ duo Tracksploitation, FREE drinks, hors d'oeuvres and plenty of futuristic surprises, Innovation City promises to transport you to the world of tomorrow, where there's a GyroCopter on every lawn and a computer chip in every brain!
MARVEL at out-of-this-world student projects! ENJOY THE SPECTACLE of Pittsburgh tech firms and entertainment ventures! STAND IN AWE of our nexus of technology innovators! BE ASTOUNDED by killer giveaways, an open bar, and portals to other dimensions! EMBRACE THE FUTURE by dancing with robots and having your genetic code completely rewritten!
Doors open at 9 PM, and the bar is OPEN all night! This event is ONLY open to FILM, INTERACTIVE, GOLD, and PLATINUM SXSW 2013 badge holders, as well as invited guests of CMU and the PTC.
Follow the party updates on Twitter at #InnovationCity.
- CMU's Heinz College: Master of Entertainment Industry Management & Master of Information Systems Management
- CMU's Human-Computer Interaction Institute
- Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development
- The Sprout Fund
- Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
NOTE: As with all SXSW parties, your RSVP does NOT guarantee entry, and your registration is non-transferable. Please arrive early to ensure access to the event.
(FINE PRINT: portals to other dimensions and genetic code rewriting subject to availability)
When & Where
CMU and the Pittsburgh Technology Council
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a global research university with more than 12,000 students, 92,000 alumni, and 5,000 faculty and staff. CMU has been a birthplace of innovation throughout its 112-year history. Today, we are a global leader bringing groundbreaking ideas to market and creating successful startup businesses. Our award-winning faculty members are renowned for working closely with students to solve major scientiﬁc, technological and societal challenges. We put a strong emphasis on creating things—from art to robots. Our students are recruited by some of the world’s most innovative companies. We have campuses in Pittsburgh, Qatar and Silicon Valley, and degree-granting programs around the world, including Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America.
The Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC) goes beyond your ordinary trade association. We have a vested interest in your business success because, when our members succeed, we succeed. It’s how we measure our impact and how we build our programs and services. We work hard to foster the development of the technology industry within the 13-county region of southwestern Pennsylvania. By engaging companies in the tech sector, as well as companies who utilize technology, the PTC builds value for all members.