President Obama Coming to Pittsburgh for Frontiers Conference in October

President Barack Obama is photographed during a presidential portrait sitting for an official photo in the Oval Office, Dec. 6, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

The Frontiers Conference, taking place on October 13, will be cohosted by the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University to explore the future of innovation here and around the world

The Conference will include programming featuring five “Frontiers” of innovation:

  • Personal frontiers in health care innovation and precision medicine;
  • Local frontiers in building smart, inclusive communities, including through investments in open data and the Internet of things;
  • National frontiers in harnessing the potential of artificial intelligence, including data science, machine learning, automation, and robotics to engage and benefit all Americans;
  • Global frontiers in accelerating the clean energy revolution and developing advanced climate information, tools, services, and collaborations; and
  • Interplanetary frontiers in space exploration, including our journey to Mars.

To learn more about the conference or to nominate an innovator, please visit: