Caltech CMS TechFest

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On the afternoon of Monday, October 16, 2017, CMS will host Techfest, a demo fair focused on providing startups, companies, students, postdocs, and faculty with a chance for meaningful interactions with each other. Our Partners Program company members will show off cutting-edge research, inspiring students with brand new technologies. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the breadth of applications for computing and mathematical sciences across industries as well as network with company representatives in a casual atmosphere prior to Caltech’s Fall Career Fair. Faculty will join in as well, with the goal of strengthening academic-industry connections.

This event is exclusive to the Caltech Community and CMS Partners Program members.


12:00-12:40pm: Keynote Talk — Speaker to be announced!
Location: Annenberg Center, Room 105 (Auditorium)

12:45-3:00pm: Demo Fair
Location: Outdoors -- Moore Walk north of Annenberg Center


How do I sign up for Techfest?

CMS Partner Company Representatives:

Booth guidelines and a link to our booth registration form are available here. The deadline to register for a Techfest booth is Friday, September 29, 2017.

Note that registration is not required for our Partner company representatives to simply attend the Keynote and Demo Fair, and we hope that all of our Partners will be able to join us!

CMS and Caltech Students, Postdocs, Staff, and Faculty:

No registration is required for CMS and broader Caltech Community members to attend Techfest. We hope to see you there!

I am not a member of the Caltech Community or a Partner company representative. Is there a way for me to attend?

If you are considering joining the CMS Partners Program at the startup/company or individual level, we would love to chat with you. You can get in touch with us at at

All members, including individuals, are welcome at all Partners Program events. Information on joining the Program can be found here.