April 11, 2019

New location for Steve Wozniak’s talk on ‘What IF We Lose Control of Technology?’

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Apple co-founder and computer pioneer Steve Wozniak will speak at Purdue’s Elliott Hall of Music on Wednesday (April 17).

The 6 p.m. event was moved to accommodate the large amount of interest. The talk is free and open to the public, but a ticket is required. Tickets are available online or at the Stewart Center box office. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for general admission seating and a security check. No backpacks are allowed, and any smaller bags or purses will need to be searched.

The event is a part of Purdue’s Ideas Festival, the centerpiece of Purdue’s Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial Campaign, which is a series of events that connect world-renowned speakers and Purdue expertise in a conversation on the most critical problems facing the world. One of the Ideas Festival’s themes is “Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms and Automation.”

Widely recognized as a pioneer of the personal computer revolution, the Apple co-founder is an inventor, engineer, programmer, philanthropist and technology entrepreneur. He co-founded Apple, Inc. with Steve Jobs, which launched the personal computer revolution.

A previous news release is available online

Writer: Amy Patterson Neubert, 765-494-9723, apatterson@purdue.edu 

Source: Stephanie McKinley, college events specialist, College of Engineering, samckinl@purdue.edu

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