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An annual student-run tech conference held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Pulse welcomes students, alumni, faculty, and industry experts to showcase and experience innovations in technology. Attendees are invited to take part in the variety of workshops, competitions, and tech talks that Pulse offers.

This year’s conference “Imagine New Beginnings” will center around change as we look towards the future. At this year’s event, there will be an emphasis on where the industry is going, and what new technologies will be changing the world.

Event Details

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Learn more about our keynote


Explore workshops at Pulse


Compete with your peers for prizes


See the detailed Pulse 2019 schedule

Future Speaker Series

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Women in Tech Day

A day dedicated towards women in tech

Select Speakers at Pulse

Here are several of the speakers that will be at Pulse 2019

Laura Butler

First Female Technical Fellow at Microsoft, Vice President of OneNote

Rich Templeton

Texas Instruments CEO

Ritu Raman

Forbes 30 under 30

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