1 July, 5 pm: Start of the Ilmenau Science Night 2023

Wissenschaftler sitzt mit zwei Kindern am ComputerPaul Träger
Ilmenau's Science Night offers a unique mix of science and technology for young and old

Saturday, July 1, 5 p.m., is the starting signal for the Ilmenau Science Night. A unique mix of science and technology awaits visitors, both young and old, until deep into the night - almost 240 free program points at numerous locations from the Ilmenau Festival Hall to the city center and the university campus to the industrial park Am Vogelherd. In addition to science and technology, there will be a colorful cultural and music program and, starting at 10 p.m., an after-show party on the Ehrenbergwiese on the campus of the TU Ilmenau.

All information about the Ilmenau Science Night 2023: www.ilmenauer-wissenschaftsnacht.de

All questions about the program will be answered for visitors to the Ilmenau Science Night at various information points: in the city center at the Ilmenau Information on the market square and in the Curiebau on Weimarer Straße, as well as on the campus of the TU Ilmenau in the Ernst Abbe Center and in the Humboldtbau. All events can be reached on foot or by the free bus shuttle, which will run to all stations every half hour from 4:30 p.m. until midnight. For those arriving by car, information on how to get there, parking and overnight accommodations can be found atwww.ilmenauer-wissenschaftsnacht.de/service.

Besucher in Interaktion mit einem RoboterChristoph Gorke
One of the themed tours: "Experience artificial intelligence: Robots in action"

The Ilmenau Science Night will open at 5 p.m. on the campus of the TU Ilmenau. On the stage on the Bergfestwiese in front of the refectory, the President of the TU Ilmenau Professor Kai-Uwe Sattler, Ilmenau's Mayor Dr. Daniel Schultheiß and the District Administrator of the Ilm district Petra Enders will start the night together with the visitors in a colorful sea of soap bubbles. The guests can also start the Ilmenau Science Night in a sporty way: The Campus City Run will cover two and a half kilometers from Ilmenau's market square to the campus. At 5 p.m. the children's run will start, at 5:30 p.m. the run for young people over 15 and adults. Arriving at the Ilmenau marketplace, all participants will receive a medal. Registration for both runs is at the marketplace from 4 pm.

The program of the Ilmenau Science Night is available online at www.ilmenauer-wissenschaftsnacht.de/programm. Those who do not want to browse through the entire program can get specific suggestions: Interested parties can embark on a journey through the world of Ilmenau science and business on five themed tours (www.ilmenauer-wissenschaftsnacht.de/programm/touren). Researchers at TU Ilmenau present exciting inventions and innovations, answer burning questions of the day and invite you to try them out, join in and discuss them. The five themed tours: "Experience Artificial Intelligence: Robots in action," "Mobility of the future," "Technology for people: Keeping an eye on the environment and health," "Resource-conserving and energy-efficient: Technologies for a sustainable future" and "Hearing, Seeing, marveling: Between reality and virtual worlds."

Young visitors can also use the Ilmenau Science Night to find out what they can study at TU Ilmenau. In the Study Info Lounge in the Humboldt Building, they can find out which courses are of interest to them and what the university has to offer outside of their studies. Here, students also answer their questions and report on their own experiences regarding their studies in engineering and natural sciences, economics or media. At a study talk, a university quiz and hands-on activities, they can learn more about studying at the TU Ilmenau, and in the International Lounge, they can expect reports on their experiences abroad, inspiration and cultural contributions from all over the world.

At the joint stand of the Ilm district with the regional brand of the districts of Ilm district and Gotha "Thuringian Arc" and the Technology and Start-up Center Ilmenau, guests will get insights into exciting projects from business and science and for their job and career planning diverse information about professional opportunities or the establishment of their own company.

The Ilmenau Science Night is a joint event of the TU Ilmenau, the City of Ilmenau, the Ilm District, the Thuringian Arc and the Ilmenau Arnstadt Technology Region.



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