Array of Things

February 6, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Center
Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public Library, South State Street, Chicago, IL, USA


Chicago is growing smarter every day. Want to know how? “The Array of Things is a collaborative effort among leading scientists, universities, local government, and communities to collect real-time data on urban environment, infrastructure, and activity for research and public use.” Over one hundred nodes are installed throughout Chicago and more are being added all the time. Join the Array of Things project leader, Charlie Catlett, and Chicago’s Chief Information Officer, Danielle DuMerer, as they talk about the founding of the project and what they hope to achieve in the future. Learn what the Array of Things is, what information it collects, and how it will inform the future of our city.


Event Details

Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium (lower level), 400 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605.

This program is FREE to attend, and seating will be first come, first served (no tickets necessary).

Parking and Transportation:

The Harold Washington Center is easily accessible by most CTA trains and multiple bus lines. For detailed travel information visit or call the Travel Information Center at 1-888-YOUR-CTA or 1-888-CTA-TTY1 (TTY).

Notice: As a guest of Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST), you agree to be photographed, videotaped, or filmed and grant C2ST permission to put the finished footage/photography to any uses that it may deem proper including marketing, advertising (print, radio, and television) and PR-related activities.