NEW 2019 – STEAM Zone!

New Tech Zone debuting at the 2019 Loisaida Festival.

Virtual and Augmented reality demos, robotics, coding, engineering and more…

Starting by:

12:00 p.m. on Avenue C, between 7th Street and 6th Street

Brought to you courtesy of:

Loisaida Inc. and Create Labs

 



Overview::

Loisaida Inc., in partnership with Create Labs, is pleased to announce the launch of a new S.T.E.A.M. zone at the 32nd edition of the annual Loisaida Festival.

The STEAM Zone aims to give the Lower East Side community an immersive experience with cutting edge technologies. Several technology exhibitors will be providing hands-on demonstrations for the festival goers, from Virtual Reality (VR), to coding and media production. Festival goers, young and old, will gain their first exposure to new innovative technologies in hopes of inspiring greater interest in S.T.E.A.M. and careers in tech.

The STEAM Zone is co-produced by Create Labs, whose mission is to fight for diversity and inclusion in tech and narrowing the opportunity gap for the underserved community. They produce interactive activations to engage the community through tech, entertainment and educational experiences that promote diversity and develop pipelines to future growth industries.


Participating organizations and start-ups include: