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Liftoff PGH in Motion Speaker Series

Electrify your summer with a riveting line up of entrepreneurs and innovators straight to your armchair. We're spotlighting ingenuity thriving throughout the pandemic, with an inside look into the world of rapid research and commercialization. Keep checking back as we add new speakers. 

Registration is required for each virtual session.


Po-Shen Loh: Disrupting the Spread of COVID-19

JUL 14th @ 5:00-6:00 PM

NOVID, the world's first contact tracing app demonstrably able to accurately measure distances was created in Pittsburgh. It has stood as the only anonymous contact tracing app published in the USA for over one month. The leader of the project, Carnegie Mellon University math professor Po-Shen Loh, will chat about the insights and technical breakthroughs (leveraging talent from the local ecosystem) that led to its development, as well as the challenges encountered during the sprint to produce a solution for general public use.


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We'll keep it short and snappy.