General Contact + Press Inquiries

French-American Science Fest

Science & Technology Department of the Consulate General of France in Chicago
Tel: +1 312 527-5240 |

  • How the new genome-editing technologies in agriculture will change our everyday lives.
    Lecture by Pr. Agnès Ricroch (Associate professor at AgroParisTech, France and Adjunct professor at Pennsylvania State University, USA)
  • Black holes, supernovae, Big Bang: why are gravitational waves a revolutionary discovery?
    Lecture by Pr. Benoît Mours (Director of Research at the CNRS)
  • Science L.A.B.²: Learning and Building Bridges – A day to discover sciences for Chicago students (5th to 10th grade).

Innovation in France – Presentation @ 1871

Business France Invest Chicago
Tel: +1 312 628 1057 | Email

  • Smart Cities, French Technology Inventing the Cities Of Tomorrow @ 1871

Virtual Reality events

French Cultural Services of the Consulate General of France in Chicago
Tel: +1 312  327 5235 –

  • “Virtual Reality Hackathon with creative startup Wonda VR”. A two-day event to create VR films.
  • “Digital Lab” roundtable discussion with French and American startups.
  • French Innovation Week 2017 kick-off reception + screening of the Hacktahon’s VR creations.
  • Virtual Reality Masterclass for University Students.

Lycée Français de Chicago Maker Faire

Lycée Français de Chicago
Irina Ziemann, Director of Educational Technology and Information Systems
Tel: 773-665-0066 ext. 260  | E-mail:

  • LFC “Maker Faire”, a family-friendly showcase of invention and creativity.

2017 Gala “La Nuit des Etoiles”

French-American Chamber of Commerce of Chicago
Tel: +1 312 578 0444 | Molly McGrail

  • La Nuit des Etoiles” – Gala Evening of the French-American Chamber of Commerce celebrating this year The Loire Valley & Innovation.

General inquiry

Press & Communication Department of the Consulate General of France in Chicago
Tel: +1 312 327 5220 |