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Drupaldelphia 2018: a Drupal JAWN: Javascript, Agile & Web 'Nowledge

Fri 4/27, 8:00am–5:30pm
Hussian College of Art
1500 Spring Garden St
Drupaldelphia is an annual all-day camp held in Philadelphia for the open source content management platform, Drupal, where people share experiences with Drupal and discover its benefits and versatility. Sessions at this year's event include back-end development, front-end and themeing, javascript, decoupled Drupal, agile and scrum experiences for project management, as well as case studies, panel discussions and more!

Civic Engagement Launchpad 2018: Work Day

Sat 4/28, 9:00am–10:00pm
The Innovation Lab at Municipal Services Building
1401 John Kennedy Blvd
The Civic Engagement Launchpad is a month-long community initiative to launch public, open source, and multi-disciplinary projects. We welcome anyone who wants to engage with their fellow citizens and local government. The best teams bring together a diverse set of talents and experiences.

Tech for Social Impact Brunch with UPenn's hack4impact

Sat 4/28, 10:00am–12:00pm
Whether you're a nonprofit organizer, civic hacker, or passionate about technology for social good, please join Hack4Impact, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization founded at the University of Pennsylvania, for brunch on Penn's campus and meet our talented developers who can help build your next technical product. Hack4Impact collaborates with nonprofits and other socially responsible organizations to develop software that meets important social and humanitarian needs.

Accessibility Hackathon

Sat 4/28, 11:00am–10:00pm
2025 Washington Ave
Join us for a one-day marathon of hacking and creative prototyping with Occupational Therapists, Adaptive Tech Professionals, and technical experts to help solve real-world problems encountered by disabled residents of Inglis House. We’re challenging ourselves to design and prototype solutions to challenges that range from designing better call bells and feeding systems, to hacking wheelchairs to make them easier and safer to drive, to dreaming up new devices that make everyday activities a little easier.

CYPHER CITY's - "TOP FIVE" " Where Music, Dance and Technology Collide!"

Sat 4/28, 3:00pm–8:00pm
1635 Market Street
(entrance between Market street. and JFK Blvd)
Cypher City Live will showcase a Technology Panel Discussion featuring Industry influencers including Good Morning America Tech Contributor, Stephanie Humphrey; Jumoke Dada, Essence Magazine Tech Consultant; Grammy Award Winning Songwriter, Producer, Philanthropist and Author Carvin Haggins; Trenton Pratt from BET Music Programming, Mont Brown Hip Hop Humanitarian and Jason Berger the Celebrity Entertainment Attorney providing informative knowledge and an insider's view of music business for all attendees to enjoy. There will be a Fireside Chat with Forbes 30under30 Everett Taylor! Taylor will also be honored during Cypher City with the 2018 Tech Blazer Award & Honor.

Intro to Linux at Hive76

Sun 4/29, 1:00pm–4:00pm
1821 E Hagert St, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Come and learn basic Linux a free and open source operating system, beginners welcome! Laptop Required.

Thinking Universa11y: Make Tech for Everyone

Sun 4/29, 1:00pm–3:00pm
Elsevier Inc
1600 John F Kennedy Blvd
Suite #1800
So you’re involved in a project, and it needs to be ADA-compliant… where do you start? What does this even mean? Accessibility is not just a legal requirement - implementing these easy rules will increase the searchability and correctness of any site or app, and allow everyone to use it!

10 Minute Web Clinic

Mon 4/30–Fri 5/04, 12:00pm–3:00pm
Hussian College
1500 Spring Garden Street
Suite 100
In 10 minutes we will tell you everything you need to know to take your website to a new level. People are saying that they are learning a "tremendous" amount of information and that is "extremely helpful" while 7 out of the 7 people surveyed said they would recommend the clinic. Students and faculty share the best practices of UI/UX to help your website achieve its goals. Sign up now and let us help you and your business be the best that it can be. A checklist, heuristic report and an seo report are free for any small business or entrepreneur with an existing website who shows up.

Philly Fintech Forum

Mon 4/30, 1:00pm–4:00pm
Slice Communications
234 Market Street
4th Fl
Financial Technology (Fintech) is a steadily growing industry in Philadelphia, and it is having a major impact on the city. But what exactly defines Fintech? Why is it growing here? This year, for the first time during Tech Week, four industry leaders will share their perspectives about the budding Fintech industry, how it is disrupting markets, and offering guidance for others. Panelists include: H. Adam Holt, Founder & CEO, Asset-Map Amanda Levinson, co-founder and COO, NeedsList Michael Carter, CEO, BizEquity Emeka Oguh, CEO, PeopleJoy Inc. Lunch will be provided. #PhillyFintech #PTW18 Tickets available: https://philly-fintech.ticketleap.com/philly-fintech-forum/

Female Founders Panel

Mon 4/30, 2:00pm–4:30pm
The Bailey Building
1218 Chestnut Street
3rd Floor
Join ChickTech to hear 4 local women share their experiences of starting and running their own business. There will be plenty of refreshments, snacks and time for networking too!

Innovation for Social Change: A Venture Cafe Experience, powered by Quorum

Mon 4/30, 3:30pm–7:00pm
3711 Market St
suite 800
Social needs can’t be addressed by maintaining the status quo. Change requires a holistic exploration of the people, policies and issues surrounding a problem – and a willingness to think beyond existing circumstances. Innovation for Social Change will focus on the people invested in movements and will take a deep dive into the ideas and businesses developing scalable, systems-changing solutions.
Presented by Technically

Tech in the Commons 2018: Bring AR and VR to Our Neighborhoods

Mon 4/30, 5:00pm–8:00pm
601 Walnut St, Curtis Center, #1200 West
Curtis Center, #1200 West
Tech in the Commons returns to offer nonprofits training opportunities in audience engagement. This is the first event of a 6 part series organized by Generocity, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Comcast NBCUniversal.

ArtistSpeak: Philly Tech Week Edition

Mon 4/30, 6:00pm–10:00pm
Warehouse on Watts (W.O.W.)
923 N. Watts St. Philadelphia, PA
On April 30th, beginning at 6 PM, we will be hosting ArtistSpeak: Philly Tech Week Edition at Warehouse on Watts (923 N Watts St, Philadelphia, PA 19123). This event will feature lightning talks by Philadelphia’s Nick Cassway, Alex Conner, Miguel Horn, Justin Dowdall, Orkan Telhan, Loretta Maps Bolt and Anjan Chatterjee. Collectively, we will focus on the role of new media and technology in influencing art-making at present. We will highlight a variety of perspectives on this issue ranging from technological intervention in the production of work, to the influence of technology on identity and conceptions of self. The presentations will be accompanied by a pop-up exhibition that will remain open from April 30th — May 4th featuring some of the artists on our panel.

Fostering collaboration between civic-minded professionals and municipal government

Mon 4/30, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Municipal Services Building
1401 John F Kennedy Blvd
Innovation Lab, 16th Floor
The Office of Open Data and Digital Transformation (ODDT) partners with departments, the public, and a variety of stakeholders to make government services more effective, transparent, and accessible. Within this collaborative context, ODDT is interested in working with and hearing from local design research, content strategy, software development, design (visual, UX, and service design), open data, and participatory democracy enthusiasts. Please join us for good food as we workshop ideas on how to better collaborate.

Workshop: Building a Digital Content Strategy that Generates Leads

Mon 4/30, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Join eCity Interactive's Managing Director of Strategy, Louis Miller, as he walks you through how your organization can build a digital content strategy that generates a steady stream of well-qualified leads. The workshop will last approximately 90 minutes and involve group exercises in which participants work to identify user challenges and personas.

Disrupting Cancer

Tue 5/01, 8:30am–10:30am
Pennovation Center
3401 Grays Ferry Ave
Hear from the most brilliant minds on the front line in the fight against cancer with PACT and the Penn Center for Innovation. Featuring a fireside chat with Carl June, MD.

Cannabis Learn Conference and Expo

Tue 5/01–Wed 5/02, 9:00am–5:00pm
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
At the Cannabis Learn Conference and Expo, Greenhouse Ventures provides attendees with exclusive access to regulatory timelines, business tips, and market trends from leading operators, investors, and university researchers. Conference programming will cover best practices shaping both the Northeast Corridor of the United States and key international cannabis markets such as Canada and Israel.

Philadelphia Futurism: a local take on the next 20 years

Tue 5/01, 10:00am–12:00pm
Public Health Management Corporation, Lower Mezzanine
1500 Market Street
The world will change more in the next 20 years than it has in the last 300 years. Join us for this exciting presentation and discussion, where a diverse panel of local experts will help us explore how the technological “Megashifts” of today will affect the Philadelphia of tomorrow.

The Biggest Obstacle to Using Technology to Achieve Human Service Outcomes

Tue 5/01, 10:00am–1:00pm
Resources for Human Development-IDEATE
4700 Wissahickon Avenue
Suite 126, King Room
This session is also a conversation for human service workers who do the hands-on support of vulnerable individuals, individuals who want to use their technology to empower others, families of individuals with disabilities, individuals with disabilities and human service managers. We want to explore what our devices and systems do for the individuals we serve, brainstorm things we haven’t thought of for our clients and celebrate the way these devices change lives for the better.

Panel Discussion - The State of Cyber Security in Philadelphia

Tue 5/01, 1:00pm–2:30pm
Drexel University
3101 Market Street
Suite 250, Room 223
We are seeing growing threats and attacks in regard to cybersecurity – against government, schools, industry, critical infrastructure. The number of security incidents climbs each year, along with the cost to respond and remediate these incidents. Is there sufficient awareness of the problem - do we have sufficient cyberliteracy? Are we making enough progress? Is there enough talent in the pipeline to keep our region safe? Come learn what’s going on in Philly in this fast-moving and hugely important space!

Digital Fringe & Philly Game Mechanics Happy Hour Showcase

Tue 5/01, 5:00pm–8:00pm
FringeArts - La Peg
140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
Join FringeArts and Philly Game Mechanics at La Peg for drink specials and an evening of exciting new digital work. Designers from Philly Game Mechanics will be showcasing recent projects they have developed. You can also learn more about the Digital Fringe platform in the 2018 Fringe Festival this September. Digital artists have the opportunity to present their online work to our audiences in the form of games, podcasts, interactive web platforms, and more! Grab a drink and stay to play!

Coded by Kids’ CTO Roundtable: Rethinking the vision for education in Philadelphia to drive growth in the local tech industry

Tue 5/01, 5:30pm–8:00pm
Comcast Collaboration Studio
100 West Oxford Street
Philadelphia, PA
Join Coded by Kids staff and instructors as they lead a moderated discussion with CTOs from Philadelphia’s leading tech companies around the skills taught in Coded by Kids classrooms and the skills companies are hiring for. Attendees will leave this roundtable with ideas on the policy and program changes necessary to develop diverse tech talent in the Philadelphia region.

AI and Machine Learning: Impact on Customer Experience

Tue 5/01, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Hero Digital
10 Shurs Lane, Manayunk
(*use Station St. entrance)
AI and machine learning are still just peeking over the horizon, but it’s remarkable how much businesses will able to accomplish in the next couple of years simply by rethinking their approach to customers, data, and existing content. In this panel event, join Hero’s leadership team as they explore the potential changes AI can make to the CX landscape. Whether you’re a marketer, a technologist, or just a discerning consumer, you’ll walk away with insights into the new standards and expectations of the business/customer relationship.

AWeber HackAWthon Demo Day and Tech Talks

Tue 5/01, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Philly.com Office
801 Market St, Philadelphia PA
Suite 300
On April 21st developers from the Philly Tech community got together to hack away at problems that small and midsize businesses face while marketing their services. This Tuesday, May 1st from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the top 2 teams will be invited back to demo their application in front of the judges panel. The winning team will receive a prize of $1000.

Design Slam

Tue 5/01, 6:00pm–9:00pm
Drexel University, Westphal College URBN Annex Screening Room
3401 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA
PhillyCHI's 12th Annual Design Slam is a collaborative event in user experience design where participants compete in teams to develop the best design solution for a challenge faced by a local organization.

Entrepreneur Expo 2018

Tue 5/01, 6:00pm–9:00pm
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Philly Startup Leaders 10th Annual Entrepreneur Expo is the Philly tech scene's largest annual showcase of innovation and technology startup companies and their founders. A trade show with fewer suits and more fun, Entrepreneur Expo will host 100 local tech startups, all of whom arrive eager to show off their newest tech, biggest achievements, and goals for the coming year. If you’re interested in innovative ideas and the uses of new technology, or are simply curious about the creative energy in Philadelphia, you’ll have a chance to meet those who are making a difference.

GEEK WEEK at WOW presents: Jazz Night!

Tue 5/01, 7:00pm–11:59pm
Warehouse On Watts | W.O.W.
923 N Watts St
Come out for some Fun After the Facts and complete your hump day with a hearty helping of our Jazz! Support local Philly musicians as we celebrate our first installment of our new Wednesday's at WOW | Jazz Night! Happy hour drinks and tunes till close. Donations at the door go directly to the artists!

Retro Computing and Games at Hive76

Tue 5/01, 7:30pm–10:00pm
1821 E Hagert St
Entrance is at Jasper and Hagert
Come on by Hive76 for a journey in the software and hardware of yesteryear. Featuring computers and consoles predating the millenium, you can enjoy the collections of Hive's members for free!

Ideate with the Innovation Studio

Wed 5/02, 8:00am–10:00am
Vanguard Innovation Studio
2300 Chestnut Street
Suite 410
Join us and members of Philadelphia's innovation ecosystem for a tour of Vanguard's Innovation Studio and a chance to take part in moderated ideation sessions as we use human centered design to look at ways that we might work together to create a more cohesive innovation ecosystem in Philadelphia. Breakfast will be provided!

Harrisburg University Philadelphia Tech Showcase

Wed 5/02, 9:00am–3:00pm
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Harrisburg University Philadelphia
Entrance on 16th Street between Spring Garden and Hamilton Streets
Interested in Virtual Reality? How about Drones? Regenerative Medicine? Women in STEM events? Then you don’t want to miss Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s showcase of innovation on Wednesday, May 2nd. The day-long showcase event will take place at HU’s newest location at 1500 Spring Garden Street in downtown Philadelphia from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

The New CMO Mindset: Revenue-Driven Marketing

Wed 5/02, 9:30am–11:00am
Garfield Group
325 Chestnut Street
Suite 405
Revenue-Driven Marketing, the act of truly aligning marketing with sales, and understanding the quantitative impact that marketing investments have on revenue, has always been “the holy grail” of marketing executives. In this program, we'll talk about the latest breakthroughs that are making this a reality, and explore ways that CMOs are adopting practices that are making their programs-- and their companies-- extremely successful.
Presented by Technically

Dev Workshops

Wed 5/02, 10:00am–2:00pm
Temple University, Alter Hall
1801 Liacouras Walk
Whether you're new to programming or you want to sharpen your skills, the Dev Workshops are perfect for you. The workshops will be focused around today's most used languages and programs for those at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

Democratizing Design: An Inclusive Approach to Technology Strategy

Wed 5/02, 12:30pm–1:30pm
The Innovation Lab
The Municipal Services Building - 1401 JFK Blvd.
16th Floor
Come hear from the City's Innovation Management team and colleagues from across government explain how and why the City decided it was time to create a new strategic technology plan, and learn what the City hopes to accomplish over the next few years!
Presented by Technically

Dev Talks

Wed 5/02, 2:00pm–6:00pm
Temple University, Alter Hall
1801 Liacouras Walk
Join us for an afternoon of high-level dev talks focused around problem solving and innovative solutions. We will have over 10+ dev experts talking about real world scenarios and the tools they're using. There will be four rooms of topics where you will have the opportunity to choose your own schedule.

Innovation in University City

Wed 5/02, 3:00pm–5:00pm
1314 S Lindenwood Street
Apollo astronauts trained at 3401 Market Street. ARPANET, the first internet in Philadelphia, was located at 3401 Market Street. Today, we host the largest group of early-stage, funded tech startups in Philadelphia. Come hear about some of the cutting-edge projects happening at 3401 Market Street today and enjoy meeting some of the startups, people, and drivers of innovation from Drexel, the Science Center, and early stage tech startups shaping the future of our city.

Field LabX: Innovation By Design *Sold Out*

Wed 5/02, 4:00pm–8:00pm
Rec Philly Rec Room
2301 N. 9th St.
Field LabX and Think Company have teamed up to create an immersive UX research and design experience. Join us for an evening of hands-on skills training that will challenge you to step outside of your comfort zone, learn about a new audience, and collaboratively innovate on a user-focused solution. Through these experiences, you’ll develop the skills to become a more empathetic innovator within your organization. This intensive was crafted especially with people outside of the field of design in mind. Marketers, product managers, biz dev leaders, developers, and administrators - this is for you!

4th Annual Women In Tech Soiree

Wed 5/02, 5:00pm–8:30pm
SEER Interactive HQ
1033 N 2nd Street
Mogulette, in partnership with Coded By Kids, SEER Interactive, and Stimulus, are joining forces for the 4th Annual Women In Tech Soiree! The Women In Tech Soiree serves the purpose of highlighting the supportive programs of technology, innovation, and education within women and diverse groups in Philadelphia.
Sold Out

Blockchain Technology and Digital Currencies: Global Opportunities and Challenges

Wed 5/02, 5:15pm–7:30pm
Benjamin's Desk, Powelton Avenue
4100 Powelton Ave, Philadelphia, PA
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Despite the popularity of digital currencies, like Bitcoin, very few can explain what cryptocurrencies are, how blockchain works, or what type of impact these technologies might have on the world. To help demystify some of the questions surrounding blockchain and cryptocurrencies, the World Affairs Council and Pepper Hamilton will host a discussion on the pros and cons of this new technology.

Common Wealth: Design Against Food Insecurity

Wed 5/02, 5:15pm–8:45pm
Centre Square West
1500 Market Street
Suite 2800
Sharpen your design thinking and user experience skills - or learn new ones! We'll be exploring solutions, creating prototypes, and competing to win prizes for who best answers this challenge: How might we use technology to reduce food insecurity in Philadelphia and improve our neighbors' quality of life?

Exploring the Possibilities of Real-Time Collaboration in a Virtual Landscape

Wed 5/02, 6:00pm–8:30pm
Harrisburg University - Philadelphia Campus
1500 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia PA 19130
Join the Learning & Development Professionals of Greater Philadelphia and locally based, internationally award winning Tipping Point Media for our second 2018 Philly Tech Week event. And don't miss our PTW Signature event with Tipping Point on Saturday April 28th to kick off Philly Tech Week 2018! Details and registration for that signature event at: https://www.ldphilly.com/event-2825467

Framing Philly's Social Impact Scene: Where Business, Nonprofit, & Philly Meet

Wed 5/02, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Parkway Central Library, Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine Street
Skyline Room, 4th floor
Whether nonprofit, for profit, or somewhere in between, Philly’s social entrepreneurs are engaging with technology to make the City of Brotherly Love a better place. Join experts from some of the area’s top social impact organizations to learn how they are using technology to streamline their organizations, reach underserved populations, and engage with new audiences. Mo Manklang, Communications Director of the U.S. Federation of Worker Co-ops, will moderate a panel focused on how tech can empower businesses and nonprofits to accomplish social good. Panelists include Cynthia Estremera from Strategy Arts, Sara Hall from the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Open Data and Digital Transformation, Erik Kivimäki from B Lab, and Stephanie Thome from Azavea. Plus, we’ll have a networking happy hour sponsored by sustainable brewery Saint Benjamin Brewing Company!

Getting Your Business Online With Google

Wed 5/02, 6:00pm–7:30pm
1601 Market ST
You don't want to miss out, as we have partnered with Google and Technically Philly. Get your questions ready for the SBA, The Welcome Center, The SBDC The Hispanic Chamber and The Chamber. Get ready to meet the best leaders in the Small Biz World.

The Future of Cyber Security

Wed 5/02, 6:00pm–8:30pm
Hussian College
1500 Spring Garden Street
Suite 101
This Philly Tech Week, presented by Comcast event will focus on the "Future of Cyber Security". This event will bring the region's experts together for an evening of insights on how they are innovating, and how we can protect our businesses from cyber crime.
Presented by Technically

Introduced by Technical.ly

Thu 5/03, 9:00am–7:00pm
Science History Institute (fka Chemical Heritage Foundation)
315 Chestnut St
(enter off of 3rd St between Chestnut and Market through the tent)
Technical.ly is excited to launch a new event that will take place during the 8th annual Philly Tech Week. Introduced by Technical.ly will be a one day conference that will incorporate programming, demos, networking and personalized connections. We’ll introduce you to new content, ideas, companies and more.

2018 Philly Mapathon

Thu 5/03, 5:00pm–9:00pm
990 Spring Garden Street, 5th Floor
Last year, about 65 volunteers gathered to put over 9,000 buildings on a map to be used by nonprofits. We listened to your feedback and we're ready to get together for another Philly Mapathon during Philly Tech Week! Join us for this free event where your contributions will go directly to nonprofits to be used for navigation, planning, and disaster response.

Brazen Philly Launch Party

Thu 5/03, 5:30pm–8:00pm
Perpay office
1217 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA
Brazen is now in Philly! Join us on Thursday, May 3 during Philly Tech Week to celebrate. Brazen is part community, part educational resource for women entrepreneurs - helping them gain the support and hard skills they need to grow their businesses faster. Come out to our launch party to see our program in action, meet amazing women entrepreneurs, and get to know the leaders of Brazen.

Blockchain Community Lightning Talks

Thu 5/03, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Elsevier Inc
1600 John F Kennedy Boulevard
Spring is here and Philly Blockchain Tech is back with another great event. We're excited to announce this event will be part of Philly Tech Week 2018, presented by Comcast, and is planned in conjunction with the Philadelphia Ethereum Meetup. Special thanks to Jay Rush for proposing this collaboration!

IoT Products: From Concept To Market

Thu 5/03, 6:00pm–8:00pm
1216 Arch Street
7th floor
Join us for a show and tell, demos, beer, snacks, and mingling with other IoT Pros! Bresslergroup engineers will talk through design and development highlights of three recent IoT projects. Stick around for demos of the latest releases by major IoT tech providers, including Marvell, Atmel, ST, Cypress and NXP.

Tern Presents Healthy Water = Healthy Philly

Thu 5/03, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Pennovation Center
3401 Grays Ferry Ave
Nothing is more important to health and wellness than safe drinking water. Enjoy some refreshments and light nibbles and hear from experts who will talk about this fundamental need for us as individuals as well as the Philly community. Get an early demonstration of the new Smart Faucet, a connected home device that monitors filter status, real time water usage, and water quality.

DIY Music Night at Hive76

Thu 5/03, 7:30pm–10:00pm
1821 E Hagert St
Corner of Hagert and Jasper
Come to Hive76 for a night of electronics building and sonic experimentation. We will have a variety of activities for anyone looking to learn some electronics skills like prototyping, following schematics, soldering, and experimentation!

HUE - A Tech Summit for Women of Color

Fri 5/04, 8:30am–4:00pm
Hussian College
1500 Spring Garden Street
Entrance on 16th Street right before Spring Garden
Calling all technologists and founders in the Delaware Valley and beyond! You are invited to attend the first summit for women of color in tech during Philly Tech Week. The inaugural summit will be a full day event with talks and activities designed to educate, elevate, and empower women in tech. The keynote speakers for the event are Valeisha-Butterfield of Google and WEEN, and our "Hidden Figure" Dr. Sandra K. Johnson of SKJ Visioneering LLC. The summit is a diversity in tech event powered by the Tech Women Network, an online platform for women with technical skills.

Innovation Day 2018

Fri 5/04, 8:30am–1:00pm
O3 World
1339 Frankford Ave
Suite 3
Coming to you for the second year in a row, O3 World is hosting Innovation Day, a three-hour string of lightning talks, live demos and interactions showcasing new and emerging technologies from Philadelphia's top agencies and innovation labs on Friday, May 4th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. during Philly Tech Week 2018 presented by Comcast.

2018 American Heart Association Heart Science Forum

Fri 5/04, 9:00am–3:00pm
Science History Institute (formerly known as Chemical Heritage Foundation)
315 Chestnut Street
The Heart Science Forum is the Philadelphia region's cornerstone event for entrepreneurs, executives, philanthropists, individuals and institutions passionate about advancing the most promising cardiovascular research and innovative solutions.

Clarip Data Privacy Roundtable

Fri 5/04, 9:00am–10:30am
Make Offices
2001 Market St.
Suite 2500
A roundtable discussion of data privacy, including the implications of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal and the EU GDPR for Philadelphia businesses and startups.
Sold Out

Beyond Bitcoin: Exploring Blockchain in the Enterprise

Fri 5/04, 12:00pm–3:00pm
Netrality Properties Philadelphia
401 North Broad St
While blockchain receives most of the attention for its role in cryptocurrencies, enterprises across a variety of verticals are quickly adopting the distributed ledger for its efficiency, transparency and security. This session will dive into the disruptive technology’s benefits in business operations and security, and look at the use cases from the perspective of pharmaceutical and financial experts.

Sauna Diplomacy: In the Heat of Sales Negotiations

Fri 5/04, 3:00pm–5:00pm
990 Building , Arts + Crafts.Holding
990 Spring Garden
Carole Mahoney, Founder of Unbound Growth explains how breaking down barriers to sales is critically important to the success in scaling your business. This presentation is designed to help the business owner, sales and marketing executives understand the basics of a positive sales experience. Join us, the Philly HUG (HubSpot User Group) as we learn about utilizing sauna diplomacy along the buyer’s journey.

#SGWomen - Startup Grind with Danielle Cohn (Executive Director, Entrepreneurial Engagement Head - LIFT Labs Comcast NBCUniversal)

Fri 5/04, 5:00pm–8:00pm
1776 Curtis
601 Walnut St., 12th Fl.
12th Fl.
Join us for a dynamic fireside chat between 1776 Co-CEO, Jenn Maher and Comcast's Danielle Cohn as we celebrate Startup Grind's #sgwomen campaign! About Danielle: Danielle and her team help entrepreneurs access the internal and external network of one of the fastest growing technology and innovation companies in the world. Prior to joining Comcast NBCUniversal, Danielle was Vice President of Marketing & Communications for the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau for more than a decade; positioning Philadelphia as a world-class destination.
Presented by Technically

PTW18 Signature Event

Fri 5/04, 7:30pm–10:30pm
Reading Terminal Market
51 N 12th St
Enter from 12th and Filbert by the large neon Reading Terminal Sign!
Join us at the annual Philly Tech Week Signature Event, a cocktail reception meets an interactive local technology expo and party. And yes, there will be an open bar (wine & beer). This is a celebration of the broad Philadelphia technology community with all of Philly Tech Week’s attendees, sponsors, partners and event organizers.

Youth Financial Reality Fair 2018

Sat 5/05, 9:30am–12:30pm
String Theory School
1600 Vine St
Calling All Youth & Family on May 5th for the “Youth Financial Reality Fair”, which is apart of Philly Tech Week 2018 presented by Comcast. In honor of Financial Capabilities Month, you are cordially invited to bring your children 7 to 17 years of age and family members to participate in ”Youth Financial Reality Fair” and “Money Management for the Family Workshop” simultaneously. Philadelphia has the highest poverty rate among the 10 largest cities. We represent the "M" in S.T.E.M: Mathematics, Money and Media. We are preparing Young America and their family with best practice to increase their financial capabilities. Financial Reality Fair gives opportunity for the youth to experience some of the financial challenges and rewards they will face when they start life on their own. They will participate in real world economic activities requiring hands on experiences, interactive activities and simulations. Financial Reality Fair Preparing Children for Real Life is a hands-on experience in which the children identify their career choice and starting salaries then complete a budget sheet requiring them to live within their monthly salary while paying for basics such as housing, utilities, transportation, clothing, food and so much more. Parents are encouraged to attend Money Management for the Family Workshop for Adults. Family holistic approach to finances is an Economic Phenomenon. Light breakfast, and giveaways.