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Philadelphia Heart Science Forum

Civic Track Access Track
Fri 4/04, 8:00am–1:30pm
Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St.

By collaborating across disciplines and working with capital investment firms that fund novel and innovative ideas, the American Heart Association will serve as the convening organization for fostering dialogue and discourse among national leaders to affect change in diseases.

Philly Robotics Expo

Dev Track Creative Track Access Track
Fri 4/04, 8:30am–3:00pm
Singh Nanotechnology Center, 3205 Walnut Street

The Philly Robotics Expo (PRX) is an annual robotics expo that takes place during Philly Tech Week. This year's event includes tours of robotics labs at UPenn, workshops, the exhibitor hall, participation in FIRST Robotics Scrimmages, and seminars from UPenn and Drexel Professors and grad students.

Hackfit Philly

Fri 4/04, 5:00pm–11:00pm
Impact Hub Philly, 1227 N. 4th Street

Hackfit is a fitness-infused startup competition for innovative thinkers passionate about healthy living.

Animate Exhibit

Creative Track
Fri 4/04, 6:00pm–9:00pm
AIGA Philadelphia SPACE, 72 N. 2nd Street

AIGA Philadelphia SPACE will feature interactive design and web animation for it's April exhibition, opening First Friday.

#PTW14 After Hours

Fri 4/04, 10:30pm–11:59pm
Kite & Key, 1836 Callowhill St

The day of awesome events is over, but not ready to go home yet? Come out for #PTW14 After Hours. Every night of the week, after all other events have concluded, gather with other attendees of Tech Week at a single neighborhood bar to compare notes, continue networking and wind down. No RSVP necessary; just show up.

Light Hacking Weekend

Dev Track Creative Track
Sat 4/05, 10:00am–6:00pm
Department of Making + Doing, 3711 Market Street

This 2-day hack session will explore light and technology. On Saturday, we'll play with analog techniques that explore light, drawing and perception. On Sunday we'll use new digital technology to further our exploration.

Biodata Sonification Workshop

Creative Track
Sat 4/05, 11:00am–1:00pm
The Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street

In conjunction to the exhibition "NOISE: Electricity for Progress," Sam Cusumano and The Philadelphia Art Alliance will host an interactive workshop designed to illuminate the interconnectedness of science and nature.

Dev Day

Dev Track
Sat 4/05, 11:00am–6:30pm
Jon M. Huntsman Hall at UPenn, the Forum Level, Wharton, 3730 Walnut Street

Whether you're new to programming or wanting to sharpen your skills, this full day conference includes advanced and beginner workshops and lightning technical presentations from some the city's smartest local companies.

PhillyCHI 8th Annual Design Slam

Sat 4/05, 11:00am–4:00pm
Philadelphia University, DEC Center, 4201 Henry Avenue

The Design Slam is a collaborative event in user experience design where participants compete in teams to develop the best design solution for a given challenge.

Pyramid STEM Showcase

Access Track
Sat 4/05, 12:00pm–5:00pm
Leon H. Sullivan Center, 3601 N. Broad St.

Enjoy hands-on technology exhibits, information tables and speakers and see a Black Inventions exhibit. Learn an Hour of Code.

The Philadelphia Podcasting Society Meetup

Media Track
Sat 4/05, 2:00pm–5:00pm
Barcade, 1114 Frankford Ave

The Philadelphia Podcasting Society is pleased to announce its first ever Meetup. Our group's goal is to build community amongst Philly-based podcasters through meeting and greeting, swapping stories, techniques and resources and being generally social.

RedSnake Philly 2014

Sat 4/05, 4:00pm–9:00pm
Impact Hub Philly, 1227 N. 4th St

The RedSnake is a meeting where Rubyists and Pythonistas get together to throw down some hard tech and inspire each other and those new to programming, introduce Philly's top companies to Philly's top programmers, and raise recognition for Philly as a tech center.

Baseball Hack Day

Dev Track
Sun 4/06, 9:30am–6:00pm
Indy Hall, 22 N 3rd St

Baseball Hack Day is a hacking event where area baseball minds come together, form a team, and collaborate to create baseball-related projects to compete in a friendly one-day competition.

Tetris® Pregame: Arduino Controller Workshop

Dev Track
Sun 4/06, 12:00pm–3:30pm
NextFab, 2025 Washington Ave.

NextFab will be hosting an Arduino programming workshop. Participants will learn to program an Arduino controller to play Tetris® and other classic video games on an LED lit replica of the Cira Centre. Attendees need not have any experience, as the class will be taught for novices. At the end of the class, each student gets to take home their newly programmed controller!

GPS Bodies

Creative Track
Sun 4/06, 1:00pm–8:00pm
Center City

GPS Bodies is an intermedia meditation on how relationships change when they are mediated through mobile dating apps. We present an immersive game experience for audiences to explore the nuances, complexities, and challenges that these Apps play in everyday lives.

Chevrolet Innovation Tour

Civic Track
Sun 4/06, 2:00pm–6:00pm
Various Locations

Visit the companies, coworking facilities, maker-spaces and universities that are the backbone of Philly tech.

Tech Mix It Up: A Diversity Networking Affair

Access Track
Mon 4/07, 5:00pm–8:00pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St

This event brings together tech people from diverse backgrounds including gender, race, ethnicity, members of the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities. We invite you to help us make a more creative and innovative tech community by joining the conversation.

Auto Test Philly Meetup

Dev Track
Mon 4/07, 6:30pm–10:00pm
Venturef0rth, 417 North 8th Street, Second Floor

Join us for our inaugural Automated Testing Philly Meetup! We'll introduce the group and it's goals, host talks from Testing Enthusiasts, eat food and drink beer, and network.

Inside Job Workshop: Defining Requirements in the Digital Age

Dev Track Business Track
Mon 4/07, 7:00pm–9:00pm
Happy Cog, 1315 Walnut St., Suite 201

If you’re in client service work, you’ve probably experienced the difficulties associated with defining and managing requirements through the life of a project, and beyond! Join Dave DeRuchie, Allison Fegel, and Patrick Marsceill from Happy Cog for a workshop on defining requirements in the digital age.

#PTW14 After Hours

Mon 4/07, 9:00pm–11:59pm
Nodding Head Brewery, 1516 Sansom St.

The day of awesome events is over, but not ready to go home yet? Come out for #PTW14 After Hours. Every night of the week, after all other events have concluded, gather with other attendees of Tech Week at a single neighborhood bar to compare notes, continue networking and wind down. No RSVP necessary; just show up.

Bootstrappers Breakfast

Business Track
Tue 4/08, 8:00am–9:30am
Duane Morris LLP (Morris Cafe), 30 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA

Bootstrappers Breakfasts meetings are for founders of early stage startups. It is a chance to compare notes on operational, development, and business issues with peers.

Angular JS Workshop

Dev Track
Tue 4/08, 9:00am–3:30pm
Chariot Solutions, 515 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Washington, PA 19034

SOLD OUT Come to this one-day workshop and build an application in AngularJS using Twitter Bootstrap, and integrate it with a Node.JS server-side data store.

PhillyForce Conference

Business Track
Tue 4/08, 9:00am–5:00pm
Quorum @ University City Science Center, 3711 Market St

PhillyForce is the local and Salesforce user group. The conference will include presentations about the platform, use cases, and useful tips.

BYOD - Bring Your Own Device: Liability and Data Breach Sold Separately

Business Track
Tue 4/08, 10:00am–12:00pm
Pepper Hamilton LLP, 3000 Logan Square

With smartphones becoming a part of our identity and the convenience of carrying and using just one device, many have started using their personal mobile devices for work related tasks. This phenomenon, aptly dubbed "Bring Your Own Device", or "BYOD", raises a variety of legal issues both for the user and for the corporation.

PR for Startups

Media Track
Tue 4/08, 11:30am–1:30pm

A lunchtime panel discussing lessons on startup PR and how to connect with the right PR firms in the future.

Code for Philly Civic Workshop

Dev Track Civic Track
Tue 4/08, 5:00pm–10:00pm
Devnuts, 908A N 3rd St

Join with hackers, developers, creatives, entrepreneurs, story-tellers, and organizers from around Philly to work on apps, sites, and other technology projects by Philly, for Philly in this PTW edition of Code for Philly's weekly civic hacking workshop

Interactive Intelligence Seminar

Dev Track
Tue 4/08, 5:00pm–7:00pm
The Market and Shops at Comcast Center, 1701 JFK Blvd #300

The Market & Shops at Comcast Center are celebrating Philly Tech Week by offering a free seminar showcasing simple life hacks for work and play that will put an end to your mobile madness. JDMK Consulting will teach you how to extend your battery life, feed the family, set up a virtual office, and manage your kid’s schoolwork like a champ. For more on this new event series, visit #TSQUARED #PTW14

Viz Wars Philadelphia

Creative Track Dev Track
Tue 4/08, 5:30pm–8:30pm
WHYY, 150 N. 6th St

Can you make data useful and beautiful? If so, then join us for some friendly competition during a night of fun and excitement - and some learning and development, too. Artists, data scientists, technology geeks, graphic artists, computer science nerds all come together for one hour to show their finest visualization of data sets.

Women in Tech Startups: Tech Girl Talk

Business Track
Tue 4/08, 5:30pm–8:30pm
Pyramid Club, 1735 Market St, 52nd floor

Join us 52 floors above Philadelphia for an intimate conversation with extraordinary women in tech and tech startups, including Tracey Welson-Rossman, Ellen Weber, Julie Shapiro Esq, and Kathleen Cohen.

Exposed: Designers in the Startup World

Creative Track Business Track
Tue 4/08, 5:45pm–7:30pm
VentureF0rth, 417 N. 8th St, Suite 201

We’ve compiled an all-star panel to tell you the real deal – what it’s really like to work as a designer in a startup. You’ll hear horror stories, you’ll hear how it was the best choice ever made, and you’ll learn all the best practices.

Build iOS Mobile Apps 101

Dev Track
Tue 4/08, 6:00pm–9:00pm
First Round Capital, 4040 Locust St.

This hands-on workshop is designed to teach individuals the basics of how to create a mobile app for the iOS platform and submit it to the App Store.

Hacker’s Code of Collaboration

Dev Track Civic Track
Tue 4/08, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Quorum @ University City Science Center, 8th Floor, 3711 Market St.

What happens to intellectual property created at a hackathon or startup weekend? A presentation on ways to avoid future conflict. Hosted by the Drexel Entrepreneurial Law Clinic and featuring an expert attorney panel.

Hive 76 Vintage Video Gaming

Creative Track
Tue 4/08, 6:00pm–10:00pm
Hive76, 915 Spring Garden Street Suite 519

We cleaned out our closets and brought all of our favorite video games from our childhoods. Come play all the classics! No RSVP necessary.


Dev Track
Tue 4/08, 6:30pm–8:30pm
Quorum @ University City Science Center, 3711 Market St., 8th Floor

A panel of hackathoners will describe the hackathon experience to IT industry older types.

Building Your Digital Empire

Creative Track Media Track
Tue 4/08, 6:30pm–8:00pm
HyLo Boutique, 242 N. 3rd St.

Join in on this conversation with the man behind the popular lifestyle blog, Find out why NIke, Puma, LL Bean, Sebago and Bentley all trust this influencer's voice to spread the word about their brands.

#PTW14 After Hours

Tue 4/08, 9:00pm–11:59pm
Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Ave.

The day of awesome events is over, but not ready to go home yet? Come out for #PTW14 After Hours. Every night of the week, after all other events have concluded, gather with other attendees of Tech Week at a single neighborhood bar to compare notes, continue networking and wind down. No RSVP necessary; just show up.

Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Business Track
Wed 4/09, 8:00am–11:30am
University City Science Center, 3711 Market Street, 8th Floor

Building the legal elements of intellectual property, trademarking, litigation, accounting and more.

Prospects to Profits: Philly Startup MLeads Demo

Business Track
Wed 4/09, 10:00am–11:00am
Benjamins Desk, 1701 Walnut St

MLeads team invites you to join Manish Gorawala, award-winning Philadelphia based IT entrepreneur turned innovator, as he introduces you to the possibilities and demonstrates how web and mobile marketing and sales management can set you on a new path to growth.

Lunchtime Game Demo

Creative Track
Wed 4/09, 12:00pm–3:00pm
Benjamin's Desk, 1701 Walnut St, 8th Floor

Start-up game developer, PHL Collective, will be holding a game demo at Benjamin's Desk. Come by and try out our first title. Lunch is on us!

Designing (and Theming) for Performance

Dev Track
Wed 4/09, 2:00pm–3:30pm
NorthPoint Digital - Philadelphia, 1650 Market Street, 36th Floor

Some of the most aesthetically pleasing sites are also the slowest, but you don’t have to limit yourself to square corners and solid background colors to speed up your Drupal site.

Node Philly 2014

Dev Track
Wed 4/09, 2:00pm–10:00pm
Quorum at University City Science Center, 3711 Market St., 8th Floor

Celebrating our 3rd annual event with hands-on workshops hosted by MongoDB and StrongLoop, followed by an early evening speaker series with some of the most prominent talent in the Node community.

Camden Sound Bytes

Business Track
Wed 4/09, 4:00pm–6:00pm
The Victor's Pub, 1 Market St., Camden, NJ

Camden Sound Bytes will explore the growing world of new tech and small business innovation occurring in Camden, NJ. Join us at Victor's Pub in downtown Camden from 4-6pm to help answer the question, "Why Choose Camden?" by defining what technology means for the future of Camden and by sharing opportunities that are available for start-ups looking to move to the City.

Hump Day Hangout

Dev Track Creative Track
Wed 4/09, 5:00pm–8:00pm
O3 World, 1339 Frankford Avenue, Suite 3

Hang out, have a beer, and unwind after a great day of events. Share what you learned with fellow PTW’ers or just stop by and play a few games of pool, darts, or Xbox One.

Blog, Brand, Biz, Buzz

Business Track Media Track
Wed 4/09, 6:00pm–9:00pm
Brick American Eatery, 1708 Lombard St.

Philly Blog Love hosts a discussion to find out how local tastemakers have grown their presence and seen business benefits by utilizing the digital space to build brand and create buzz.

Tech Quizzo

Creative Track
Wed 4/09, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Grey Lodge Pub, 6235 Frankford Ave.

The Grey Lodge Pub in Mayfair, Northeast Philly will be celebrating Philly Tech Week withs +3<h Qu1220 (leetspeak for "Tech Quizzo").

GeoPhilly Film Night

Dev Track Civic Track
Wed 4/09, 7:00pm–9:00pm
PhilaMoca, 531 N 12th St.

Join GeoPhilly for a screening of short archival films related to mapping, cartography, and planning from as early as the 1940s. “Data for Decision” (1967), our feature for the evening, celebrates the first ever use of digital analytical map making.

Hive 76 Open House

Dev Track Creative Track
Wed 4/09, 7:00pm–10:00pm
Hive76, 915 Spring Garden Street Suite 519

This is a weekly open house for Hive 76, where folks drop by to work on software, hardware, or any other DIY projects that may be of interest. No RSVP necessary.

Net Neutrality is Dead… For Now

Civic Track Access Track
Wed 4/09, 7:30pm–9:00pm
PhillyCAM, 699 Ranstead St.

This roundtable discussion will engage local and national experts in a conversation about Net Neutrality and Internet access as it impacts users, small businesses and Internet activists in Philadelphia and throughout the country.

#PTW14 After Hours

Wed 4/09, 9:00pm–11:59pm
Pub and Kitchen, 1946 Lombard St.

The day of awesome events is over, but not ready to go home yet? Come out for #PTW14 After Hours. Every night of the week, after all other events have concluded, gather with other attendees of Tech Week at a single neighborhood bar to compare notes, continue networking and wind down. No RSVP necessary; just show up.

Javascript Tooling Workshop

Dev Track
Thu 4/10, 7:00am–6:30pm
Chariot Solutions, 515 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Washington, PA

Spend a day hacking with Ken Rimple at Chariot as he shows you how to build a project using the Bower, Grunt, Yeoman and NPM tools to set up a client and server-side JS application.


Business Track
Thu 4/10, 7:00am–6:30pm
World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St

Phorum is an annual tech strategy conference that gathers the nation’s leading minds and most innovative solutions around a single, trending topic. This intensive, one-day event includes insights from the nation’s most authoritative experts; up-close interaction with relevant technological solutions and learnings from business leaders with first-hand experience capitalizing on the trend.

City of Brotherly Bandwidth

Media Track
Thu 4/10, 8:00am–10:00am
Comcast, 1701 JFK Blvd.

Philadelphia’s tech economy is growing – players include emerging start-ups, robust firms that are strong and growing rapidly and the powerhouse Comcast. Join the Philadelphia Public Relations Association for a look at the region’s tech sector and its public relations opportunities.

Which Wireless?

Dev Track Access Track
Thu 4/10, 3:00pm–5:00pm
BuLogics, Inc. (2 blocks from East Fall SEPTA Station), 4200 Ridge Ave Philadelphia, PA 19129

If you want to know the difference between WiFi and Zigbee, and how that might apply to your project or product, this is the place to learn more.

Leveraging the Cloud for Disaster Recovery

Business Track
Thu 4/10, 4:00pm–5:00pm
Alteva’s Innovation Center, 401 Market St.

Join us in Alteva’s Innovation Center to learn more about the critical tools necessary to ensure business continuity and productivity. In the midst of a disaster, advanced solutions for virtual desktops and unified communications can keep your business up and running with minimal impact.

UPstart 2nd Annual Showcase

Business Track
Thu 4/10, 4:00pm–7:00pm
Quorum @ University City Science Center, 3711 Market St

Come celebrate UPstart's four years of operation, bringing together the diverse body of stakeholders who have been instrumental in our success. This event will present our companies and will give faculty, investors, entrepreneurs, media, and Penn administration the chance to connect to each other.

Open Data in the Classroom (Canceled)

Civic Track Access Track
Thu 4/10, 4:30pm–6:00pm

Please note that this event has been canceled, but you can see Christopher Rogers speaking on this subject at Rethink Philly Edtech on Thursday. As we move into an era marked by more open data sources, how can we begin to transfer this magic into the classroom, creating opportunity for students to be able to learn critical 21st century skills with real data about real problems and real needs?

Navigating the news: Re-inventing Philadelphia's largest multilingual news website for a wider audience

Access Track Business Track Media Track
Thu 4/10, 5:00pm–7:00pm
The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Dibuno Room, 200 S. Broad St #700

Building a successful news website requires much attention to detail. Join AL DÍA for a panel discussion to get a behind-the-scenes look into the process, challenges, and solutions for building a large-scale, responsive, news website in Spanish and English.

Embedded Schmebedded

Dev Track
Thu 4/10, 5:30pm–9:00pm
BuLogics, Inc. (2 blocks from East Fall SEPTA Station), 4200 Ridge Ave Philadelphia, PA 19129

If you like C, work in embedded development, or just feel like hanging out, come to our Embedded Schmebedded open house. We will have some beers and snacks, trade war stories, and even play some ping-pong or fussball.

Hive 76 DIY Music Night

Creative Track
Thu 4/10, 6:00pm–10:00pm
Hive76, 915 Spring Garden Street, Suite 519

If you’re into music, making music, or making things that make music, you won’t want to miss this! No RSVP necessary.

Viral Art: Disruptions in the spectacle from spray paint to Google Bombs

Creative Track
Thu 4/10, 6:00pm–8:00pm
AIGA Philadelphia SPACE, 72 N. 2nd Street

RJ Rushmore will discuss some of the ideas from his new ebook, Viral Art, which examines the intersection of street art and the internet. He argues that street art has always been shaped by communication technologies, and the internet has been a major factor in the development of street art over the last decade.

Heineken Green Room

Creative Track Media Track
Thu 4/10, 6:30pm–10:00pm
Sigma Sound Studio, 212 N. 12th St.

Heineken Green Room invites you, our esteemed members, to get up close and personal with some of the most progressive names in music and technology and party to the beats of Philly’s own !llvibe Collective and MICK (formerly Mick Boogie) - one of America's most in-demand DJ talents and a marketing, branding, and tech space entrepreneur.


Creative Track
Thu 4/10, 6:30pm–9:00pm
National Mechanics, 22 S. 3rd Street

Old City Philadelphia-based WebLinc is hosting a game show-inspired event based on the famous 1970’s TV show, Hollywood Squares. The event will be eCommerce and front-end UX focused and will feature some of the tech industry’s favorite community thought leaders, local celebrities and WebLinc’s very own industry experts.

ReThink Philly EdTech

Access Track
Thu 4/10, 6:30pm–8:30pm
VentureF0rth, Suite 201, 417 N. 8th St

Six EdTech leaders will each give a 10 minute talk about a powerful idea, experience, or project with the intent of making the audience think more deeply ('rethink') about a topic in educational technology.

Brewery Bash

Dev Track
Thu 4/10, 7:00pm–10:30pm
Yards Brewing Company, 901 N Delaware Ave

50onRed and Leadnomics are teaming up with Technically Philly, RJMetrics, and Baer Crossey to host a fun-filled mixer for tech savvy locals.

Philly Dribbble Meetup

Dev Track Creative Track
Thu 4/10, 7:00pm–9:00pm
Fette Sau, 1208 Frankford Ave.

Happy Cog is partnering with Dribbble Philadelphia and Dribbble headquarters to host a meetup with other Dribblers, have a couple beers, and generally kick back and relax.

Rad Girls Launch Party

Creative Track
Thu 4/10, 7:00pm–10:00pm
Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street

We’ll celebrate the Philadelphia launch of Rad Girls with a brief Q&A session from some of our featured ladies followed by cocktails.

Law and Technology Mash-Up

Civic Track
Thu 4/10, 7:30pm–9:30pm
University of the Arts Corzo Center, Room 511, 211 S. Broad St. Room 511

Changes in the law and changes in technology will create opportunities and traps -- whether you’re a developer, a company, a creative or a consumer. Better mobile technology and new privacy laws will require new security applications.

#PTW14 After Hours

Thu 4/10, 10:00pm–11:59pm
National Mechanics, 22 S. 3rd St.

The day of awesome events is over, but not ready to go home yet? Come out for #PTW14 After Hours. Every night of the week, after all other events have concluded, gather with other attendees of Tech Week at a single neighborhood bar to compare notes, continue networking and wind down. No RSVP necessary; just show up.

Funding Your Next Big Idea

Business Track
Fri 4/11, 8:00am–10:00am
VentureF0rth, 417 N. 8th Street

Entrepreneurs know that the key to getting a big idea off the ground is access to start-up capital. Join us to learn what it takes to get the funding you need to move your business dreams forward with Gil Beyda.

Creative Mornings: The Art of Geek Courtship

Creative Track
Fri 4/11, 8:30am–10:00am
Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch St.

CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community. Come this month for a talk from Eric Smith, the co-founder of Geekadelphia and the Philadelphia Geek Awards , as well as the social media and marketing manager at Quirk Books.

College of Computing & Informatics Day

Dev Track Civic Track
Fri 4/11, 11:00am–2:00pm
Behrakis Grand Hall, Creese Student Center, 3210 Chestnut St.

Join faculty and students from the College of Computing & Informatics (CCI)—Drexel University’s newest college—and experience its outstanding computing and information research through hands-on activities and demonstrations in the areas of artificial intelligence, game development, cybersecurity and more.

Building Philly's Future with 3D Printing

Fri 4/11, 1:00pm–4:00pm
Prism Engineering Office & Training Center, 655 Business Center Dr., Horsham, PA 19044

Join Prism Engineering to touch, see, and feel the world's fastest growing additive manufacturing application: 3D printing.

Music + Tech = ______?

Creative Track
Fri 4/11, 3:00pm–5:00pm
Caplan Theater @ UArts, Terra Building, 320 S. Broad St

The University of the Arts School of Music, in conjunction with WXPN and The Corzo Center for Entrepreneurship, present a series of esteemed professionals including Schooly D, NPR's Tom Moon, RJD2 and more sharing their thoughts and opinions on how the intersection of music and technology are influencing one another, and where their partnership might lead.

Respect The Technique

Dev Track Creative Track
Fri 4/11, 3:00pm–5:00pm
World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St

Respect The Technique is a two day panel discussion moderated by AfroDJiak. Friday’s discussion will cover technology and software development and it’s relationship with booming creative arts scene. Panelists include Karas Lamb, Bruce Campbell, Noel Gussen, George Lawrence, Jodie Saueraker.

TechServ Community Genius Bar

Sat 4/12, 10:00am–3:00pm
HELP Philadelphia, 6250 Eastwick Ave.

Having tech troubles? Bring your uncooperative computer, tablet, smartphone, laptop, or just your questions! This event is a free-of-charge technical diagnosis and advice-giving session hosted by the student geniuses of Drexel University TechServ.

TechShop: Introduction to Linux

Dev Track Access Track
Sat 4/12, 1:00pm–4:00pm
WHYY, 150 N. 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Students (girls from 6-9th grade) will learn the basics of GNU/Linux, the software on a computer that enables applications, and the computer operator, to access the devices on the computer to perform desired functions.

GPS Bodies (Saturday Edition)

Creative Track
Sat 4/12, 2:00pm–9:00pm
Center City

GPS Bodies is an intermedia meditation on how relationships change when they are mediated through mobile dating apps. We present an immersive game experience for audiences to explore the nuances, complexities, and challenges that these Apps play in everyday lives.

Hive 76 Wrap Up Jam

Creative Track
Sat 4/12, 2:00pm–10:00pm
Hive76, 915 Spring Garden Street, Suite 519

All the previous Hive76 jams wrap together IN ONE JAM! JAM. Vintage video gaming, DIY music, and member projects.

Respect The Technique: Part 2

Media Track Access Track
Sat 4/12, 2:00pm–4:00pm
World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St

Day two of a panel discussion moderated by AfroDJiak. Saturday’s discussion will be delving into some solutions with regards to closing the digital divide and connecting the dots between social networks and the real world in a way that everyone can benefit. Panelists include Cheldin Barlet, Will Baptist, Bruce Warren, Maori Holmes, Khary Sharpe.