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.
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.
Jon M. Huntsman Hall at UPenn, 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.
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.
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.
NextFab will be hosting an Arduino programming workshop. Participants will learn to program an Arduino controller to play Tetris 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!
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.
NorthPoint Digital - Philadelphia, 1650 Market Street, 36th Floor
How to Create and Maintain Control of Smarter Mobile Apps with Real-Time UI Updates, A/B Testing, and Personalization
Ready or not, the rise of smartphones and tablets are forcing organizations off the mobile device sidelines.
NPR music critic Tom Moon will host a panel of esteemed producers, artists, record label execs, music tech types and more as we explore the present state of how technology has changed the music industry.
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.
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.
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.
During this gathering participants will learn how to combine social entrepreneurship and digital technology to shape business in new ways. We will explore examples of how tech is enabling a new generation of social innovators.
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.
Can an app help those with visual disabilities see the world? A moderated panel and group discussion will highlight opportunities for access to technology, operational barriers to usage, adaptation and adoption, as well as product development.
Social media use by both individuals and businesses is exploding and the data collectible from users is plentiful and invaluable. With such priceless data available a few code lines away, the risk to the privacy of our information on social networks exponentially increases.
Bresslergroup, The Marketplace Design Center, 2400 Market Street, Suite 1-2
The brewmasters at Bresslergroup, a product development and design consultancy in Center City, have been hard at work on an internal project linking our favorite things: beer, engineering, design, and technology.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Temple University Fox School of Business, 1801 Liacouras Walk
Access to resources and capital have traditionally been problems to the African-American entrepreneurial community. Crowdfunding is a new technology that now democratizes and expands access to capital.
Temple University Fox School of Business, 1801 Liacouras Walk
The BlackOut II is a panel that will address what has been termed the "black entrepreneurial gap". The panel will feature black companies and individuals who have used crowdfunding to launch successful businesses and experts in technology investment and technology policy.
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.
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.
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.
Democratization has been a longstanding hurdle within technology and the arts. In a city as diverse as Philadelphia, the lines between these industries are constantly coming within the entrepreneurial community, academic institutions and local corporations.
Join Girl Develop It and Ladies in Tech at the CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia's coworking space to hear from women in the design and tech industries in Philadelphia who have boosted their careers through public speaking.
How does technology complement your efforts to bring about a healthy, socially-inclusive and sustainable food future? Explore this question and others with moderator Nic Esposito and panelists
Mark Headd, Amy Laura Kahn, Ryan Kuck, and Paul Steinke.
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.
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.
In conjunction to the exhibition "NOISE: Electricity for Progress," Sam Cusumano and The Philadelphia Art Alliance will host an interactive workshop designed to encourage experimentation and hands-on learning.
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.