Gather the key IT knowledge needed to be indispensible. This year’s Tech Summit agenda is carefully designed to provide you with the latest IT trends and knowledge needed to make the best possible decisions on behalf of your organization. It will allow you to see the best practices other leading companies have adopted, key IT challenges they are facing, and new solutions that are solving these challenges.
NET/WORK is a technology job fair showcasing vibrant companies seeking talent and talented people seeking work. Nothing stiff or stuffy about it. The companies at NET/WORK are psyched to show off their company culture—and get to know you outside of your resume.
WHAT TO EXPECT?
OVER 50 HIRING ORGANIZATIONS / EXHIBITORS (check back for confirmed companies)
GET YOUR HEADSHOTS DONE
GET YOUR RESUME REVIEWED
ATTEND IF YOU ARE:
- Looking for full-time work with a company that fits your skills & personality
- Seeking opportunities in Dev, Design, Engineering, UX, Programming, etc.
- Recent grad looking for an apprenticeship
- Interested in freelance gigs
- Currently employed, but want to feel out future opportunities
- Looking to network
Great technologists have options when it comes to finding a job. The employers at NET/WORK are looking to learn more than just what’s on your resume. You’ll still need chops to land your dream job, but at NET/WORK, your personality & “fit” carry real weight.
3:00 PM | EVENT START
4:00 – 6:50 PM | TENATIVE WORKSHOPS HAPPENING THROUGHOUT THE DAY (Check back for more topics)
7:00 – 8:00 PM | Happy Hour
8:00 PM | EVENT CLOSE
$5.00 Happy Hour only: 7-8pm
$10.00 General Admission
“Behind Every Successful Woman is Herself”
On Friday, March 16th from 5-7pm we are collaborating with Women’s Entrepreneurial Organization & Temple Consulting Club to host a panel discussion featuring four prominent female consultants, two of which are in IT consulting. This will be a great event for MIS students to learn more about IT consulting as well as challenges and successes of women in the workplace, so this is certainly an event you don’t want to miss. More details on the flyer!
RSVP Link: bit.ly/WomeninConsulting
Men are welcome!
Fox students will receive Suitable points for attending this session.
SecureWorld conferences provide content and facilitate professional connections in the cybersecurity industry. SecureWorld stays on top of global IT security issues and shares the critical knowledge and tools needed to protect against ever-evolving threats.
For more information visit: https://events.secureworldexpo.com/details/philadelphia-pa-2018/
If you know the basics of social media but don’t yet have a campaign strategy, this session is for you! You’ll hear tips and tricks for growing audience, building your online presence and strengthening your brand.
Join fellow Owl, Brian Hart as he shares his expertise.
Brian Hart is an online columnist for Inc. Magazine and founder of Flackable, a national, full-service public relations and digital marketing agency headquartered in Philadelphia. The agency, which he bootstrapped in 2014 at the age of 27, now represents a national client base of financial and professional services firms. His professional recognition includes Irish America Magazine’s 2017 Business 100, PR News’ 2017 Rising PR Stars 30 & Under, Lehigh Valley Business’s 2016 Forty Under 40 and Adweek’s 2015 PR Industry 30 Under 30.
WITS inspires, educates and connects women in the technology industry. Whether you work on the technical or business side of technology or somewhere in between, WITS has something for you. Join us for a unique combination of hands-on workshops; talks on trends in technology; information and discussions about careers in tech and how to pursue them; and connection and networking opportunities with other women in various aspects and careers in technology.
All profits generated from each event support the non-profit, TechGirlz.org, and its ongoing mission to inspire middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers.
Join the Fox School of Business on Thursday, April 19th, 2018 for the 12th Annual Frederic Fox Lecture
David Schoch, MBA ’78
Former Group Vice President and President, Asia Pacific, Ford Motor Company
Former Chairman and CEO, Ford China
David Schoch, MBA ’78, led the Asia Pacific and China Operations of Ford Motor Company from 2012 to 2017 as group vice president, president, chairman, and CEO. During his tenure, Ford saw significant global growth in innovation, manufacturing, and sales. Join the Fox School community in a conversation about self-driving cars, disruptive global forces, and China’s leadership role in the world’s economy.
Frederic Fox Lecture Series
The annual Frederic Fox Lecture Series showcases an emerging and thought provoking topic relevant to business education. Named in memoriam of Robert and Richard Fox’s late father, Frederic Fox, the event offers a premier avenue for innovative, community-driven research while also providing the Fox School of Business an opportunity to engage with local, national, and international business and civic leaders.
Thursday, April 19
5:00pm to 7:30pm
The Union League
140 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Reception to begin at 5pm
Program to begin at 6:30pm
Please note: The Union League requests that guests follow the dress code. Please click here for more information.
Will discuss how you can quickly launch a professional looking website for under $150. Discussion will consist of best practices and a few inexpensive template options like Wix, Squarespace and WordPress.
In this highly interactive workshop, you will have an opportunity to learn about and experience today’s leading Virtual Reality (Oculus Riff and HTC Vive), Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality (Microsoft HoloLens) technologies. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of each, as well as potential use-cases that can achieve real business results.
Using a real-life case study, we will break down the process of designing for virtual reality, from analysis through implementation. We’ll cover:
- How to identify if VR is the right learning solution
- Instructional design strategies for virtual environments
- Storyboarding for VR
- UI/UX design and how to create an inspiring experience