“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.
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
In this one-day marathon of creative problem solving, participants will join Occupational Therapists, Adaptive Tech Professionals, and technical experts to help solve real-world problems encountered by disabled residents of Inglis House.
No experience is necessary; you need only bring your creativity and can-do attitude. If you have experience with coding, fabrication, or accessibility design, that’s a huge bonus, and we need your help!
Come prepared for a full day of challenging fun and prototyping! NextFab is a workshop, so appropriate attire is required – long pants and closed-toe shoes. We will provide basic instruction on use safe use of the tools, and hands-on technical help from engineers, expert fabricators, and adaptive tech professionals. This event is open to the public, aged 18+.
The PhillyForce Conference is our premier event of the year, showcasing the power and potential of the Salesforce platform and community. Join us for a day full of fascinating presentations and speakers, free breakfast and lunch and a networking Happy Hour, all at World Cafe Live. Exclusive conference bags, Salesforce swag, networking, and more are also included! There is no cost to attend this great event!
❖ Sarah Franklin, EVP Developer Relations & GM Trailhead
❖ Andrew Fawcett, VP Product Management, Platform, Salesforce
❖ Michael Smith, Senior Member of Technical Staff, Salesforce.org
❖ Svatka Simpson, Director of Architecture, Appirio
❖ David Reed, Senior Salesforce Developer, Radian Guaranty Inc.
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: Adam Holt, Founder & CEO, Asset-Map; Amanda Levinson, co-founder and COO, NeedsList; Michael Carter, CEO, BizEquity; Emeka Oguh, CEO, PeopleJoy Inc.