Every year, Glassdoor releases its top 25 highest paying jobs. This year, almost half of them are in the tech field; if you’re thinking about getting into tech, now is the right time.
We’ll cover the different ways you can break into tech and outline the pros and cons of all the options within the local tech community. Then we’ll dive into the technical career opportunities that are available locally – from jobs you’ve heard of like front-end developer, to jobs that are new to the area, like developer evangelist.
You will receive a confirmation email and an email the day of the event from Eventbrite with the live webinar link.
The State of Technology in PHL: Understanding your Hybrid Cloud Strategy
Join us on Wednesday, January 16th 2019 as our panel of Philadelphia-based experts breakdown the importance of a hybrid cloud strategy. We’ll discuss the role of the data center and cloud on-ramps; how legacy systems can benefit from hybrid cloud infrastructure; and processing content at the edge.
Drones are one of the hottest technological forces of the 21st century. These incredible marvels have democratized perspective, taking exclusive ownership over that unique slice of airspace sandwiched between the reach of the longest selfie stick and the lowest hovering helicopter. Unmanned aerial vehicles help to contextualize our vast and gorgeous environments. In that way, they’re an artist’s dream medium. The ancient human desire to take flight and see the world from a towering view is now available to the masses. So, how can you communicate a soaring visual story and elevate your artistry to new heights?
Join award-winning travel photographer Chase Guttman, author of The Handbook of Drone Photography, as he guides you through the airspace of the newest photographic frontier.
Join your peers by registering now. Gather the key IT knowledge needed to be indispensable. 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. The available seating is limited so be sure to sign up as soon as possible to ensure you will have a seat. You are welcome to invite other key people on your team.
This year’s kickoff aims to blend the best of PTW19 with a 27-year-old tradition of arts and culture in Philadelphia known as First Friday where galleries traditionally open their doors and the sidewalks fill with people looking to see the newest collections.
Meet technologists, artists and entrepreneurs alike through this neighborhood-wide, one-night activation.
MAJOR KEY ALERT: Our pals in the cloud, Linode, will open up their gorgeous space at 3rd and Arch streets to be the official host for the Philly Tech Week 2019 presented by Comcast Kickoff Festival in Old City!
Looking for art to hang in your office or home, and support the local creative community at the same time? Join our “Buy local art” challenge and help us reach the goal of $10,000 of local art purchased by the tech community during Philly Tech Week 2019 presented by Comcast.
We are creating a beautiful map of the PTW19 Kickoff Festival footprint featuring the companies and organizations that wish to be open and a part of the event by being represented on the map as a location open for some period of time to the public between 5 to 10 p.m. that first Friday night in May.
Are you a startup founder starting your journey in the world of entrepreneurship? Do you have an idea that you want to turn into a successful product? If you’ve answered YES and have the passion to carry your product from Idea to reality – then this half-day workshop is for you and your team!
Join us for this 6 hour, hands-on workshop as the founders of Ycenter and OpenForge guide you through best practices in turning your idea into an actionable business. We’ll guide founders on best practices, procedures, tools, and exercises that will allow you to enter the market quicker and more effectively.
This workshop is for both solo founders and teams; as the presenters will also guide founders in how to create effective teams, establish processes for communication, and best practices for guiding productive meetings. This workshop includes:
* Understanding Entrepreneurship
* Complex Problem breakdown & LEAN Canvas
* Turning Problems into Market Opportunity
* Creating Rapid Digital Prototypes
* Working with cross-functional teams (Design, Development, and Business)
* Prioritizing Features & Feature Pyramid Exercise
* Utilizing SaaS Technologies to Increase Speed To Market
* Understanding Software & Technology Costs
* Best Practices in Product Development
Join us during Philly Tech Week for a workshop that will help you identify the right digital marketing channels to drive loyalty and revenue for your business.
We will discuss how to manage and enhance SEO, build the right content and leverage it across channels, and create actionable insights that impact your sales and marketing strategy.
In this workshop, you will learn:
- The value of each digital marketing channel
- Elements of an effective channel strategy
- How to personalize your channel strategy to target your audience
- The skills and technologies you need to execute a successful channel strategy
About your workshop leaders:
Christine Williams is the Head of Marketing at DirectLync based in Newtown, PA. DirectLync is a SaaS-based company that launched a digital marketing and sales platform in early 2019. The launch included a complete digital channel strategy and new brand identity.
Sierra Carter Gordon is the Marketing Manager at Smak Parlour. Smak Parlour is a retail store based in Old City, Philadelphia. In 2018, they leveraged new digital marketing channels which increased site traffic by 600%.
Involved in healthtech or biotech in the Philly community? Looking to learn more? Join Group K Diagnostics for a networking reception to meet fellow colleagues and learn more!
Framing Philly’s Social Impact Scene: Where Business, Nonprofit, & Philly Meet is back for the third year!
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.
The City of Philadelphia’s is excited to introduce GeoJawn 2019 – the annual open house event showcasing multiple demonstrations, presentations, and discussions on the innovative geospatial and data driven solutions the City has developed in the past year. At GeoJawn, attendees will discover the City’s newest geospatial and data access applications, immerse themselves in technical discussions of our geospatial based programming and development technology, and explore innovative analysis used to derive solutions to Philadelphia’s problems. The City is proud to offer open and transparent access to our tech, projects, and solutions and is excited to host this year’s GeoJawn in conjunction with Philly Tech Week 2019 Presented by Comcast.