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.
In terms of healthcare technology, focus on the clinical trial and life-science industries, as a fertile market for technology innovators, is severely lacking. The Clinical Innovators Forum is an event which seeks to educate the community on this exciting sector of healthcare technology. Modeled after our Clinical Innovators Summit, the forum will allow those interested, to be exposed to current leaders, organizers, and managers in the clinical space. Participants will learn about the current technology ecosystem, as well as some of the processes that are desperately in need of more digitally ergonomic assistance.
The event will begin with a thirty-minute networking period, where refreshments will be provided to attendees. It will be followed by two, ten minute, presentations on the structure of human clinical trials and how they operate and are governed. Finally, the event will end with a thirty minute panel discussion featuring clinical trial managers, sponsors and coordinators, conversing with each other and attendees, about the challenges being faced in the industry, and how technology can be applied to remedy such challenges. After the panel discussion, time will be available for further networking and socializing.
Whether you’re new to programming or wanting to sharpen your skills, Philly Tech Week’s Dev Conference is perfect for you.
Join us for an afternoon of mixed-level dev talks focused around problem solving and innovative solutions. We will have dev experts talking about real world scenarios and the tools they’re using. There will be lightening presentations in four different rooms where attendees can choose their own agenda for the day and hear from the talks and speakers they are interested in learning about.
Dev Conference details, speakers and topics will be announced soon!
Following Dev Conference, join us at our Dev Happy Hour to mingle with the local tech community!
Chicktech Philly is excited to host Building Diverse Tech Teams: An Evening of Lightning Talks as part of Philly Tech Week! Join local technologists and executives for an evening of networking and lightning talks focused on how and why to hire and retain diverse technical talent.
Public Access has democratized and diversified TV and Radio programming in ways that leave us to consider what is possible if immersive media and emerging technology are included in Public Access facilities. Imagine a world where AI, VR, MR, AR, and 3D technology allow us to construct experiences as a community-driven public access utility. What are the implications or opportunities for our families, our neighborhoods, our schools, our public health, or our government when emerging technology is people powered media?
PhillyCAM is partnering with media artists, Anula Shetty and Michael Kuetemeyer, to host this experimental installation for PhillyCAM members and the general public to explore community engagement through digital technology. Projects on display from 12PM to 5PM.
Anula Shetty and Michael Kuetemeyer are award winning media artists whose work has been screened at MOMA, the Flaherty Film Seminar and film festivals and museums worldwide. They are co-directors of the video collective Termite TV and have had extensive experience creating video installations and teaching digital media to youth and community groups. Their immersive documentary work involves exploring new ways of experiencing a place and the oral histories that surround it. Current projects include Time Lens www.timelens.org, an immersive mobile App about gentrification and homelessness and Places of Power www.termite.org/power. They are interested in using VR, AR and mobile apps as platforms to distribute community and artistic media.
PhillyCAM, Philadelphia’s public access television network, is a community media center that brings people together to make and share media that promotes creative expression, democratic values and civic participation.
Our 8th Annual Pyramid STEM Showcase Is A High-Powered, Community-Based, Family Event Held During Philly Tech Week. Spend A Fun-Filled Afternoon Designed To:
– educate and inform about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)
– feature exposure to current technologies and historical references.
– will engage the attendees in inquiry-based and project-based exhibits to improve cognitive and literacy skills and more!
– will expose both children and adults to STEM focused careers and professional development.
This FREE event features hands-on and interactive exhibits, a computer lab, robotics, edutainment, information tables, speakers and technology giveaways and more!
Join us during Philly Tech Week 2019 Presented by Comcast
Would you like to understand how to “Filter Through the Google Noise?” If so, join Andrew Miller, SVP, Search & Emerging Media at CMI/Compas as he shows you what marketers need to know. Andrew has over 11 years of search engine marketing experience and has been able to help healthcare brands create holistic strategies to reach their audiences. These strategies also include the use of Video, Programmatic, Contextual and SEO programs along with cross-channel synergies all in an effort to drive innovation for clients and his teams. Andrew loves working in healthcare because it impacts everyone – and being able to see how the space is evolving through tech and digital innovation is extremely exciting.
Google is an industry leader that sets the standard for search, as such it’s important to understand any major updates, changes or partnerships and the effect that they may have on your business. As an expert in the search space, Andrew Miller, presents the most relevant and high-profile news as it pertains to Google. Andrew will share insights, support and direction around what noise can be filtered out and what needs to be focused on as marketers and advertisers in the industry.
There is not only a growing data science community—there is a growing community of women working in data science.
WiDS Charlottesville is an independent event organized by the UVA School of Data Science to coincide with the annual Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 150+ locations worldwide. All genders are invited to attend WiDS regional events, which feature outstanding women doing outstanding work.
This year’s conference will feature dynamic keynote presentations with industry and academic experts in artificial intelligence, skills sessions, research lightning talks, a panel with senior women in data science, and more.
*2020 Women in Data Science Charlottesville is still on! The School of Data Science has decided to adjust the delivery of the conference to a virtual format. We are excited about the opportunity to continue with this fantastic content on a platform that will be even more accessible than before. The event will continue to take place on Friday, March 27th, with all of our previously announced speakers joining us synchronously from remote locations.*
Registration closes March 20!
HooHacks is a 24-hour hackathon made for you. We’re all about learning, growth, inclusivity, ethical practices, and having fun.
A hackathon is a 24-hour tech event for teams of students to learn new skills, build cool tech projects, and meet tons of other students and tech professionals.
All current undergraduate, graduate, and high school students at least 17 years of age may attend HooHacks. No coding experience is necessary! Non-STEM majors, first-time hackers, and beginner coders are welcomed and encouraged to join us!
If you are planning to compete for a prize, you may be in a team of 1-4 people. If you don’t have one yet, no worries! We will have a team formation workshop before hacking begins.