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Philadelphia, PA
OUT OF FRAME is a curated online exhibition showcasing work defined as Disruptive Tech. *dis-rup-tive (adj.) troublesome, unruly, badly behaved, rowdy, disorderly, undisciplined, wild. The ten participating artists showcase technology-based works that disrupt systems, such as websites, software, apps and twitter feeds. These tech-based works disrupt with tech, through tech or in contrast to tech.

The Accessible World Conference 2016

Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA
The Accessible World is the first and one of its kind conference being hosted in Philadelphia, PA that will provide a platform to several students, professionals and researchers to share their work on making this world a more accessible place.

PTW16 City Council Resolution Hearing

City Council Chambers inside City Hall
1401 John F Kennedy Blvd.
City Council Chambers
The week of April 29 to May 7 will officially be Philly Tech Week in Philadelphia thanks to this City Council Resolution, introduced by Councilman David Oh and co-sponsored by Councilman Mark Squilla, Councilwoman Helen Gym and Councilman Allan Domb. Come participate in its official introduction in City Council Chambers.

Splash School

The Quorum at the University Science Center
3711 Market Street
Suite 800
You’re invited to enroll in the inaugural class of Splash School! Join a roster of talented designers eager to master Splash - a powerful, new web-design platform essential for any tech-savvy tool-belt. RSVP to learn and network with like minded designers and event professionals. Enjoy cool eats and beats by clicking on the Register button at the bottom of this event listing.

Through a Prism: Why Diversity Matters in Design & Tech

Franklin Square Capital Partners
201 Rouse Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA
Join AIGA Philadelphia for an evening to discuss why diversity and inclusion matter so vitally in the fields of design and technology. Our distinguished panel includes innovators, creatives, business owners, cultural activists, and academics.

CreativeMornings Philadelphia: Todd Carmichael on Risk

Center for Architecture
1218 Arch Street
As a community of creatives, entrepreneurs, community organizers, and out-of-the-box thinkers, we’re no strangers to taking risks. We're comfortable with (and simply inspired by) taking chances in the face of uncertainty. But what's at stake? What are we gambling with when we take these blind, scary, unpredictable leaps? How do we, as individuals and as communities, tackle the insecurity and instability that come with risk? CreativeMornings Philadelphia will hear more about risk and the value of taking risks from the host of Travel Channel's "Dangerous Grounds" and La Colombe Co-ounder and CEO, Todd Carmichael.

Successful Applications of Customer Analytics

The Logan Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) continues to help shape the landscape of the customer analytics world. Building on momentum from previous years, our annual conference, “Successful Applications of Customer Analytics,” will returns Friday, April 29. The day-long conference will be filled with practical applications to demonstrate the real-world impact of analytics on an organization’s strategic decision-making.


Drexel University
3140 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
Mitchell Auditorium
TechniCulture builds deeper relationships between the cultural and tech communities, encourages and inspires cultural organizations to think more innovatively and entrepreneurially. Keynote address by Sree Sreenivasan, the first Chief Digital Officer at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Intro to Video Production (for girls)

La Salle University
1863 Lindley Avenue
A free technology workshop for girls in grades 6, 7, 8. Do you want to learn the tips and tricks of an on camera personality? Or maybe you want to call the shots behind the scenes? La Salle’s Communication Department will host a workshop on video production, everything from storyboarding, script writing, and filming. This workshop is open to all levels of experience with video production from those who have never used a camera to the pros.

MATLAB Motion Tracking

University of Pennsylvania
210 S 33rd St
Human vision is an amazing system! It is able to detect motion, color, depth, distance, shapes, and more. Today, computer science is trying to replicate these properties using motion capture and machine learning. How can we begin to understand and replicate the complexities of the human eye and brain using only a cell phone camera and MATLAB?

Philadelphia Museum of Art Tech Tour

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for our second annual PTW Tech Tour. Staff from the Museum's Information and Interpretive Technology department, including William Weinstein, Laura Webb, Ariel Schwartz, Ashley Scrivener, Jessica Milby, and Peter Alt will guide you through the museum on a walking tour of the technologies which have been put into use over the last year and speak about our ongoing initiatives. We have many new updates, including our successful "A is for Art" app and our first hackathon, Power of Art. Come and join the conversation about how art and technology can come together in creative ways.

POSTPONED TO 4/30: PTW16 Kickoff Festival - Arcade @ Dilworth

Dilworth Park
Broad & Market Streets, West Side of City Hall
BOO RAIN! Join us Saturday, April 30th instead for better weather, but the same amount of fun! We're back at Dilworth Park! Celebrate technology and innovation at the Philly Tech Week 2016 Kickoff Festival. Check out the App Arcade and Maker Corner. Play with locally designed games, interact with 3D printers, enjoy live performances and so much more!

NRI 3D Labs presents 3D Printed Selfies

1015 Chestnut St
Suite 100W
NRI Philadelphia, the leading provider of 3D printing services and equipment in the area, is hosting a 3D printed selfie event for the second year. What is a 3D Selfie? It is a 3D printed figurine or bust of YOU! In full color for you to show off to your friends, or give away as the coolest gift. Our 3D specialist will be available all week for any 3D scanning or 3D printing related questions.

Prospects to Profits in Sales & Marketing: how can technology help you get there?

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
200 South Broad Street
Suite 700 Engagement Room
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 to use mobile technology to overcome the challenges related to lead collection, lead research, lead follow-ups, statistics, ROI and team management to set your business on a path to success and more opportunities

Health and Sciences Roundtable

Public Health Management Corp. (PHMC)
Centre Square East, 1500 Market Street
How do we work together to ensure Philadelphia's vibrant health and sciences community continues to grow, innovate and thrive? Participate in an intimate lunch with a curated group of entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, academics and leaders to discuss plans for the future and steps to get there.

BEEP, Blops, and Bloops — Music Tech Concert and Demo

Temple University, TPAC
1837 N. Broad Street
Want to hear music that uses the cutting-edge of digital music technology? Want to play and learn about modular analog synthesizers? Want to play video games on a giant multi-screen array using sensor-embedded gestural glove controllers—collaboratively working with six other people to control one player? Want to hear music by some of the most innovative and exciting Philadelphia composers? Join the Boyer Electroacoustic Ensemble Project (BEEP) and the Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts at Temple University for a hands-on afternoon of innovative music, dance, and video games!

Philadelphia’s Health and Sciences Future

Public Health Management Corp. (PHMC)
Centre Square East, 1500 Market Street
A panel discussion on what comes next in efforts to brand and develop Philadelphia’s reputation as a health IT, sciences and commercialized technology leader?

Let's Talk About Tech, Baby

Slice Communications
111 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA
Suite 340
Executives at technology companies often have a hard time communicating with their targeted audiences. You're bogged down in jargon, technical language, and acronyms. In this workshop, you will create a simple and differentiated message and practice communicating it in different forms.

An Exploration of Company Culture with Buffer

Pipeline Philly
30 S. 15th Street
15th Floor (Graham Building at Dilworth Park)
This conversation will bring together the “heads of people” from several Philadelphia startups to dig deeply into exploring the concept of company culture. Each of them will share their own stories and learnings and we’ll all discuss what a great company culture can look like and how individuals can positively impact the culture at their organizations/companies!

How Can Philly be the Capital of Gender Equality in Tech

The Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
52nd Floor
Join The Professional Women’s Committee of The Pyramid Club for a panel discussion on "How Philly Can Be the Capital of Gender Equality in Tech." Enjoy an engaging and energetic conversation led by radio show host, author and entrepreneur, Franne McNeal, as she introduces you to five IT Industry leaders. They'll share their perspectives on what is needed from Local Government, Corporate America, and Higher Education to position the Philadelphia region as a leader in gender equality in tech.

Introduction to Embedded - the ARM Platform

Arcweb Technologies
234 Market Street Fl 5
ARM devices are embedded in your cell phone, your car, your portable speakers. We’ll teach you how to program them. Join us for a discussion on embedded programming basics and how to get started. We’ll take you through the “toolchain” and show you how your code gets loaded onto an ARM microcontroller.

Mayoral Tech Town Hall

Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine St
4th Floor, Skyline Room
Hear Mayor Jim Kenney speak with a handful of Philadelphia tech and entrepreneurship community leaders on stage about his priorities and theirs. Audience members will have the chance to contribute their own questions via Twitter. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear how this administration approaches innovation policy and economic development alongside many of this city’s most prominent leaders.

Planning and Implementing Active Learning Spaces @ Philadelphia University: Presentation & Tour

Philadelphia University
3938 Vaux St.
Tuttleman Center
As part of Philly Tech Week, the PA/DE/NJ Distance Learning Association cordially invites you to hear a compelling case study and tour the concrete results involved in implementing active learning spaces within Philadelphia University. Active learning spaces combine a variety of enabling technologies that foster an evolving pedagogy which is the future of academic education and corporate training.

Digital Marketing Summit at The Hard Rock Cafe Philly

Hard Rock Cafe
1113-31 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
Peak your company’s online clout with insights from the experts. Join us for an educational workshop. Experts from AdTaxi will cover: Growth of consumer activity online & on mobile devices Ways to engage consumers online while they are making decisions Search Marketing skills Tracking, optimizing, and measuring online marketing campaigns Join us for coffee and pastries while sharpening your digital marketing skills. Check-in begins at 8:45 am. Register today as space is limited. Questions on the event? paadvertsing@adtaxinetworks.com

Media Conference

140 North Columbus Boulevard
This full day conference will touch on a variety of trends, best practices, case studies and more surrounding the wide umbrella that is 'media'. The day will be split into three different sections - The State of Digital, The Evolution of Traditional and The Future of Media. End the event with a Twitter Q&A panel discussion where you can get your questions answered and leave with actionable advice for your personal brand, company, organization, etc.

Startups & Spaces: Tech's Impact on Philly's Real Estate Market

Benjamin's Desk Washington Square
601 Walnut St.
11th Floor
From coworking spaces to entire property developments, Philadelphia's real estate market has responded to a wave of interest from growing technology companies. Our panel of experts examines the trends and offers insight into what founders can do now to ensure their teams have the right space to grow and thrive.

Redefining event management and collaboration

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
200 South Broad Street
Suite 700 Engagement Room
In last few years, there have been lot of professional networking events happening among businesses and associations. 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 to use mobile technology to overcome the challenges related to organizing events, giving value-add to attendees, exhibitors and speakers for your events.

Transforming Tomorrow Today: How Emerging Technologies and Trends are Reshaping Greater Philadelphia

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
190 N. Independence Mall West
8th Floor
The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission worked with an interdisciplinary Futures Group, which identified a set of "Future Forces" that are driving change in the Greater Philadelphia region. Future Forces can arise from social, technological, economic, environmental, or political trends. Come learn and discuss the key forces driving change, how data and new technologies are shifting how we get around, where we work, what we do; along with actions we can take to better prepare the region for the future.

What’s it Worth? Knowing the value of your MVP

Webjunto Headquarters
1040 North 2nd Street
Suite 301
Join us on Tuesday, May 3rd during Philly Tech Week for an open and collaborative discussion about software development pricing, the do’s and don’ts, and how your preparation during the initial planning can drastically reduce your startup costs. Come ready to listen, learn, and share as industry experts and fellow founders talk about Mobile App development costs, successes, horror stories, and everything else that could go wrong while building your startup’s application. This will be an intimate group discussion with local startup founders.

Creating Culture with Purpose (The Marshmallow Challenge)

Leadnomics/Margo Offices
3020 Market Street
Ste 535
In the tech world, sometimes attempts at explaining company culture read too much like Skymall catalog—nap pods, foosball, hoverboards! But perks don’t build culture, people do. Join Leadnomics & Margo for an event about creating purposeful company culture. We’ll kick things off with a hands-on Marshmallow Challenge and end with a panel discussion.

Curalate Open House

Curalate HQ
2401 Walnut Street
Suite 502
Come and check out one of Philadelphia’s most exciting startups for an evening of cheap beer, expensive pizza, and a fascinating chat between our CEO Apu Gupta and First Round Capital’s Josh Kopelman - a Curalate investor and one of the world’s leading venture capitalists. To keep this lively conversation flowing, we’ll have our good friend(oh, and former Mayor of Philadelphia) Michael Nutter moderating.

Secure DevOps Trends

417 N 8th
St #201
Agile, DevOps, Moore’s Law, and Security. An accounting of where Agile and DevOps has left us as an industry, what to expect in the future, and how security can, and should fit into that picture.


Camden Co-Lab
200 Federal St Suite 300, Camden, NJ 08103
"Woke" means to be aware- to know what's going on in your community, and to become a catalyst for change in response. At this session, Cooper's Ferry Partnership will highlight leaders in the tech community who are using their powers for social and economic growth. Come to discuss, network and get "woke."

Turning Growing Pains into Gains

230 S. Broad Street
17th Floor (entrance on Locust between Estia & Tuscany Cafe)
Join ApprenNet for Happy Hour and a discussion about managing the physical and logistical challenges that come with organizational growth, plus a chance to explore one of the fastest growing co-working spaces in the country.

Uplift Philly

2401 Walnut St
Entrance off 24th St
Creating positive civic relationships through technology in Philadelphia. Featuring as panelists: Tim Wisniewski, Chris Alfano, and Briana Morgan.

A Better Way to Talk Tech

Benjamin's Desk
1701 Walnut St, 8th Floor
Whether you're an entrepreneur, sales, or marketing professional; a member of the operations or account team; or work on the creative side of the technology industry, at some point you’ve had to wade into ‘technical’ conversations as a ‘non-technical’ person. If you’ve ever thought...What are we talking about? Why is development taking so long? Do my technical counterparts understand my needs? Are they up for the task at hand? … you are not alone.

DIY Philly Love Bot Workshop

The Hacktory
3645 Lancaster Ave
Fl 1
Build your own Philly Love Bot, a creative response to the destruction of the HitchBOT in our city in 2016. Love Bots can take many forms and sizes, and we have a basic kit of parts for participants. Some experience with coding is a plus, but not required to build your own working Love Bot.

Hive76's Retro Gaming Night

1901 S 9th Street
*EDIT* (entrance now on 9th St. at Mifflin. Use callbox to dial Hive76. Enter through center door)
Relive a bygone era of classic games at Hive76.

The Rad Awards

Stratus Rooftop Lounge
433 Chestnut Street
The Rad Awards are back by popular demand! Rad-Girls.com, a digital platform that celebrates innovative and inspiring women, is hosting its second annual awards ceremony and celebration during Philly Tech Week, which will honor outstanding women who lead in the fields of technology, media, culture and business.

Dev Intro Workshops

International House Philadelphia
3701 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Whether you're new to programming or wanting to sharpen your skills, the Dev Intro Workshops are perfect for you. Workshops will be focused around today's most used languages and programs.

Tech Accelerator Program

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
200 South Broad Street
Suite 700
When you have an amazing idea, but lack the technical know-how and the guidance to turn that great idea into a reality with limited capital resources. The other scenarios is where the person has the idea or an investor who has invested in an idea with the capital resources but does not want to spend lot of money to get the idea off the ground. Based on the personal observations and experience the Tri-Force’s CEO Manish Gorawala feels that good, reliable and affordable technical guidance to founders is missing in the Philadelphia startup community and ecosystem. That’s why a little help can go a long way.

4th Annual PhillyForce Conference

Quorum at the Science Center
3711 Market Street, Floor 8
The PhillyForce Conference is the group's premier event of the year. It is a full day conference will take place during Philly Tech Week. Join us for a day full of exciting presentations and speakers, free breakfast lunch and happy hour, exclusive conference bags and Salesforce swag, networking, and more!

2 Day SketchUp Workshop

1515 Market Street
Room 205 (Temple Entrance)
Become a SketchUp expert in just 2 days of training. The first day begins with the basics and sets you up for success to model quickly and effectively. The second day goes through CAD to SketchUp workflows as well as techniques for creating presentations and photorealistic renderings.

Philly Tech Week @ Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Two Commerce Square
2001 Market Street
Multiple sessions: In the morning Greenberg Traurig and Bellevue Strategies will present on crises in the tech start-up industry. The afternoon session will discuss investment structures designed to achieve a desired investment return without reliance upon a traditional exit known as “structured exits.” The evening session features MUCHOMAS Chocolate and Greenberg Traurig sharing the story of an eCommerce food startup leveraging an international supply chain and a web-based marketing program.

Technology and Social Change: The New Digital Civil Rights Movement

Philadelphia Free Library
Parkway Central, 1901 Vine Street
Contemporary protest movements from Occupy Wall Street to #BlackLivesMatter use the internet and social media in ways that have broad implications for democracy and political movements. The internet and social media are no longer simply means to communicate about the activities or goals of the movement. These networks are now the digital battlefields upon which these movements fight for social change. This Philly Tech Week WILCO / WURD panel will explore this new digital civil rights movement and how technology is shaping social activism and particularly giving a voice for minority and underserved communities.

Dev Talks

International House Philadelphia
3701 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Join us for an afternoon of high-level dev talks focused around problem solving and innovative solutions. You'll hear from over 10+ dev experts talking about real world scenarios and the tools they're using. There will be a mix of 10 minute lightning presentations and 20 minute in-depth talks.

Esri GeoDev HackerLab

990 Spring Garden Street
This is a four-hour, hands-on, strategically guided lab for developers that will cover how to build map apps with ArcGIS Online, APIs and Services, Open Source, and also with AppStudio for ArcGIS (for native apps). If you're lucky, you may even get to test-drive AppStudio to build native apps with QML. You will be given time to play in between the tutorials. We will have some snacks for you to munch on!

The Future of Technology In Business

Callowhill Center
421 N 7th Street
5th Floor
Join us for an afternoon of discussions with, CHOP, Urban Outfitters, Jaguar Land Rover and a panel of tech agency experts to learn how mature brands are strategically incorporating technology into their core business.

Cancelled: First Time Tech Founders: The Questions You Didn’t Know to Ask

Slice Communications
The Bourse 111 Independence Mall East
Suite 340
Come enjoy refreshments with members of the Philadelphia Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization and have some of your questions answered. Learn how local leaders took their business to the million dollar revenue mark. An engaging panel will tackle key issues in various industries.

Digital Agency Quizzo

The Tactile Group
109 South 13th Street
Suite 3S
Join us for a twist on a classic. Team up and put your collective knowledge to the test in three lightning rounds focusing on Design, Development, and Project Management, with some random stuff thrown in. Light refreshments and moderate hilarity will be served.

PSL Entrepreneur Expo

23rd Street Armory
22 South 23rd Street
Expo is a celebration of all things start-ups and Philly! Join **PSL** at the *8th annual* [**Entrepreneur Expo**](http://entrepreneurexpo.squarespace.com/) presented by Baer Crossey on Wednesday, May 4th from 6-9 PM.

The 2nd Annual Women In Tech Soiree

Industrious Office
230 S. Broad Street
17th Floor
Girl Develop It Philly and Mogulette, in partnership with CandiDate Philly, are joining forces again for the 2nd Annual Women in Tech Soiree! The Women in Tech Soiree will serve the purpose of highlighting the supportive programs of technology, innovation, and education within women and diverse groups in Philadelphia.

The Design Studio Method

Arcweb Technologies HQ
234 Market St
5th Fl
Join Arcweb Technologies Design Head Johnny Bilotta as he leads an overview of the Design Studio method and the role it plays in product development. This will be a hands-on workshop in which we'll condense the Design Studio method into an hour so be ready to participate and ask questions!

Google Analytics 101

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street,
Fourth Floor
**Registration full** Join us for an introduction to Google Analytics! This workshop will cover the basics of Google Analytics and will show you how to understand and measure customer behavior on your site. Instructors will demonstrate how to set up measurement goals and use the data to make better business decisions so that you can grow your business online.

Hive76's Weekly Open House

1901 S 9th Street
*EDIT* (entrance now on 9th St. at Mifflin. Use callbox to dial Hive76. Enter through center door)
Stop by Hive76 for our regular weekly Open House event!


Philadelphia Media Network
801 Market Street
Suite 300
Join us! Philadelphia area news media, community groups and anyone interested in voter education and engagement are encouraged to contribute and participate in the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association’s #HacktheVotePA Hackathon on May 5, at Philadelphia Media Network in Philadelphia.

Hybrid Mobile Apps with Ionic

Chariot Solutions
515 Pennsylvania Ave
Fort Washington, PA
Are you interested in building mobile apps that target both iOS and Android from a single codebase? Yet you want a native package you can deploy to the App Store? This workshop will introduce you to the Ionic framework and tools for building hybrid mobile apps that can be deployed to multiple app stores.

Tech Waves Transforming Healthcare

Picwell Philadelphia
2200 Arch Street
Technology is transforming the $2 trillion healthcare industry in profound and dramatic ways. Every aspect of the healthcare market - from patient experience to finances and the workforce - is being shaped through advances in the use of data, analytics, and UX with a goal to improve care, reduce costs, and deliver higher value to patients. In this panel discussion, featuring leaders from some of the Philadelphia region’s top healthcare tech companies, we will identify and discuss these important “tech waves.”

Digital Health Evolution Conference 2016

The Pyramid Club
1735 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
51st floor
This year's Digital Health Evolution Conference focuses on "New Frontiers for Building Community Health Networks." Explore the challenges and opportunities experienced by technology and healthcare stakeholders who are solving America’s growing chronic disease crisis. Conference attendees will leave with a deepened understanding of the most promising data and tools that are allowing governments, businesses, community-based organizations, insurers and healthcare institutions to create pioneering models for improving the health of patient populations.

Lunch&Learn: Workshop Your Business

Seer Interactive
1033 N 2nd Street
7th Floor
In these hands-on, interactive workshops, learn from professionals how to better your business with feedback that is specific to you. Get help with the formal language of your business plan. Receive real time feedback on your VC pitch, before you're in front of potential investors. Create a solid marketing statement and brand for your particular product, service, etc...and more!

The Intersection of Poverty and Data: How Big and Open Data Helps and Harms People in Poverty

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
123 S. Broad Street
28th Floor
Big data and open data have immense potential to help the poor by democratizing information, targeting vital services such as healthcare and public benefits, and helping advocates tackle problems more systemically. Told through the eyes of legal aid lawyers, academics, advocates, and others who regularly see the impact of big and open data, this symposium explores the current ways that big and open data are being used to target and harm the poor, how those in the legal world are using data to have a positive impact on low-income communities, and a vision for the future all are included in the benefits of big and open data, regardless of income.

Innovating Biomedical Education - Help Shape the Technical Skills of Your Next Employee

Bossone Research Enterprise Center - Drexel University Main Campus
3126 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
Philly Tech Week attendees are invited to join the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems at Drexel University for a discussion about shaping graduate education to meet the ever-changing technical needs of industry in the Philadelphia region and beyond. The current educational model, which utilizes translational research and co-operative education will be reviewed, and audience feedback will be requested to guide the development of new graduate programs in the areas of Bioinformatics, Medical Devices, and Neurotechnology.

Website User Experience for Nonprofits

Interactive Mechanics
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320
CultureWorks Conference Room
You don’t have to be a developer or a designer to integrate UX research and design into your practice. And you don’t have to do a full website redesign to make impactful changes now.

#PTW16 Cinco De Mayo Block Party

The Piazza
1040 North 2nd Street
This event has been POSTPONED due to inclement weather predictions! Details at http://www.meetup.com/phillyjunto ------------ *** Featuring Northern Liberties, N3rd St, Kensington, Fishtown, and Old City *** On Thursday, May 5th (aka Cinco de Mayo), The Philly Junto and N3rd Street are partnering up to present Philly’s first ever Tech Week Block Party at The Piazza! More than 60 carefully curated tech companies, restaurants, businesses, and bars will be showing off some of their goods for the entire community to see. There will be tables and demos throughout the entire day.

Technical.ly Introduced: A curated B2B event

Seer Interactive
1033 N 2nd Street
7th Floor
There are a surplus of opportunities in Philadelphia to meet local startups. The real challenge for some of these successful entrepreneurs is meeting their next client, the decision makers at large corporations. Join us and get the opportunity to meet some of these large businesses and pitch your product or service to members of their purchasing departments.

From Philly to DC: Building Powerful, Inclusive Tech Communities

MakeOffices at Center City
2001 Market Street
Curious about what’s happening with tech in Washington, DC? What were the lessons learned building a tech community? What strategies and policies have been successes and failures? How do they see the region as well as the City of Brotherly love? What kind of collaborations are possible? For PTW we're traversing the 95 corridor to bring together leaders from the Washington DC startup community to discuss DC’s unique ecosystem and share lessons in community building. We’ll also investigate ways to get involved throughout the corridor.

Tonic Design Housewarming

Tonic Design Co.
441 N 5th Street
Suite 301
Home is where the smart is. Come check out our revamped space and interact with our latest passion projects. Pair cutting-edge technology with drinks and innovative food from Hai Street Kitchen. See why so many of Philadelphia's finest minds call Tonic Design home.

#techInColor presents Success Hacks: Paving Your Own Way in Tech

First Round Capital
4040 Locust Street
The popular free event, now in its 3rd year, is tailored for underrepresented groups in the tech industry: African Americans and technologists of color, women, members of the LGBTQ Community, individuals with disabilities and more diverse groups. This year’s #techInColor is presented in partnership with youth non profit organization Hopeworks ‘N Camden.

The CTC Remix: Careers, Technology & Coding

Delaware County Technical High Schools
100 Crozerville Road, Aston, PA
Crozerville Road and Birney Highway
This event will include the #DelcoGirlsCode middle school mobile app pitch competition and feature an interactive showcase of select career and technical education programs from Delaware County Technical High Schools’ School of Engineering & Computer Science, and School of Construction Technology.


Seer Interactive
1033 N 2nd Street
7th Floor
In this off-the-cuff, unfiltered and unapologetic event, hear from a variety of speakers as they share stories of their past failure(s) and what they've learned along the way. Sometimes it takes a lot of failed attempts before you get to that one-in-a-million idea that will launch you to success.

Service in Philly: How Designers & Technologists Can Mobilize with a Mission

Think Brownstone (Philadelphia Studio)
111 South 15th Street
Join us during Philly Tech Week for a Q&A-style discussion with Jessica Paschke of Broad Street Ministry and Dave Brindleyof Not in Philly to learn how they’re actively using technology and design thinking at the heart of their work, what their dreams are for using technology to advance their mission in the future, and how YOU can use your valuable tech skills to get involved.

Startup Story Slam

Delaware County Bar Association
335 W. Front Street, Media, PA
Solopreneur and Small Business owners will be invited to present an informal 5-7 minute story about a challenge they faced in their business and how they over came that challenge. Stories should be related to how technology was the challenge or solution to the challenge.

Tao of Content Marketing

Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA
Skyline Room | 4th Floor
Customer engagement has evolved beyond merely flooding audiences with unwanted messages. The Tao of Content Marketing is a seminar that urges businesses to relinquish control to the customer … then use digital media and content to draw them to you in meaningful ways. Dock Street Brewery will co-sponsor the event, and provide attendees with complimentary, custom-brewed beers (to be selected).

Hive76's DIY Music Night

1901 S 9th Street
*EDIT* (entrance now on 9th St. at Mifflin. Use callbox to dial Hive76. Enter through center door)
Create and explore sound using electronics.

Patient Worthy Medicine: The Art and Science of Evidence Based Practice

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University-Historic Library
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA
Two-day interactive, interprofessional conference on the process of using evidence-based medicine. Pragmatic use of the medical databases, validity-appraisal tools and digital search strategies to find, appraise and translate evidence to patient care will be addressed.

Blockchain and SmartContracts

3000 Two Logan Square / 18th and Arch Streets
Lunch and learn overview of Blockchain Technology and SmartContracts. There has been a shift in the conversation about blockchain technology over the last few years. Stakeholders have increasingly recognized that this peer-to-peer technology underlying the cryptocurrency Bitcoin has utility beyond Bitcoin. Learn how this technology has the potential to transform business and government.

Positioning Your Company for Outside Investment: Do's and Don'ts

Benjamin's Desk
1701 Walnut Street
8th Floor
Please join NewSpring Capital, members of Pepper Hamilton's Emerging Growth and Technology Practice Groups, and local tech companies for a discussion of outside investment. In this interactive session, the panelists will give their thoughts, and answer your questions, on what your company should be doing and what pitfalls you should avoid.

Open Access Philly PTW 2016 Joint Convening with The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce The Bellevue Suite 700 200 S Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102
The Bellevue Suite 700
200 S Broad Street
OpenAccessPhilly is a movement of civic-minded, innovative, entrepreneurial types who convene monthly to share projects and passion to make Philadelphia a better place to live work and play through our Four Pillars: Community Participation, Open Data, Access and Inclusion and Civic Tech Growth. More info: www.openaccessphilly.com May 6th 2016 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce The Bellevue Suite 700 200 S Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 Open Access Philly events are always free!

Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse Grand Opening & Free Comic Book Day

Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse
2578 Frankford Avenue
We're all warmed up and now it's time to kick Amalgam off in a big way, and what better day to do that than Free Comic Book Day! We have an action packed day planned, Free Comics, Hot Coffee, Tasty Treats, Cosplayers, Artists, and Music! Our first event of the summer! Don't miss it!

The Hacktory's Robot Universe Showdown

417 N 8th St
This is a celebration of creativity, technical innovation, community, and fun! Join us for an epic showdown of all kinds of robots. We will have a chance for you to build your own robot, or bring one you've made to compete in a variety of classes. Entries will be judged on a variety of criteria including technical innovation, team spirit, and creativity. All ages and all skill levels are encouraged to attend, spectators are welcome.