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Join us for two events at PHMC focused on how we work together to ensure Philadelphia's health and science community continues to grow, innovate and thrive. Then attend our Mayoral Forum at the Free Library.

Track Day Events

  • Health and Sciences Roundtable

    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.

    Monday, May 2, 1:00pm–3:00pm
  • Philadelphia’s Health and Sciences Future

    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?

    Monday, May 2, 3:00pm–5:00pm
  • Mayoral Tech Town Hall

    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.

    Monday, May 2, 6:30pm–8:30pm

Speakers

  • Laurie Actman

    Laurie Actman

    Laurie Actman serves as the Chief Operation Officer of the Penn Center for Innovation (PCI) a new organization at the University of Pennsylvania that catalyzes creative commercialization opportunities with the private sector. Laurie as part of the Executive Team oversees the strategic implementation of

    @PennPCI
  • Bryan Mercer

    Bryan Mercer

    Bryan Mercer is a Philadelphia native who began as a volunteer with Media Mobilizing Project over 8 years ago. Bryan is now Executive Director of Media Mobilizing Project, which uses strategic media and communications to strengthen and connect communities organizing for their human rights. Bryan also

    @bscottmercer, @mediamobilizing
  • Max Perelman

    Max Perelman

    Max leads the business operations at Biomeme, a company that has developed a platform transforming a smartphone into a mobile lab for advanced DNA diagnostics and real-time surveillance. Prior to starting Biomeme, Max spent 15 years in a number of positions and industries, including: environmental

    @Perelmax
  • Anthony P. Green

    Anthony P. Green

    Anthony P. Green, Ph.D. has over thirty years of experience in the biotechnology industry, with a specialization in the research, development and commercialization of cutting-edge technologies. The Technology Commercialization Group creates pathways to commercialization for companies and researchers by

  • Stephen Tang

    Stephen Tang

    Dr. Tang became President and CEO of the University City Science Center, the nation’s oldest and largest urban research park, in 2008. Dr. Tang is the first president in the Science Center’s history to have not only led a company through venture funding and an initial public offering, but

    @stephenstang

Track Presented by

  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Track Supported by

  • Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Track Collaborators

  • University of Pennsylvania

Collaboration Powered By

  • University of Pennsylvania