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
Neil Gomes (B.Sc., MBA, M.Ed.) is the Vice President for Technology Innovation and Consumer Experience at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health System. Neil has worked for the Fortune 500 Tata Group of Companies where he played a leadership role in building the intrapreneurial startup, Tata…
Dr. Tang became President and CEO of the University City Science Center, the nationâ€™s oldest and largest urban research park, in 2008. Dr. Tang is the first president in the Science Centerâ€™s history to have not only led a company through venture funding and an initial public offering, but…
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…
Keith Leaphart@ReplicaCreative, @YourWallsome
Dr. Leaphart is the founder and creative visionary behind Wallsome, a Philadelphia-based design and print firm, specializing in large format printing projects and creative wall graphics.
Wallsome’s parent company, Replica Creative, was established over 30 years ago as a small a…
Bryan Mercer@bscottmercer, @mediamobilizing
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…