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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

  • Courtney Wilburn

    Courtney Wilburn

    Courtney is a full-stack web developer at O3 World. A native of Memphis, TN and graduate of Bryn Mawr College, she found her way to web development via an unusual path, and is probably the only certified phlebotomist, Aikido black belt, and amateur seamstress on the panel. Courtney loves finding

    @cjwilburn
  • Neil Gomes

    Neil Gomes

    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

    @neilgomes
  • 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
  • Patrick FitzGerald

    Patrick FitzGerald

    Patrick FitzGerald has built or helped to build a variety of businesses over the past decade and specializes in strategic growth and new business initiatives, inception to implementation ventures, local and national partnerships with Fortune 500 and governmental/multinational organizations, and

    @patrickkfitz
  • Keith Leaphart

    Keith Leaphart

    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

    @ReplicaCreative, @YourWallsome

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