Less than 25 event slots are available on the Philly Tech Week 2020 presented by Comcast community calendar. If you’re considering hosting an event for the 10th Annual Celebration, now is the time to submit event details!
the application closes this Sunday, March 1 at 11:59 p.m.
After March 1, the app will become a waitlist, allowing members of the tech and innovation community to express their interest in hosting an event – if a slot opens up. Once a slot has opened, you will receive a message with next steps.
Although there is still some time for people to get involved in this great week, our second community Soft to discuss revealed that many technologists, founders, and community leaders are hard at work finalizing their lineup and sharing updates with the public — including us here at Technically.
Let’s start with Technically product events:
- Friday, May 1: The PTW20 Launch Festival come back to the old town! This is our second call to support the arts and we are creating an experience where participants can explore the intersection of art and technology.
- Monday, May 4: The Technical.ly Developer Conference will be a day of workshops and talks for beginner to advanced level programmers.
- Thursday, May 7: Introduced by Technical.ly 2020 amounts to Summon CityView for a one-day experience, In Introducing you to the ideas and people who build better businesses.
- Friday, May 8: The PTW20 signing event will be Philly’s Nerd Met Gala! Bring your friend – and your pup (weather permitting) – to the quirkiest closing party in the whole country. And yes, there will be free wine and beer.
Here are the #PTW20 community events shared in the chat:
Friday May 1:
- the HUE Technology Summit powered by the Tech Women’s Network, will bring together women of color technologists and techpreneurs across the country. The summit designed to educate, uplift and empower women. The theme for the 2020 summit is “Galvanize”.
- Spotlight on Cypher City, where technology and music collide, is back to feature big-name artists and music industry panelists.
Saturday May 2:
- The technophiles who brunch, also organized by the Tech Women’s Network, is centered around women and wellness will create a space where attendees can learn and share best practices for maintaining balance and living a healthy life while working in technology.
Sunday May 3:
- Check Ziprisk Cyber Security Awareness Training to learn what cybersecurity is, why it’s important to protect your business from a cyberattack, the key steps needed to protect your business from hackers, and more!
Monday, May 4:
- The pinnacle of beauty in technology will have panels and speakers covering branding, workforce development, HR and recruiting, diversity and inclusion, and coding in the beauty industry.
- Eurasian-American Technology and Entrepreneurship Conference and RANIT Opening Sessions will include roundtables focusing on US and Eurasia entrepreneurial innovation systems, Eurasian-American innovation technology, academic research and commercialization roundtable, and more.
- ChickTech get organized How FemTech is transforming women’s health – an event that will discuss the importance of “femtech” as it relates to healthcare for women, how technology improves healthcare (both physical and mental) for women and more.
- Campus Philly get organized Find IT in Philadelphia. This two-day experience is for out-of-region higher education leaders during Philly Tech Week. These leaders mentor college students majoring in technology fields, and they will be introduced to regional employers and learn about Philadelphia’s high quality of life.
- The Datcher group get organized Building a Diverse Cybersecurity Workforce. At this event, you will join a panel of technology and cybersecurity leaders from Datcher Group and other companies as they discuss the benefits of building a diverse cybersecurity team and the challenges companies face.
- Interactive eCity will organize Design Sprints: Boldly Explore Solutions to High-Stakes Problems — a workshop that will include group exercises in which participants will be divided into teams to solve a business problem via a mini design sprint challenge, which will be facilitated by eCity team members.
Tuesday, May 5:
- To rejoin OpenForge at Startup training: Mobile applications and rapid prototyping for a hands-on workshop in which they’ll walk you and your team through the process of rapid prototyping your mobile app to MVP, creating a proof of concept, preparing for development, and bringing your app to market for reach your target users and make a lasting impact in the community.
- Philly Cocoa Heads + GDG Philadelphia get organized Android meets iOS, which will include lightning talks from the Android and iOS side covering beginner to advanced topics.
- the Philadelphia Technology and Aging Group meets monthly to discuss technological developments to support seniors and promote aging in place. Smart beds, homes and robots: Emerging technological opportunities for aging will include a line-up of speakers from industry, academia and healthcare systems offering insight into emerging trends and discussion.
Wednesday May 6:
- Discover the innovative energy flowing through Philadelphia and meet the companies behind some of the biggest technologies our city has to offer. Philly Startup Leaders Presents: Entrepreneur Expo 2020! It is a free and family event.
- Drexel Alumni in Tech Launch Reception, will throw Drexel University Alumni in Tech Professional Affinity Group. The volunteer-led group will allow alumni to meet, make valuable connections, and keep up to date with the latest tech news and trends.
- Philadelphia Area Technical Association get organized CMS Philadelphia, a digital content management event presented by the organizers of the past Drupaldelphia and WordCamp Philthere events. This event is for people and businesses who want to create their own website. It also offers professional development for WordPress and Drupal enthusiasts, creators, maintainers, designers, developers, and strategists.
- PhillyForce present Mid-Atlantic Dreamin’, a community-led conference for professionals with a passion for Selling power Platform. The event is focused on in-depth technical content for experienced platform developers, configurators and architects.
- the Collective Success Network get organized Higher Education in the Age of Entrepreneurship including a panel focused on how the next generation can reap the benefits of higher education while immersing themselves in entrepreneurship and thriving in the growing gig economy.
Saturday May 9
- Streamline get organized BIM: the future of construction. At this free open house event, curated micro-presentations will guide attendees through the design-bid-build-operate process, highlighting practical real-world BIM use cases. Virtual and augmented reality, generative design, and cloud-based collaboration tools will be on display for attendees to interact with.
You can find more details about these events and registration information on the community calendar. If you have any questions or concerns, start a conversation with the Events team and we’ll be happy to help!