Philly Tech Week is a week-long celebration of technology and innovation in Philadelphia.
This annual collection of events is intended to grow the impact of our innovative region through programming focused on technology, collaboration and improving Philadelphia.
Here are a few featured events – be sure to check out the full schedule!
Powering Creativity, Technology and Community
Monday, April 22: 12 – 6 pm
3848 Lancaster Avenue – a wonderful afternoon of food, fun, art, dialogue, business and music!
Refreshments at 12:45 pm
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm – Discussion on Technology, Creativity and Community, featuring Gary Steuer, Alex Hillman, Aviva Kapust, Rakia Reynolds and others
3 pm to 4 pm – Discussion on Technology, Digital Arts and Entrepreneurship, featuring Curran Swint, Johny Rabbit, Cheldin Barlatt Rumer, DJ Phsh and others
Reception at 4 pm
4 pm to 6 pm – PEC Youth activities including Comcast Digital Connectors and Teen Technology Networks. Music, prizes and giveaways sponsored by VILLA, with a special guest appearance by the artist FREEWAY
“Geek Out” First Person Arts Story Slam
Tuesday, April 23: 7 pm – 9 pm
L’Etage, 624 South 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Come tell your personal five-minute story inspired with the theme of “Geek Out.” Regular admission tickets to StorySlams at L’Etage are only available at the door. Doors open at 7:30 pm. The Slam starts at 8:30 pm. Tickets are $10 or $8 for First Person Arts members. At a typical Slam, doors open at 7:30 pm and usually these prime seats are gone by 7:35 pm!
Wednesday, Apr 24: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Venturef0rth, 417 N. 8th St., Philadelphia, PA 19123
Check out the first two episodes of the upcoming web series about the rise of the Philadelphia innovation community, Developing Philly. Stick around for Q & A with co-producers David Thomas and Maurice Gaston with special guests Elliot Menschik and Meredith Broussard.
And many more talks, events, panels, workshops and more – including themes in technology such as: access/policy, arts/creative, media/transparency, entrepreneurship, design and development.