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Philly Tech Week 2017

Philly Tech Week 2017 is a week-long celebration of technology and innovation happening throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. There’s something for everyone!

The 7th annual Philly Tech Week took place April 28 - May 6, 2017. Never been to Philly Tech Week? Check out 2015’s recap video

Save the Date! Philly Tech Week 2018 will happen April 27 through May 5.

Highlights

Our cornerstone Philly Tech Week events

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Track Conferences

Philly Tech Week is organized into 7 different tracks (Creative, Access, Dev, Civic, Business, Media and Sciences). You can search for events that match your interests by clicking on one of the track icons.

Technical.ly also organizes Conference Days focused around some of these tracks. Click on the “Get Conference Tickets” button to learn more.

  • The strategy around technology coverage & promotion. Think: content marketing, digital marketing strategy, social networks.
  • Where programmers, designers, developers and project managers come together. Think: coding, front and back-end development, and more.
  • The startup and business community conversation. Think: venture capital, startups, bootstrapping, entrepreneur stories.
  • Where leaders in healthcare, the sciences, economic development, public health and academia come together. Think: commercialized technology, creating connectivity, influencing policy.
  • Where art and technology collide. Think: video games, digital art, community initiatives.
  • Discussing diversity and education issues that affect everyday citizens. Think: digital divide, digital education.
  • The impact of technology on government and civil society. Think: digital media, civic hacking, open data.

Map of Events

What’s happening where

Speakers

Find out where these awesome speakers will be throughout the week!

Christopher Williams

Christopher Williams has been marketing the nonprofit performing arts across the country for 25 years at Performing Arts Centers, the Coconut Grove Playhouse, and New York City Center where he served as Director of Marketing, before joining Erik Gensler at Capacity Interactive in 2013. He helped to grow some of New York’s most popular arts programs, including the Fall For Dance Festival and almost 30 New York City Center Encores! productions. Christopher has presented at DanceUSA, Tessitura, NAMPC, among others, and has guest lectured at Yale. Outside of the office, Christopher is a triathlete and marathoner, devoted balletomane, transit geek, infrastructure nerd, and classic cinema aficionado.



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Roee Adler

Roee Adler is the Head of Digital at WeWork, leading the company's digital technology products and strategy. Prior to WeWork, Roee was the Chief Product Officer at Soluto, where he ran product, marketing and business development, and led the team's launch at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2010 (where Soluto won the startup battlefield). Soluto was acquired by Asurion in 2013.

Roee started programming at the age of 10. After leading a software development group in the Israeli army for 5 years, he worked as a device driver developer for Envara (acquired by Intel, 2004). Since then, Roee has managed product design and development in several industries, including: water technology (Miya, Arison Group), location-based services (AeroScout, acquired by Stanley Black & Decker, 2012), and music (Neocraft, where Roee was co-founder).

Roee is married to Avital, a brain scientist. He holds a BA in Computer Science (summa cum laude) and an MBA in Finance from IDC Herzliya.

  • See more at: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/roee-adler#sthash.lVXR2Feu.dpuf


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Froilan Miranda

15+ years working as a software engineer and presentation layer developer, creating multi-platform applications and solutions. Currently Instructing and Researching at Zip Code Wilmington. Conducting classes regarding fundamentals of coding, practical application, design and testing. As well as, researching emerging technologies and methodologies in software development



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Patricia Cannon

Patricia A Cannon, MSM: Patty is the Director of Intergovernmental Relations and Special Projects at Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO), Executive Branch under Delaware’s Governor. She graduated with honors with a BS in Business Management and earned a Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Healthcare Administration and a minor in Psychology from Wilmington University. Previously, Patty served as the Executive Director of Delaware’s Workforce Investment Board and the Director of Advocacy for the American Heart Association, serving the State of Delaware and Southeastern, Pennsylvania. She is an active member of Delaware BioScience Association, chair of their Membership and Benefits Committee and an active member of Delaware’s Assistive Technology Initiative Advisory Board, as well as the Advisory Board for Easter Seals Assistive Technology Loan Program. Patty was born and raised in Delaware, traveling outside the US just once, as a volunteer in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. Patty also enjoys teaching as an adjunct instructor at Delaware Technical Community College and hiking through Delaware’s beautiful parks.



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Dave Ramirez

Dave Ramirez is an Application Development Specialist with Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health. He has over 6 years of experience developing websites and applications with a focus on client satisfaction and engaging user experiences. Other interests include guitars and pizza.



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Christopher Wink Technically

Christopher Wink is the cofounder of Technical.ly, the network of local technology news sites, and one of the organizers of Philly Tech Week.



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Sovanna Mam

Sovanna leads the development of VR products for Greenfish Labs, a digital media firm that is pioneering the emerging 360 virtual reality digital platform for brands and global events. Sovanna has executive produced ground-breaking 360 virtual reality marketing activations for events such as The Passion Live on FOX, World Youth Day in Krakow Poland, and most recently a unique Facebook 360 Live stream of opening day festivities for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Prior to co-founding Greenfish, Sovanna was a creative multimedia and content creator with over 20 years of experience including creating and co-exec producing reality TV shows for A&E and Discovery Networks. Sovanna holds a B.A. in Communications from Shippensburg State University.



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Matt Kull

Matt Kull is co-founder and CEO of RevZilla, an ecommerce company based in the Philadelphia Navy Yard. RevZilla was founded in 2007 by a core team of riders whose sole goal was bringing the best possible shopping experience to motorbiking enthusiast.

Matt is a technologist at heart. Prior to RevZilla, Matt held various developer roles at WebLink and GlaxoSmithKline. Matt holds a degree in Computer Science from Lock Haven University.



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Sponsors

Philly Tech Week wouldn’t be possible without our amazing sponsors. Opportunities are still available. Check out our Sponsorship Prospectus and email business@technical.ly for more info.

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Media Track
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Civic Track
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Schuylkill Yards

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