Events

Thursday, May 7

Thu 5/07
8:30am – 6:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Gaming Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track
  • Medtech Track

Introduced|Virtual

Online
Introduced|Virtual by Technical.ly is a one-day online conference introducing you to the ideas, people and opportunities that build better companies - even in the midst of adversity.
Thu 5/07
8:30am – 10:30am
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track

Defining Innovation Speaker Series

The Philadelphia Film Center
1412 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA
Join us as Jim McKelvey explores the entrepreneurial toolbox required to succeed and drive needed to build a resilient, world-class business. Inspire your creative advantage and connect to people and ideas leading the modern workplace.
Thu 5/07
8:30am – 10:30am
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track

Defining Innovation Speaker Series

The Philadelphia Film Center
1412 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA
Join us as Jim McKelvey explores the entrepreneurial toolbox required to succeed and drive needed to build a resilient, world-class business. Inspire your creative advantage and connect to people and ideas leading the modern workplace.
Thu 5/07
8:30am – 4:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Professional Development Track

Developing Serverless Applications with AWS Lambda

Science Center
3675 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA
In this hands-on workshop, learn how to rapidly develop applications using AWS Lambda and the Serverless Framework.
Thu 5/07
5:00pm – 7:30pm
  • Software Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Impact Track

Change the Invitation to Computer Science

Guru Technologies
121 South Broad Street
#11th floor, Philadelphia, PA
The approach to teaching computer science and technology can impact who will become the technologists of the future. Come to this session to explore how you can prepare women of all ages for a career in computer science.
Thu 5/07
5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Startup Track
  • Professional Development Track

The Incubator Experience: A Panel Discussion with Incubator Veterans

Comcast Technology Center
1800 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
A discussion panel of incubator and accelerator veterans share their stories from the application process to demo day and beyond.

Wednesday, June 24

Wed 6/24
11:30am – 6:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track
  • Medtech Track

WhatsNext Virtual Business Festival

Online
Philly Tech Week is proud to announce our next collaboration as part of the PTW20 Virtual Summer Series. WhatsNext is a cutting-edge, content-based virtual business conference specifically curated for start-up and emerging growth companies, as well as angel, venture capital, and private equity investors. A reinvention of the start-up business conference, WhatsNext is aimed at creating a virtual environment that reflects the real-life supportive and creative nature of the innovation community.

Wednesday, July 22

Wed 7/22
9:30am – 12:00pm
  • Professional Development Track

PTW20 Virtual: Generocity's INTER/VIEW 2020

Online
Organized by Generocity, INTER/VIEW is a social impact jobs fair showcasing mission-oriented companies seeking talented people.

Thursday, July 23

Thu 7/23
1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Gaming Track

PTW20 Virtual: Gaming as a Social Movement

Nerd Street Gamers Twitch channel
Join us July 23rd for Gaming Day with Nerd Street Gamers and Balti Virtual. This lunchtime event features a live gaming match alongside a conversation with local industry leaders. Follow along as our panelist/players discuss the impact of current events on the gaming industry - all while engaging in a friendly match of Rocket League.

Wednesday, July 29

Wed 7/29
1:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Startup Track

PTW20 Virtual: Amplify Philly @ Home Part 1

Online
The Amplify Philly @ Home series celebrates the convergence of music, art, business, and tech. Join our “How to talk about fear at work" session at 2:36 pm.

Thursday, August 13

Thu 8/13
4:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Software Track

PTW20 Virtual Software Day and Super Meetup

Online
SUPER MEETUP is a gathering of local technical meetup group organizers and their members. Celebrate a virtual SUPER MEETUP with virtual lightning tech talks and an interactive trivia night.

Wednesday, August 26

Wed 8/26
1:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Medtech Track

PTW20 Virtual's Medtech Day with Amplify Philly @ Home

Online
Join us for a fireside chat on "The State of Philly MedTech: Research, trends, and COVID-19", as part of the Amplify Philly @ Home series.

Thursday, September 10

Thu 9/10 – Sun 10/04
9:00am – 11:59pm
  • Arts Track

Fringe Festival

Various
Join our friends FringeArts and the 100+ artists staging digital or socially distanced performances for the FringeFestival.

Monday, September 21

Mon 9/21
9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track

Architecting End-to-End Blockchain-Powered Solutions

Vitrual/Online
N/A
A virtual, full-day workshop geared to business people and technologists to help you ideate over problems that you may want to try to solve today
Mon 9/21 – Fri 9/25
12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Impact Track

"Reimagine Your Remarkable Life" global virtual conference hosted by Great Dames

Virtual
318 queen street, philadelphia, pa
Great Dames is hosting its first international virtual conference. “Reimagine Your Remarkable Life” will be live streamed for five consecutive days, on Monday, Sept. 21 to Friday, Sept. 25, from 12 noon to 1 p.m., Eastern Time (ET). A great way to feed your mind and soul. Internationally-renowned thought leaders will lead powerful conversations to encourage participants to reimagine their personal lives by overcoming obstacles and taking risks; their careers by achieving gender equity; their businesses by believing in the power of their ideas; and their communities by engaging and mobilizing others. Participants will leave the conference with a gameplan to reimagine their lives and discover hope during uncertainty. Tickets: www.GreatDames.com/reimagine Contact: info@Great-Dames.com for ticket scholarship info
Mon 9/21
1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track

Philly vs. Everybody

Online
A real-talk "why Philly" conversation on the pros and cons of our startup ecosystem, and how we can compete globally.
Mon 9/21
3:00pm – 4:30pm
  • Professional Development Track

Growth Through Experimentation & Innovation

Virtual
A candid talk with 4 tech professionals on how experimentation has helped them refine their technical processes and advance their careers.
Mon 9/21
5:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Impact Track

Innovation for Eradicating Global Poverty

An immersive journey through CARE's innovation portfolio for eradicating global poverty.
Mon 9/21
5:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track

Progress and the Power of Community

Join us for the #PTW20 documentary screening of the Chasing Grace Project: “Progress The Power of Community.”

Tuesday, September 22

Tue 9/22
10:00am – 11:00am
  • Professional Development Track

How to Build a Startup Inside Your Organization

Virtual Event
N/A
Innovation and creative problem-solving aren't exclusive to startups. Establishing a culture that encourages new ideas and failing fast can happen in any organization — regardless of shape or size. Learn how to create a startup environment right where you are.
Tue 9/22
10:00am – 11:00am
  • Software Track

All the AWS CodeBuild You Can Stomach in 45 Minutes

Virtual
Philadelphia, PA
In this 45 minute talk, Ken Rimple will give a quick overview of AWS CodeBuild, then dive into a few of the challenges he's faced: from dealing with build errors properly, configuring CodeBuild to run inside of AWS, testing locally so you don’t go crazy waiting for 15 minutes each time you deploy a new build, how to properly access your build artifacts and reports, running tools like Cypress, to building and deploying Docker containers to ECS, and more.
Tue 9/22
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Get Private: The Impact of New Privacy & Cybersecurity Regulations and Successful Ways to Manage Your Cyberincident Response

Virtual Event
N/A
We cordially invite you to join us for a privacy and cybersecurity panel as part of the 10th annual Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast, in a partnership between Morgan Lewis and Springboard IT, a managed services provider and IT consulting group. Topics will include: + Latest developments in global privacy + Impacts of new regulations + Keys to success in cyberincident response
Tue 9/22
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Scale Up: How to Drive Top-Line Growth and Leadership Alignment

DMi Partners
An in-depth session focused on one company's Scaling Up journey to develop and implement a Three Year Strategic Plan for Accelerated Growth.
Tue 9/22
1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Professional Development Track

Coffee Break w/ Promptworks: Philly Tech Week Virtual Survival Kit

Online
To prepare you for the best online experience during this year’s week of community events we’ve put together a PTW Survival Kit!
Tue 9/22
3:30pm – 4:00pm
  • Impact Track

Internet Essentials: an honest conversation about digital equity, access and opportunity from Comcast

More than a decade after its launch, Comcast's Internet Essentials program came under greater scrutiny in 2020, when households across America went all-remote. Listen in on a real and honest conversation between Comcast, Vice President, Digital Inclusion + Internet Essentials Karima Zedan and Technical.ly CEO Christopher Wink. Ahead of Comcast's first national summit on education, this dialogue will include brass tacks discussion of digital access and equity from one of the world's largest internet providers. Watch on Facebook [Live] (https://www.facebook.com/phillytechweek/posts/3929227100427782)
Tue 9/22 – Thu 9/24
4:00pm – 7:30pm
  • Startup Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Software Track
  • Impact Track
  • Medtech Track

HUE Tech Summit - Virtual

Virtual
The 3rd Annual HUE Tech Summit is the first tech summit designed to educate, elevate, and empower women of color technologists and entrepreneurs in the Delaware Valley and beyond.
Tue 9/22
6:00pm – 7:30pm
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Professional Development Track

Mystery on Main Street

Canceled
EY Design Studio PHL
Online
EY Design Studio PHL invites you to participate in solving a mystery on Main Street as we investigate a UX problem. Ready to help us solve the case?
Tue 9/22
6:00pm – 7:30pm
  • Software Track

Mystery on Main Street

Canceled
Online
Prepare for a night full of intrigue and suspense!
Tue 9/22
6:00pm – 7:30pm
  • Software Track

Mystery on Main Street

Canceled
Online
Prepare for a night full of intrigue and suspense!
Tue 9/22
6:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Software Track

Annual UX Design Slam 2020

Annual Design Slam
REMOTE - Zoom link will be provided to registered attendees
A remote collaborative design challenge.

Wednesday, September 23

Wed 9/23
9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Startup Track
  • Professional Development Track

Technical.ly Developers Conference

Online
Virtual via HopIn
Whether you are new to programming or you want to sharpen your skills, the Technical.ly Developers Conference is perfect for you.
Wed 9/23
11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Software Track
  • Impact Track
  • Startup Track
  • Medtech Track

AUTOMATED Machine Learning ~ Leveling the Playing Field for SMBs

Virtual
Automated Machine Learning is making ML/AI implementation accessible for businesses with limited budgets. AutoML is decreasing Machine Learning's Cost & Time.
Wed 9/23
1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track

Framing Philly's Social Impact Scene: Where Business, Nonprofit, & Philly Meet

Canceled
Virtual
Zoom, Philadelphia
Framing Philly's Social Impact Scene: Where Business, Nonprofit, & Philly Meet is back for the fourth year! Whether nonprofit, for-profit, or somewhere in between, Philly’s social entrepreneurs are engaging with technology to make the City of Brotherly Love a better place. Join experts from some of the area’s top social impact organizations to learn how they are using technology to streamline their organizations, reach under-served populations, and engage with new audiences.
Wed 9/23
1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Medtech Track

Penn Contributions to COVID Solutions

Online
Join PACT and the Penn Center for Innovation for this look at SARS-CoV-2 research and response at Penn and partner institutions.
Wed 9/23
1:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Arts Track

Amplify Philly @ Home: Part 3

Online
Amplify Philly presents our @ Home to showcase the convergence of music, art, business, and tech.
Wed 9/23
2:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Startup Track
  • Software Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Medtech Track

The 25th Anniversary Ceremony and Opening Sessions for the 24th Annual Eurasian - American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT)

Online
The Mid-Atlantic – Eurasia Business Council cordially invites you to the 25th Anniversary Welcoming Ceremony and Opening Sessions of the 24th Annual Eurasian - American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT) in Philadelphia City Hall on September 23, 2020.
Wed 9/23
6:00pm – 7:30pm
  • Arts Track

CYPHER CITY @ REC PHILLY ( Music & Tech)

Canceled
REC PHILLY
Market street
Suite#2120
WHERE MUSIC & TECHNOLOGY COLLIDES!!! Join us for a few hours of absolute musical talent of the top lyricists and singers . Along with VIP reception , panels of discussion with music and tech execs , listening session of top local recording artists , performance showcase , live painting, podcast room with Cypher City TV , awards presentation and much more !!!! Get your tix now!!
Wed 9/23
6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Gaming Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track
  • Medtech Track

@CypherCity Virtual Global Livestreaming Music Tech Conference

Cypher City Global Music Tech Conference
Global
@CypherCity Virtual Global Music Tech Conference WHERE MUSIC & TECHNOLOGY COLLIDES!!! Join us for a 2 hours of absolute musical talent of the top lyricists and singers . A virtual experience; panels of discussion with music and tech execs , listening session of top recording artists , performance showcase , awards presentation and much more !!!! REGISTER FOR FREE NOW! Livestreaming details @cyphercity

Thursday, September 24

Thu 9/24
12:00am – 12:00am
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Gaming Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track
  • Medtech Track

PACT CAPITAL CONFERENCE

Canceled
Each year during Philly Tech Week, the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) partners with local thought-leaders to present several events focused on education and best practices for early stage companies. Join us September 23 & 24 for the 2020 PACT Capital Conferencee. PACTCapCon unites the private equity, venture capital, and entrepreneurial communities in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. For more than 25 years, this conference has stimulated billions of dollars in venture funding and entrepreneurial success.
Thu 9/24
10:00am – 11:30am
  • Software Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track
  • Medtech Track

PACT Capital Conference: The Lion's Den

Online
The PACT Capital Conference Lion's Den Finale is presented this year in partnership with Philly Tech Week. Watch as three of our 50+ presenting companies are chosen to present to a lineup of investors to pitch for on-the-spot investment deals.
Thu 9/24
10:00am – 11:00am
  • Arts Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track

Defining Innovation: Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods, John Mackey

Online
Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods, John Mackey, joins the Arts and Business Council to share his studies and innovative techniques of Conscious Leadership with Philadelphia’s business community.
Thu 9/24
11:30am – 1:00pm
  • Impact Track

What’s Possible with 5G

Online
Philadelphia, PA
Join us to hear firsthand from industry and business experts on how 5G will be a game changer for how we use and think about technology.
Thu 9/24
1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track

Tech & Real Estate Showcase

Virtual
Philadelphia, PA 19102
We will be hosting technology in Real Estate. We are inviting real estate and tech companies to join us on September 24, 2020 to meet our guest that will be introducing their technology in different areas of real estate.
Thu 9/24
2:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Software Track

Shame on UX Presents Critique for a Cause

Virtual
Learn the basic of usability testing from the Arcweb Technologies design team and put your UX chops to the test helping local non-profits.
Thu 9/24
2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Startup Track

Black Business E-Adoption During COVID

Zoom
Jason will talk about his startup Katika that's a free e-commerce and directory service created to help people discover black businesses around the world.
Thu 9/24
4:00pm – 6:30pm
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Gaming Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track
  • Medtech Track

PTW20 Signature Event: Philly's Nerd Met Gala

Bored of the same ol' virtual events? The 10th annual Signature Event promises to be something different: awards, trivia and a cosplay contest.
Thu 9/24
4:00pm – 6:30pm
  • Arts Track

Nerd Met Gala Cosplay Contest

Online
Who says you can't dress up if you have nowhere to go? Be part of our virtual Cosplay contest at the PTW20 Signature Event. Grab a cape, add a laser to your blazer, throw glitter in your hair... then take a short video and enter for your chance to win and reign supreme!
Thu 9/24
9:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Gaming Track
  • Impact Track

Civil Dialog: Projecting Civil Messages to the World

Philadelphia, University City
Nesbitt Hall, 3215 Market St Philadelphia, PA
Building on [a concept he developed](https://technical.ly/philly/2020/08/12/drexel-frank-less-civic-engagemet-project-civil-dialog/) to encourage more civil dialogue online, Drexel University Professor Dr. Frank Lee and the team at Gossamer Games will be projecting tweets onto a 7-story building in Philadelphia's University City neighborhood that respond to questions. Find them posted on @civil_dialog and share your own answers at #PTW20. This is done with the support of the Knight Foundation and in partnership with Technical.ly, WHYY Radio Times and Billy Penn.

Friday, September 25

Fri 9/25
8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Gaming Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track
  • Medtech Track

Introduced by Technical.ly 2020

Online
Introduced by Technical.ly is a one day conference introducing you to the ideas, people and opportunities that build better companies!
Fri 9/25
9:00am – 1:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Gaming Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track
  • Medtech Track

Tech Women Network Virtual Career Fair

Virtual
The Tech Women Network Virtual Career Fair aims to connect technical job seekers with companies looking to hire diverse tech talent. During the virtual event, job seekers and recruiters engage to explore opportunities while hearing from career experts.
Fri 9/25
9:30am – 5:00pm
  • Impact Track

Embracing Resiliency: How Philly Can Rise Up to the Climate Challenge

Online
Join Green Philly for its inaugural virtual symposium featuring innovative experts and problem solvers. Leave with action items on how we all can work together to make Philadelphia sustainable and equitable.