Events

Friday, May 1

Fri 5/01
8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track

CMS Philly - A Day Long Drupal & WordPress Conference

Hussian College - School of Art
1500 Spring Garden Street
(enter from 16th street)
Brought to you from the organizers of Drupaldelphia & members of the Philly WordPress community, CMS Philly is a day-long conference for the open source content management platforms Drupal and WordPress, as well as all things related to designing, developing, maintaining, and marketing websites!
Fri 5/01
8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Startup Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Software Track

HUE Tech Summit

Quorum
The 3rd Annual HUE Tech Summit is designed to educate, elevate, and empower women of color technologists and entrepreneurs in the Delaware Valley and beyond.
Fri 5/01
9:00am – 11:00am
  • Arts Track
  • Professional Development Track

The ABCs of Creative Entrepreneurship

REC Philly
901 Market Street
Suite #2120
Learn the legal essentials of starting your own creative enterprise from the attorneys at Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Fri 5/01
2:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Arts Track

CYPHER CITY @ REC PHILLY ( Music & Tech)

REC PHILLY
901 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!!
Fri 5/01
5:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Gaming Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track
  • Medtech Track

PTW20 Kickoff Festival in Old City!

National Mechanics
22 S 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA
This year’s kickoff aims to blend the best of Philly Tech Week 2019 with a 29-year-old tradition of arts and culture in Philadelphia known as First Friday where galleries traditionally open their doors and the sidewalks fill with people looking to see the newest collections.
Fri 5/01
10:00pm – 2:00am
  • Arts Track

PTW20 After Party @ REC Philly (Following the Kickoff Festival)

REC Philly
901 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
Suite #2120,
Keep the party going & join us at REC Philly for the official after party to the Kickoff Festival!

Saturday, May 2

Sat 5/02
10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Gaming Track
  • Medtech Track

Youth Financial Reality Fair 2020

Philly Cam
669 Ranstead Street
Calling all Youth and Families to the "Financial Reality Fair 2020: the Youth will experience "Real Life" hands-on, interactive experiences to increase their financial Capabilities: identify their Career Choice, Potential Salaries and investments, Cyptocurrency, Budget their lifestyle, Create a business, Disruptive Innovation, Health is Wealth, Streams of Income, Mastermind the Hustle Session and Pitch event.
Sat 5/02
11:00am – 2:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Startup Track

Data Competition PTW20 Hosted by PhillyTalent

A data competition for Philly on data visualization, AI, Powered Apps, and more.
Sat 5/02
1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Impact Track
  • Software Track

Ctrl+Shift Live Competition

CIC Philadelphia
3675 Market Street
Suite 300
Coding competition for high school students where the winner takes home $5,000!

Sunday, May 3

Sun 5/03
12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Arts Track
  • Impact Track

FRSHWV Teen Music + Tech Festival Event

Pennovation Center
3401 Grays Ferry Avenue
Where the science of music meets the art of business! Inspired by SXSW, TED Talks, and Comic Con; the Freshwave (FRSHWV™) Teen Music & Tech Festival is a youth centered experience designed to inspire and excite.

Monday, May 4

Mon 5/04
9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Startup Track
  • Professional Development Track

Technical.ly Developers Conference

Comcast Technology Center
1800 Arch St
17rh Floor: Town Hall
Whether you are new to programming or you want to sharpen your skills, the Technical.ly Developers Conference is perfect for you.
Mon 5/04
5:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track

Higher Ed in the Age of Entrepreneurship

TBD
The Collective Success Network in collaboration with FULPHIL will be hosting a discussion on how Higher Ed can better serve the needs of entrepreneurs
Mon 5/04
5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Software Track
  • Startup Track

Workshop: Design Sprints—Unpack & Solve Real Business Problems

MakeOffices Philadelphia at 17th & Market
1635 Market Street
16th Floor
An immersive, creative session demonstrating the value of two key elements for Design Sprints—solution ideation & decision-making.
Mon 5/04
6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Impact Track

Innovation for Eradicating Global Poverty

Independence Live
1919 Market Street
Floor 2
An immersive and interactive journey through a number of projects in CARE's innovation portfolio for eradicating global poverty.
Mon 5/04
6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track

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

Parkway Central Library, Business Resource and Innovation Center (BRIC)
1901 Vine Street
Ground Floor
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.

Tuesday, May 5

Tue 5/05
8:00am – 9:30am
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track

Bootstrappers Breakfast with a Special Guest

Morris Cafe
30 S. 17th St
Come join entrepreneurs who eat problems for breakfast. Brainstorming, education, peer accountability and support to sharpen your business and personal skills.
Tue 5/05
8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Startup Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track

Journey Summit

The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA
Journey Summit is the only thought leadership event focused on major-life purchases industries, such as automotive, education, consumer finance, and insurance.
Tue 5/05
8:30am – 12:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Professional Development Track

Learn by Building - A Prototyping Workshop

Chariot Solutions Headquarters
515 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Washington, PA
Join us for this hands-on workshop where we will focus on learning about and creating low-fidelity prototypes. We will set aside the computer and work collaboratively with our hands to understand the underlying principles of prototyping and why it’s so important to the process of creating great products.
Tue 5/05
8:30am – 1:30pm
  • Software Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Medtech Track

Blockchain MiniSummit 2020 powered by Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University
1015 Walnut Street
Hamilton Hall
Blockchain is the Future. Learn from the industry's most influential leaders on how distributed ledger technology is changing everything.
Tue 5/05
9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Professional Development Track

Millennial-ize It Forum- How to Recruit, Manage, Develop, and Engage Millennials

Urban Outfitters HQ - Navy Yard
S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
The "Millennial-ize It" Forum is a 1-day leadership development intensive hosted by the Center for Millennial Engagement to teach innovative companies how to attract, manage, develop, and retain millennials in today's diverse multi-generational workforce. Forum attendees come from a variety of private and public sectors including healthcare, financial services, tech, communications, manufacturing, law enforcement, real estate, retail, aviation and hospitality.
Tue 5/05
10:00am – 11:30am
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track

How to Build a Startup Inside Your Organization

Seer Interactive
1033 N 2nd Street
7th Floor
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. With the right tools in your toolbelt, you can take the lead in creating a start-up environment right where you are. Let's get started.
Tue 5/05
2:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Startup Track

Startup Training & Technical Rapid Prototyping

1776 Rittenhouse
1608 Walnut Street Philadelphia PA
Floor 12
Want to learn how to rapidly prototype your product and increase speed to market? Then this workshop is for you!
Tue 5/05
5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Medtech Track

Smart Beds, Homes and Robots: Emerging Tech Opportunities for Aging

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
418 Curie Blvd
Auditorium
The Philadelphia Technology and Aging Group is hosting a panel showcasing technological innovations for aging.
Tue 5/05
5:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Professional Development Track
  • Impact Track

Deafinitely Philly

Fox School of Business, Temple University
1801 Liacouras Walk
Revealing the pool of talent in Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals as contributors to the workforce.
Tue 5/05
6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track

Tech and Tacos

Tactix Real Estate Advisors
2 Logan Square, Suite #520, Philadelphia PA
An afterwork networking mixer and fireside chat with innovative companies on Cinco De Mayo!
Tue 5/05
6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Professional Development Track

Android meets iOS

Comcast Center
1701 John F Kennedy Boulevard
A perfect opportunity for Android and iOS developers to come together and share their experiences.

Wednesday, May 6

Wed 5/06
8:30am – 12:30pm
  • Software Track
  • Professional Development Track

TinyML Workshop

Chariot Solutions Headquarters
515 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Washington, PA
This workshop will introduce you to TinyML, machine learning (ML) running on microcontrollers. Participants will record real-time sensor data from an Arduino Nano 33 BLE board. Using the captured data you will train deep learning model with TensorFlow. Finally, the ML model will be converted so that it can be run on the Arduino with real-time performance. Participants must bring a laptop. Microcontroller hardware will be provided. There is a $35 fee to cover supply costs.
Wed 5/06
2:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Startup Track

AUTOMATED Machine Learning ~ Leveling the Playing Field for SMBs

Data-Core Systems
1500 John F Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 624 Philadelphia, PA
Automated Machine Learning is making ML/AI implementation accessible for businesses with limited budgets.
Wed 5/06
4:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Startup Track

Philly Startup Leaders Presents: Entrepreneur Expo 2020

The Fillmore
26 E Allen Street
The largest annual showcase of startups and technology companies in Philadelphia.
Wed 5/06
6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Startup Track
  • Impact Track

Girl Code- Digital Marketing Made Easy!

1776
1608 Walnut ST
About this Event: Are you a female entrepreneur, small biz owner or an aspiring entrepreneur in Philadelphia? Organic marketing is a topic small business owners often discuss and have a need for. Join us for our first-ever Girl Code- Organic Digital Marketing Made Easy a networking event empowering and educating women! This year we have partnered with Technically Philly during their 10th annual Philly Tech Week.

Thursday, May 7

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.
Thu 5/07
6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Professional Development Track

Mystery on Main Street

EY Design Studio PHL
4236 Main St.
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?

Friday, May 8

Fri 5/08
9:00am – 11:00am
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track

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

DMi Partners
1 South Broad Street
11th Floor
An in-depth session focused on one company’s Scaling Up journey to develop and implement a Three Year Strategic Plan for Accelerated Growth.
Fri 5/08
9:00am – 11:00am
  • Professional Development Track

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

DMi Partners
1 South Broad Street
11th Floor
An in-depth session focused on one company’s Scaling Up journey to develop and implement a Three Year Strategic Plan for Accelerated Growth.
Fri 5/08
9:00am – 11:00am
  • Professional Development Track

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

DMi Partners
1 South Broad Street
11th Floor
An in-depth session focused on one company’s Scaling Up journey to develop and implement a Three Year Strategic Plan for Accelerated Growth.
Fri 5/08
9:00am – 3:30pm
  • Professional Development Track
  • Impact Track

32nd Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference

Temple University, Tuttleman Learning Center
1809 N 13th Street
The Office of Adult Education in collaboration with Temple University's Center for Community Partnerships, invites you to the 32nd Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference. This year’s conference theme "Access, Create, Explore: Digital Literacy in the New Decade". This one-day conference will be held May 8, 2020 on Temple University’s main campus in Philadelphia, PA from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Fri 5/08
10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Impact Track

Tech & Real Estate Showcase

Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square
201 South 17th Street
We are hosting a showcase for Exhibitors to have a platform to display their latest technology in real estate to our audience of home buyers, real estate agents & brokers, multi-family home developers, office space creators & hotel franchisees. We are challenging tech students to invent technology to improve homes, hotels or office space. Your invention can be an appliance, security system, anything the falls under smart homes
Fri 5/08
10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track

Tech & Real Estate Showcase

Convention Center
1101 Arch St
Come check out all of our interactive displays! Have a day of fun, games & giveaways! Have fun with our #team tech & real estate showcase ptw 20 display! And, spend time taking selfies with the selfies robot at our step & repeat display!!
Fri 5/08
6:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Arts Track
  • Gaming Track
  • Impact Track
  • Professional Development Track
  • Startup Track
  • Medtech Track

PTW20 Signature Event: Philly's Nerd Met Gala

Cira Green
80 S 30th Street
Get your wearable tech, cosplay, and dancing shoes ready. The 10th Annual Philly Tech Week Signature Event will be Philly's Nerd Met Gala!
Fri 5/08
10:00pm – 2:00am
  • Arts Track

PTW20 After Party @ The Post (Following the Signature Event)

The Post
129 S 30th Street
Keep the party going & join us at The Post for the official after party to the PTW20 Signature Event: Philly's Nerd Met Gala!

Saturday, May 9

Sat 5/09
12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Arts Track
  • Professional Development Track

The Democratization of Content

University of the Arts
401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, see what technologists and filmmakers are doing to interface stories with the market place.
Sat 5/09
12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Arts Track
  • Impact Track

2020 Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Kensington Derby & Arts Festival

Kensington
Trenton Ave between York and Norris St
A Wacky and Wondrous Celebration of Art and Human-Powered Transit in Kensington
Sat 5/09
12:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Software Track
  • Professional Development Track

BIM: The Future of Construction

Industrious Two Liberty Place
50 South 16th Street
#Suite 1700
Think construction is all about bricks and sticks? Think again! Put on your virtual hard hat and experience the future of construction!