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Philadelphia Independent Film Festival

A six-day event with screenings and a technology-driven discussion, the Democratization of Content. Join us with special guests, filmmakers, and technologists as we continue our exploration at the intersection of storytelling and technology.

Fighting Bias in AI – A Discussion sponsored by Drexel CCI

Sponsored by the College of Computing & Informatics and the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council, join us for a conversation about fighting bias in artificial intelligence (AI). Mathematical models are often viewed as fair and objective. One might think that algorithms do not “see” race and therefore cannot be prejudiced; they base their decisions upon […]

Accessible Design for a Traumatized World

Hopeworks has been using a trauma-informed approach for over a decade to dramatically improve our youth and business outcomes. We know that designing accessibility doesn’t just mean having the right technology. It also means building processes and systems to make sure everyone -- no matter where they are from or what they are experiencing -- […]

Doing Well and Doing Good – TBL and ESG for Companies of All Sizes

Join PACT and our partners at Cozen O'Connor and RSM for this Philly Tech Week conversation on Triple Bottom Line and ESG strategy for companies of various sizes and stages. We’ll talk with founders and investors in TBL startups across a few different industries, and then take a look at how the concept of "doing […]

The Future of Data and AI in Business and the Workplace

On May 11th, 2021 from 5 -7 PM, Freya Systems will host a virtual event for Philly Tech Week with great speakers and panelists discussing the current and future applications of advanced data science. The event will start with a keynote speech from Freya's lead data scientist Christopher MacNeel on the basic principles of AI […]

Philly Startup Leaders’ Entrepreneur Expo

Entrepreneur Expo is the largest annual showcase of Startups & Technology companies in the Philadelphia Region. The virtual-first hybrid event will take place during Philly Tech Week, and will also include live panel discussions, fireside chats and TED-style talks as well as opportunities for networking.

Founder’s 30 – TheraV

Every Wednesday from 9-10am the Startup Bucks team runs Founder’s 30 (F30) Bucks County, a weekly forum for entrepreneurs and those who support them. Each week, startups present for 8 minutes, and then the audience of investors, executives, and others pitch in to help them out with advice, guidance, and suggestions. This week’s presenter is […]

Balancing Analytics Innovation With Data Governance

Join DAMA Philadelphia and Alation for a discussion on how to balance analytics innovation with data governance. There are times when we need to be nimble, seize new market opportunities, and quickly wrangle new data sources and analyze their usefulness, look for possible correlations, and run through analytical and AI/ML models. Yet at some point, […]

Worker Classification and Healthcare Technology Companies

Worker classification continues to be a major concern for companies in all industries. The Federal Department of Labor (DOL) rules on classifying workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act are in flux and many states are evaluating whether to adopt new more exacting standards. For its part, the new presidential administration has made clear that […]

WURD on Tech

How does the technology and innovation sector move Philadelphia's Black community from cycles of generational poverty to generational wealth? The Panelists: · Tayyib Smith, Founder, Little Giant Creative · Sherrell Dorsey, Founder, The Plug · Stephanie Humphrey, Tech Life Steph · Sylvester Mobley, Founder, Coded By Kids This year, WURD host Charles Ellison will be […]

Tech for All: Growing Talent in the City of Brotherly Love

Imagine a world without technologists – no online shopping, easy grocery delivery, funny TikTok videos, or virtual meetings. Our world is more digital than ever and creating, growing and retaining tech talent is crucial to the success of our companies, and our entire region. But cultivating strong talent pipelines means thinking outside the box of […]