With only three full days left to go of the inaugural Philly Tech Week, if you’re not already up and at ’em for the second day of Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise, we’re expecting you to hit your third wind at about 12:00 p.m., just in time for Happy Cog’s panel on nonprofit web design challenges and innovation.
Philly Tech Week is a week-long celebration of technology and innovation in Philadelphia with over 60 events. There are three ways to check out what’s going on:
See Philly Tech Week events in a web browser with complete event information.
Pick up our official Program & Magazine at select retailers and at PTW events, or download it here.
We’ve also launched the official Philly Tech Week iPhone app, which has all the events and information you need about PTW.
Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise — 8:00 AM
The 6th Annual Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference hasbecome the Mid-Atlantic’s go to conference for developers, architects, andIT executives. Subjects as expansive and intricate as emerging technology and Open Source require a dynamic forum. Organized by Chariot Solutions, this conference provides just that,with industry experts providing up-to-the-minute insight.APRIL 27 AND 28 8AM-5PM @ Sheraton Old City, One Dock Street, Society Hill | $365 | RSVP HERE
Happy Cog President Greg Hoy will moderate a panel discussion with local nonprofit technology leaders discussing the unique challenges and opportunities found in planning, creating, and launching nonprofit web initiatives. Web projects can be extremely complex. Accomplishing them within the context of a nonprofit organization can provide a unique set of challenges, as well as opportunities. APRIL 28 12 PM – 1PM @ 150 N. 6th Street | FREE | RSVP HERE
Technology and Innovation Policy in Philly — 12:30 PM
Please join the Philly Thinkers Forum and Technically Philly for a special Philly Tech Week event. In April, our monthly forum will focus on the future of technology and innovation in Philadelphia, as well as the laws and regulations that make or could make Philly a high-tech leader. APRIL 28 12:30 – 1:30 @ Ballard Spahr, 1735 Market St. | FREE | RSVP HERE
Philly Robotics Expo — 2:00 PM
Central High School’s Robolancers will unveil the newest and most exciting advances in the field of robotics at the 1st Annual Philly Robotics Expo at Drexel University. You don’t have to be a science geek to have a blast playing with real robots and learning from the Philadelphia businesspeople, engineers and students who are transforming science fiction into science reality! Kids, parents and professionals can all be a part of this exciting look into Philadelphia robotics. Adults and children of all ages are invited to attend our hands-on workshops on topics ranging from autonomous programming to real robot driving lessons. Proceeds from the 1st Annual Philly Robotics Expo will benefit robotics and engineering programs in the City of Philadelphia. The event is a part of Philly Tech Week and the Philadelphia Science Festival. Food will be served. APRIL 28 2PM – 8PM @ Drexel Recreation Center, 3301 Market Street | FREE | RSVP HERE
WordPress Meetup Happy Hour — 5:00 PM
Come out and hang with the Philadelphia WordPress Meetup group during happy hour at National Mechanics! This event is meant to be a meet and greet for anyone interested in learning more about our group and WordPress in general. APRIL 28 5PM – 7PM @ National Mechanics Philadelphia Bar and Restaurant, 22 South 3rd Street | FREE | RSVP HERE
Campus Philly Crawl: Film and Media Arts — 5:00 PM
In partnership with the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, Campus Philly invites students, interested in exploring Philadelphia’s film industry, to participate in the Campus Philly Crawl: Film and Media. On Thursday, April 28, 2011, film and media companies in Old City will open their doors to students for group tours and an opportunity to network with regional leaders in the industry. RSVP HERE
Are you trying to increase your retention rate in this tough economy? Join us to learn how to compensate your employees during these tough economic times through leveraging technology. The event is presented by the African American Chamber of Commerce and CognisIT. APRIL 28 5:30-7:30PM @ CLEAR; 4327 Main Street, Manayunk | RSVP HERE
The Made in Philly Software Showcase will put our locally made software on display during Philly Tech Week. Taking over a wing of IndyHall during the party Thursday night we’ll have tables set up and local vendors ready to demo Philly Made Software including games on the various mobile consoles (iOS, Android, NintendoDS), utility apps, emergency response training tools and more. APRIL 28th 6PM-9PM @ IndyHall, 20 North 3rd Street Unit 201, Old City | FREE | RSVP HERE
The official chip concert of PTW is a multisensory showcase for some of the city’s finest original sounds and sites created using old video game hardware and other non-traditional technology. Celebrate our growing scene with a killer Philly-centric lineup featuring an0va (mathy Game Boy madness), Chipocrite (catchy, epic Game Boy compositions) and Cheap Dinosaurs (truly amazing rock gods that also happen to be accompanied by a Game Boy), plus VBLANK on live visuals. Get there early for the pre-show panel/presentation! Presented by 8static, Third Generation and PhilaMOCA. APRIL 28 7:30PM-11:30PM @ N 12th St & Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123 | $8, $5 with RVSP RSVP HERE
Tech Quizzo — 8:00 PM
ome to one of Philadelphia’s coolest bars, for four rounds of trivia on the gadgets, games and technologies of the day and all the fun stuff they replaced. Great beer and food too.APRIL 28 8-10 PM @ Grey Lodge, 6235 Frankford Avenue, Mayfair, Northeast Philadelphia | FREE | RSVP HERE
Hive76 Open House — 8:00 PM
Come visit our workspace for a special, extended set of Open House hours for Philly Tech Week. APRIL 25-30 8PM – 10PM, Hive76, 915 Spring Garden St. | FREE | RSVP HERE
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