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The future depends on cities. Smartly managed cities.
In 2014, heeding that global charge, Technical.ly launched its first-ever Rise Conference: a two-day event focused on civic innovation and how leaders both within and outside government are changing the cities they call home.
More than 35 speakers, over 100 attendees, eight break-out sessions and a keynote presentation by Forbes editor Randall Lane made for a diverse and vibrant event in year one. Read our full recap of the event here.
And this year, Rise will be even bigger.
The theme is “The Future of City.” The date is Dec. 3-4. The speakers are civic innovators, city officials, community leaders and more.
We’ll talk about where cities should be in five, 10, 50 years and how we get there.
Hear from these Philly-area speakers:
- Government Workforce: Andrew Buss, Director of Innovation Management, Office of Innovation & Technology, City of Philadelphia
- The Future of City Roundtable Discussion: Danielle Cohn, Senior Director, Entrepreneurial Engagement, Comcast
- Innovation Clustering in Small Cities: John Hall, VP, Coatesville Community Education Foundation
- Spotlight Breakout: Future of Education: Sylvester Mobley, Executive Director, Coded by Kids
- Spotlight Breakout: Future of Civic Engagement: Lansie Sylvia, Project Director, Next Stop: Democracy!
- Twitter Q&A Panel Discussion: Stephen Tang, President & CEO, University City Science Center
- More TBA!
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