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Pong on the Cira Centre // NASA Space Apps // Student Startup Summit [EVENTS]

Philly Tech Week is about to be upon us, so excuse us, but all our events picks for the upcoming weeks will be from the 85+ event-deep celebration. This week: The biggest game of Pong in the world, NASA's space tech hackathon and the first student-run student startup conference.

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Philly Tech Week presented by AT&T is about to be upon us, so excuse us, but all our events picks for the upcoming weeks will be from the 85+ event-deep celebration.

This week: The biggest game of Pong in the world, NASA’s space tech hackathon and the first student-run student startup conference.

And if you’re a local developer, don’t miss the Pre-Tech Week Meta-Meetup of Meetup Groups on Tuesday at Zivtech‘s Center City office.

The Grandest Game of Pong on the Planet: Kick off Philly Tech Week with us while we play Pong on the 430-ft. Cira Centre from the Art Museum steps (read about how it all came together here). The lottery to get play is now closed but if you bring an old laptop or a mobile device (that we’ll donate to a local electronics recycling and refurbishing organization), you’ll be entered into a special lottery to play. We’ll also have live music, food trucks and other fun stuff at the event. Friday, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Philadelphia Art Museum, 26th and Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Fairmount. RSVP. Free.

NASA Space Apps: Join hackers at this space tech hackathon, organized locally by Azavea, and don’t forget that Philly is Space Apps’ international HQ. Read more hereReceptionFriday, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. First Round Capital, 4040 Locust St. University City. $5. Hackathon: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – Sunday 5:00 p.m. Drexel University’s ExCITe Center, 3401 Market St. University City. RSVP. Free.

Philly Student Startup Summit 1.0: Get your intro to the Philly startup scene in the first day-long conference for students, organized by the students of nvigorSaturday, 9:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m Penn Engineering – Levine Hall. 3330 Walnut Street. University City. RSVP. Free.

Companies: nvigor / Azavea

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