Connect Philly launches with Mayor Nutter [Event Highlights]

Howdy event goers, April is a big month for events and we’re not just talking about Philly Tech Week. When the weather breaks we always see an uptick in happy hours, panels and tech-related outings. This week: get schooled on CMS’s for your business, chat with journalists and discuss digital divide issues with the mayor. […]

Howdy event goers, April is a big month for events and we’re not just talking about Philly Tech Week. When the weather breaks we always see an uptick in happy hours, panels and tech-related outings.

This week: get schooled on CMS’s for your business, chat with journalists and discuss digital divide issues with the mayor.

Website Platforms (CMS’s) for Nonprofits and Activists – Get the low-down on Drupal, WordPress, Apostrophe, Omeka and Google Sites as options for content management from a panel of local designers and developers. If you can’t make it, the event will be streamed live. Tuesday. 6:00 p.m. Center City. RSVP.

How did you first get involved in news? – The city’s journalists will be getting together over beer and ping pong this week to discuss how they first got involved in news. Tuesday. 6:00 p.m. Fishtown. RSVP.

Connect Philly: Addressing digital access issues – Join Technically Philly, the City of Philadelphia, KEYSPOT (Powered by the Freedom Rings Partnership) and the Knight Foundation for the launch of Connect Philly, a new set of tools which can help citizens find free and affordable access to the Internet and computer training. The event will be kicked off by Mayor Michael Nutter and feature a panel about digital divide issues in Philly. Be sure to test drive the service here. Thursday. 3:00 p.m. Center City.  INFO.

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