Our Top Ten Picks for Philly Tech Week 2018

Christine Germeroth
Christine Germeroth

April is coming to an end, and that means it’s time for Philly Tech Week! Check out our top ten event picks for this year. 

Drupaldelphia 2018 

Drupaldelphia is back! This year it will kick off Philly Tech Week on April 27th. The camp is for anyone who works with Drupal or is interested in learning more about it. Zivtech is sponsoring the event (make sure to stop by our table and say hello!) and we'll also be leading three sessions this year: 

Continuous Collaboration in LAMP Applications with Probo.CI at 2:45pm, led by Systems Engineer Jason Moore
Getting Started with React, Drupal 8, and JsonAPI at 11:30am, led by CTO Jody Hamilton
Using Mood-Driven UX Methods for Form Processes at 4pm, led by Lead UX/UI Designer Jen Rovner and Developer Dan Zinkevich

April 27th, 8:30am - 5pm

10 Minute Web Clinic

Hussian College students, faculty, and alumni are offering free website check-ups during tech week. Learn how you can improve your site with their 16 point checklist that covers UI/UX best practices.

10 Minute Web Clinic
April 30th through May 4th, 12pm - 3pm

Building a Digital Content Strategy that Generates Leads

Content strategy plays a major role in finding and retaining customers. Learn how to create a strategy that will help attract more qualified leads for your business. (Plus, there will be free beer and snacks!)

Workshop: Building a Digital Content Strategy that Generates Leads
April 30th, 6pm - 8pm

Coded By Kids’ CTO Roundtable

Coded by Kids staff and instructors will lead a moderated roundtable with CTOs from leading Philly tech companies. They’ll discuss skills taught in Coded by Kids classrooms as well as which skills tech companies look for during the hiring process.

Coded by Kids’ CTO Roundtable: Rethinking the vision for education in Philadelphia to drive growth in the local tech industry
May 1st, 5:30pm - 8pm

Design Slam 

Participants will team up and compete to develop the best design solution for a challenge faced by a local organization. This year’s challenge is presented by Philabundance and the Drexel Food Lab. A panel of judges (including our UX/UI Designer Yujean Park!) selects the winning design. 

Design Slam
May 1st, 6pm - 9pm

Entrepreneur Expo

The Philly Startup Leaders Entrepreneur Expo is an annual showcase of innovation and technology startup companies and their founders. Zivtech and Probo will both have tables at the event, so we hope to see you there! 

Entrepreneur Expo
May 1st, 6pm - 9pm

Dev Workshops 

Select a focused workshop and learn during a hands-on class with an expert. 

Dev Workshops
May 2nd, 10am - 2pm 

WURD WILCO Philly Tech Week Panel

This panel will discuss the marginalization of black women in tech and the lack of funding, support, and credibility they receive. 

WURD WILCO Philly Tech Week Panel: The Marginalized Power of Black Women Tech Founders
May 2nd, 12pm - 2pm

Dev Talks

These high-level dev talks will center on problem solving tools and solutions and will include input from dev experts. 

Dev Talks
May 2nd, 2pm - 6pm

Women in Tech Soiree

Check out the Women In Tech Soiree for a night of networking, knowledge sharing, and cocktails. The event highlights tech, innovation, and education programs that support women and diverse groups in Philly. 

4th Annual Women in Tech Soiree
May 2nd, 5pm - 8pm

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