SportsHealthTech 2021 will explore the cutting edge of sports health & wellness technology & data. Topics will range from the critical role of data in sports health tech to emerging global opportunities in eSports & gaming. Keynote addresses & moderated discussions with industry and thought leaders will be paired with interactive technology demonstrations, presentations and networking opportunities. The importance of establishing clinical validation pathways for entrepreneurs will be discussed, as will the increasing importance of privacy & security and interoperability considerations in product design and the growing market of commercialized health data. Finally, EnableHealth will analyze the changing landscape and economics of sport, including highlights in global investment trends & opportunities, eSports & Gaming.

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Philly Tech Week

Philly Tech Week celebrates technology and innovation in the region by bringing together some of the best and brightest tech minds in the city for events ranging from panels and conferences to gaming-themed events and cocktail parties.

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Philadelphia Technology Leadership Summit

The Philadelphia Technology Leadership Summit is the region’s premier single-day event designed for the IT executive community. As technology continues to redefine business, geographic regions, and create borderless digital environments, it has become essential for  IT executives to stay aware of global trends in order to integrate strategies into their operations. This allows your team to stay agile while maintaining your company’s competitive edge. The Symposium provides the region’s IT executives an opportunity to gather for a day of networking, collaboration, and knowledge-transfer through peer-led keynotes, breakouts, panels, and networking sessions.

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DigiMarCon Mid-Atlantic 2021 – Digital Marketing Conference & Exhibition

DigiMarCon Mid-Atlantic, the Premier Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition in the Mid-Atlantic region returns April 26th to 27th, 2021 to the luxurious 5-star Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia Hotel in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Join your peers in-person or online for 2 days jam packed with digital marketing best practices, latest trends, practical solutions, strategy and networking, also check out the next generation of technology & innovation; Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech & SaaS Technology.

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Wonder Women: Celebrating Women in Tech | Panel

Join The New Jersey Institute of Technology on March 31st for a panel discussion led by three trailblazing women in tech as they celebrate Women’s History Month. Want to break into tech? Looking for inspiration in your current field? This enriching discussion is a unique opportunity to hear their inspiring and accomplished panelists speak about their experiences in tech and their journey to success in the field. Don’t miss your chance to walk away with some great career advice!

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Joining the ranks of coding bootcamps such as Resilient Coders and Tech Elevator that have entered the local market in the past few years, St. Louis, Missouri-based tech education nonprofit LaunchCode is expanding to Philadelphia in 2021.

LaunchCode’s goals are to make tech careers accessible to people of all backgrounds and help employers reexamine how they view hiring. Its self-guided Discovery course teaches the basics of computer programming within two months, and its LC101 course starts with JavaScript. Courses are free to students; LaunchCode is funded by donations, grants and companies paying for students’ apprenticeships and hires post-graduation.

View full article in A $500K Seed Fund and Working Group will Support Minority Entrepreneurship in Philly

Three institutions — two local and one based in Seattle — have partnered to create a $500,000 seed fund to improve access to capital for minority entrepreneurs in Philadelphia.

Drexel University and the University City Science Center collaborated with the Raynier Institute & Foundation to establish the fund. While the foundation is based in Seattle, it was founded by James Widener Ray, of the Widener family of Philadelphia. It supports projects in animal welfare, arts and culture, education, the environment and health care and human services in both cities.

View full article in How I Got Here: Lillian Klasen Studied Public Health. Now, She Codes to Help People Live Healthier Lives

As a Temple University student majoring in public health, Lillian Klasen wasn’t quite sure what her career would be, but knew that she wanted to help people live healthier lives. In her current role as a software engineer at nonprofit Benefits Data Trust (BDT), she is still working with the public good in mind — just from a different vantage point.

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