Events

August 23, 2019
Once upon a time, a city invited the Big Four technology companies to build a distribution center on their land. Alas, the offer, while enticing, was declined. Hear the story behind the endeavor, the lessons learned, and the opportunities knocking...
August 23, 2019
Maximizing employee potential, retaining talent, creating an atmosphere and culture of inclusivity and collaboration – the workplace is more than just office space. Join top workplace innovators to learn which changes work best, and get a glimpse into the workplace...
August 23, 2019
Philadelphia is the place to be for innovation in the life sciences. It’s home to some of the nation’s top hospitals, academic research and cancer centers, as well as medical testing innovators. Hear from innovators about diagnostic discoveries, new approaches...
August 23, 2019
From politics and good government, to planning, economic development and business, meet the next generation of Philadelphians who are taking the reins and shaping Philly’s future.
August 23, 2019
As president and chief executive officer of the Committee of Seventy, David Thornburgh is an advocate for effective, ethical government and fair, clean elections Join this nationally recognized “civic entrepreneur” and a special Philadelphia guest, for a discussion about the...
August 23, 2019
This workshop challenges participants to use “play” to question their assumptions, look at problems from multiple angles and to up-end status quo thinking. Learn the tools to take a deep dive into innovative thinking, break out of patterns and jumpstart...
August 22, 2019
Health and well-being are tightly connected to the quality of our living environments. Even while the city struggles with growing environmental and health crises, innovations that drive meaningful progress can be shockingly simple and accessible. Cleaning up a vacant lot,...
August 23, 2019
The student loan crisis is at an all-time high, which can be especially burdensome for business owners or those considering entrepreneurship. Learn practical strategies to implement to become or remain eligible for public service loan forgiveness. The workshop will cover...
August 22, 2019
Healthcare is in its most rapid transformation phase in a century. The evolution of real financial incentives to promote quality and efficiency has picked up critical momentum, altering the way we think about the value of care and how to...
August 22, 2019
This all-ages event showcases some of the favorite makers from the 2019 Maker Faire – a venue for “makers” to show hobbies, experiments and projects and tell what they have learned. This all-ages event is a unique combination of art,...