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Experience Philly's Tech Week

The  will take place April 17-25 at different sites throughout Philadelphia. This year the technical show is sponsored by Comcast. It is organized by http:/technical.ly/)">Technical.ly Philly which celebrates the newest innovations in the area, exploring the best and brightest tech minds in the city. Technical.ly Philly combines people and organizations with services, news and events. Serving entrepreneurs, techies and those who care about the impact technology has on a local basis. They actually have events organized year round keeping technologists and entrepreneurs engaged. This is aimed at introducing employers to the possibilities in the local tech community.

Nine days of networking events, workshops and panels will be available for attendees. From opening day until the last there will be a full aray of events focusing on such subjects as solving marketing challenges, robotics, life sciences, techniculture, computer society special interest groups, digital trends, and entrepreneurship among the creative class just to name a few. More than one hundred events (and still counting) will open with an arcade at Dilworth Park and includes a last day meeting between young entrepreneurs with more seasoned ones from greater Philadelphia. All of this will culminate in the signature event at the Camcast Center with video games, demos and cocktails. Visit this page to find out more and to register.

Speakers at the event will include such technical personalities as:

Somesh Nigam Ph.D., who is the senior vice president as well as chief informatics officer at Independence Blue Cross. He works in big data and predictive analytics to help in solving healthy care issues. Andrew Sutherland who works on email clients such as Thunderbird and Firefox OS.

Amanda Lange, a Microsoft specialist in Cloud and game development. She has both a Masters in Telecommunications and a degree in Computer Art.

Steve Beyers, senior consultant for CapTech. He has experience with Android and building iOS apps. Also has worked on Java and C#.

Solve some brain teasers at this link to get a discount on tickets:

One of the fun events at the Tech Week last year was the arcade classic Tetris played on the side of the Cira Centre. About 25,000 people attended the 130 events that had been organized. This years Tech Week proves to be an even bigger, more exciting and creative time for those interested in the technical world.

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