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Philadelphia Builds Tech Scene on Millennials

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

To hear the city’s technology leaders tell it, Philadelphia has a vibrant tech scene whose biggest problem is a lack of visibility.

PACT President & CEO, Dean Miller explores the importance of young talent in the city of Philadelphia.

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Deal of the Year, and other Philly tech markers

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

The Philadelphia Inquirer discusses the winners of the 2015 Enterprise Awards

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Sidecar wins Tech Startup of the Year at PACT’s Enterprise Awards

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Technical.ly Philly discusses the winners of the 2015 Enterprise Awards.

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PACT Technology Executive Roundtable

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Manging Client Relationships

**An exclusive event for CXO’s and Sr. IT Executives**

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 10:30a.m.
University of Pennsylvania
Huntsman Hall
8th floor, Colloquium Room
3730 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19104

Tom Murphy
Facilitator: Thomas Murphy, CIO of University of Pennsylvania

Please join Tom and invited guests for an interactive discussion on client relationships. Client Relationships constitutes a core value for any business, and we aim to become a trusted partner of our clients. Strong relationships with our clients differentiates us from the competition, and our level of service is one of the very reasons why our clients continue to work with us. Tom will lead the discussion on client relationships and focus on the following areas:

• Re-establishing positive client relationships as a linchpin for earning the right to do more

• How alignment and collaboration are crucial in a confederated client model

• Execution in alignment with Values and Purpose

 

Sponsored by: AMETEK, Jive and the Judge Group

To register for this event , please contact Kim Tuski (ktuski@philadelphiapact.com or 215-790-3860).

 

Tom Murphy Biography
Tom Murphy joined the University of Pennsylvania as Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer in 2013. Tom brings a successful track record of creating a vision and mission for business and technology professionals, and building strong, customer-focused teams. He provides leadership for Penn’s information technology, and leads the central IT organization that is responsible for providing core administrative information systems, campus data, voice, and video networks. He advises the Provost and Executive Vice President on information technology issues.

Tom previously held CIO and senior IT leadership positions at DaVita HealthCare Partners, AmerisourceBergen, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Bristol Hotels & Resorts, Cendant Corporation, Omni Hotels, Interstate Hotels Corporation, and Marriott Corporation.

Tom was elected to the CIO Hall of Fame in 2010. In 2011 and 2008 he was recognized at the Global CIO Executive Summit as a Top Ten Global CIO for Breakaway Leadership and Leadership & Innovation respectively. His teams have been recognized for Innovation, Resourcefulness and for being Best Places to Work. He holds a B.A from the University of Richmond.

About the Technology Executive Roundtable
The Technology Executive Roundtable brings together technology executives (CIOs, CTOs, and Strategy Officers) for interactive conversations and to share best practices regarding IT strategies, technologies, and services.

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Cyber Breaches: Four Different Expert Perspectives

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

May 15, 2015 Exton, Pennsylvania – The Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital & Technology (PACT) hosted How will you respond to a Cyber Attack: Observe Incident Response Plans in Action, the final cybersecurity seminar in a three part series, featuring Broadpath PR, Cozen O’Connor, Layer 8 Security, and Morris Risk Management on May 7, 2015 at the Philadelphia Marriott West.

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Hollister Creative Wins Trio of 2015 Communicator Awards

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

International awards honor excellence marketing and communications

Hollister Creative, a Philadelphia area marketing communications agency, has been honored with a trio of 2015 Communicator Awards. The honors continue the agency’s streak as a consistent winner of international awards, bringing its total to 22 in the last three years.

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News from The New York Code & Design Academy

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

The New York Code + Design Academy has launched in Philadelphia, offering their fulltime
and part-time classes in web and mobile app development for both beginners and
experienced developers.

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The Power of Data for Storytelling – June 4th

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

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20th Annual Eurasian/Russian – American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT)

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

20th Annual Eurasian/Russian – American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT)
Philadelphia, PA
June 11-25, 2015

Welcoming Ceremony and Opening Sessions
Philadelphia City Hall
Broad and Market Street
June 11, 2015
2:00-5:30PM

20th Anniversary Reception
Comcast Center
1701 John F Kennedy Blvd
June 11, 2015
6:00-8:00PM

Brief Description of the 20th Annual Eurasian/Russian – American Innovation Technology Week:
The 20th Annual Eurasian/Russian – American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT) will take place from June 11-25, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA; Washington, D.C.; New York, NY; and the Mid-Atlantic Region. It will focus on biotechnology, the pharmaceutical industry, medical equipment, life sciences, alternative energy, nanotechnology, the chemical industry, information technology, technology in education, and entrepreneurship.

Key RANIT events will include an Welcoming Ceremony and Opening Sessions at Philadelphia City Hall and 20th Anniversary Reception at the Comcast Center on June 11, the Eurasian/Russian – American Life Sciences Innovation Conference at Philadelphia City Hall on June 11 and the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia on June 12, and the Eurasian/Russian – American Innovation Technology Commercialization Roundtable at the University City Science Center.

Eurasian/Russian – American Life Sciences Innovation Conference

Philadelphia City Hall
Broad and Market Street
June 11, 2015
2:00-5:30PM

Wistar Institute
3601 Spruce Street
June 12, 2015
9:00AM-3:00PM

Brief Description of the Eurasian/Russian – American Life Sciences Innovation Conference:
The Eurasian/Russian – American Life Sciences Innovation Conference will explore the opportunities to build mutually-supportive partnerships between the U.S. and Eurasia and Russia in the spheres of innovative pharmaceutical, biotechnological, and life science development. The discussion will include policy changes that have come as a result of the “Comprehensive Program of Biotechnology Development in Russia to 2020,” as well as Russia’s entry into the WTO, the creation of the Eurasian Customs Union, and their effects on the Eurasian/Russian – American partnership in the life sciences industry. This will be the key event of the 20th Annual Eurasian/Russian – American Innovation Technology Week.

For further information, please visit the MAEBC/MARBC website at http://www.ma-rbc.org/.
The Mid-Atlantic – Eurasia Business Council will provide a 50% discount for partner organization members.
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We believe that Annual Eurasian/Russian – American Innovation Technology Weeks are important in strengthening economic, business and scientific dialogue between our countries. We hope that you will join us in this effort.

For further information, please visit the MAEBC/MARBC website at www.ma-rbc.org. Please do not hesitate to contact me at (484) 467-7444 or via email at val@ma-rbc.org, and I will be happy to answer your questions and provide you with further information.

Thanks a lot!
Best Regards,
Val Kogan
President
Mid-Atlantic – Eurasia Business Council

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Technology Innovation in Agriculture using the 4th state of matter: “Plasma”

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

APs logoAgriculture in America and across the globe is moving more and more towards new ways to increase sustainability and environmental responsibility. California’s water shortage, a growing world population, shortages of land, and increasing government regulations are all reasons behind agriculture’s move towards utilizing new technology to achieve improved and progressive results.

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