Philadelphia Schedule 2017

Women in Tech Summit – Philadelphia

April 21 & 22, 2017

 

Friday, April 21, 2017 – Hands-on Workshops 

 

12:00 – 1:30       Breakout Session

Hybrid Apps in a Snap – Christine Courtney & Paulina Gallo (Webjunto) – Ullyot North

Angular Jumpstart – Amanda Kalk (Think Co) – Ullyot South

1:30 – 1:45          Break

1:45 – 3:15          Breakout Sessions

Remote Success: High Impact Teams – Swati Vauthrin, Lindsey Maratta, Emily Brick (Buzzfeed) – Ullyot North

UX 101: Introduction to creating great experiences – Lori Widelitz-Cavallucci – Ullyot South

3:15 – 3:30           Break

3:30 – 4:30           Breakout Sessions

From “Looking” to Hired: Advice from Tech Hiring Mangers – Judy McDonald, Mayuri Lakhani, Robin Campbell (SIG) – Ullyot North

Beauty and Brains: Using Data Visualization to Explore and Communicate Your Data – Melissa Hartz – Ullyot South

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

 

8:45 – 9:00            Welcome

9:00 – 9:45            Opening Keynote – The Confidence Effect – Grace Killelea – Ullyot

9:45 – 10:00          Break

10:00 – 11:00       Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself   — The 4 People You Need on Your Personal Board of Directors – Cristina Greysman (Sungard AS) – Franklin 2

Tech Trends — Information and Technology Career Opportunities in the 21st Century Economy – Yi Deng, Dr. Andrea Forte, Dr. Gabriela Marcu, Dr. Rachel Greenstadt (Drexel University) – Ullyot

Tech Trends — Future Proofing: Designing for the Needs of a New Audience – Tania Philip (Shutterstock) – Franklin 1

Workshop – Intro to Git – Kathleen Mullins & Christine Martino (Think Co) – Haas

11:00 – 11:15       Networking

11:15 – 12:15       Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself — Uniqueness is an Advantage – For You & Your Company – Brigitte Daniel (Wilco Electronic System) , Erin Mullaney (Caktus Group) , Jumoke Dada (Tech Women Network), Gulrukh Ahanger (Comcast) Elise Wei (Ticketleap) – Ullyot

Tech Trends — STEM Reentry Internships, IT Return to Work Success Stories & Steps to Take NOW If You Anticipate A Career Break –  Carol Fishman (iRelaunch) – Franklin 1

Tech Trends — When Things Break: Managing A Crisis  – Deirdre Woods & Sarah Toms – Franklin 2

Workshop – Heighten Your Social: Be Your Brand – Angie Hilem (Heighten Social) – Haas

12:15 – 1:15          Lunch

— optional viewing of  Code: Debugging the Gender Gap – Franklin

1:15 – 2:15             Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself — Agile HR – Leigh Ann Shaffner (Comcast) – Franklin 1

Tech Trends — Remote Working as a Team – Audrey Troutt (Tune) – Franklin 2

Tech Trends — Building Better Cross-Functional Teams – Kimberly Blessing (Think Co), Liz Brown (Webjunto), Jessica Sant (Comcast) –Ullyot 

Workshop — From “Looking” to Hired: Advice from Tech Hiring Mangers – Judy McDonald, Mayuri Lakhani, Robin Campbell (SIG) – Haas

2:15 – 2:30           Networking

2:30 – 3:30           Breakout Session

Innovate Yourself — Wait! Is that Dream Job Really a Nightmare – Kimberly Gress – Franklin 1

Tech Trends — The New Face in Engineering – Sandra Lopez (Intel) – Ullyot

Workshop –On-ramps, Off-ramps, Glass Ceilings and Sticky Floors. Updating your credentials: When is it worth it? – Terry Hinders (VT MIT) – Haas

Workshop — The Longer You Take, the Less You Make; Understanding Delays in Your Software Development Lifecycle – Michiko Quinones (CA Technologies) – Franklin 2

3:30 – 3:35          Break

3:35 – 4:30          Closing Keynote – Fireside Chat with Kelly Hoey – Ullyot