October 21, 2020

Voter Empowerment: Why Your Vote Matters
presented by Philly Tech Week

Your vote matters! During this fireside chat with Technical.ly Philly reporter Michael Butler, GLBL VLLG (pronounced “Global Village) CEO and social architect Lyonzo Vargas will discuss the importance of voting education and why voters should feel empowered in what has been an eventful election year. Vargas will also examine why voting matters on a local level and how having accurate information can better prepare all voters.

Featured Speakers: 

  • Michael Butler, Technically Media 

  • Lyonzo Vargas, GLBL VLLG


Creative Chat: Music. Media, & Games, Oh My!
presented by Drexel University

Join Frank Lee and Youngmoo Kim from Drexel University and David Silver from REC Philly for a fun chat about all things music, media, and gaming. They will talk about their work, current projects - like Civil Dialog and Virtual Chorister, and about how Philly is continuing to establish itself as a tech and media city. 

Featured Speakers:

  • Frank Lee, Drexel University

  • Youngmoo Kim, Drexe University

  • Dave Silver, REC Philly


LIFT Labs Pitch Spotlights
presented by Comcast NBC Universal Lift Labs
Join Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs at Amplify Philly @ Home to see local startups workout their pitch with industry stakeholders & experts who will provide feedback and connections to resources to support their next steps.

Featured Start-Up:

  • Munir Pathak, Swirl



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Disrupting Determinants
presented by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
There are new advancements in health tech that streamline care through personalization, integrated data, and better clinical parameters. Learn the challenges and opportunities of collaboration between public health, social services, hospitals and tech companies. Hear from different points of the process on how they’re disrupting the Social Determinants of Health and creating a new opportunity to benefit people of all backgrounds and socioeconomic classes to level the healthcare playing field.

Featured Speakers:

  • Amanda Evans, CHOP

  • Crystal Wortham, Uplift

  • Osarugue Grace Osa-Edoh, Community Legal Services

  • Megha Kulshreshtha, Food Connect

fireside chat: interview with greg clarke
presented by Philadelphia Global Identity Partnership (PGIP)

Details to come! 

Featured Start-Ups:

  • Greg Clarke, HSBC Group

  • Dyshaun Hines, Philadelphia Global Identity Partnership

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With Musical Performances by: 
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