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Philly Tech Week

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Philly Tech Week

One of the highlights of Philly Tech Week includes playing a video game on Philadelphia's Cira Centre. Credit: Philly Tech Week

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Dates:
April 4-12, 2014

Overview

Organized by Technically Philly, Philly Tech Week celebrates technology and innovation in the region.

Celebrating its fourth year, this year’s festival of technology features more than 100 events including the return of massive video game played on the 29-story Cira Centre.

Kicking off Philly Tech Week, Drexel University’s Dr. Frank Lee will launch a giant two-sided game of Tetris on Cira Centre, making it the Guinness World Record-certified world’s tallest video game on April 5.

Throughout the rest of the week, attendees can learn about various aspects of Philadelphia’s technology community including informative workshops, networking events and a panels looking at the impact of the creative class.

Arcade @ The Oval

Philly Tech Week is setting out to break records during its opening event, Arcade @ the Oval on April 5 (note: event postponed from original April 4 date due to weather).

Join Drexel University gaming professor Dr. Frank Lee on Eakin’s Oval for a play session of the Guinness-certified world’s largest video game played on the 437-foot-tall Cira Centre. Lucky players will test their skills with an enormous game of Tetris on the iconic building.

The fun evening will also feature local developers, food trucks and a Yards Brewing Company Beer Garden.

Learn more and enter for a chance to play a giant game of Tetris by clicking the button below.

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Track Days

Learn about the latest and greatest developments in the technology community during Track Days. The one-day conferences held throughout Philly Tech Week offer discussions on the impact of technology, trends in art and media, informative workshops and more.

Learn more and RSVP for Track Day events using the button below.

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Philly Tech Week Signature Event

Held at the Comcast Center, the Philly Tech Week Signature Event on April 11 is part cocktail reception, part local technology expo and demo party.

The can’t-miss event is a celebration of Philadelphia’s technology community and the perfect way to bring Philly Tech Week to a close.

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More Philly Tech Week Events

For a look at all of the events happening during Philly Tech Week, click the button below.

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