Tech It Out

About this years event:

Date: June 2, 2022

Time: 8:30am – 6:00pm

Venue: Xfinity Live! 1100 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148 (virtual option available too)

About Tech It Out: The WICT Network: Greater Philadelphia Tech It Out (TIO) event is an all-day conference intended to celebrate cutting-edge technology that impacts the telecommunications industry and to an extent, our lives. This year’s Trending Technologies… Reshaping the Future event will showcase the following topics: 

  • Reshaping the future by Reshaping Your Now 
  • What is Esports? A deep dive into the two billion dollar industry 
  • 5G and the Metaverse: Driving Innovation through Collaboration 
  • Data Mesh 101: What it is and why you need it

The 2022 Tech It Out event will be hosted as a hybrid event (both in-person and virtual streaming options), but attendance at Xfinity Live is encouraged! Here are some details and benefits surrounding each.

In person

$115 Members | $140 Non-Members

The in-person experience will include lunch, expert speakers, sponsor showcases, raffles and giveaways, as well as networking opportunities throughout the main event and the reception

Virtual

$65 Members | $90 Non-Members

A single link will be provided prior to the event to stream the presentations, panels and main keynote speaker.


Timeline of Events

8:30-9:15am – Registration & Breakfast  
9:15-9:30am – Opening Ceremonies with Host: Jennifer Metz, Comcast  
9:30-10:15am – Opening Keynote – ”Reshaping the Future by Reshaping Your Now”  
10:15-10:45am –  Fireside Chat with EY – “What happens when Great Minds DON’T Think Alike?”  with Hiren Shukla (Moderator)  
10:45-11:15am  – Fireside Chat with Nerd Street Gamers – “What is Esports? A Deep Dive into the Two Billion Dollar Industry”  with Kate Shields (Moderator)
11:15-11:25am  - Networking Break 
11:30-12:00pm  – Fireside Chat with Slalom & TechGirlz - “Inspiring Middle School Girls to Pursue Technology Careers”  with Michael Wong (Moderator)
12:00-1:00pm - Lunch, Networking  
1:00- 1:30om –  Meta - “5G and the Metaverse: Driving Innovation through Collaboration”  
1:30-2:00pm  – AWS – “The Modern Analytics Framework: Five Pillars”  
2:00- 2:30pm – Starburst “Data Mesh 101: What it is and Why you need it”  
2:30-3:15pm – Closing Keynote –“The Art of Keeping Current”  
3:15-3:25pm – Networking Break  
3:25-3:55pm –  “Detoxing off the Drug of Achievement”  
3:55-4:10pm – Conference Wrap up (STEM Scholarship Announcement, Raffle Winner Announcement)  with Carol Ann Sweeney, The WICT Network : Greater Philadelphia President  
4:10-6:00pm – Networking Reception  


Featured Speakers
  • Dr. Brandi M. Baldwin, CEO of Millennial Ventures Holdings
  • Malon Grabon, Ernst & Young
  • Adrienne Rutledge, Senior Associate in the EY Neuro-Diverse Center of Excellence 
  • Selena Sparks, Senior Associate in the EY Neuro-Diverse Center of Excellence 
  • John Fazio, Founder and CEO of Nerd Street
  • Laura Haase, Slalom
  • Kasia Stein, Slalom
  • Hanna Dannelly, Slalom
  • Danica Pascavage, Program Operations Manager at TechGirlz
  • Kim Fullerton, Program Manager at Meta 
  • Natalie Rabinovich, Principal Enterprise Architect for Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Charlie Hammell, Principal Enterprise Architect for Amazon Web Services (AWS) 
  • Stacie Brown, Solutions Architect at Starburst Data
  • Yvette Kanouff, Partner at JC2 Ventures
  • Megan Miller, Professional Speaker, Creator, and Host of Attention to Intention Podcast 

For more information on this years Tech It Out event or if you are interested in a sponsorship opportunity or submitting a proposal, please contact:

Name: Annamaria Peters, Tech It Out Co-Director
Email: annamaria_peters@comcast.com  

Name: Laila Imam, Tech It Out Co-Director
Email: laila_imam@comcast.com