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Philly Content Strategy Message Board › Wharton Web Conference: Early Registration

Wharton Web Conference: Early Registration

David Dylan T.
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Philadelphia, PA
Post #: 4
Hey, all! Just wanted to pass along this very important information about the Wharton Web Conference, which looks outstanding this year. Huge fan of Felicia Day and Anil Dash, myself. Early registration deadline coming up this week! More below...

Wharton Web Conference featuring keynote by Felicia Day takes place on July 30

Jonah Berger, Anil Dash, Derek Featherstone and Maura Johnston to hold sessions.

PHILADELPHIA - This July the Wharton Web Conference returns to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania's campus for its 6th year with a great lineup of sessions of interest to web professionals. This year’s conference features a keynote address by actress, writer, producer and web entrepreneur Felicia Day with early registration costing only $149.

Day's keynote kicks off a conference packed with 9 sessions across 3 tracks (Design, Developer, Culture) about everything from designing for mobile devices to what the web can learn from cities. Sessions include:

Accessibility as a Design Tool with internationally known accessibility expert, author, and speaker Derek Featherstone

Couch To Magazine: Micropublishing From the Ground Up with Maura Johnston, editor of Maura Magazine, and David Jacobs, CEO of 29th Street Publishing

Big and Small Data with Matt LeMay, Head of Consumer Product at

How Things Go Viral with Jonah Berger author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On and the James G. Campbell Associate Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

What the Web Can Learn from Cities with Anil Dash who is an entrepreneur, technologist and writer acknowledged as a "blogging pioneer" by the New Yorker.

The one-day conference is being held on Tuesday, July 30, in Jon M. Huntsman Hall at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Register before June 30 to qualify for early bird pricing and get the full day of speakers and sessions, plus breakfast, lunch and happy hour, for only $149.

Capacity is limited, so register today to save your spot!

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Maria Tessa S.
Philadelphia, PA
Post #: 1
Hi folks, Maria here. I oversaw the group responsible for booking the speakers. I'm totally biased but I think this year's conference is going to be awesome. Don't delay, register today!
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