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Calling all aspiring, novice, & diverse techies, techpreneurs, entrepreneurs and financiers to meet regularly and discuss their projects, companies, and share the latest news in the tech sector. Come to learn from others, come to share. No posing, no stunting, no cliques. Just trying to move the ball forward purposefully so that we do not miss out on the future, which is already here!!

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The ITEM: Technology + Employment

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AGENDA SUBJECT TO CHANGE 5:30-6:00 Networking 6:00-6:15 Justin Jones is the Sr Director of Data Operations for FreeWheel Justin is a Technology and data operations professional with 11+ years of digital advertising experience, developing and producing highly creative and complex dynamic strategies across mobile, social, desktop, interactive video, connected TV, linear TV, & video on demand. Justin is dual certified in Advanced Google Analytics and Google Analytics Individual Qualification. 6:15-6:30 Karl Morris Karl is an assistant professor of computer science in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Temple University, where he teaches courses in the area of software design and development. He is also a member of the faculty steering committee for the Professional Science Masters in Bioinformatics in the College of Science and Technology. He works with entities such as Temple's Office of Research, IEEE Philadelphia, The Grayson School, and other parties on initiatives that encourage computer science education in pre-collegiate curricula. In addition to academia, Dr. Morris owns and operates a consulting firm that focuses on mobile application development, smart homes, and cryptographic smart contracts and currencies. 6:30-7:00 Networking Follow us on Twitter & Instagram @THEITEMPHILLY and Facebook (www.facebook.com/theitemphilly)

Askmentor Series - Tech Entrepreneurship: How to Build a Marketing Campaign

Marketing: How to build and sustain a marketing campaign online Instructor --> David Simons Takeaways: 1. How to use social media effectively for marketing

Askmentor Series - Career Development: Networking Fundamentals - OSI Model

Intro to Networking: Focus: Key Networking Tools Instructor → Cisco Academy/Dovene Deh Takeaways: 1. Understand the OSI Layer 2. Understand IAAS, PAAS and SAAS 2.Understand the pathway to becoming a hands on networking professional

The ITEM: Technology + Education

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More info coming soon! AGENDA - Subject to change Follow us on Twitter & Instagram @THEITEMPHILLY and Facebook (www.facebook.com/theitemphilly)

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