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Science Center events give members of Greater Philadelphia's innovation ecosystem the opportunity to convene, network and learn.  

Apr

13

Continuum Opening Reception

The newest exhibit on display at the University City Science Center’s Esther Klein Gallery (EKG) is a retrospective by sculptor Rebecca Kamen, featuring a collaborative multi-media installation that explores the relationship between inner and outer space. Continuum opens on April 13th and runs through May 27th. An opening reception featuring a dance performance by Megan Mizanty will be held at EKG on April 13th from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Apr

25

JLABS: The Road to the Biologic IND

JLABS, the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Centers and Janssen BioTherapeutics invite you to an in-depth look into the process of filing a biologic Investigational New Drug (IND) application and the procedures necessary for advancing your company's early-stage drug development program.

8:00 am - 11:30 am
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Apr

27

Office Hours with Joe DiFalco

Joseph DiFalco is an Audit Director at Eisner Amper with 15 years of public accounting experience. Joe provides auditing and technical accounting consulting services to public and private clients in a variety of industries, including life sciences, manufacturing and distribution, and technology. He also assists clients with due diligence for buy- and sell-side transactions.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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May

2

A New Reality: How Virtual and Augmented Reality are Shaping the Future

2016 marked “year zero” for the virtual and augmented reality revolution. In many cases, it was the first time these technologies were accessible to consumers. With a revenue forecast expected to hit $120 billion by 2020, the VR and AR industry has only just begun.

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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May

4

Cocktails and Capital

What does it mean to be the first investor in a company? Depends on who you ask. Come hear from three experts on their different approaches to being the first investor in software and technology companies for Cocktails & Capital at Quorum. David Luk (Safeguard Scientifics), Doc Parghi (SRI Capital), and Justin Nadile (NewSpring Capital) will discuss what they look for in and how they get excited about investment opportunities on a panel moderated by Cozen O’Connor’s David Nelson.

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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May

11

Lab Notes

Please join us for breakfast and a lively discussion exploring how and why We are all Scientists. Learn first-hand how the Science Center, with your help, is supporting a network of innovators solving problems and fueling change.

8:15 am - 10:00 am
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May

24

Microsoft Reactor: Meet & Greet

Explore Philly’s newest space for collaboration and innovation, the Microsoft Reactor at the Science Center! Meet Rokeya Jones, Microsoft Director of Technical Evangelism, Dave Voyles and Amanda Lange, local Microsoft Tech Evangelists, while learning all about what the Reactor has to offer. Joe Darko, Community Evangelist for Microsoft’s MVP Program, will give a talk about becoming an MVP. This event is free to attend but registration is required, please RSVP to ReactorPHL@sciencecenter.org.

9:30 am - 11:00 am
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May

31

Entrepreneur IQ: Office Hours with Geoff DiMasi

Most aspiring entrepreneurs can benefit from targeted advice from someone who has successfully navigated the startup path. Entrepreneur IQ addresses this need. For the next six months, Geoff DiMasi, Principal at P’unk Avenue, will share his expertise and offer targeted Office Hours as part of Quorum’s newest signature program, Entrepreneur In Quorum.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Jun

22

Entrepreneur IQ: Office Hours with Geoff DiMasi

Most aspiring entrepreneurs can benefit from targeted advice from someone who has successfully navigated the startup path. Entrepreneur IQ addresses this need. For the next six months, Geoff DiMasi, Principal at P’unk Avenue, will share his expertise and offer targeted Office Hours as part of Quorum’s newest signature program, Entrepreneur In Quorum.

9:00 am - 11:45 am
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Jul

19

RAIN Conference

Save the date for this year's RAIN Conference on July 19, 2017. This year's theme is Diversity & Access: Building an Inclusive Entrepreneurial Community.

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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