The 5th Annual Women in Tech Soiree

The Women In Tech Soiree, now a staple and one of the most anticipated events held during Philly Tech Week, serves the purpose of highlighting the supportive spaces and places dedicated to the progression of technology, innovation, and education within women and diverse groups in Philadelphia.

This event brings together some of the most talented, savvy, and passionate women in the city for an evening of knowledge sharing while mixing and mingling over celebratory cocktails and fare. For this 5th Year Anniversary, the Soiree will feature Candice Matthews Brackeen as one of our Keynote Speakers, alongside a panel of rock star women within the regional tech community. The inspiration from the speakers and the overall program, is designed to promote connection, collaboration, and success.

ITAG is proud to be a sponsor of this Special 5th Year Anniversary Edition!

Date and Time
Tue, May 7, 2019
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs
Comcast Technology Center
1800 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Click here to register.


ITAG Partnership Meeting and Lunch on May 14

New Date and Time for May ITAG Partnership Meeting

A special ITAG Partnership Meeting including a working lunch will be held on May 14, 2019 at the Cerner Campus in Malvern from 12:15pm to 1:30pm.

Please note this meeting is off-cycle because it immediately follows the Chester County Economic Development Council’s Cross-Industry Forum titled Drug Addiction and Mental Health in the Workplace: Truths and Solutions from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., at Cerner. A panel discussion will address opioids in the workplace and how to address.

During the partnership meeting, ITAG members and guests will discuss latest trends and best practices in the technology sector, with a special presentation by tech startup CareChainge on how they are using blockchain technology to help healthcare stakeholders track and reduce opioid abuse.

ITAG Members are encouraged to register for both the Drug Addiction and Mental Health in the Workplace Forum and the Partnership Meeting. 
Click here
for more information and to register.

Select from 2 ticket options:

  • Drug Addiction & Mental Health Attendee + ITAG Meeting or
  • ITAG Partnership Meeting Only

NOTE:  For security measures at Cerner, advance registration is required. NO WALK-INS will be permitted.

A special thank you to ITAG meeting sponsor, Anthony George and Qnectus.


ITAG March Partnership Meeting to be held March 14

Join the ITAG board and partners for a working session and conversation on issues key to the regional technology community, including breakout discussions on priority topics like Cybersecurity, Diversity & Inclusion, Workforce, and the Tech360 annual conference.

Featuring guest speaker Dean Miller, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital & Technologies (PACT). Dean will provide his view on local tech trends, hiring, and synergies between ITAG and PACT members.

A networking session will conclude the meeting.

All in the tech industry and related fields are welcome!

Click here to register.

Creating & Cultivating an Inclusive Workplace

A Panel Discussion about Diversity and Inclusion

Tech360 Speaker, Brigitte Daniel will participate as a panelist in a special event to be held at Wawa Corporate Headquarters on March 27, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.

Missed seeing her breakout session on “Philadelphia’s Roadmap to Supercharging Inclusive Innovation?” Attend this special event to hear the importance of cultivating an inclusive workplace and the value of diverse teams. Panelists will discuss the challenges of creating and maintaining that type of culture, as well as best practices to help you succeed.

Facilitated by ITAG Chair, Erik Gudmundson and presented by ITAG participating companies, Navigate, Wawa, and the Chester County Economic Development Council, the panel discussion will include:

  • Creating change by promoting empathy, openness, and a spirit of belonging
  • Unleashing the power of a diverse team
  • Everyday ways to be more inclusive
  • D&I challenges and how you can be part of the solution
  • There is no charge for tickets but advance registration is required by March 15, 2019.
    Click here for the list of esteemed panelists, more information, and to register.

    Congratulations to the new 2018-2019 ITAG Board

    On January 10, 2019, ITAG held their annual board elections during their bi-monthly meeting which was held at the Chester County Intermediate Unit. Thank you to the following for their ongoing support and commitment to ITAG. We look forward to another great year.

    Chair: Erik Gudmundson, Pegasus Technologies
    Vice Chair: Lisa Van Ess, Navigate


    Alpine Cyber Security
    Analytical Graphics, Inc
    Bentley Systems, Inc.
    Berks County WDB
    Bucks County WDB
    CC Dept of Community Development
    Chester County CareerLink
    Chester County WDB
    Daily Agile
    Delaware County Community College
    Digital Consulting Associates, LLC
    Downingtown Area School District
    Downingtown STEM Academy
    Evolve IP
    HomeNet Auto
    J*Lis Management
    Johnson & Johnson
    Montgomery County WDB
    Morris Risk Management LLC
    New Horizons Training Center
    Pegasus Technologies, LLC
    Penn State – Great Valley
    Profound Technologies
    Radial, Inc.
    Recent Communications, Inc.
    SEI Investments
    The Vanguard Group
    West Chester University

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