Sep 30, 2021
B.PHL Innovation Fest: Featuring a Lightning Talk by Lauren Swartz
Lauren Swartz, President & CEO of the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia gave a "lightning talk" on why international matters at B.PHL Innovation Fest. The festival is annual three-day innovation celebration that highlights Philadelphia as a fantastic place to live and work; to create meaningful connections locally and globally between people and organizations doing innovative work; and ignite new ideas and inspire changemakers of the future.
About the Event
Lightning Talks at B.PHL Innovation Fest are TED-style talks that last 10 minutes each.
B.PHL Innovation Fest is an annual three-day innovation celebration started in 2019 to highlight Philadelphia as a fantastic place to live and work; to create meaningful connections locally and globally between people and organizations doing innovative work; and ignite new ideas and inspire changemakers of the future.
B. PHL Fest 2021 focused on unity and collaboration, awakening the innovative spirit in all of us and encouraging attendees and participants to learn, listen, connect and discover new ways to think, re-think, create, and activate change. A knowledge laboratory of sorts, the 3-day series of events, workshops, concerts, and interactive experiences provided opportunities to hear from a diverse array of leaders, influencers, and changemakers in entertainment, science, engineering, non-profits, and more. This year’s tracks included: Collaboration + Partnerships, Diversity + Perspectives, and Rebound + Growth.
Schedule of Presenters
- 10:15-10:18 a.m. Megan Smith, Emcee, Intros Session
- 10:18-10:28 a.m. Daniel Corey
- 10:30-10:40 a.m. Danielle DiLeo Kim
- 10:42-10:52 a.m. Lauren Swartz
- 10:52-11:00 a.m. Audience Q+A