About the Event

Lightning Talks at B.PHL Innovation Fest are TED-style talks that last 10 minutes each. At the end of the Lightning Talks, there will be a session for audience Q&A.

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, will focus 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 provides opportunities to hear from and meet with a diverse array of leaders, influencers, and changemakers in entertainment, science, engineering, non-profits, and more. This year’s tracks include: 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

*Please note that virtual attendee registration is for the entire B.PHL Innovation Fest. You may attend as many or as few sessions as you desire.

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