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2019 Emerging Technology for the Enterprise ($) at Society Hill Sheraton

April 23, 2019 to April 24, 2019
PHILLY ETE is back.It is the best TWO DAYS education you can get !Philly ETE is the Philadelphia Emerging Tech for the Enterprise Conference where the hottest new stuff, coolest tech and most important players in Open Source and Leading Edge Technologies come to share what is breaking.Last year was the one day IOT kick-off.This year it is back to the two-day format.and the speaker list is impressive and too big to list here.https://2019.phillyemergingtech.comEarly Bird Registration of $440 for the Philly E.T.E. ended on Feb 15thBUT AGILEPHILLY MEMBERS CAN GET A $ 75 DISCOUNT using the Discount Code "MEETUP" (Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference) is on April 23&24 at the Society Hill Sheraton in Old City on South Street.Registration: https://2019.phillyemergingtech.comSee More
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The British World War I Memorial in Philadelphia at Northwood Cemetery

June 1, 2019 all day
Saturday June 1, 1929It may seem a bit curious that a memorial to British soldiers, sailors and marines who served in the First World War is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The story begins in 1922 when the then British Consul in Philadelphia, Gerald Campbell, was transferred to San Francisco. His admirers wanted to provide him with a gift in appreciation for his service. Campbell wanted nothing for himself, but he did request that a plot of land be procured in a local cemetery as a last resting place for British citizens who had made Philadelphia their home. Land was found in Northwood Cemetery in the West Oak Lane section of the city for a memorial for Britons who had served in the war and had died in Philadelphia. Prior to the war, an estimated 10,000 British citizens lived in Philadelphia. Estimates are that about 60,000 Britons left America to fight for the mother country, 4,000 coming from Philadelphia. Some gave their lives on fields far away.The Cross of Sacrifice is…See More
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Walt Whitman turns 200 at Phila

May 31, 2019 all day
Walt Whitman is more than a Bridge.He was a poet, a naturist, a nurse in Washington during the worst part of the Civil War, a favorite son of Camden NJ . . . .and he turns 200 years old on May 31stHis work Leaves of Grass contains some of the most profound sentiments ever put to paper.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walt_Whitmanhttps://www.waltwhitman.org/whitman200 There is a statue of Walt done in 1957, purchased by the Fairmount Park Art Association and placed at the intersection of Broad Street and Packer Avenue.  It is a copy of one that first exhibited at the New York Worlds Fair in 1939.The house in Camden, NJ where he spent his final years is well known.…See More
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Lincoln's Patent at Washington Patent Office and the Smithsonian

May 22, 2019 all day
Abraham Lincoln the only US president to receive a U.S. patent !On May 22, 1849, Abraham Lincoln received Patent No. 6469 for a device to lift boats over shoals, an invention which was never manufactured. However, it eventually made him the only U.S. president to hold a patent.There is a replica of his scale model at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The purpose was to raise boats over shoals and sand bars, but it was never used.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Lincoln%27s_patent Saluting the ingenuity and inventiveness of individual Americans to create the latest new thing . . . I would rather improve my business every daythan depend on a breakthrough every year.   Philip Kotler, American Professor  See More
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Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Agility is the motto of AgilePhilly, a not-for-profit user group of volunteers in the Philadelphia area dedicated to better software development practices.

At AgilePhilly, we have been Promoting Agile Ideas since 1776

Meetings are monthly. Get meeting reminders by joining here.  

  • Our events are Free for those who RSVP.  We have Evening Meetings in the Western Suburbs, usually on the Third Tuesday.  They usually begin at 6:30 pm.  A sample agenda would be:
    • 6:30-7:00 pm: Eat & Greet & Network
    • 7:00-8:20 Main Topic/Speaker
    • 8:20-8:30 Q & A , Pack-Up, More Networking
  • When we meet in Center City, our timeline may adjust (there's a $5 evening rate for Parking near the Municipal Services Building, at 15th & Vine):
    • 6-6:30pm: Eat & Greet with members of multiple usergroups
    • 6:30-8:20pm: AgilePhilly meeting (concurrent with other groups' meetings)
    • 8:20-9pm: Networking with everyone
  • Our AgilePhilly events are those with the Liberty Bell Logo.  And other locations and cross-postings of other User Group events in the Philadelphia, Bucks County and Jersey area. . . are denoted PB&J . . . So please tell us of your event to list here alongside ours.
  • We are always on the lookout for new ideas and new topics to energize our discussions.
  • Try our Slack Channel at https://agilephilly.slack.com/messages/general for day to day questions.
  • For any communications,  Contact us at  AgilePhillyCoordinators@YahooGroups.com
  • Sponsors cover the cost of pizza / sandwiches for an evening.

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Our attempt with the group is to provide an environment where you can exchange ideas and meet with individuals involved in agile community.

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