• Wed Nov

    Culture Lab x Zendesk: The Civic-Minded Startup | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    As more startups move to San Francisco and the tech backlash grows, the question begs to be answered - what is the civic responsibility of a company in the city it resides? Zendesk, one of the first tech companies to locate to the Mid-Market corridor, has been lauded by the SF Chronicle as a model of tech’s civic engagement.
  • Tue Nov

    Urban Fiscal Stability and Public Pensions: Sustainability Going Forward | 3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Please join The Penn Institute for Urban Research for a discussion with leading practitioners and researchers on the complex fiscal issues facing cities, focusing on the legacy issues of the funding of pensions, and looking forward to strategies that will support financial sustainability.
  • Wed Nov

    City Sessions 2: The University as Community | 5:00pm - 7:30pm

    Hear about collaborations and lessons learned from groundbreaking projects and partnerships that will inspire the possibilities between Philadelphia universities and communities. Share your vision for stronger town-gown relationships.


  • Wed Dec

    City Sessions 3: Gentrification, Integration and Equity | 5:30pm - 8:00pm

    How can we make Philadelphia a more economically integrated, accessible and livable city for all? Explore how Philadelphia and other cities are addressing this important question through transit, housing and other infrastructure projects.