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Upcoming Summits

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 20- Virtual 

Join us for Global Accessibility Awareness Day: “Let’s Talk About Accessibility!”, held virtually on May 20, 2021. Help us celebrate the tenth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) by talking, thinking, and learning about digital accessibility and inclusion with people with disabilities. The event is free for all attendees, register today! 

Success in STEM Women's Leadership Summit

June 11- Virtual 

Join us for Success in STEM Women’s Leadership Summit: ” My Journey in STEM: Struggle, Accomplishment & the Future”, held virtually on Friday, June 11, 2021.  This Summit features nearly a dozen successful and influential female STEM leaders, ready to tell you about their personal success stories and lessons learned. Register today! 

Project Management Innovation Conference

June 15-16, 2021 – Virtual 

The first annual Project Management Innovation Conference will bring together the community of PM professionals and foster a dialogue about the exciting evolution of the discipline that is already underway.  This evolution is spurred, at least in part, by the release of the newest edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge that shows the disciplines shift from prescriptive methodologies towards an acknowledgment that Project Managers must be innovative leaders who can adapt discipline best-practice methodologies or create new methodologies to ensure the projects they lead ultimately add value to the accomplishment of organizational objectives.

Data Analytics Summit

June 23 and 24, 2021 – Virtual

Increasingly, data and data analytics are shaping the vision and strategy of organizations of all kinds – from businesses to governments to healthcare and higher education institutions. Data analytics is routinely affecting many aspects of our lives. The historic events of 2021 have amplified those effects and resulted in unprecedented changes in how organizations strategically manage and compete in the new economic landscape. Additionally, the way everyday citizens work, shop, learn, and engage in their personal and professional lives has had to shift as well.  Data Analytics is a quintessential tool to driving success in this new world.   

 

PA TechCon 2021

August 4-5, 2021- Virtual 

PA TechCon brings together thought leaders, industry pioneers, and hundreds of Commonwealth employees for two days of idea-sharing. PA TechCon is an annual summit organized by the Technology Council of Central PA (TCCP), Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please see the event page for more information about sponsors and partners.

2021 Cybersecurity Summit

October 2021 – Virtual 

This summit provided leaders and their teams with the knowledge and awareness of security risks around sensitive data and systems and discussed steps that could be taken to mitigate the risks.

2021 GIS Day

November 17, 2021- Virtual 

GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society.

BSides Harrisburg Conference

Date Coming Soon – Virtual 

BSides framework has created a global identity of community-driven security individuals working to build closer ties locally through bringing the community together. BSides Harrisburg’s goal is to form a community of like-minded people who share similar attributes and are looking to expand their knowlege or strength by organizing with others of a shared affinity.

Recent Summits

One|HR Conference

April 20-21, 2021 – Virtual 

Join us for One|HR 2021: Defining our Future, held virtually on April 20-21, 2021. This two-day conference featured industry leaders discussing the latest trends, topics, resources, and tools for human resources professionals in both the commonwealth and private sector. 

Environmental Justice in Pennsylvania

April 6, 2021- Virtual 

The Environmental Justice in Pennsylvania event is a one-day virtual symposium filled with industry leaders and experts discussing the latest topics, resources, courses of action, and tools surrounding the fight for Environmental Justice in PA.

GeoDev Summit

March 3, 2021- Virtual 

The GeoDev Summit is an annual one-day event for current and future GIS developers. New for this year, join us for Python pre-conference training on March 2. 

Pre-Conference Training- “Python for ArcGIS”

March 2, 2021- Virtual 

Programming tools are now a standard feature within GIS software packages and allow GIS users to automate, speed up, and become more robust in their data management and analytic work. The workshop will focus on the ArcPy Python site package in ArcGIS with hands-on exercises designed to provide the essential skills to use Python in ArcGIS effectively.

Data Privacy Day

January 28, 2021- Virtual 

Join us on January 28, 2021 for Data Privacy Day, “The New Abnormal is Coming – Organizations No Longer Own Data, Clients Own Data.” Newly enacted laws and policies are mandating that client data must be managed based on their preferences and deleted whenever requested. These changes require a completely different strategy on how client data is collected, managed, and stored. Non-compliance carries significant penalties to organizations.

Lean in Government Conference (Virtual)

January 13 and 14, 2021 

This inaugural conference will focus on lean thinking to engage and empower employees to continuously improve customer service.

GIS Day 2020

November 18, 2020

GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society.

IEEE Cloud Summit (Virtual)

October 21-22, 2020

Join us on October 21 and 22, 2020 for the virtual IEEE Cloud Computing Summit held at Harrisburg University. 

OGC University (Virtual)

 October 5, 6, and 7, 2020 

OGC University is the annual gathering of all OGC attorneys statewide.  This accredited Pennsylvania continuing legal education (CLE) event is attended by OGC lawyers from throughout the Commonwealth, as well as other accomplished members of the legal profession.

Cyber Security Summit (Virtual)

September 30 – October 1, 2020 

This summit provided leaders and their teams with the knowledge and awareness of security risks around sensitive date and systems and discussed steps that could be taken to mitigate the risks.

PA TechCon (Virtual)

August 18, 2020

PA TechCon brings together thought leaders, industry pioneers and hundreds of Commonwealth employees for a day of idea sharing. PA TechCon is an annual summit organized by the Technology Council of Central PA (TCCP), Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please see the event page for more information about sponsors and partners..

One|HR Conference

March 4, 2020

This one-day conference featured industry leaders discussing the latest trends, topics, resources and tools for human resources professionals in both the commonwealth and private sector.

Central PA GIS Day

November 13, 2019 

GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstration real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. This event will included speakers, hands-on activities, and a humanitarian mapping event.

Cybersecurity Summit

October 3, 2019

This summit provided leaders and their teams with the knowledge and awareness of security risks around sensitive date and systems and discussed steps that could be taken to mitigate the risks.

Cancer Summit

April 10-11, 2019

The 2019 Pennsylvania Cancer Conference will introduce the goals of the new 2019-2023 Pennsylvania Cancer Control Plan and offer evidence-based approaches that can be used by stakeholders to achieve these five-year goals. The plan, developed with input from stakeholders, aims to reduce statewide cancer incidence and mortality and improve quality of life for cancer survivors.

Code4PA

September 21 – 22 2018

Code4PA is a codeathon that encourages learning, collaboration, growth, innovation, and fun among PA’s network of technical talent. Through a series of collaborative events, teams utilize state and local data to generate ideas, designs, prototypes and/or apps to increase transparency and efficiency for public engagement with the government.

Smart Cities Summit

April 18, 2017

Across the US and around the world successes have been accomplished in the areas of Smart Cities, Smart Enterprises, Smarter Planet, Smart Buildings, Smart Transportation, and more. Summit attendees gained an understanding of what has been accomplished, where it has been accomplished, and the challenges and considerations for implementing similar successes. There will also be focus on using knowledge to detect problems, make adjustments and learn.

Agile Lean Summit

Agile and Lean values and principles are shaping the thinking of most organizations today. Scaling Agile for the Enterprise is a challenge that many large organizations face as they implement Agile Teams across more and more of their operations. Coordinating multiple Teams that are working on multiple projects can seem daunting.  Our 4th annual Agile Lean Summit 2019 focused on “Taking Agile and Lean to the Enterprise.”