Thought leaders headline TechCon at Penn State Abington

A graphic with a leaf alongside a computer with the text "TechCon and Innovation Challenge, March 25, Penn State Abington, Registration now open."

Join tech experts and learn about their visions for how technology can help create sustainable communities at the Penn State Abington TechCon and Innovation Challenge.

Credit: Rachael Ortwein

ABINGTON, Pa. — Penn State Abington invites the public to attend the first TechCon and Innovation Challenge on Saturday, March 25, beginning at 8:30 a.m. 

Tech thought leaders from industries including healthcare, and finance will lead morning sessions on the digital transformation of communities, healthcare, and businesses as well as ways to connect businesses to communities. 

The afternoon will feature an innovation challenge where attendees can share solutions for community issues through technology. Participants will be organized into teams and pitch their ideas to a panel of judges. Closing remarks and the awards ceremony will begin at 2:15 p.m.

Descriptions of the sessions and speaker profiles are available here.

The event costs $25 and includes breakfast and lunch. Please fill out this registration form. Penn State students, faculty, and staff may attend at no charge, but they must register in advance.

The TechCon and Innovation Challenge is presented by Penn State Abington Continuing Education.

About Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington provides an affordable, accessible and high-impact education resulting in the success of a diverse student body. It is committed to student success through innovative approaches to 21st-century public higher education within a world-class research university. With more than 3,100 students, Penn State Abington is a residential campus that offers baccalaureate degrees in 25 majors, undergraduate research, the Schreyer Honors College, NCAA Division III athletics and more.