About

The Wharton Web Conference from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania brings together 300 programmers, designers, project managers, and other IT professionals who are concerned about improving the experience for their users.

Open to the public, we also welcome developers, designers, usability experts, social media enthusiasts, and interaction professionals to join us for learning, sharing, and networking.

The WWC, now in its eighth year, has played host to a number of amazing speakers. Don Norman, Steve Wozniak, Barry Schwartz, Felicia Day, and danah boyd have all given keynotes at past conferences. Jesse James Garrett continues this streak of powerful, and relevant, keynote speakers for another year.

 

About the Venue

Jon M. Huntsman Hall is the locus of Wharton’s culture, unifying learning, community, teamwork, and innovation. The design of the building – from its cutting-edge technology to new classroom designs – is tailored to Wharton’s innovative curriculum and interactive learning methods. In short, it provides an ideal environment in which to prepare tomorrow’s business leaders and host conferences. JMHH is located at 38th and Walnut Streets on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia.

About the Wharton School

Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates ongoing economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA and doctoral students; more than 9,000 annual participants in executive education programs; and a powerful alumni network of more than 95,000 graduates.