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Fast Forward 2022 Call For Entries

What’s Next for Philly?
Whether it’s your grand vision for the whole city, or specific plans for that part you know best, we want to hear where you see Philly going – and where you want to take it! We’ve heard about revitalizing old neighborhood institutions, learned about exciting new programs in Philly schools, and gushed over a fantasy transit map. Be one of the emerging voices at the 11th installment of Fast Forward >> Philly during the DesignPhiladelphia festival. We want to give your big ideas an audience, Philadelphia!

Fast Forward >> Open Call for Presenters
We are looking for presenters from various creative backgrounds to take on one burning question,
“What’s next for Philly?” in 20 slides, 20 seconds each - no more, no less.
Where: Center / Architecture + Design
When: Thursday October 13, 2022 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Important Dates: This is a fast-paced event where timing is essential. Please note the firm deadlines for submissions: 
August 26th | 5pm Submit Statement of Intent 
Name, Title, Organization, Industry
Your take on “What’s next for Philly?” in 200 words or less 
Five (5) Sample Slides* to [email protected]
August 29th Selected speakers notified, slide formatting instructions distributed
If selected, please prepare a short bio and headshot for event publicity.
Sep 30th | 5pm Submit all 20 Slides*
October 13 | 6pm Fast Forward Event
* Slides Submission Requirements: email JPGs or Microsoft Power Point slides (Mac/Windows acceptable) to [email protected]. File must be no larger than 25 megabytes (MB).

Need More Info? Email [email protected] and view past presentations at
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