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DIVERSE | FUTURE | TECHNOLOGY

“DiversIT: Digital in Transformation”

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42nd ANNUAL BDPA

Virtual

Technology Conference & Diversity Career Fair


ADULTS $150 | YOUTH $50

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Our featured Speakers

Gary Brantley

Gary Brantley

CIO - City of Atlanta

Ibrahim Jackson

Ibrahim Jackson

VP Leading Edge Forum

Cindy Kent

Cindy Kent

Healthcare Executive & Best Buy Board Member

Anissa Lumpkin

Anissa Lumpkin

USAF STTR Program Lead

Jonathan Quarles

Jonathan Quarles

Serial Entrepreneur

Larry Robinson, Ph.D.

Larry Robinson, Ph.D.

President - Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Why you should attend…

Youth and Students

  • Learn and improve technical skills
  • Share your passion with likeminded youth
  • Connect with professionals in technology 
  • Connect with internship opportunities

Early Career Professional

  • Engage in a network to further develop technical and soft skills 
  • Establish mutually beneficial relationships with peers 
  • Find exciting opportunities in the job market.
  • Learn from senior African Americans in STEM disciplines

Experienced Career Professional

  • Build network with a powerful, elite group of technology professionals
  • Pay it forward to junior / peer professionals via a variety of skills-based volunteering opportunities
  • Develop skills to remain relevant in the fast-paced, changing technology arena

workshop series

Digital 

Transformation

Entrepreneurship
Success Bootcamp

Career Success
Experiences

THU

8/20

Tech Trends

Facilitator: Chris Jackson

Build a Dashboard

Facilitator: Ryan Wade

Entrepreneurship – Tech Exchange within the Airforce

Facilitator: Anissa Lumpkin

Positioning for Power

Facilitator: Richelle Moore

Building the Business Case for Innovation

Facilitator: Vincent Shorter

FRI

8/21

Automation Age

Facilitator: Justin Brown

The Power and Future of Dats

Facilitator: Aubrey Rembert

NextPreneur

Facilitator: Mike Williams

LinkedIn: Branding/Resume Tips

 

Emotional Intelligence

Facilitator: Samuel Davis

SAT

8/22

AIXA: A Chatbot Changing the Narrative for Minorities in Tech

Facilitator: Dorsh Deans

Build a Bot

Facilitator: John Sneh

Innovation Workshop: How to Start my Own Business

Facilitator: Joey Womack

Innovation from across the Pond

Facilitator: Mark Martin

Inspiring Others through Effective Communication

Facilitator: Helio Fred Garcia

ITSMF Led Experiences

Contact Us

Email Us - info@bdpa.org