Youth Schedule

BDPA’s premier annual technology conference, now in it’s 42nd year, brings the best and brightest diverse talent together to discover the latest in technology and innovation. Through education, mentoring, business networking, immersive experiences, scholarships and jobs, the BDPA annual technology conference gives professionals, executives, entrepreneurs and students an IT pathway from the classroom to the boardroom and promotes innovation, technical skills, business savvy and personal growth.

Day 1 – Thursday, August 20th | S.I.T.E.S (Students in Information Technology Education and Scholarships) Activites

*all times are EST

High School Computing Competition (HSCC)

8:30AM – 6:30PM Programming session (Closed to the public)

8:30PM – 10:00PM HSCC Judging (Closed to the public)

Mobile App Competition

8:00AM – 12:00PM High school app presentations (Closed to the public)

12:00PM – 5:00PM College Student app presentations (Closed to the public)

IT Showcase

1:30PM – 5:00PM Virtual Poster Board Session (Closed to the public)

Day 2 – Friday, August 21st | S.I.T.E.S Activities

*all times are EST

Youth Technology Camp (YTC)

7:30AM – 9:00AM Let’s eat breakfast together

9:00AM – 10:15AM Workshop

10:15AM – 11:15AM Cyber Security Activity

12:00PM – 12:45PM Workshop

12:45PM – 1:30PM Workshop

1:30PM – 2:30PM HBCU Panel

2:30PM – 3:30PM Targeted Attack Event (virtual scavenger hunt)

3:30PM – 4:00PM Wrap-up

7:00PM – 9:00PM Fun Event

IT Showcase

10:00AM – 11:00AM Virtual Poster Board Session (contd.) (Closed to the public)

11:00AM – 5:00PM Virtual Research Paper Presentations

High School Computing Competition (HSCC)

11:00AM – 6:00PM Presentations and Quiz 

6:00PM – 9:00PM HSCC Final Judging

Mobile App Competition

8:00AM – 12:00PM High school app presentations (Public)

12:00PM-5:00PM College Student app presentations (Public)

Day 3 – Saturday, August 22nd | S.I.T.E.S Activities

*all times are EST

Youth Technology Camp (YTC)

7:30AM – 8:30AM – Let’s eat breakfast together

8:30AM – 10:30AM Workshop

10:30AM – 12:30PM Workshop

12:30PM – 1:00PM Lunch (On Your Own)

1:00PM – 3:00PM Workshop

3:00PM – 4:00PM Wrap-up

IT Showcase 

10:00AM – 12:00AM Virtual Research Paper Presentations (contd.)

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BDPA’s premier annual technology conference, now in it’s 42nd year, brings the best and brightest diverse talent together to discover the latest in technology and innovation. 

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