CFP closes at  January 06, 2019 23:01 UTC
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Join other black families at the Inaugural Ignite Black Tech Conference, iBTechCon2019, a 2-day interactive platform gets families immersed in the current innovative career technologies from technologist, tech founders, investors, corporate partners, policy makers and others to learn about the newest tech industries, careers, policy and inventions.

iBTechCon2019 goal is to increase tech exposure for Black families through a family unit approach with professional and innovative methods. With that in mind we have crafted a culturally stimulating and technological engaging program that involves tech’s finest educational, business, political and communities.

iBtechCon2019 #BlackFamilyTechVaycay will also provide valuable information about the newest tech industries, gaming zone, tech exhibit village, panel discussions, pitch competitions for young and adult entrepreneurs, mini-accelerator, lunch with top tech leaders, emerging technology career fair, themed networking, a prestigious honors ceremony for accomplished tech professionals and much much more iBTechCon2019 invites families to become an “Ignited Black Tech Family.”

iBTechCon2019 goal is to increase tech exposure for Black families through a family unit approach with professional and innovative methods. With that in mind we have crafted a culturally stimulating and technological engaging program that involves tech’s finest educational, business, political and communities.

Featured technologies: Blockchain, FinTech, Healthcare IT, Energy, Entertainment, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Gaming, Cryptocurrency. Cloud Services, Cybersecurity, Machine Learning, Big Data, Data Analytics, ERP management, Intermediate Coding, Advanced Coding, BioTech, Automation, Mechanical engineering, Advanced Robotics, Unmanned Systems Demo, SAAS, CleanTech, System Engineering, Industry Insight.

CFP Description

We look forward to your proposals for presentations and workshops that focus on one or more of the following topics:

Tech & Entrepreneurship iBTechCon2019 seeks to provide sessions that focus on helping startups and small businesses grow. Discussions can include the following: Marketing, Prototyping, Patents & Trademarks, Grants, Franchising & Licensing, Investing, Seed Rounds, Accelerators, Incubators, Supplier Diversity, Private and Public Sector Contracting, Venture Capital, Pitch Development, Business Entities, Accounting & Banking, Insurance, etc.

Your Career in Tech Part of iBTechCon2019’s mission is to increase the participation of black families in tech. We are looking for discussions that provide insight on gaining employment in a technical field. Possible discussion topics tech career choices, Women in Tech, mentorship and navigating the corporate ladder, technical recruiter insight, personal branding, salary negotiation, startup/project teams, ERG Group development and insight, Increasing diversity in your startup or tech company. Traditional vs non traditional training programs, technical workforce overview, etc

Tech in Your Community In this area, we want to hear about ways technology has been applied to improve the quality of life in your community. This is also an opportunity to let conference attendees know about unsung heroes in their communities that are using technology to advance the interests of African Americans. Possible discussion may include - Community outreach, youth outreach, elderly outreach, women outreach, civic hackathons, public safety, Education improvement, workforce development, tech for civic and gov applications.

Emerging Innovation iBTechCon2019 wants to invite the high tech and very tech savvy community. We are seeking technical insight and engineering discussion on the following topics - Blockchain, FinTech, Healthcare IT, Energy, Entertainment, Artificial intelligence, Virtual Reality, Gaming, Cryptocurrency. Cloud Services, Cybersecurity, Machine Learning, Big Data, Data Analytics, ERP management, Intermediate Coding, Advanced Coding, Bio Tech, Automation, Mechanical Engineering, Advanced Robotics, Unmanned Systems Demo, SAAS, Clean tech, System Engineering, Industry Insight.

Media Arts, Entertainment & Technology iBTechCon2019 is seeking to develop a vigorous entertainment, media, arts, and technology track. We are looking for healthy discussions, workshops, and demos on the following topics – Entertainment, Movies, Music, Gaming, VR/AR, Social Media, Web Design, UX/UI, sound engineering demos, Web Design Software Demo, Ad Tech, Sports Tech, etc.

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