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North Texas Black Tech Symposium

June 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - June 17, 2021 @ 9:30 pm

The tech world is invited … The event is free to attend. REGISTER TODAY. Pick which sessions, keynotes an workshops to attend.

Join us for the inaugural North Texas Black Tech symposium – a 3-day virtual event – highlighting the best Black tech talent in North Texas. We feature keynote speakers from leading industries / companies in the area, and within the Black technology community.

http:/blacktechsymposium.biz. REGISTER The event is Virtual.

The Symposium is supported by a growing list of participating organizations including:
– IBM Black Employee Resource Group
– American Airlines Black Professional Network
– International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals – Texas
– National Society of Black Engineers – DFW
– Black Girls Drone
… and many more

Hiring and recruiting sponsors are signing-up and will be looking for top tech talent, nationwide.

We lead-off with CIO Christopher Nchopa-Ayafor of Tarrant County and CISO Michael Anderson of Dallas County, who collectively hire, influence and buy products & services across the largest tech pool in the Metroplex. We have three luncheon keynotes, along with a dynamic closing presentation.

Check-out our growing list of 45 concurrent sessions on relevant tech trends in cybersecurity, software development, engineering, infrastructure, career development, getting into tech, women in tech, social justice, and on tech entrepreneurship.

We have 3 evening workshops: 1) Succeeding in corporate as a Black professional in America, 2) The value of career coaches, 3) Determining your venture’s funding strategy.

Enjoy comedy and participate in real-talk on racism in tech form the salt and pepper team, Imperfect Allies.

We just added a Special Keynote, of Bobbi Alexander, and her 40 year career all with IBM beginning as a Secretary and now in the role as World Wide Data Center Facilities Senior Manager. Amazing!

We welcome the curious of tech to learn. Network and be inspired. Understand how to navigate past adversity. Of course, the Symposium is open to everyone.

Also, hear from the important Allies who are intentional about their efforts to increase the representation and participation of Blacks in tech.

If you are in or going to be in North Texas, we have an in person, private (open bar, open food) Monday, night professional mixer. American Airlines is bringing the DJ. If you are a dues-paying BUiLT member, you can attend the mixer for free. https://builtinternational.org/join-today/#exclusivebenefits

Sponsors … come network with us to find the best tech talent to join your enterprises. Or maybe you want a new audience to sell your products and goods. Either way, join BUiLT North Texas to help you achieve your business goals.

Be a part of the inclusive tech workforce of today and the future.