01 Aug, 2019 - 03 Aug, 2019

Seats

700 - 1000 Youth and Adults

Speaker

32 Speakers

Hyatt Regency Atlanta

Keynote Speakers

Michael Palmer

VP Chief Information Security Officer at NFL

Meredith Harper

Chief Information Security Officer at Eli Lilly and Company

Kamau Bobb, PhD

Senior Director at Georgia Tech Constellations Center for Equity in Computing

Jewel Burks

Co-founder of Partpic, Team Lead at Amazon

Confirmed Speakers

Bianca Shelby

Digital Practice Delivery Manager at TEKSystems

Bobby Staten

Founder + Principal Solutions Architect at Appleseed Consulting

Calvin Nobles, PhD

Cybersecurity / Thought Leader / Cybersecurity Policy Fellow / Executive Management

Curtis Jenkins

Director, Governance and Enterprise Project Management Office at Solenis

DaNisha Malone

Business Intelligence Consultant & Developer at DB Best Technologies

Deja Lindsey

Data Analyst at Johnson & Johnson

Delden Fane

Managing Partner / Senior Consultant at BreadLine Consulting, LLC

Denola Burton

CEO and Founder at Enhanced DNA: Develop.Nuture.Achieve, LLC

Donnie Harper

Senior Vice President at Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Evan Bernard

Senior Data Analyst at Memorial Hermann Health System

Greg Malone

IT Director at Webster Univesity

Jason Grant

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Middlebury College

Jewel Burks

Co-founder of Partpic, Team Lead at Amazon

Kamau Bobb, PhD

Senior Director at Georgia Tech Constellations Center for Equity in Computing

Larry Quinlan

Global Chief Information Officer at Deloitte

Marie Antoinette Tichler

Marketing Director at BlockInterop

Martin Davis

CIO at Southern Company

Meredith Harper

Chief Information Security Officer at Eli Lilly and Company

Michael Palmer

VP Chief Information Security Officer at NFL

Mike Williams

SVP Global Infrastructure and IT Services at Career Builder

Rick Smith

Director Center of Excellence, Data Governance, & Process Excellence at SAP

Rodney Adams

Senior Managing Partner at R. H. Adams & Associates

Rupal Thanawala

Partner at Tenthpin Management Consultants

Ryan Wade

Data Analytics Consultant at Blue Horseshoe

Samuel Davis

IT Project Manager & Business Process Analyst at State of Ohio

Sonal Sheth Zahawri

Professional Speaker and Trainer at Tru You LLC

Timothy Butts

Strategic Advisor at TMC Innovation

Tye Hayes

Chief Technology Officer at City of Atlanta

William Bill Wade

Chief Information Security Officer at City of Atlanta

Conference Schedule

12:00
12:00 - 20:00 PM

Registration

18:00
18:00 -

Opening Reception

07:30
07:30 - 08:00 AM

Breakfast

08:00
08:00 - 09:15 AM

Opening Ceremony & Pep Rally

08:45
08:45 - 09:15 AM

Keynote - Meredith Harper

09:30
09:30 -

Workshops

10:45
10:45 - 11:45 AM

Workshops

12:00
12:00 -

Lunch - Grab and Go

12:15
12:15 -

Keynote

13:30
13:30 -

Workshops

14:45
14:45 -

Cybersecurity Panel Discussion

15:00
15:00 -

CIO Panel

19:30
19:30 -

Ladies Night

19:30
19:30 -

Men’s Night

07:30
07:30 - 08:00 AM

Breakfast

08:00
08:00 - 08:45 AM

Opening Ceremony- Friday

08:45
08:45 - 09:30 AM

Keynote - Michael Palmer

09:45
09:45 - 10:45 AM

Workshops

11:00
11:00 - 12:00 PM

Workshops

12:00
12:00 - 13:00 PM

Lunch - Grab and Go

12:00
12:00 - 18:00 PM

Technology Diversity Career Fair

13:30
13:30 - 14:30 PM

Workshops

14:45
14:45 - 15:45 PM

Workshops

16:00
16:00 - 17:15 PM

CTO Panel - Digital, Cloud and Beyond

17:30
17:30 - 18:30 PM

Tech Panel Reception

08:00
08:00 - 08:45 AM

“Wayne Hicks” Scholarship Breakfast

09:00
09:00 - 12:00 PM

BDPA Experience

12:15
12:15 -

Lunch

13:00
13:00 -

College Student Advisory Board

18:00
18:00 - 20:00 PM

Awards Gala

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2018 National Conference Recap

Experience the Future Now!

The 2018 National Conference was held in New Orleans, LA. Over 600 members ascended on the Crescent City and engaged in workshops for professional, college students and high schoolers.

Venue

BDPA Conference and Career Fair


The Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Regency

265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA

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