BLACK TECH NOLA
JULY 1ST - 3RD 2019 - NEW ORLEANS
Black Tech NOLA, July 1-3, 2019 in New Orleans, Essence Festival Week! Connect with techies, innovators, founders and investors from across the country.
MONDAY JULY 1ST
NOLA TECH 30 KICK-OFF (NIGHT)
Exclusive VIP Honoree Mixer recognizing 30 Black professionals changing the game in tech in the Greater New Orleans Area. Early bird registrations will get a special all access pass to the premier event celebrating top leaders in tech. Limited tickets available. Presented by Microsoft.
TUESDAY JULY 2ND
INVESTING IN EQUITY (MORNING)
Funders and investors will have an open and honest conversation about what it will take to close the gap in technology. Main stage will include talks and a panel on race, diversity, inclusion and equity and their complexities in connection to funding, hiring and access to resources.
BUILDING THE TECH PIPELINE (AFTERNOON)
As the fastest growing tech hub in the country, we must ensure that we have a strong talent pipeline to fill the incoming jobs, while also investing in startups as job creators. Speakers will examine the importance of early childhood to adult education technology programs.
WEDNESDAY JULY 3RD
OUR VOICE - OUR PLATFORM (MORNING)
Segment will spotlight founders making waves in media. Participants will hear from content creators and tech creatives of color who use innovative platforms to disrupt media.
POWER OF TECH (EVENING)
Panelists will discuss the impact technology makes in activism and grassroots efforts. Advocates from across the country will share strategies for engagement, advocacy and empowering disenfranchised communities.
NOLAVATE PITCH COMPETITION (TBD)
Early stage local tech startups will compete for a chance to win seed funds for their big idea. Stay tuned for more information.
Early bird tickets get access to two days of main stage talks, workshops and admission to the exclusive NOLA Tech 30 Honoree Mixer. All tickets purchased before May 1st are also entered into a drawing for a BRAND NEW Microsoft Surface Pro!
General Admission to July 2nd and 3rd Main stage talks, workshops and NOLAVATE Pitch Competition. General Admission sales end June 15th.
General Admission to July 2nd and 3rd Main stage talks, workshops and NOLAVATE Pitch Competition. Late Registration sales begin June 15th and end July 3rd.
One day pass good for General Admission to main stage, workshops and after hours events.
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Breakout sessions will include fire side chats, workshops, demos and opportunities to engage in deeper conversations on the themes from the main stage.
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