Community Technology | Career Workshops & IT Showcase


Community Technology

Career Workshops & IT Showcase

June 4-5, 2010 Washington, D.C.



Major General
Ronnie D. Hawkins, Jr.

Dr. Brian Dennis

Dr. Charles Worrell
Our 35th Anniversary!
Vice Director

Defense Information
Systems Agency (DISA)
Principle Investigator

Lockheed Martin
Advanced Technology
Laboratories
 Chief Engineer
for the Financial Intelligence Portfolio

The Mitre Corporation
Call 1.800.727.BDPA (2372)
to participate in our
National BDPA
Technology Conference
Community Awards
 Luncheon
Keynote Speaker

STEM Opportunities and the new IT Workforce Panel
HSCC & IT Showcase
Opening Keynote Speaker
July 28-31, 2010
Philadelphia, PA
 

Bowie State University to Host Regional HSCC
 CNO to Keynote 35th Anniversary Gala
NBDPA Celebrates 35 Years | July 28-31 in Philadelphia, PA
Washington, D.C. - The 29th Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Admiral Gary Roughead, USN (left photo) will be our guest of honor and keynote speaker during our annual premiere event and 35th Anniversary of the National BDPA (NBDPA), formerly Black Data Processing Associates. This year's event will be held on July 31, 2010 at the Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Visit www.bdpa.org for sponsorships, registrations, and event invitation details or call 1.800.727.BDPA (2372). Select here for your complete article online in bdpatoday.

Industry Day and the Regional High School Computer Competition (HSCC) begins Friday, June 4th and 5th at the Washington Navy Yard and Bowie State University. Regional HSCC winners advance to the National HSCC finals in Philadelphia this July.  The Washington, D.C. Chapter's HSCC team Co-Captains (right photo) for 2010 are Francisco Nunez and TurKenya Herring. Each were chosen as the Chapter's Oracle Scholars in 2009. The Oracle Foundation (right photo) donated $50,000 in 2009 nationwide to qualified BDPA student members.
 
This week's Executive STEM Workforce Development Panel, begins at 1:30 PM and adjourns at 3:00 PM immediately following the Host Chapter's Community Awards luncheon.  Panelists will be addressing new IT careers, workforce challenges, various STEM programs, HBCU/MSI engagements, and cyber security opportunities for IT professionals, small businesses, and not-for-profit community organizations. This year's panel includes:  
  • Dr. Brian Dennis, Lockheed Martin (LMCO-ATL)
  • Rear Admiral Cecil Haney, United States Navy (N00X)
  • Dr. Caesar Jackson, National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Ms. Cynthia Miller, Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
This workshop is free for BDPA Members and open to the public, pre-registration is requested.   Professionals from all industries, college or graduate students, and guests are cordially invited to attend. Join or renew with a local BDPA Chapter, today.

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