BDPA Meet + Greet (2020 BDPA-STL)

A Leading Community Tech-Inclusion Conference Returns—BDPACON22 heads to Atlanta

ATLANTA—One of the nation’s leading technology inclusion conferences is back and in-person from Thursday, August 18, 2022, through Saturday, August 20, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s 44th annual BDPA Technology Conference (BDPACON22) and Career Expo theme is “Honoring our … Continue reading A Leading Community Tech-Inclusion Conference Returns—BDPACON22 heads to Atlanta

White House

The White House on U.S. Senate’s Passage of the CHIPS and Science Act

WASHINGTON—Today the Senate passed an historic bill that will lower costs and create jobs.  As Americans are worried about the state of the economy and the cost of living, the CHIPS bill is one answer: it will accelerate the manufacturing of … Continue reading The White House on U.S. Senate’s Passage of the CHIPS and Science Act

Byron Allen

Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group Acquires Black News Channel for $11 Million

LOS ANGELES—Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group (AMG) is proud to announce that the Northern District of Florida, Tallahassee Division of the United States Bankruptcy Court, (Case No. 4:22-bk-40087-KKS) issued an order approving the sale of “substantially all of” Black News Channel (BNC) “assets free and … Continue reading Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group Acquires Black News Channel for $11 Million

NIST

NCCoE Announces Technology Collaborators for the Migration to Post-Quantum Cryptography Project 

Gaithersburg, MD—The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will be joined by the following technology collaborators in the Migration to Post-Quantum Cryptography  Project:  Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS)  Cisco Systems, Inc.  Cryptosense SA  Crypto4A Technologies, Inc.  InfoSec Global  ISARA Corporation  … Continue reading NCCoE Announces Technology Collaborators for the Migration to Post-Quantum Cryptography Project 

ITSMF's Carl Williams

ITSMF Founding Member and Chair Emeritus Carl Williams passes away at 84

DURHAM, NC—Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) Founding Member and Chair Emeritus Mr. Carl Chanson Williams passed away at the age of 84, on July 2, 2022. Mr. Williams of Durham, North Carolina, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. With a … Continue reading ITSMF Founding Member and Chair Emeritus Carl Williams passes away at 84

BTW22

Black Tech Week Announces 2022 Conference Calendar for Event in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, OH—Black Tech Week, the inclusion focused tech ecosystem-building festival, announced the events schedule for its 2022 conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. The annual five-day event will run from July 18-22 and hold 60+ sessions—presenting 50+ tech influencers and minority innovation ecosystem builders as … Continue reading Black Tech Week Announces 2022 Conference Calendar for Event in Cincinnati

RoboJawn 2022

Robots Compete during RoboJawn as Philly Tech Week Returns

PHILADELPHIA — Robots take the field for their initial rounds of competition during RoboJawn ‘22. FIRST Tech Challenge RoboJawn is similar to an official tournament in many ways. Teams bring their robots and their Gracious Professionalism to compete in this … Continue reading Robots Compete during RoboJawn as Philly Tech Week Returns

High School Computer Competition (HSCC) Programs

State Legislative Bodies Advance Computer Science and Technology bills for High School Graduation and new Workforce STEM Requirements

NASHVILLE, TN—Tennessee’s General Assembly reconvened January 11, 2022 and on April 14, 2022 the Tennessee Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 2406 (SB 2406) requiring their Department of Education (DOE) to adopt standards for computer science education by the 2023-2024 school year. Under … Continue reading State Legislative Bodies Advance Computer Science and Technology bills for High School Graduation and new Workforce STEM Requirements

DISA

DISA Business Match Announced

FORT MEADE, MD—The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), in partnership with the Fort Meade Alliance, presents DISA Business Match, a full-day matchmaking event to connect small businesses with industry primes and DISA officials. The in-person event will take place on … Continue reading DISA Business Match Announced

White House OSTP

OSTP Policy Statement on the 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON (White House) — “The passage of the bipartisan appropriations bill that is now headed to the President’s desk gives fresh momentum to the urgent science and technology priorities of the Biden-Harris Administration,” said Dr. Alondra Nelson, who is performing the … Continue reading OSTP Policy Statement on the 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Bill