Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 10/13/2010 (BDPA Chicago)

Chicago First Black Inventors/Entrepreneurs Organization 2nd Annual Conference. Chicago First Black Inventors/Entrepreneurs Organization will hold its 2nd Annual Conference in Chicago on Saturday, October 23, 2010 ... This year's conference entitled "Innovation, Patents & Profits: Licensing Your Dreams" promises to be a day full of valuable and thought provoking information featuring Planet Eureka – A Market Analysis & Business Simulation Workshop ($2,000 value) and two panels of innovation experts discussing ‘Protecting and Developing Your Idea and Licensing Your Dream.' ... Sponsors for this event are Wrigley, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago Innovation Awards and BDPA.

Read the full press release.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Joe's Blog, 10/11/2010 (Sally McNamara)

BDPA Philadelphia's Annual Recruiter's Roundtable. This event is free, but space is limited to 70 attendees. They are looking for college juniors and seniors in the IT profession. There will be 12 company representatives who will be sitting at round tables to provide more personal networking before and after the panel. There will be eight IT Managers/HR Recruiters on the panel who will answer my targeted questions.

See full blog post here.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

YouTube, BDPA Chicago (10/10/2010)

BDPA Chicago 2011 Awards Gala. BDPA Chicago chapter will be recognizing five CIOs for their outstanding leadership in the field of Information Technology.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Diversity/Careers Magazine, 10/1/2010 (Jesse Bemley, Yvette Graham, Milt Haynes, Judaea Lane)

BDPA Stresses Access at National Conference.  National Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) returned to its Philadelphia roots in late July for its thirty-second annual national conference. The society was founded in Philadelphia, PA in 1975, and had its first national conference in 1979 in Washington, DC. This is the sixth conference since then held in Philadelphia, the "city of brotherly love and sisterly affection," which also offers convenient access to eastern U.S. IT venues.

Read the rest of the Diversity/Careers magazine article here.