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PRESS RELEASE: Urban Tech Weekend: Innovation, IT Resources & STEM Focused Event…

Houston is poised as host city of the 6th Annual Urban Tech Weekend. The event will be held Thursday through Saturday, September 25-27, 2014, at the Wyndham Houston Energy Corridor.

Annually, the event attracts thought-leaders from across the country for an intensive three days of workshops and collaboration, a research and technology symposium, high-tech vendor expo and recruitment fair, certification training and countless networking opportunities.

More than 40 dynamic speakers, entrepreneurs, industry experts and panelists from over 20 states will convene in Houston to attendees to dialogue and offer solutions to bridging the digital divide, address the underrepresentation of African Americans and other minorities in IT, Tech careers and silicone valley and work collectively on solutions to close the equity gaps and eliminate barriers to entry in silicone valley and beyond… Click here to read more on

National Black Information Technology Leadership Organization Announces Urban Technology Weekend 2014 and Call for Speakers

HOUSTON (May 28, 2014) — The National Black Information Technology Leadership Organization (NBITLO) today announced that speaking proposals are now being accepted for the NBITLO Urban Technology Weekend 2014 (Urban Tech Weekend), September 24-27, 2014, at the Wyndham Houston West Energy Corridor, 14703 Park Row, Houston, TX 77079. In addition to being the nation’s premier urban technology thought leadership forum, and STEM development summit, Urban Tech Weekend offers unparalleled educational and professional development opportunities to help bridge the diversity gap in STEM related career fields.

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