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Black Professionals In Technology Launch Event

Black Professionals In Technology Network

Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

Black Professionals In Technology Launch Event

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Jan 12, 2018 CA$20.00 CA$2.03
Regular Not Started CA$25.00 CA$2.39

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Join us for the Black Professionals in Technology Network (BPTN) launch event.

This event will provide an exceptional opportunity for black professionals in technology to network with Senior Executives in the industry.

 

 

Agenda:

 

6:30pm: Registration and Networking

 


 

 

6:50: Welcome Address 


 

Lekan Olawoye (Lead Executive - Studio Y, Mars Discovery District. Founder, BPTN)

   

Brandon Sewell (Canadian Lead, Black Inclusion Group, LinkedIn)

 

 


 

 

7:00pm: Keynote: Industry trends

Krista Jones  (Managing Director, Work & Learning, Mars Discovery District)

 


 

7:30pm: Panel discussion: Skills & Mentorship for Success in Tech

 

Learn about the skills required to advance in the technology industry, practical ways of building your personal brand, and how to effectively secure strong mentors and executive sponsorship. 


Chioma Ifeanyi-Okoro (Co-founder, My African Corner) - Moderator 
Jonathan Lister (VP of Sales Solutions and Country Manager, Canada, LinkedIn)

 

 

Mark Beckles (Senior Director, Youth Strategy and Innovation, RBC Corporate Citizenship)
Cher Jones (Personal Branding Business Coach, Socially Active)

 


 

8:00pm: Seated conversations with senior leaders in the technology industry

 


 

8:30pm: Open Networking 

 


 

9:00pm: Close

  


 

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LinkedIn Canada
250 Yonge St #2500
Toronto, ON M5B 2L7
Canada

Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)


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Black Professionals In Technology Network

Black Professionals in Technology Network (BPTN) is a platform designed to support the advancement of Black professionals in the Canadian Technology Industry.

 

BPTN bridges the talent gap in the industry by providing Black developers, engineers, sales and marketing professionals with access to senior executive sponsorship, industry training and a strong peer network to support their growth and development. 

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