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BlackTech Weekend KC 2019

Friday, November 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm • Organized By Eventbrite
1 Memorial Dr, Kansas City, MO 64198


Featured in Black Enterprise, Forbes, Huffington Post Entrepreneur Magazine, our Must-Attend National Tech tour is coming to Kansas City to connect Black entrepreneurs, and techies to network as well as share resources around funding, the future of work, skills training and building Black innovation ecosystems.

We are bringing a curated group of national experts to share their knowledge on what it takes to launch and grow your startup city. These people do the work, build the spaces, and create the communities that are inspiring change for entrepreneurs and innovators of color.

You do not want to miss this opportunity! Speakers will be announced on September 23rd!

BlackTech Weekend Kansas City Schedule:

  • Doors open - 10:00 am
  • Opening keynote fireside chat - 10:30 am
  • 2nd keynote fireside chat - 10:45 am
  • Networking lunch - 11:00 am
  • "Secure the Bag" panels on tech jobs, securing funding, skills training & funding for ecosystem - 12 pm
  • Break - 2:10 pm
  • Masterclass breakout sessions - 2:30 pm
  • Closing remarks from Felecia Hatcher - 3:45 pm
  • Networking & book signing - 4:00 pm
  • Event ends - 5:00 pm
Denayja Reese
(415) 400-6492
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The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Dr
Kansas City, MO 64198
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