[DC] Thurs. Sept. 20, 2012: Hank Shocklee Talks Tech At Congressional Black Caucus 42nd Annual Legislative Conference

If you’re in the Washington, DC area don’t miss this very special session taking place at the Congressional Black Caucus 42nd Annual Legislative Conference this Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Rep. Henry C. “Hank” Johnson [D-GA] PRESENTS:
Beyond the Digital Divide: Capitalizing on the Technology Economy

This session will focus on ways that entrepreneurs can use technology to promote and foster business, as well as application development and integration in the business arena. Session leaders also will endeavor to examine the legal framework and opportunities that will enable attendees to see firsthand how they can use technology to promote a business or product.

Moderated By:

Jamal Simmons
Co-chair of the Internet Innovation Alliance and political commentator


Regiuel J. Days
Principal Technology Strategist Microsoft, US Public Sector

Malik Ducard
Google, Content Business Development

Kai Dupe
Founder of popular “Where Are the Blacks in Technology” blog

James Harris
n4md, Founder

Lateef Mtima
Professor of Law and Director, Institute for Intellectual Property and Social Justice, Howard University School of Law

Hank Shocklee
Music Producer, Industry Executive, Technology Activist and Founder of Public Enemy and the BOMB SQUAD and publisher of Shocklee.com

Aaron Smith
Senior Research Specialist, Pew Internet & American Life Project

Thursday, September 20, 2012
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 145-A, Washington Convention Center 801 Mount Vernon Place, N.W.

For more information check out the conference details, expo map and full schedule of events at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the ALC 2012 websites.

For additional events happening in the DC area this week, you an also check out the Insider’s Guide at The Fab Empire for receptions and parties happening during Congressional Black Caucus Week 2012.


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