HBCU@SXSW SCHEDULE

March 9 -12. The road to HBCUSXSW18 is an adventure in itself. From an interactive student application campaign to sponsor procurement and custom event creation, there is not a dull moment. Once we are on the ground, the momentum continues with daily official panels, curated culinary events, 1-on-1 time between students and recruiters and VIP experiences for our host committee and their special guests.

SCHEDULE

 

MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017

STUDENT APPLICATIONS OPEN

THURSDAY, NOV. 30, 2017

STUDENT APPLICATIONS CLOSE

MONDAY, JAN. 1, 2018

HBCUSXSW18 COHORT SELECTED

FRIDAY MARCH 9
MAGGIE MAE’S
323 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

Comcast NBC Universal Day

07:00 – 11:00A
Student touch down

11:00A – 12:00P
Student check-in!

12:00P – 01:00P
Opening Student Luncheon (Private)

01:00P – 05:00P
Opening Session
Featuring presentations on navigating SXSW, high demand technology careers, high growth company building, and multi-generational wealth creation. Featured speakers include Janice Bryant Howroyd (Founder, ACT-1 Global), Brian Bracken (Founder, Kairos & $KRS), Yulkendy Valdez (Founder, Project 99), Pat Kirkland, (Founder, Pat Kirkland Leadership), Samson Williams (Cofounder, Axes & Eggs), Jamarlin Martin (Founder & CEO, Moguldom), Arif Gursel (Founder & CEO, Black TechUnion), Sheena Allen (Founder, Capway), Rodney Williams (Cofounder, Lisnr), Dave Parker (Founder, Six Month Startup), Alicia Jones (Financial Education & Coach, Journey To Wealth), Berto Horne (Founder, The Perfect Gentlemen) and more.
Rooftop Deck

05:00P – 07:00P
HBCU@SXSW Student Badgeup Excursion
Austin Convention Center

07:00P – 09:00P
Comcast Opening Reception + Book Signing
Heroes Wanted Fireside Chat + Book Signing featuring: Rodney Bullard (Vice President, Chick-fil-A Foundation) + Wayne G. Davis (SVP, Human Resources, Technology + Product, Comcast) + Rodney Sampson, (Executive Chairman & CEO, Opportunity Hub), Daron K. Roberts (Founding Director, Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation, University of Texas)
Rooftop Deck

09:00P – 11:00P
Twitter Dinner Party (Private)
Gibson Room

10:00P – 02:00A
Welcome to HBCU@SXSW Opening Party featuring DJ SCREAM
powered by VIBE HEAVY, Hoodrich Entertainment & Black TechUnion
Rooftop Deck

SATURDAY, MARCH 10
JW MARRIOTT
110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

Capital One Day

08:00A – 09:00A
HBCU@SXSW Recruitment Mentorship Breakfast
Salons 1 & 2

09:30 – 06:00P
HBCU@SXSW Talent Lounge
Salons 1 & 2

09.30A – 06:00P
Official SXSW Sessions:
Solutions for Hiring Top Minority Tech Talent – 9.30A – 10.30A
Racking the Racial Bias in Artificial Intelligence – 9:30A – 10:30A
Building Safe Workspaces for Millennials 
of Color – 11.00A – 12.00P
Blacks on the Blockchain – 12:30A – 1:30P
Black Entrepreneurship Beyond Music and Sports – 3.30P – 4.30P
Trap Goes Tech: A Cade Study – 5.00P – 6.00P

Salons 3 & 4

12:00P – 1:00P
MailChimp HBCU@SXSW Student Luncheon
Salons 1 & 2

02:00P – 03:00P
Snapchat HBCU@SXSW Lens Studio
Salons 1 & 2

02:00P – 03:00P
Ta-Nehisa Coates Keynote
Austin Convention Center

03:30P – 05:30P
Elevating Blacks In Tech
Panel + Reception
Capital One House

07:00 P – 10:00P
4th Annual Inclusive Innovators, Investors & Influencers Reception & Dinner
Powered by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative + ConnXus
Salons 1 & 2
Invitation Required

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 11
MAGGIE MAE’S
323 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

MailChimp + Chick-fil-a Day


09:00A – 10:00A
Kimetic Yoga
Clubroom

09:00A – 10:00P
HBCU@SXSW Talent Lounge
Pub

10:00A – 11:30A
HBCU@SXSW Recruitment Mentorship Breakfast
Clubroom

11:00A – 01:00P
Mentors + Mimosas : Founders Edition (21+)
Presented in part by MOGULDOM, Black TechUnion, Black & Brown Founders & Alice
Pub

12:00P – 1:30P
Facebook + Oculus Experience
Clubroom

02:00P – 03:30P
Google HBCU@SXSW Experience
Clubroom

04:00P – 06:00P
Kingonomics Book Signing + Surprise Fireside Chat
Clubroom

06:00P – 10:00P
Blockchain Meetup
Clubroom

10:00P – 02:00AM
Official Ecosystem Wealth App Launch Party featuring Young Guru
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