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BITE-CON 2024

BITE-CON 2024 will engage, educate, and expose the Black and Brown community to emerging and innovative technologies!!!

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BITE-CON 2024
BITE-CON 2024

Apr 25, 2024, 9:00 AM – Apr 26, 2024, 6:00 PM

Miami, 315 NE 2nd Ave building 8 5th floor, Miami, FL 33132, USA

About the event

BITE-CON 2024 Conference Agenda

DAY 1 – Thursday, April 25th

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM - Check-in

9:35 AM — 10:05 AM - Opening Keynote Speaker with Dr. Marcus Bright

10:05 AM – 10:45 AM - Fireside Chat with Kyle Hurst and Kevin Michael, Invizio

10:50 AM – 11:35 AM - Breakout Sessions

11:40 AM – 12:20 PM -  Panel:  How can AI diversify and expand the talent pool and workforce of BIPOC professionals and experts?

  • Moderator - Keisha Ebbesen
  • Panelists - Delphine Mico-Umutesi, Micah Berkley, Raamel Mitchell, Cyrus Harbin

12:25 PM – 1:15 PM - Lunch/Networking & BITE-CON marketplace

1:20 PM – 2:00 PM - Panel:  Women, Wealth, Legacy and Innovation

  • Moderator: Kwamara Thompson
  • Panelists: Ashley Michelle Miller, Vivian Olodun, Jessica Santana, Kimba Williams

2:05 PM – 2:50 PM - Breakout Sessions

2:55 PM - 3:35 PM - Panel:  How can Web3 create opportunities for underrepresented communities?

  • Moderator: Zachary Johnson
  • Panelists: Alana Whitaker, Jorge Cortes, Denise Mendez, Sharonda Davis

3:40 PM – 4:20 PM - BITE-CON Metaverse powered by STEM City Bernard Key

4:25 PM – 5:05 PM - Panel:  Empowering Black Talent: Strategies for Success in Tech (with Blacks At Microsoft Florida ERG members)

  • Moderator - Corey Morris
  • Panelists - Whitney Lubin, Diallo Noel, Jasmine Hoegh, Courtney Legget

5:10 PM – 5:15 PM - Announcements/End Day 1 Conference

6pm - Founders Live BITE-CON Edition Pitch Competition at PS Social

DAY 2 – Friday, April 26th

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM - Check-in

9:35 AM – 10:05 AM - Presentation:  The Rise of Employee AIs (Stefano Gulbalis)

10:05 AM - 10:45 AM - Fireside Chat with Michael Butler from Miami Herald

10:50 AM - 11:35 AM - Breakout Sessions

11:40 AM – 12:20 PM - Panel:  The Future of Gaming and Esports (Moderator -

Jeff Noel)

  • Moderator - Jeff Noel
  • Panelists - Antontio Thomas (student), Tyler and Taylor Morgan, Darrell Booker

12:20 PM – 1:15 PM - Lunch/Networking & BITE-CON Marketplace

1:20 PM – 1:50 PM - Panel:  Yeah, Art! Immersive Technologies in Education

  • Moderator - Denise Mendez
  • Panelist - Ja Ronn Thompson, Rodolfo Peraza, Max Ringelheim, Courtney Kambobe, Jasmine Maze

1:55 PM – 2:40 PM – Breakout Sessions

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM - Robot Performance

3:30 PM – 4:10 PM - Panel:  Artificial Intelligence - Intellectual Property Rights, Ethics, Privacy and Data Protection Legal Panel

  • Moderator: Temante Leary
  • Panelists: Loreal Arscot, TerryAnn Howell, Ellis Keeter, Jesse Fenty, Chet Love

4:15 PM – 4:55 PM - Twitch DJ Set with DJ Hard Hittin Harry

5:00 PM – Closing Remarks/End Day 2 Conference - Jaylah/DJ Genesis

Thank yous - Temante and Kwamara

5-7 PM - Blacks at Microsoft Happy Hour at Red Rooster

7-10 PM - KhemFest Kickoff Party/BITE-CON Closeout Party at the Urban Downtown Miami

  • 8:15 PM - The Future is Black: Tesla Light Show at the Urban

Vendors:

  • Sirj Da Barber (mobile barber) both days 12-4pm
  • Emmette Alexander, chair massages

BITE-CON 2024 WILL:

- EDUCATE STUDENTS & ATTENDEES

on industry trends with a main goal of not

leaving anyone behind as it relates to

innovation, FinTech and Entertainment

advancements.

- PROVIDE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Esports Gaming Lounge, Music/Relax/Refresh

Area, Performances etc.

- PROVIDE NETWORK OF RESOURCES

and access to employers, investors, founders,

decision makers, leaders.

- PROVIDE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

through out the workforce and career development

opportunities while connecting students

and tech interested career change

employees to employers and industry

professionals.

- PROVIDE NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

by connecting with other Black and minority 

entrepreneurs, founders, investors and community/corporate leaders.

FOCUS:

The focus of the conference is to curate educational events and awareness around Web 3.0, NFTs, the Metaverse, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and eSports to the Black and Brown community.

MISSION:

To foster collaborative educational immersive

experiences between established leadership and

the next generation of tech talent leading to high

tech transfer and trade skills development.

OUR GOAL:

The goal of BITECON is to highlight the accelerated

growth of Web 3.0, creating a global world focus on

ecommerce, how the workforce has changed, and what our new human + technology world will unfold.

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