Agenda

Agenda

time iconJuly 16, 2024 09:00 am

Black Tech Week Opening Breakfast Powered by JobsOhio

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Kimm Lauterbach
President & CEO at Regional Economic

2nd Floor
time iconJuly 16, 2024 10:00 am

Failing Up

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Stacy Spikes
MoviePass

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Alexis Alston
Partner at Lightship Capital

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 16, 2024 10:00 am

Transitions to UX

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Rebekah Gordon
JPMorgan Private Bank

Green Room
time iconJuly 16, 2024 11:00 am

Developing Your Personal Brand

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Kyle Inskeep
Local 12

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Damien Hooper-Campbell
StockX

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 16, 2024 11:00 am

No Code Building

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Sydney Davis
NixCode Pros

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 16, 2024 11:00 am

Non Traditional Tech Roles

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Brian Hill
YouTube

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Brian Hill
YouTube

Green Room
time iconJuly 16, 2024 11:00 am

Cincinnati Art Museum: The Culture (11 - 5)

Cincinnati Art Museum: The Culture
time iconJuly 16, 2024 12:00 pm

LUNCH - Fueled by GE Aerospace

Food Trucks
time iconJuly 16, 2024 12:00 pm

Biz Dev Day

21 C- Main Lobby
time iconJuly 16, 2024 01:00 pm

Elevating your Personal Brand with LinkedIn

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Mitchell Phelps
LinkedIn

Green Room
time iconJuly 16, 2024 01:00 pm

From the Court to the Cap Table

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Danny Green
GreenLight Venture Partners

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Amjed Osman
GreenLight Venture Partners

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 16, 2024 01:00 pm

What it Takes to Scale: Navigating (in)organic Growth Challenges

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Curtis Holis
Minority Business Accelerator

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Ebow Vroom
Hyur Staffing

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Sean Rugless
The Katalyst Group

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Destini Brodi
Minority Business Accelerator

Jason - Kaplan Theater

time iconJuly 16, 2024 02:00 pm

Raising A Fund

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Sandra M. Moore
Advantage Capital

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Sydney Thomas
Symphonic Capital

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 16, 2024 02:00 pm

Getting Philanthropic Dollars

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B. Michelle Williams
MassChallege

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 16, 2024 02:00 pm

Advocate for Yourself

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Jadejha Edwards
Decoded Dreams and Your Tech Tutor

Fifth Third Theatre
time iconJuly 16, 2024 02:00 pm

Achieving Optimal Health Outcomes in Black Children: The Role of Virtual Reality

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Lori Crosby, PsyD
Cincinnati Children's logo Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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Courtney A. Gilliam, MD
Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine

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Joe Real MD, MEd
Attending Physician, Pediatric Primary Care Center at Cincinnati Children's

Green Room
time iconJuly 16, 2024 03:00 pm

The Power of Entrepreneurship: How Entrepreneurship can Change your Life

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Brian Brackeen
Lightship Anchor

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Bishop TD Jakes

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Michael Philips
TD Enterprises

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 16, 2024 03:00 pm

Using Psychology to Design Better Products and Services

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Nick Di Stefano
Nick & Scratch

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 16, 2024 03:00 pm

Mental Health in Tech

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Ashley Gray
1N5

Green Room
time iconJuly 16, 2024 03:00 pm

Product Lifecycle

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Charles Dean
TQL

Fifth Third Theatre
time iconJuly 16, 2024 04:00 pm

AI - Staying the Course

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Jean Pierre Vertil
Gaya

Fifth Third Theatre
time iconJuly 16, 2024 04:00 pm

Moviepass, Moviecrash Screening

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 16, 2024 05:00 pm

Mainstreet Ventures Celebration

Woodward Theatre
time iconJuly 16, 2024 05:00 pm

Official Black Tech Week Opening Reception Powered by Frost Brown Todd (5-7)

Backstage Event Center | 625 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
time iconJuly 16, 2024 07:00 pm

Tacos and Tequila @ Mecca (7-10)

Mecca | 1429 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
time iconJuly 17, 2024 10:00 am

Future of Communication with AI Clones

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Helen Todd
Creativity Squared

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 17, 2024 10:00 am

Journey to Raising $5M

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Don Ward
Laundris Autonomous Inventory Management

Fifth Third Theatre
time iconJuly 17, 2024 10:00 am

Medical Device Equity

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Aja Hardy
Guided Direction

Green Room
time iconJuly 17, 2024 11:00 am

Building Your Business Presented by JobsOhio and REDI Cincinnati: Learn How Founders are Thriving in Ohio

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Keena Smith
CEO of The Women's Center for Economic Opportunity

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Sylvia Brownlee
CEO of Skin by Brownlee & Co

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Cynthia Booth
CEO of Emerge Manufacturing

Fifth Third Theatre
time iconJuly 17, 2024 11:00 am

How to Generate Customer Demand

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Shauna Smith
The Knot Worldwide

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MoShai Gibbs
Microsoft

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 17, 2024 11:00 am

Legal Implications of Leveraging AI

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Derrick Maultsby Jr.
Frost Brown Todd LLP

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 17, 2024 11:00 am

Cincinnati Art Museum: The Culture (11 - 5)

time iconJuly 17, 2024 12:00 pm

Food Truck Lunch Fueled by GE

7th Street
time iconJuly 17, 2024 01:00 pm

Scaling in Retail

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Alana Hinkston
1863 Ventures

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Anna Cobb
Rejuvenation

Fifth Third Theatre
time iconJuly 17, 2024 01:00 pm

AI Storytelling

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Willie Hatcher
AI Storyteller | Comedian | Showrunner | Creator of BBL Drizzy

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Kyle Inskeep
Local 12

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 17, 2024 02:00 pm

Scaling a $10M Startup

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Jonathan J. Mentor
Successment LLC

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Margaret Ntambi
RareBreed Ventures

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 17, 2024 02:00 pm

Learning to Code

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Stephanie Muhammad
OURONN

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 17, 2024 01:00 pm

Strategic Habit Building

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Dianna Moore
Moore Joy Group

The Green
time iconJuly 17, 2024 02:00 pm

AI In the Creator Economy + Media

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Mark Fleming
Passbook Cartel

Green Room
time iconJuly 17, 2024 03:00 pm

Financial Modeling - Getting to the First $1M

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Rodney Walton
ThinkMODA

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 17, 2024 03:00 pm

Google Analytics

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Lindsay Sims
Grow with Google

Green Room
time iconJuly 17, 2024 03:00 pm

Reclaiming our Revolution: The Importance of Black Owned Media

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Munson Steed
CEO Rolling Out

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Greg Watkins
Founder of AllHipHop.com

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Vanessa Misoon
Director of Communications at Lightship

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 17, 2024 04:00 pm

From PhD to CEO, The Growing Trend of Journeys from the Lab to the "C" Suite

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Dr. Tiffany St. Bernard
SOCAi

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Michael Blake
Founder & CEO of Atlas Strategy Group

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Dr. Erwin Gianchandani
National Science Foundation

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Brennon Marcano
CEO of The National GEM Consortium

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Tonya Jackson
Chief People Officer at Lexmark

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 17, 2024 04:00 pm

Finding Funding in Non Traditional Markets

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Lisa-Marie Pierre
Founder Forward

Green Room
time iconJuly 17, 2024 05:00 pm

Create. Innovate. Celebrate. You. Reception presented by JobsOhio (5-8)

Backstage Event Center

Join us for the networking event on July 17 at 5 p.m., where you’ll meet Team Ohio and our supportive ecosystem, which is focused on helping founders grow their businesses in Ohio. Onsite experiences include a hands-on Plant & Sip Experience, exclusive tastings of Makers Mark and Penelope Bourbon, dance to the beats of DJ LEEK, and personalize your own luggage tag or koozie at our customization station.


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time iconJuly 17, 2024 05:00 pm

Origin Screening: Presented by Greater Cincinnati Foundation

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 17, 2024 05:00 pm

Vino & Vibes, hosted by Black Ops VC at Nostalgia Wine & Jazz Lounge (5-9)

After a full day of conference sessions, join Black Ops VC for Vino & Vibes, a chance to uncork, unwind, and connect. Catch up with old friends or make some new ones. Sips from the cellar, sounds by DJ Graffiti, vibes from us all.


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time iconJuly 17, 2024 07:00 pm

Networking & Game Night @ REVEL Powered by Amazon (7-10)

Revel OTR Urban Winery | 111 E 12th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Revel OTR Urban Winery111 E 12th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

time iconJuly 17, 2024 06:00 pm

Networking Happy Hour - getWITit Cincinnati (6-8)

Creatives on Call | 4420 Cooper Rd. Suite 140, Cincinnati OH 45242
time iconJuly 17, 2024 06:00 pm

Black Venture Summit Preview Mixer @ The Kinley Cincinnati

Join us for a night of networking and mingling with fellow investors at the Kinley Cincinnati Downtown, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel. This in-person event is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the upcoming Black Venture Summit!


Black Venture Summit is Build In Tulsa's premier invite-only event that builds connections between emerging black talent in venture capital and potential funders.


Kinley Cincinnati Downtown, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

636 Race Street Cincinnati, OH 45202

time iconJuly 17, 2024 07:00 pm

Summer Launch Party & Live Music Performance @ Contemporary Arts Center

Nothing screams tech like a Summer Launch Party. Join us for an extraordinary night where creativity meets innovation at Cincinnati's Contemporary Art Center. Red Light Jazz Room, in collaboration with holm.site, presents a one-of-a-kind celebration during Black Tech Week 2024.

Highlights:
Groove to BLK ODYSSY's soul-stirring live performance


Discover holm.site - revolutionizing website creation and experiences for creatives and entrepreneurs
Immerse yourself in stunning art exhibits
Network with founders, investors, and artists
Enjoy a cash bar and delicious food vendors
Enter in for a chance to win a complimentary holm.site website
Dive into an elevated social experience, witness the power of holm.site, explore the galleries and exhibits and enjoy a night you won't soon forget. 

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time iconJuly 18, 2024 10:00 am

Collaborative Intelligence: Crafting Multi-Agent Applications with CrewAI

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Patrick Bentley
Google Cloud

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 18, 2024 10:00 am

Office Hours- VC Matchmaking

21 C- Main Lobby
time iconJuly 18, 2024 11:00 am

Cincinnati Art Museum: The Culture (11 - 8)

Cincinnati Art Museum: The Culture
time iconJuly 18, 2024 11:00 am

Power of Storytelling

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Ava DuVernay
Array

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Candice Matthews Brackeen
CEO of Lightship Foundation

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 18, 2024 12:00 pm

Food Truck Lunch Fueled by GE Aerospace

7th Street
time iconJuly 18, 2024 01:00 pm

Find your Genius

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Felecia Hatcher
BLACK AMBITION PRIZE

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Raquel Robinson
Director of Marketing at Lightship

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 18, 2024 01:00 pm

Technical Project Management

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Kendra Abney
PM Mindset

Fifth Third Theatre
time iconJuly 18, 2024 02:00 pm

Banking on Tech: How Fifth Third Navigates Build, Partner, Buy

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Adam Steenhard
VP, Go-To-Market Strategy and Enablement at Fifth Third

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Ethan Barteck
Senior Analyst at Fifth Third Ventures

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James Love
SVP of Lean Design

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Zhané Broomfield
Assistant Marketing Manager at Fifth Third

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 18, 2024 02:00 pm

Safeguarding Privacy in the Age of AI: Tackling Challenges with LLMs

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Tushar Kulkarni
Big Kitty Labs

Fifth Third Theatre
time iconJuly 18, 2024 02:00 pm

The Perfect Roster

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Chris Evans
CEO of CE Enterprises

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Brittany Jones
CMO of CE Enterprises

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 18, 2024 03:00 pm

How to Raise Billions: Presented by Lightship Capital - Anchor Fund

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Brian Brackeen
Lightship Anchor

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Linda Jordan
The Jordan Group

P&G Hall
time iconJuly 18, 2024 03:00 pm

Design and Leadership

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Terell Cobb
Microsoft

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 18, 2024 03:00 pm

Scaling a Remote Workforce

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Yemi Adewunmi
Plural

Fifth Third Theatre
time iconJuly 18, 2024 04:00 pm

Funder Founder Happy Hour @ Frost Brown Todd office

Frost Brown Todd Office
time iconJuly 18, 2024 04:00 pm

Ethical AI: Navigating the Future

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Yvette Schmitter
PwC

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Nicole Alexander
New York University / Meta

Jarson - Kaplan Theatre
time iconJuly 18, 2024 05:00 pm

AI Rap Battle

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Hajj Flemings
AI Battle

Jarson-Kaplan Theatre

time iconJuly 18, 2024 06:00 pm

Official BTW Closing Ceremony powered by Visit Cincy (6-8)

Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center
time iconJuly 18, 2024 07:00 pm

Farewell Mixer @ Baru (7-10)

Baru
time iconJuly 18, 2024 08:00 pm

Black In Tech R&B Lounge Powered by Build in Tulsa

Welcome to the Black In Tech R&B Lounge event happening at Nostalgia Wine & Jazz Lounge! Get ready to groove to the smooth sounds of R&B music while connecting with fellow tech enthusiasts.

Join us for a night of networking, music, and good vibes. This in-person event is the perfect opportunity to unwind, relax, and celebrate a successful Black Tech Week. Don't miss out on this unique experience!

time iconJuly 19, 2024 11:00 am

Cincinnati Art Museum: The Culture

Cincinnati Art Museum: The Culture