As technology continues to advance and shape our future, it’s inspiring to witness the increasing participation of diverse communities in its progress. Among them, the black community is making significant strides and setting the pace in the world of tech. Two notable black tech events, the Black Blockchain Summit and Afrotech Conference 2023, provide excellent platforms to showcase and celebrate this growth. These progressive black tech events bring together black innovators worldwide. Focusing on emerging trends, networking opportunities, and inclusivity within the tech industry.
Black Blockchain Summit
Taking place at the prestigious Howard University from September 21st to 23rd, 2023, the Black Blockchain Summit stands as a premier event promoting technological prowess in the black community. This interactive three-day conference plays host to a wealth of influential speakers, headlined by Alfred A. Edmond Jr., Executive Editor-at-Large for Black Enterprise, and Cameron Winklevoss, Co-Founder of Gemini.
This year, the summit celebrates its sixth anniversary under the empowering theme of “Peaceful Solutions to Violent World Problems.” You can secure your place in this seminal event by purchasing tickets at blackblockchainsummit.com.
Afrotech Conference 2023
Afrotech, the most significant black tech conference of the year, aims to connect over 20,000 global black tech innovators. It’s a blend of vibrant programming on emerging trends, networking opportunities with industry leaders, and discussions with top tech recruiters.
Originating in 2016, the Afrotech Conference has consistently grown over the years. The 2023 event will unfold from November 1st to November 5th at the Austin Convention Center. Distinguished speakers include Jonté Harrell, CFO & CRO at ZenLedger, and Alexandrea Morson, VP of Artificial Intelligence & Data and Innovation at Morgan Stanley.
For a detailed schedule, keep an eye on AFROTECH Conference’s social media or visit https://experience.afrotech.com for updates.
Growing Influence in Technology
Both the Black Blockchain Summit and Afrotech Conference stand testament to the increasing influence and active participation of the black community in technology. These events offer platforms for networking, learning, and growing as a united community.
Future of Web 3 and Black Tech
The advent of Web 3—characterized by blockchain technology, decentralization, and smart contracts—has presented an open arena where black tech innovators can contribute substantially. By attending these conferences, participants get to join hands with the global black tech community and collectively steer the direction of future technologies.
These events are about more than just attending presentations. They’re about engagement, brainstorming solutions, and playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of technology. So, join in, contribute, and let’s shape the future together.