Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The BDPA Insider – July 21, 2010


The BDPA Insider – July 21, 2010


What better way to start the day than with your daily message from BDPA!


In this issue:


Blogging While Brown Philly Meet-up at National BDPA Conference

BDPA Webinar Summary

Top Secret America

Call to Action - US Military Readers Poll - Tell Us Your Story

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http://blacksgonegeek.org/TheBDPAInsider.aspx


Blogging While Brown Philly Meet-up at National BDPA Conference

Want to meet some of your friends on Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, and LinkedIn in person? Then this is the tweet-up for you! Mix, mingle, meet, and get a preview of all the goings on at the National BDPA Conference. Refreshments will be served at the Opening Ceremony Reception.

Want to meet some of your friends on Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, and LinkedIn in person? Then this is the tweet-up for you! Mix, mingle, meet, and get a preview of all the goings on at the National BDPA Conference. Refreshments will be served at the Opening Ceremony Reception.

When:

Wednesday, July 28th

7:00 p.m.

Where:

National BDPA Conference

Opening Ceremony

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 USA

http://www.bdpa.org/conf-2010.php

RSVP:

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=138668862823440

Hosted by:

@blacksgonegeek

@BDPA

@BDPA_Conference


Contact:
Milt Haynes, Outside Director
National BDPA Social Networking Team
milt@blacksgonegeek.org
@blacksgonegeek
http://www.facebook.com/mlhaynes02

http://www.linkedin.com/in/milthaynes




BDPA Webinar Summary


BDPA Orlando chapter president Pablo More hosts a regular lunch'n'learn webinar series to promote National BDPA Conference participation.


Friday July 23, 2010 12:00 PM Eastern

Job Seekers: Tips for success in your IT career search


Wednesday July 21, 2010 3:00 PM Eastern

Career Opportunities at Freddie Mac


Thursday July 15, 2010 9:00 PM Eastern

Career Opportunities at Deloitte


Monday July 12, 2010 9:00 PM Eastern

Career Coaching at BDPA National Conference


Thursday July 8, 2010 12:00 PM Eastern

What STEM Programs Does BDPA Provide for Young People?


Thursday July 1, 2010 4:00 PM Eastern

How to Prepare and Make Best Effective Use of the 2010 National BDPA Technology Conference


Click here for BDPA Webinar handouts and recordings:

http://blacksgonegeek.org/BDPAWebinars.aspx


Top Secret America

from BDPA Today

"Top Secret America" is a Washington Post project nearly two years in the making that describes the huge national security buildup in the United States after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.


When it comes to national security, all too often no expense is spared and few questions are asked - with the result an enterprise so massive that nobody in government has a full understanding of it. It is, as Dana Priest and William M. Arkin have found, ubiquitous, often inefficient and mostly invisible to the people it is meant to protect and who fund it.


Click here for the full article:

http://tinyurl.com/2fpx7dk


Call to Action - US Military Readers Poll - Tell Us Your Story



Dr. William Bundy wrote:

"There are great opportunities for high school graduates in the Navy's Information Warfare field as officer program candidates in NROTC and at the Academy. There are commissioning opportunities for IT professionals with bachelor degrees or four-year college students. Checkout:

http://www.navy.com/navy/careers/information-and-technology/information-warfare.html

You've served your country in the US Military and now you're serving your country in BDPA. Got a story to tell about the US military and BDPA? We're asking all military veterans to answer the question:

What did you learn leadership and technology by serving your country in the US Military and how have you applied what you've learned to do great things in BDPA?

Send your responses to the BDPA Social Networking Team via email socialnetworking@bdpa.org.


Read more on BDPA and the Military:

BDPA in the News (military)

http://betf.blogspot.com/search/label/military



Please accept our invitation to join us in the City of Brotherly Love by registering for the 32nd Annual National BDPA Conference, (http://www.bdpa.org/conf-2010.php) July 28 – 31, 2010 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA.


Hotel Rooms Are Now Going Fast: Please Book Now!!!

Reserve your room today by contacting the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown at 1-800-266-9432 and ask for the BDPA (Black Data Processing Associates) rate or register online.
https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=1565915

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