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The nation’s premier convening of college and university executive leadership, faculty, students, and supporters, the Annual National HBCU Week Conference is back, September 24-28, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport.
National HBCU Week Conference- Raising the Bar: Forging Excellence through Innovation & Leadership will feature workshops, engagements, keynote addresses and interactive exhibits that will connect federal and private resources to the HBCU community. Our culmination event, the 5th Annual National HBCU Week Conference Career and Recruitment Fair, a full day in-person event will feature professional development sessions, direct hiring, and recruitment opportunities. Registration is required for the conference and career fair. Click on the images below to access the registration for each event.
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION CAREER FAIR REGISTRATION
The Initiative is pleased to announce the nation’s premier conference of key influencers in the HBCU space, National HBCU Week Conference will take place September 24-28, 2023 in Arlington, VA.
Raising the Bar: Forging Excellence through Innovation & Leadership aims to identify and target tangible opportunities that will connect federal and private resources to the HBCU community.
Stay tuned for more details regarding general registration and hotel accommodations via email by July.
We look forward to welcoming you in September!
It’s finally here!
Register today for the 2021 Annual National HBCU Week Conference, September 7-10, 2021 at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC. We hope to see you there.
The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities cordially invites you to
National HBCU Week 2020: The Perfect Decade to Accelerate HBCU Competitiveness – builds on the momentum of past conferences that have exposed, cultivated, and nurtured. Now, we are putting it all together, offering a unique experience, substantially structured around deal-making between HBCUs, the Federal sector and non-Federal public and private partners.
All registered conference attendees are invited to participate in the first annual Federal Agency Meet and Greet. The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Initiative) will host this networking event to provide attendees with the opportunity to meet members of the Federal Interagency Working Group (IWG). The IWG consists of over 30 federal agencies that have formal partnerships with the Initiative.
This event will allow attendees to build a professional support network for their institution by connecting with federal agencies and their staff who can provide guidance, intra-agency connections, updates on agency activities and technical assistance support. This event will also provide attendees with the opportunity for increased visibility with agencies they are excited to learn more about and aspire to work with.
We encourage you to use this occasion as an opportunity to get to know the federal community and what is has to offer!
*Conference Registration Required
Do you want to learn more about applying for federal arts/cultural/humanities grants or other funding opportunities for your university or research?
Will you be in Washington D.C. for the 2019 HBCU annual conference? Do you want to know more about applying for federal arts/cultural/humanities grants or other funding opportunities for your university or college?
Get the inside scoop straight from three federal agencies that offer grants, on how YOU can increase successful applications for funding opportunities.
Attend Dream It – Achieve It: Federal Cultural Funding Opportunities for HBCUs, a day-and-a-half workshop hosted by Arts and Humanities agencies.
WHEN: September 10: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM & September 11: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
WHERE: Meeting Room 16, Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th St., NW, Washington, DC 20001
Workshop attendees are invited to attend an exclusive tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture – BEFORE the museum is open to the public!
At the workshop you will:
- Learn about the various funding opportunities available within the arts/cultural/humanities sector at the federal, state, and local levels.
- Learn how to address challenges in obtaining funding in these fields.
- Hear success stories of recent grant awardees.
- Find out about career opportunities for students in arts and humanities majors.
- Learn how to prepare successful grant applications during one on one question and answer session.
Register for this workshop when you register for your sessions at the conference!
Are you currently an enrolled student or recent graduate of a HBCU?
Join us at our student leadership summit as a student delegate participating in professional development, career area sessions, and career opportunities!
For more information contact Elyse Jones, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you an HBCU and want to know how to win Federal
National HBCU Week 2019 Industry Day
Event and Matchmaking Session
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
9:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
999 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Join the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National
Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of the Treasury for the
Inaugural HBCU Industry Day.
This is your opportunity to have in-person conversations with Federal and
industry leaders about potential contract opportunities!
All approved representatives of HBCU Sponsored Programs Offices,
Research, Title III, Grants Administration, or Governmental Affairs Divisions are encouraged to attend!
Join us for face-to-face conversations about procurement between HBCUs,
Federal Agencies, and Prime Contractors.
By participating in this event, you will obtain access to federal acquisition
and program officials as well as potential industry teaming partners.
Register to attend the 2019 HBCU Week Conference and Sign-up for HBCU Industry Day Event and Matchmaking when you select your sessions.
For More Information
Rachel K. Ramirez, email@example.com
NIH Small Business Program Office
If you require reasonable accommodations, please send an email to the point of contact listed above.
Cutoff date for group rate: August 8, 2019 at 6:00 pm EST or when the block is full.
Room nights remain available on Sunday, September 8 and Monday, September 9.
The room block for the night of September 10th is sold out at the conference rate.
Due to competing events in the DC Metro Area, it is likely that hotel rates will exceed that of the National HBCU Week Conference. Individuals wishing to stay will be quoted a higher rate for the additional day(s). We encourage you to take advantage of the government rate for September 8 and 9, while available.
You may call the reservations line at 1-800-393-2505, or just the main reservations line at 1-888-236-2427. Group Code: 2019 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities
The conference will take place on September 8-10, and a bonus day- September 11th has been added.
September 11th Activities:
- HBCU Federal Industry Day
- Current Student and Recent Alumni Career Fair
- Day 2 of the Federal Cultural Workshop
- Meeting of the President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs