2019 HBCU Week Conference Snapshot

2019 NATIONAL HBCU WEEK CONFERENCE

 This snapshot is subject to change without notice.

 

Sunday, September 8, 2019

HBCU Week Conference Kick-Off

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.                             Scholar Orientation*

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.                             Registration Check-In 

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.                             Federal Agency Meet & Greet

 

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.                             Presidents and Chancellors Reception*

 

 *HBCU Competitiveness Scholar, HBCU President, HBCU Chancellor and other invited guests only

 

                     Monday, September 9, 2019

 

7:00 a.m.                                                Registration Check- In / Exhibit Hall

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                             Opening Ceremony

8:31 a.m. – 8:59 a.m.                              Networking and Transition

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.                           Concurrent Workshops

Track  Session Title
Federal Investments The Unveiling of Transformational Federal Government Procurement Initiatives
Quality Partnerships Preparing HBCU students for success in the workplace thorough corporate and agency partnerships
Innovation & Research STEM Research- “An NSF Perspective to Improve Research & Funding Competitiveness”
Workforce Development Second Chance Pell- Creating Opportunities that Change Lives
Student & Young Alumni North Star Navigation to Career Empowerment

 

Executive Leadership* Informing President Trump’s HBCU Agenda: A Conversation with the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
   
Technical Assistance How to Write a Research Grant Application to the Institute of Education Sciences (IES)- Part 1
Technical Assistance Capability Statements – Your University Resume- Part 1
Nursing Mentorship & Training Diversifying the Nursing Workforce: Mentoring for Student Retention and NCLEX Success at HBCUs (INVITATION ONLY)

 

10:00 a.m. –10:25 a.m.                           Networking and Transition

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.                           Concurrent Workshops

Track  Session Title
Federal Investments Empowering HBCUs and Minority Businesses to Further Advance Research & Technology in the Sciences 
Quality Partnerships Partnering in Engineering to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century Workforce
Innovation & Research Transforming Capacity Building through Vision and Leadership:  Smart HBCUs

 

Workforce Development Diversifying the Nursing Workforce, One HBCU at a Time
Student & Young Alumni Next Level Hustle: Social Innovation Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Executive Leadership* A Framework for Increasing the Research Competitiveness of HBCUs
   
Technical Assistance How to Write a Research Grant Application to the Institute of Education Sciences (IES)- Part 1
Technical Assistance Capability Statements – Your University Resume- Part 2
Nursing Mentorship & Training Diversifying the Nursing Workforce: Mentoring for Student Retention and NCLEX Success at HBCUs (INVITATION ONLY)- Continued

 

11:30 a.m. –11:45 a.m.                             Networking and Transition to Lunch

 

11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.                      Excellence in Innovation and                                                                    Competitiveness Awards Luncheon

1:45 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.                               Transition to Breakouts

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                             Concurrent Workshops

Track  Session Title
Federal Investments

 

Advancing Partnerships to Build Ecosystems in the Aerospace Industry
Quality Partnerships

 

Is Your Campus Safe? Building and Retaining Resilience
Innovation & Research

 

Advancing National Security through Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 
Workforce Development

 

Elevating Your Talent Pipeline: A Case Study

 

Student & Young Alumni

 

Wealth Management: Enter the Industry and Grow Your Wealth

 

Executive Leadership* HBCUs, Opportunity Zones and Federal Research: Linking and Leveraging Federal Executive Action to Achieve Local Impact
   
Technical Assistance

 

Faculty Career Development: Federal Agency Resources and Opportunities to Enhance HBCU Competitiveness through Student Achievement, Quality Partnerships, and Institutional Performance
Nursing Mentorship & Training

 

Diversifying the Nursing Workforce: Mentoring for Student Retention and NCLEX Success at HBCUs (INVITATION ONLY) – Continued

 

3:00 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.                             Networking and Transition

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.                             Concurrent Workshops

Track Session Title
Federal Investments Opportunities for HBCU Research: Arts Research Grants  
Quality Partnerships Entrepreneurial Partnerships to Seed, Feed, & Sustain Strong, Thriving HBCUs

 

Innovation & Research Competing on Metrics: HBCUs Leading on Learning       
Workforce Development Aligning HBCUs’ Ecosystems with High Level Apprenticeship Opportunities
Student & Young Alumni HBCU Student Ideation – From Concept to Commercialization Using NASA IP- Presentation Session
   
Nursing Mentorship & Training Diversifying the Nursing Workforce: Mentoring for Student Retention and NCLEX Success at HBCUs (INVITATION ONLY) – Continued

 

5:00 p.m.                          Reception hosted by U.S. Department of                                                   Energy                                                          

6:00 p.m.                              Presidents/Chancellors Depart for External                                                            Meeting

6:30 p.m.                          Presidents/Chancellors Meeting*

9:00 p.m.                              Return to Hotel

 

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

 

7:00 a.m.                                                Registration Check- In / Exhibit Hall

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                     Innovation and Competitiveness:                                                                 Perspectives from Business                                                                             and  Government

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.                              Transition to Breakouts

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.                              Concurrent Workshops

Track  Session Title
Federal Investments Bureau of Health Workforce Health Careers Pipeline and Diversity Programs 
Quality Partnerships Shared Services and the Potential to Enhance HBCU Competitiveness
Innovation & Research Navigating the NIH: Identifying Institutional Funding Opportunities & Increasing HBCU Student Recruitment   
Workforce Development Building Purposeful Partnerships between Business and HBCUs to Create Workforce Solutions
Student & Young Alumni Volunteering and Service: Be the Greater Good 
Executive Leadership* A Deep Dive on Higher Education with Diane Jones
 
Technical Assistance DREAM IT – ACHIEVE IT: FEDERAL CULTURAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR HBCUs 
eSports and Data Science The Benefit of HBCUs Developing Data Science Programs

 

Nursing Mentorship & Training Diversifying the Nursing Workforce: Mentoring for Student Retention and NCLEX Success at HBCUs (INVITATION ONLY) – Continued

 

9:45 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.                              Networking and Transition

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                           Concurrent Workshops

Track  Session Title
Federal Investments Promoting Cyber Security Capabilities and Competencies
Quality Partnerships Building Partnerships to Increase HBCUs Workforce Dynamics in 2020 and BEYOND!!!
Innovation & Research HBCUs are Underutilized Resources for the Nation: 10 Recommendations to Enhance Student Achievement and Institutional Performance at HBCUs   
Workforce Development Glimpse into Corporate Procurement and the Entrepreneurship
Student & Young Alumni Service Project
Executive Leadership* Federal Student Aid: A Collaboration of Activities and Services Focused on Student Achievement and Institutional Performance

 

   
Technical Assistance DREAM IT – ACHIEVE IT: FEDERAL CULTURAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR HBCUs- Continued
eSports and Data Science The Rise of Esports And Gaming In Higher Education: Academic Opportunities In Student Recruitment, Retention And Career Development
Nursing Mentorship & Training Diversifying the Nursing Workforce: Mentoring for Student Retention and NCLEX Success at HBCUs (INVITATION ONLY) – Continued

 

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.                             Networking and Transition

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.                             Concurrent Workshops

Track Session Title
Federal Investments Strengthening Partnerships between USDA and Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities
Quality Partnerships Firming the Department of Education’s Collaborative Relationship with the Title III B Partners
Innovation & Research  A Competitive Edge: Leveraging Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships for Impact and Scale
Workforce Development Leveraging Relationships in the Media and Technology Landscape
Student & Young Alumni Service Project
Executive Leadership* Building a Coalition for Attracting and Retaining a Diverse STEM Teaching Workforce
   
Technical Assistance Dream It – Achieve It: Federal Cultural Funding Opportunities for HBCUs – Continued
eSports and Data Science Why HBCUs Should Embrace Esports And Gaming: Leveraging This Billion Dollar Industry to Increase Revenue Opportunities
Nursing Mentorship & Training Diversifying the Nursing Workforce: Mentoring for Student Retention and NCLEX Success at HBCUs (INVITATION ONLY) – Continued

 

12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.                           Networking and Transition

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.                    Concurrent Workshops

Track  Session Title
Quality Partnerships Building Quality Inclusive Tech, Startup & Venture Ecosystem Partnerships in Communities of Color to Close the Wealth Gap
Innovation & Research  The New Black Wall Street is Competitive HBCU Black Tech Ecosystems

 

Student & Young Alumni Service Project
   
Technical Assistance Dream It – Achieve It: Federal Cultural Funding Opportunities for HBCUs- Continued
eSports and Data Science Sports Analytics Curricula at HBCUs: Building a STEM Talent and Career Development Pipeline
Nursing Mentorship & Training Diversifying the Nursing Workforce: Mentoring for Student Retention and NCLEX Success at HBCUs (INVITATION ONLY) – Continued

 

1:30p.m. – 1:45 p.m.                               Transition to Luncheon

1:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.                              Luncheon

 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.             President’s Board of Advisors on                                                                  HBCUs

9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.             HBCU Industry Day Event and                                                                      Matchmaking Session

9:30 a.m. -2:00 p.m.               Current Student and Recent Graduate                                                            Career Fair

8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.               Dream It – Achieve It: Federal Cultural                                                       Funding Opportunities for HBCUs–                                                             Continued 

 

 

*INVITATION ONLY Events for HBCU Competitiveness Scholars, Presidents and Chancellors