Sunday, June 27, 2010

Message from New York Chapter President

Greetings and Happy Summer!

I am truly excited about the vigorous work and dedication of the BDPA New York executive board. Thanks to the Communication & Membership Committees, you can check our calendar for upcoming activities via our website calendar or visit us on Facebook.

Thanks to our Education & Community Outreach Committee, we have selected SITES students who will represent New York at the 32nd Annual National BDPA Technology Conference, to be held in Philadelphia, PA from July 28-31. Four students will participate in the Annual High School Computer Competition and one student in the IT Showcase. We are extremely proud of our graduating seniors, who will all be attending college in the fall and of our students selected to intern at UBS this summer. You can read more about our students in the HSCC Corner on Humanware (page 7).

This month our chapter is celebrating Internet Week NY by networking with other IT Professionals at our monthly Meet-N-Greet at B Smith’s Restaurant and partnering with to present 12 Hours Of Tech, hosted at Microsoft. Visit Humanware (page 5) for more information about our events during Internet Week NY.

Lastly, I urge members and nonmembers alike, to join us at the upcoming 32nd Annual BDPA Technology Conference in Philadelphia, PA. This year's conference will feature four executive panels and over 50 high impact workshops for the technical and business professional as well as entrepreneurial workshops, informative college events, and exceptional plenary sessions. If you have been too busy to keep up with the latest trends in the industry, there will be workshops led by industry-leaders from JPMorgan Chase, Vanguard, DeVry University, Allstate, Quest Diagnostics, Eli Lilly and more.

Technology Job Seekers, HR Recruiters and Hiring Managers are invited to attend the BDPA Career Center, Career Planning Workshop, and Career Fair and Technology Expo. If you are ready to look for a new job or you are unemployed, you can post your resume at  For additional information, please visit BDPA’s Conference page.

Judaea Yarde Lane, president
BDPA New York Chapter

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