ATLANTA – State Rep. Dar’shun Kendrick (D-Lithonia) will host the fourth annual “Tech for All” Policy Conference and Day of Action on Thursday, Feb. 16, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The event schedule is as follows:
- Networking event and panel discussion – Thursday, Feb. 16, 8 a.m., Coverdell Legislative Office Building, Atlanta, Room 307
- Legislative Session Day 20 – Thursday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m., House Chamber Gallery
- Award ceremony and lunch – Thursday, Feb. 16, 12 – 3 p.m., Atlanta City Hall Atrium
The conference is free to attend but advance registration is required. Please click here.
This year’s event will focus on supporting diversity in technology by raising public awareness and influencing policy for issues affecting the tech ecosystem. The conference will feature a networking event, panel discussions and a lunch with an awards presentation. Participants also will have an opportunity to observe the legislative session from the House Gallery.
Rep. Kendrick and representatives from several non-profits will discuss House Bill 14, legislation that would create a tax credit for employers who hire certified workforce-ready graduates, and House Bill 15, legislation that would create the Broadband Equity Task Force. The following individuals and organizations helped create this legislation: Sterling Johnson, policy lead, Partnership for Southern Equity; Nancy Flake Johnson, Urban League of Greater Atlanta; Richard Hicks, InspiEDU; and Shann Johnson, Generation USA.
Rep. Kendrick is co-hosting this year’s conference with Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and Errika Moore. State Sen. Tonya Anderson (D-Lithonia) is an honorary co-chair.
Additionally, Rep. Kendrick will co-host a VIP event at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Advanced Technology Development Center on Wednesday, Feb.15. This event is co-sponsored by the Technology Association of Georgia. Corporate representatives interested in attending should contact Rep. Kendrick at dar’email@example.com.
Thursday, Feb. 16, 8 a.m.
Networking event “Tech for All” Policy Conference
Coverdell Legislative Office Building, Room 307
18 Capitol Ave., Atlanta
Directions and Parking: 404-656-0109
Legislative Session, Day 20
Thursday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m.
Georgia State Capitol
House Chamber Gallery
206 Washington St SW, Atlanta
Awards Luncheon for “Tech for All” Policy Conference
Thursday, Feb. 16, noon to 3 p.m.
Atlanta City Hall Atrium
55 Trinity Ave. S.W., Atlanta