Myths About Hiring Tech Talent

Is it possible that our idea of what defines a capable technologist is contributing to the talent crisis? In this panel of industry experts, Tech Talent South NOLA will explore myths about hiring tech talent to help you secure tomorrow’s workforce.

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Tech-2-Talent Youth Expo & Career Fair

Tech-2-Talent is a fun and interactive play-n-learn expo and speaker’s forum designed to encourage youth, ages 25 and under, and their parents to explore tech career pathways for 21st century jobs in areas like information technology, computer science, engineering, healthcare, manufacturing, cybersecurity, food tech, applied science, and digital media. The event will include a tech exhibit showcase, gaming competitions, interactive activities, Pathways to Success Message Boards, the Inspiring Our Youth Speaker’s Forum, food, music and prizes.

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How to Promote Marketing Content in a Crowded Digital Space

Creating content is easy, but getting people to see your content? That’s a different story. Learn practical strategies that you can use to spread the word about your latest blog post, podcast episode, or YouTube video

Be ready for a hands-on, practical presentation where you’ll learn new skills that will be crucial in your digital marketing toolkit throughout your career!

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Empowerment & Policy Conference 2021

The annual Empowerment and Policy Conference, powered by the Urban League of Louisiana and the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus, is a statewide convening designed to examine systems, influence policy decisions and enact changes that will positively impact the African American and other communities.

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The Advocate: New Tech-Centric Small Business Center Opens at LSU

LSU Innovation Park stood up a small business center for technology-centric companies in collaboration with the Louisiana Small Business Development Center using some federal funding issued through the pandemic CARES Act. 

The new satellite office, known as LSBDC at LSU, will be at the LSU Innovation Park campus, located near Gardere Lane and Burbank Drive south of the main university campus. 

View full article in The Advocate.

Bossier Press-Tribune: Cyber Innovation Center to Collaborate on Research and Development with GoKnown, LLC

CIC, located in Bossier City, La., has partnered with GoKnown LLC, a digital data company, to collaborate on research and development.

KnownLabsUSA, the research and development division of GoKnown, has developed pioneering technology in distributed ledger, edge computing, data security, machine learning and real-time intelligence.

These breakthroughs have direct application for the CIC’s government, industry, and academic partners.

View full article in Bossier Press-Tribune.

Modern Shipper: Gatik to Deploy Electric-Powered Autonomous Vehicles in New Orleans

Autonomous vehicle startup Gatik is already proving its technology can work in middle-mile delivery, but now it is adding a fully electric vehicle to the mix.

The company on Wednesday announced its electrification strategy, which includes the use of fully electric autonomous box trucks. The first vehicles will hit the roadways this month in New Orleans.

View full article in Modern Shipper.

Interested in Becoming a Community Partner?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution may be one of the most important conversations of our time.

Help bring next-generation technologies to the US by becoming a New Orleans Community partner.