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The Opening Act 2017

The Opening Act || HBCU Conference is a three-day experience, welcoming eager and talented sophomores,  juniors and seniors that attend Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU), with an interest in the music-tech and media industries.  Throughout this experience, you’ll hear from executives and thought leaders within the tech and media industries. You’ll see first-hand what a career path in these fields look like, and gain valuable insight into how to achieve your career goals. In addition, you’ll get the chance to network and build a community with other HBCU students across the nation, all while immersed in the vibrant energy of New York City.

Check out last year!



"Going to the 2016 Opening Act Conference opened my eyes to the diversity within tech. Going in, I thought everyone had to have knowledge of coding to work in tech. After attending the conference, I quickly realized that wasn't true."

 Bre Harper, Spotify Product Design & Insights Intern

Application deadline: Friday, September 8, 2017 at 11:59PM EST

The Opening Act Dates : Thursday, Nov 2 - Saturday, Nov 4 2017