The 6th Annual Blogging While Brown Conference will be in New York City, June 21-22, 2013.
Registration for the conference opens January 1, 2013.
If you would like to be a speaker at the conference, the Call for Ideas will open on January 15th and will likely close on February 1st.
Conference keynotes, workshops and panels will take place at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY 10037-1801 (Map and Directions)
Tentative Conference Schedule:
While we have not finalized the schedule, we know that many of you are anxious to make travel and hotel arrangements.
The pre-conference business of blogging session will open on Friday morning and end on Friday afternoon. Blogging While Brown events will begin Friday evening and go all day on Saturday. Typically, there is an informal Sunday brunch for people waiting to catch their flights home. There will likely be informal social events on Thursday evening as well.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Aloft Harlem at a rate of $229 per night. You can reserve your room online or by calling 1-866-961-2995 and asking for the Blogging While Brown Group Rate.
Join Belle, Demetria L. Lucas, as she signs the paper back release of "A Belle in Brooklyn: The Go-to Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life." The signing will take place after the "Blog to Book" panel on Friday, June 1st in the Franklin Rooms Foyer at The Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia.
Blogging While Brown attendees are you ready for the Afrobella and Shea Radiance After Party? All BWB 2012 attendees are invited to join our hosts Afrobella and Shea Radiance at The Reef Caribbean Restaurant and Lounge, 605 South 3rd Street in Philadelphia on Saturday, June 2nd. Doors open at 7pm. There will be door prizes and special giveaways. Come out and party with the Blogging While Brown Family as we say goodbye to Philly.
Comcast has a special treat for BWB techies. This year’s conference includes a tour of the Comcast Tech Center. The interactive tour, curated by Comcast’s Chief Blogger JT Ramsey, will give bloggers the opportunity to experience New X-1 Cloud Television Platform, cutting edge video platforms and the latest in 3D technology and IP Home Security.
Space for the tour is limited. Blogging While Brown registered attendees who would like to attend the tour must RSVP by Thursday, May 31st at 8:00 AM ET. Transportation to the tour will depart from The Chemical Heritage Foundation, Friday, June 1st at 3:00 PM.