July 14, 2010

The BDPA Insider - July 14, 2010

BDPA Washington DC Member of the Year * Louis Shack

Louis Shack, Technology Education Manager for DC Courts, combines his passion for computers with his passion to see youth reach their fullest potential. These passions have led him to volunteer with BDPA Washington DC chapter for the past five years. As a mentor, teacher and coordinator in the high school computer competition (HSCC) program, Louis has coached teams to achieve second and third place rankings in recent national BDPA HSCC championships (2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009).

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BDPA Offers 50% Discount to DeVry Students

On behalf of National BDPA, I would like to announce a special discount for our 32nd National Technology Conference specifically for the students of DeVry University’s College of Engineering Science. This offer will allow students to register and attend the 4 day conference for only $100 which is a 50% discount off the regular college student rate of $200.

Yvette Graham, President
National BDPA
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BDPAtoday Newsletter, 7/1/2010 (BDPA Washington DC)

It was 1975 when Earl A. Pace Jr. co-founded BDPA in Philadelphia. Join us again this summer July 28-31 to share with us in Philadelphia.

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The Internet, 1,000 Times Faster

Using a technique called "flow switching," researchers from MIT are developing a model Internet that is significantly faster and more energy-efficient than today's technologies.

With fiber-optic communication expanding throughout the world, our current Internet is quickly gaining speed. Still, downloading high-resolution pictures or streaming online videos can take time. Luckily for YouTube addicts, researchers from MIT are devising an Internet 100 to 1,000 times faster than today's connection speeds.

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Please accept our invitation to join us in the City of Brotherly Love by registering for the 32nd Annual National BDPA Conference, July 28 – 31, 2010 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA.

Hotel Rooms Are Now Going Fast: Please Book Now!!!
Reserve your room today by contacting the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown at 1-800-266-9432 and ask for the BDPA (Black Data Processing Associates) rate or register online.
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