Events

1st American Latino National Summit

Schedule of Events

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
*Denotes NAA Member

7:00 - 8:00 AM

NETWORKING, BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION

 

8:00 - 8:30 AM

NATIONAL SUMMIT OPENING 

Opening Remarks: 

Ana Maria Fernandez-Haar*, Vice Chair of the Board, NAA Inc and 
NAA Institute; Managing Partner, Victoriana, LLC
                                                  
The Honorable Henry Cisneros*,
NAA Co-Founder; Executive 
Chairman, CityView
                                                   
The Honorable Roel C. Campos*,
Chair of the Board, NAA Inc and 
Board  Member, NAA Institute; Partner, Locke Lord LLP
                                                  
Moctesuma Esparza*,
Chair of the Board, NAA Institute and Board 
Member, NAA Inc; Chief Executive Officer, Maya Cinemas North 
America, Inc

8:30 - 9:45 AM

OPENING SESSION 

The American Latino Agenda: A National Imperative 
                                                  
 Opening Remarks:

 Cesar Conde, President, Univision Networks
                                                  
 Moderator:

 María Elena Salinas, Co-Host, Noticiero Univision and Aquí y Ahora
                                                  
 Panelists:
                                                  
                                                  
 Ana Maria Fernandez-Haar*,
Vice Chair of the Board, NAA Inc and 
 NAA Institute; Managing Partner, Victoriana, LLC 
                                                  
 Carlos Orta,
President & CEO, Hispanic Association on Corporate  
 Responsibility
                                                  
 Arturo Vargas,
Executive Director, NALEO Educational Fund
                                                  
 Jorge A. Plasencia,
Chair of the Board, National Council of La Raza; 
 Chairman & CEO, República

10:00 - 10:30 AM

REMARKS ON BEHALF OF GOVERNOR MITT ROMNEY

The Honorable Carlos Gutierrez, 35th United States Secretary of Commerce; Vice Chairman of Institutional Clients Group, Citigroup 

Introduction by: 

Juan A. Sabater*, Managing Director, Valor Equity Partners

10:00 - 11:00 PM COFFEE BREAK

11:00 - 12:15 PM

ECONOMIC CAPITAL 

American Latino Entrepreneurs Lead Job Creation & Wealth Building

Moderator:

Maria Contreras-Sweet*, Board Member, NAA Inc; Founding

Chairwoman, PROAMÉRICA BANK 

Panelists:

Moctesuma Esparza*, Chair of the Board, NAA Institute; Chief Executive 

Officer, Maya Cinemas North America, Inc.

Dr. J. Mario Molina*, Board Member, NAA Institute; President & CEO,

Molina Healthcare, Inc.

Jorge Mas Santos, Chairman, MasTec

Nely Galán, Media Entrepreneur/Founder, The Adelante Movement

12:30 - 1:30 PM NETWORKING LUNCH 

2:00 - 3:15 PM

EDUCATION 

America's New Economic Engine: Ensuring Young Latinos

Have the Education Attainment They Need To Carry Our Nation Forward                                                                                

Moderator:

Cynthia Rivera Weissblum*, President & CEO, Edwin Gould Foundation

Panelists                                 

Lisette Nieves, National Director of Strategic Program Pilots, Year Up                                

Thomas G. Mortenson, Higher Education Policy Analyst, Post Secondary      

Education Opportunity                                           

Dr. Rolando Montoya, Provost, Miami Dade College

3:15 - 3:45 PM COFFEE BREAK

3:45 - 5:00 PM

IMMIGRATION

A Vehicle for America's Economic Prosperity

Moderator:

The Honorable Roel C. Campos*, NAA Inc Chair of the Board; Partner, 

Locke Lord LLP

Panelists:                                                  

Clarissa Martinez de CastroDirector of Immigration and National Campaigns, National Council of La Raza                                                

Todd Lanfried, Executive Director, Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform                                                                                              

Benjamin E. Johnson, Executive Director, American Immigration Council                                                  

Crystal L. Williams, Esq., Executive Director, American Immigration Lawyers Association

5:15 - 5:45 PM

REMARKS ON BEHALF OF PRESIDENT BARACK H. OBAMA

The Honorable Charles A. Gonzalez, United States Congress, 20th Congressional District of Texas

Introduction by:                                                 

The Honorable Roel C. Campos*, NAA Inc Chair of the Board; Partner, Locke Lord LLP       

6:00 - 7:30 PM NATIONAL SUMMIT CLOSING RECEPTION

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