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LISTA Emerging Technology Leadership Summit & National Latino Technology Achiever Award Dinner

Georgia Latino Film Festival

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 6:00 PM - Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 11:00 PM (EDT)

Atlanta, GA

LISTA Emerging Technology Leadership Summit & National...

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Early Bird Ticket: LISTA Member - ETLS/NLTAA
Early Bird Ticket (til April 20th) for LISTA Member. Ticket covers admission and all meals for the Pre-Event Reception being held on May 23, 2012, Emerging Technology Leadership Summit (ETLS) being held on May 24, 2012 and the National Latino Technology Achiever Announcement (NLTAA) being held on May 24, 2012.
Ended $125.00 $7.87
Early Bird Ticket: Non- Member - ETLS/NLTAA
Early Bird Ticket (til April 20th) for Non Member. Ticket covers admission and all meals for the Pre-Event Reception being held on May 23, 2012, Emerging Technology Leadership Summit (ETLS) being held on May 24, 2012 and the National Latino Technology Achiever Announcement (NLTAA) being held on May 24, 2012. RECEIVE YOUR ONE-YEAR FREE MEMBERSHIP WHEN PURCHASING THIS TICKET.
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Event Details

 Special Pre Event Reception

Meliá Hotel Atlanta

590 West Peachtree Street, NW

Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Date:         Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Time:         6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

LISTA Georgia Tech council and the Black/Latino Council will host this Special Welcome Reception which will feature AT&T’s Chief Executive Officer Ralph de la Vega author of “Obstacles Welcome:  Turn Adversity into Advantage in Business and in Life,”, who will discuss lessons learned on his journey from Cuba to corporate America.  Also featured will be the debuting of “TechNowist” a book written by Carlos Dominguez  Senior Vice President from the Office of the Chairman & CEO of Cisco Systems, Inc. Imagine the Top Two Latino Technology gurus in the country together for the first time in Atlanta for this reception. 

Emerging Technology Leadership Summit 

Georgia Tech Research Institute 

250 Fourteenth Street, NW  

Atlanta, Georgia 30318 

Free Parking on 4th & 6th Floors 

Date:          Thursday, May 24, 2012 

Time:          7:30 am – 5:00 pm 

This year’s Emerging Technology Leadership Summit will concentrate on Diversity and Inclusion and shall serve as a learning experience that enables leaders from inside and outside the diversity office to develop core competencies in Employee Resource Groups, while getting together to discuss issues affecting Latinos in the Technology Industry.  The LISTA Emerging Technology Leadership Summit will be followed by our National Latino Achiever Award Announcement and will be a celebration of 15 years of LISTA’s focus on developing America’s 21st Century Information Sciences and Technology Workforce and empowering our community with technology to close the digital divide.

Agenda 

7:30 am – 8:00 am:               Registration & Networking 

8:00 am- 9:00 am:                 Breakfast  

Welcome by, Jose Marquez, CEO The National Latino Alliance on Health Information Technology Initiative  

  • Tony Jimenez, President & CEO – MicroTech, Inc. 
  • Robert Abreu, LISTA New York Technology Council President 
  • Rosanna Durruthy, Chief Diversity Officer - CIGNA 
  • Sen. Robert Menendez, United States Senator for New Jersey 
  • Dr. Robert Rodriguez PhD, President & Founder -  Dr. Robert Rodriguez Advisors 

9:00 am – 10:30am:              Workshop I:          Change Management

Understand and navigate corporate environments. Articulate the full business case, drive culture change and create inclusive work environments that enhance employee engagement and enable all employee contribute to their full potential.

10:30 am -12:00 pm:            Workshop II:         Cultural Competence 

In an ever changing work environment understanding complex Diversity and Inclusion issues is a must and the connection between workplace, marketplace, and business results. 

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm:        Lunch

Keynote:  Hilda Solis, United States Secretary of Labor

Workshop III:  Panel Discussion:  ERG:  The Bottom line to your Corporate Success 

How do top companies connect with their customers to achieve significant sales results? By using employees resource groups to create go-to market campaigns that capture the cultural nuances of targeted demographics. Over the last 10 years, resource groups have evolved from being social networks to goal-oriented drivers of innovative solutions. They are key business resources that can be leveraged to deliver recruitment, engagement, talent development, and marketplace solutions. In this panel Leaders of ERG discuss the best practices of these groups, including common types and membership structures, and their potential impact for organizations.  

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm:             Workshop IV:       How to Build Your Brand Using Social Media

 

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm:               Workshop V:          Strategic Leadership in High Technology

Did you ever wonder what the organizations that produce some of the high tech gadgets we marvel as such as the iPhone and Blu-ray player are like?  How do their leaders create and maintain a spirit of innovation that produces these hit products?  High technology firms face unique challenges because of the fast paced and ever-changing landscape of their industry.  Intellectual capital and innovation have become the key sources of competitive advantage in a wide range of industries and many have argued that the key to the future competitiveness of organizations in the U.S. and abroad is the ability to innovate and bring new products to market swiftly.  But what is the role of top executive leadership in the strategic management of innovation?

National Latino Technology Achiever Award Announcements & Dinner

Meliá Hotel Atlanta

590 West Peachtree Street, NW

Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Date:          Thursday, May 24, 2012

Time:          7:00 pm – 10:00 pm  

Awardees: 

Tony Jimenez, President & CEO of MicroTech .............................................................................. LISTA National Chair Emeritus 

Javier Polit, Chief Information Officer, The Coca-Cola Company .................................................. CIO of the Year 2012 

Ralph de la Vega, Chief Executive Director – AT&T........................................................................ CEO of the Year 2012 

David L. Cohen, Executive Vice President of Comcast Corporation ............................................... Corporate Citizen of the Year 2012

Carlos Dominguez, Senior Vice President, Office of the Chairman & CEO of Cisco Systems, Inc...... Visionary of the Year 2012

Jose Jimenez, Chief Diversity Officer of CSC .............................................................................Chief Diversity Officer of the Year 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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When & Where



Multiple Locations (see details page)

Atlanta, GA 30308-30318

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 6:00 PM - Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 11:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Georgia Latino Film Festival

The purpose of the Georgia Latino Film Festival is to conduct an Annual Film Festival celebrated in the state of Georgia that features Latino directed, produced and acted films among  other national and international entries. Through this Film festival we will showcase latino talent in Georgia and educate and empower the next generation of latino storytellers. 

Mission

The mission of the Georgia Latino Film Festival is to build awareness of independent films and film as an art form; provide educational opportunities for students and Georgia Latino filmmakers; and create opportunities for the Georgia communities to experience high-quality Latino films.

 

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