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2010 CHCI Hispanic Heritage Month Events Schedule September 12-15



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Register today and learn from more than 20 members of Congress along with national experts as they lead discussions on corporate responsibility, education, economy and workforce, financial services, the green economy, health and health care reform, immigration reform, international relations, labor, redistricting and technology. 


5:30pm-7:00pm Chair's Private Welcome Reception *
Sponsored By: Altria Group, Inc.
7:00pm-8:30pm Chair's Kick-Off Reception: Honoring Hispanics in Service and Veterans **
  Rep. Solomon P. Ortiz (confirmed)
Sponsored By: Lockheed Martin Corporation


Public Policy Conference
NEW LOCATION! Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

8:30am-10:30am Opening Plenary Session:
  America's Future: Economic Prosperity

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, Chair, CHCI (confirmed)
Rep. Xavier Becerra (confirmed)
Javier Palomarez, President & CEO, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (confirmed)

Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis (confirmed)
Secretary of Treasury, Timothy Geithner (confirmed)
Maria Contreras-Sweet, Chairwoman, PROMERICA Bank (confirmed)
Sponsored By: Society of Human Resource Management

10:45am-3:00pm CareerLider LIVE, Networking Lounge, and Cyber Cafe
11:00am-12:30pm Latino Leaders Summit Series - Presented by Members of Congress

Increasing College Graduation Rates for Latinos - A National Imperative,
Resident Commisioner Pedro Pierluisi (confirmed)
Sponsored By: Hyundai and AT&T

Latinos and the Jobs Crisis: Putting People Back to Work
Congressman Ed Pastor (confirmed)
Sponsored By: AFL-CIO, LIUNA!, United Food and Commerical Workers Union

Mental Health in the Latino Community: Erasing the Stigma, Breaking the Silence, and Healing the Mind for Better Tomorrow
Rep. Grace Flores Napolitano (confirmed)

The Census and Redistricting: The Future is Now
Rep. Charles Gonzalez (confirmed)
Sponsored By: Abbott

12:30pm-2:30pm Opening Luncheon **
  America's Promise: Education

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, Chair, CHCI (confirmed)
Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (confirmed) 
Presentation of CHCI Distinguished Alumnus Award to Gabriella Gomez (confirmed)
Presentation of CHCI Service Award to Nickelodeon (confirmed)
Presentation of CHCI Service Award to Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (confirmed)
Sponsored By: National Education Association

2:30pm-3:00pm Networking Break
3:00pm-4:30pm Afternoon Plenary Session:
  America's Strength: Immigration Reform

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano (confirmed)
Senator Robert Menendez (confirmed)
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (confirmed)
Maria Hinojosa, Futuro Media Group (confirmed)
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (confirmed)
Keyla Kahl, SEIU Member Lobbyist (confirmed)
Beto Cardenas, Vinson and Elkins, LLP (confirmed)
Sponsored By: Service Employees International Union

4:45pm-6:15pm CHCI Alumni Association Roundtable
  America's Future: Our Children's Nutrition and Health

Alejandra Ceja, President CHCI AA (confirmed)
Rep. Joe Baca (confirmed)
Dr. Juan Rivera, South Beach Preventative Cardiology (confirmed)
Jose Andres, Chef, Restaurateur and Nutrition Advocate (confirmed)
Hon. Felix Ortiz, New York Assembly (confirmed)
Rajen Anand, Ph.D., Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (confirmed)
Sylvia Melendez Klinger, MS, RD, LD, NCSF, Hispanic Food Communications, Inc. (confirmed)
Roxanne Moore, MS, RD, Sodexo (confirmed)
Sponsored By: Amgen, Darden Restaurants, and Sodexo

6:30pm-8:30pm Arts and Culture Reception **
  Celebrating the Americas: History and Heritage

Rep. Nydia Velázquez, Chair, CHCI (confirmed)
Rep. Ed Pastor (confirmed)
Rep. Loretta Sanchez (confirmed)
Sponsored By: ExxonMobil and Time Warner Cable 



CHCI Alumni Association Reception
7th Annual Young Latinos Professional Fundraiser
Supporter: LatinVIP.com, LLC and MillerCoors
Josephine Lounge
1008 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20005



8:00am-9:00am CHCI Alumni Association Business Meeting
Sponsored By: The Walt Disney Company
8:00am-9:00am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored By: National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health and Planned Parenthood
9:00am-12:15pm Ready to Lead (R2L) Workshop A
Sponsored By: Viacom/Tr3s, Univision and Visa
9:00am-10:45am Morning Plenary Session
  America's Promise: The Impact of Healthcare Reform

First Lady Michelle Obama
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (confirmed)
Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius (confirmed)
Alicia Georges, Chair, Department of Nursing, Lehman College and the Graduate Center, City
University of New York, President of Black Nurses Foundation (confirmed)
Reed V. Tuckson, MD FACP, Executive Vice President and Chief of Medical Affairs, EVP and
Chief, United Health Group (confirmed)
Janet Murguia, President, NCLR (confirmed)
William Vega, Executive Director, USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging (confirmed)
Sponsored By: AARP, EMD Serono, and United Healthcare

10:30am-11:00am Networking Break
10:30am-12:30 pm Latino Leaders Summit Series - Presented by Members of Congress

The Lack of Diversity Transparency in American Corporations and Organizations, Rep. Joe Baca (confirmed)



Hispanics and the Transformation of Telecommunications, Technology, and the Media, Rep. Joe Baca (confirmed),
Rep. Silvestre Reyes (confirmed)
Sponsored By: CTIA - The Wireless Foundation and Telefonica International USA


10:45am-3:00pm CareerLider LIVE, Networking Lounge, and Cyber Cafe


11:00am-12:30pm Latino Leaders Summit Series - Presented by Members of Congress
  Latinos in Education: At the Forefront or An Afterthought, Rep. Raúl Grijalva (confirmed)
Sponsored By:  American Federation of Teachers, Exxon Mobil and Time Warner Cable

The Continuing Crisis: Current Issues in Latino Homeownership, Rep. Albio Sires (confirmed)
Sponsored By: Bank of America and FHL Bank of San Francisco 

Overcoming Barriers to Health Care Access for Latinos, Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (confirmed)
Sponsored By: Baxter and Pfizer



Ready to Lead (R2L) Keynote Luncheon
Sponsored by: Viacom/Tr3s
Featuring Wilmer Valderrama


12:30pm-2:30pm Closing Luncheon **
  Building Bridges: America's Role and Responsibility in the Americas

Sec. Ken Salazar (confirmed)
Sec. Gary Locke (confirmed)
Rep. Henry Cuellar (confirmed)
Rep. Jose Serrano (confirmed)
Sponsored By: AstraZeneca and PepsiCo

2:30pm-3:00pm Life Trip: A Career in Foreign Affairs


Ready to Lead (R2L) College Planning Workshop
Sponsored By: Viacom/Tr3s, Univision, Visa



Ready to Lead (R2L) Financial Literacy Soccer
Rep. John Salazar (confirmed)
Sponsored By: Visa


Closing Plenary Session
2010 CHCI Latino Innovation Recognitions: Call for Submissions

  Green Economy Leading the Way

Rep. Ben Luján (confirmed)
Rep. Dennis Cardoza (confirmed)
Melissa Lavinson, Sr. Director, Federal Affairs, PG&E (confirmed)
Cathi Zoi, Asst. Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (confirmed)
GE Representative
Sponsored By: GE and PG&E Corporation

Featuring the: 2nd Annual CHCI Latino Innovation Recognition
Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, Chair, CHCI (confirmed)
Lisa P. Jackson, EPA Administrator (confirmed)

Sponsored by: Best Buy

6:30pm-7:30pm Board of Directors Networking Reception *

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, Chair, CHCI (confirmed)
Sponsored By: National Association of Minority Auto Dealers

8:00pm-9:30pm Reyes of Comedy ** (Doors open at 7:30pm)

Rep. Silvestre Reyes (confirmed)
Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (confirmed)
Warner Theatre
13th & E Streets, NW
Washington, District of Columbia




33rd Annual Awards Gala
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC
Attire: Black-Tie
12:30pm-2:00pm Board of Directors Luncheon *
Sponsored By: Nielsen and Walmart
33rd Annual Awards Gala Chair's Private Reception *
Sponsored By:  ExxonMobil and  Vinos de la España de Don Quijote
5:30pm-6:30pm 33rd Annual Awards Gala General Reception
Sponsored By: BP and NBC Universal
7:00pm-9:00pm 33rd Annual Awards Gala **
Sponsored By: TOYOTA
9:00pm-11:00pm 33rd Annual Awards Gala After-Party **
Sponsored By: Anheuser-Busch Companies

  * by invitation only
** ticketed event

Schedule as 8-10-2010

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