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Day 1 – Tuesday, Sept. 11

CHCI Leadership Conference

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

8:00am – 5:00pm REGISTRATION
9:00am – 10:15am OPENING PLENARY
Racial Equity: Addressing Structural Racism in Education | Room: Atrium Hall
10:45am – 11:45am LATINO LEADERS SUMMIT SERIES – Morning Sessions
How Media Affects Social Change | Room: Hemisphere A
Fighting Drug Overdose: Developing Sustainable Solutions | Room: Meridian D & E
Blockchain Technology: Transformative Change Across Key Industries | Room: Oceanic A & B
The Importance of the 2020 Census | Room: Polaris
2017 and Beyond: A New Era for Corporate Citizenship Integrated Social Good | Room: Hemisphere B
12:30pm – 2:00pm LUNCHEON PLENARY
Supporting Latina-Owned Small Businesses | Room: Atrium Hall
2:30pm – 3:30pm
LATINO LEADERS SUMMIT SERIES – Afternoon Sessions
NAFTA: Examining the Status and Implications of a Renegotiation | Room: Polaris
Community Schools: Education through Impact and Opportunity | Room: Hemisphere B
Chronic Diseases in the Hispanic Community | Room: Hemisphere A
Integrated Food Security: Emerging Trends and Best Practices | Room: Meridian D & E
How to Run for Office and Win 2.0
3:45pm – 5:00pm
AFTERNOON PLENARY
Women’s Empowerment: Examining the #MeToo and #TimesUp Movement | Room: Atrium Hall
6:30pm – 9:30pm CHCI ARTS & CULTURE RECEPTION
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
1400 Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 2056

Day 2 – Wednesday, Sept. 12

CHCI Leadership Conference

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

8:00am – 5:00pm REGISTRATION
9:30am – 10:45am MORNING PLENARY
Pathways to Leadership and CHCI’s Legacy: Leading with Optimism | Room: Atrium Hall
11:15am – 12:15pm LATINO LEADERS SUMMIT SERIES – Morning Sessions
Exploring How Fintech is Driving Financial Inclusion | Room: Hemisphere B
Mental Wellness, Innovation and the Future of the Workforce | Room: Polaris
Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion: An Integrated Approach | Room: Hemisphere A
The Role of Access to Modern Transportation and Social Equity | Room: Meridian D & E
Encouraging Civic Engagement and Election Integrity in 2018 | Room: Oceanic A & B
12:30pm – 2:00pm PLENARY LUNCHEON
Sport and Equity: Creating the Foundation for Opportunity | Room: Atrium Hall

2:30pm – 3:30pm
LATINO LEADERS SUMMIT SERIES – Afternoon Sessions
Building Resilient Cities: Emergency Preparedness and Smart Solutions | Room: International Gateway
Education and Technology | Room: Oceanic A & B
Social Determinants of Health and their Impact on Community-Based Health and Wellbeing | Room: Hemisphere B
The Future of Biofuels | Room: Meridian D & E
Fairness in Housing – 2018 and Beyond | Room: Polaris
Criminal Justice,  Economic, and Public Health Implications of Legalizing Marijuana in America | Room: Hemisphere A
4:00pm – 5:15pm CLOSING PLENARY
Shaping Bipartisan Immigration Policy: What’s Next? | Room: Atrium Hall

Day 3 – Thursday, Sept. 13

41st Annual Awards Gala

Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.
901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

11:30am – 1:30pm LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON (By Invitation Only)
5:00pm – 6:15pm GENERAL GALA RECEPTION
CHAIR’S PRIVATE GALA RECEPTION
(By Invitation Only)
6:30pm – 10:30pm 41ST ANNUAL AWARDS GALA & ENTERTAINMENT FINALE
10:30pm – 2:00am POST-GALA CELEBRATION in honor of CHCI Alumni Association 20th Anniversary (Open to all 21 or over Gala guests)
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
801 9th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Special UBER code for conference attendees!

Enter code CHCI2018 for 10% off all rides to/from conference events (valid 9/10 – 9/13)