Latin@s in Tech was a one-day by-invitation gathering for Latin@ leaders throughout tech, including entrepreneurs, investors, media creators and social change workers. Having attended and benefited from the SXSW experience for years, the Kapor Center for Social Impact, in partnership with Kety Esquivel, Principal of Esquivel McCarson Consulting, is organizing this first of its kind event to help maximize the opportunity for Latin@s to participate and contribute to the conference and festival. * For more information behind why we put on this event, see our initial page and press release. Also see below for photos and media from the event. * Latin@s in Tech is not an official SXSW event.
Thursday March 6th, 2014
9:15 am to 5:00 pm (light breakfast, registration and networking at 9:15 am, program begins at 10am)
Bullock Texas History Museum- Austin Room, 3rd Floor, 1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701.
Mention that you are with the Latin@s in Tech event for a discounted parking fee of $3 instead of $8
The following buses drop off within 2 to 3 blocks of the museum – 100, 3, 1M, 1L
A light breakfast will be served as well as a full lunch and snacks.
Breakfast, Registration and Networking
- Opening Remarks: Kety Esquivel, Principal, Esquivel McCarson Consulting
- Introductions of Participants & Overview: Kapor Center for Social Impact
- Keynote Conversation:
- Maria Hinojosa, Executive Producer and Anchor, Latino USA
- Ben Jealous, civil rights activist,former President and CEO of the NAACP
- Facilitated by: Nicole Sanchez, Managing Partner, Kapor Center for Social Impact
Workshops Sessions 1
Lunch: A Conversation with Mitch Kapor, Co-chair, Kapor Center for Social Impact
Keynote panel sponsored by the Sierra Club
Workshop Sessions 2
Break: Group Photo
- Panel: SXSW, Austin, and Next Steps
- Closing Remarks
End * We are excited that Julie Diaz-Asper, Founding Partner at Social Lens Research has joined the conference team. A big thank you to LATISM, our community and outreach partner!