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15th NATIONAL SUMMIT OF
HISPANIC STATE LEGISLATORS TENTATIVE AGENDA

Dress code for all events is business attire and all events will take place at WESTIN CHICAGO RIVE NORTH HOTEL unless otherwise specified
We highly encourage you to register early as space will be limited.

For accurate headcount, please indicate all events you plan to attend
 

PLEASE PRINT

 
Thursday, FEBRUARY 22, 2018
Time Info
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Summit Registration
Lobby Reg East-Near F Desk
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Executive Committee Mtg.
Riverfront Room
(Executive Committee, Task Force Chairs and Vice Chairs Only)
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Welcome Reception
Astor Room
Co-Hosted by NHCSL & the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Friday, FEBRUARY 23, 2018
Time Info
7:30 am - 3:00 pm Registration Open
Grand Court
8:00 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast
Promenade Ballroom

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Summit Opening Breakfast Session: Ensuring the Census works for all Americans
Promenade Ballroom

9:45 am - 11:00 am 

Agricultural Entrepreneurship: Transforming Farmworkers into Farm Owners
Grand Ballroom

11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Resilient Infrastructure: What is. How to Deploy it. How it can Help States Prepare for Disasters.
Grand Ballroom

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
Promenade Ballroom
12:45 pm – 2:15 pm Key Hispanic Concerns in the NAFTA Renegotiation
Promenade Ballroom
2:15 pm

Meet at Lobby for Transportation of Offsite at 1871
Hotel Lobby

2:45 pm – 4:45 pm Offsite Visit to 1871, a non-profit digital startup incubator
Merchandise Mart in conjunction with the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
(Legislators and Guests Only)
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BBA Meeting
Riverfront Room
(BBA and President Only)

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Break

5:45 pm

Meet at Lobby for Transportation to Host State Reception
Hotel Lobby

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Host State Reception
Xfinity Studio
Supported by Comcast NBCU
Co-Hosted by IL Latino Legislative Caucus and Chicago City Council Latino Caucus

8:30 pm

Dinner on your own

Saturday, FEBRUARY 24, 2018
Time Info
7:30 am - 12:00 pm Registration Open
Grand Court
8:00 am – 8:30 am

Breakfast
Promenade Ballroom A

8:00 am – 9:45 am

Bylaws Presentation Breakfast
Promenade Ballroom B C
(Legislators Only)

9:45 am - 1:00 pm

NHCSL Annual Meeting
Grand Ballroom
(Legislators /BBA Only)

1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Break

5:30 pm

Meet at Lobby for Transportation to National Museum of Mexican Art
Hotel Lobby

6:15 pm - 11:00 pm

Noche de Celebración
National Museum of Mexican Art

Sunday, FEBRUARY 25, 2018
Time Info
9:30 am - 10:30 am Latina Leadership Panel Breakfast
Riverfront Room
(Latina Legislator and Registered Spouse Only)
10:30am End of Conference/Depart