Wednesday, June 6, 2012

5:30 PM - 6:30 PMNetworking Reception

Palladian Ballroom

6:45 PM - 9:00 PMDinner

Diplomat Ballroom

Introduction and welcome:

Program emcee: Kevin Gallagher, CNN International Newsource

Welcome comments:

Manny Gonzalez, NSHMBA CEO

Topic: Leading in the 21st Century: What are the Questions CEOs are Asking Themselves?

Speaker: James Miller, Executive Vice President and President, Global Services and Specialty,Ecolab Inc.

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Diplomat Ballroom

7:15 AM - 8:15 AMBreakfast

8:15 AM - 8:25 AMWelcoming Remarks and Program Introduction
Speakers: Kevin Gallagher, CNN International Newsource

Manny Gonzalez, NSHMBA CEO

Yvonne Martin, NSHMBA Board Chair

8:25 AM - 9:30 AMPlenary Session I

Topic: Global Leadership: Succeeding in the Global Market

Speaker: Mark Loughridge, CFO, IBM

9:45 AM - 10:45 AMPlenary Session II

Topic: Looking Beyond: Opportunities in Turbulent Times

Speaker: Agustin Carcoba, CEO, GE Capital Franchise Finance

10:45 AM – 11:45 PMPlenary Session III

Topic: Happiness and Leadership

Speaker: Doug Smith, Former Chairman and CEO, Best Brands

11:45 AM - 1:30 PMNetworking Luncheon

Topic: Lessons on Leadership – A CEO’s Perspective  

Speaker: Gail Letts, President/CEO, Central Virginia Region,  SunTrust

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Plenary Session IV

Topic: Finding a Balance: Energy, Technology and Leadership
Speaker: Dede Ramoneda, Vice President and Chief Information Officer Progress Energy, Inc.

2:55 PM - 4:40 PMPanel Discussion

Topic: Through the Looking Glass: A Cross-cultural Perspective from the Top


Session Facilitator: Gail Romero, CEO MBA Women International (MBAWI)


Agustin Carcoba, CEO, GE Franchise Finance

Heather Howell, CEO, Rooibee Red Tea

4:40 PM - 5:00 PMClosing Remarks

Speakers: Kevin Gallagher, CNN International Newsource

Manny Gonzalez, NSHMBA CEO

Program Emcee: Kevin Gallagher, CNN International Newsource

5:00 PM - 6:00 PMClosing Reception

Bird Cage Walk

*Subject to change

National Society of Hispanic MBAs