Speakers and Special Guests

Included among the Speakers and Special Guests for the 2012 Encuentro are:
Ms. Rose Nygaard, Visual Artist (www.rosenygaard.com); Mr. Adlan Cruz, Artist in Residence at Regent University (www.adlancruz.com); Pedro Aponte, Ph.D. (James Madison University, Assistant Professor of Musicology); Carlos Campo, Ph.D. (Regent University, President); Manuel Perez-Quiñones, D. Sc. (Virginia Tech, Computer Science Professor); Karen D. Hendricks-Muñoz, M.D. (MCV-VCU, Chief, Division of Neonatal Medicine); Mr. Anibal Gomez-Toledo (Head of the Consular Section, Embassy of Mexico, Washington, D.C.). In addition, there will be several breakout sessions with interesting topics.

2011 Encuentro speakers included:
Richard Fry, Ph.D. (Senior Research Associate, Pew Hispanic Center); Mr. Jonell Sanchez (Senior Director of Academic Initiatives, The College Board); Qian Cai, Ph.D. (Director of the Demographics & Workforce Group, Weldon Cooper Center, University of Virginia); Michael A. Olivas, J.D., Ph.D. (William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law and IHELG Director, University of Houston Law Center); Mr. Juan Sepúlveda (Director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans); Carlos Campo, Ph.D. (President, Regent University); and Carlos Rodriguez, Ph.D. (Senior Research Scientist at American Institutes for Research)


October 11-12, 2012


Library Atrium
Regent University
1000 Regent University Dr.
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
View campus map. (Building 2)

Please register early!
Special Early Registration Fee available until September 30.

More Information:

To register directly: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2611952572

For any additional information: encuentro@valhen.org or 571.449.1953

Dr. Marcela Chavan-Matviuk,
Chair of the 2012 Encuentro,