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)