Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) Announces a Call for Speakers for Its Latino2 Conference


Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) Announces a Call for Speakers for Its Latino2 Conference

This full-day summit on the future of Latino digital influence will be packed with advice, insights, experiences, and case studies from top technology executives and entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley and the national arena.

Silicon Valley, CA — April 28, 2011 — The impact and opportunities of using technology and social media for marketing to the Latino community will be just one of the topics discussed at this year’s LATISM Latino2 Conference, to be held at the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley on June 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Today, Latinos in Social Media [LATISM] is formally announcing a call for sessions to its ongoing event series.

This must-attend event will offer an in-depth look at current and developing technology and social media trends as well as best business practices for reaching and engaging today’s digital Latinos. Mark López, Head of US Hispanic for Google, will present the keynote address: The US Hispanic Digital Market.

Proposals for sessions may be on any topic relevant to the following:

  • Opportunities In Technology
  • Diversity In The Workplace
  • Best Practices In Social-Media Marketing And Engagement
  • Entrepreneurship: From Concept to Company
  • Strategies To Further Your Technology Career

“We hope to create a program with a variety of topics and speakers, while providing attendees with practical knowledge they can start to implement right away,” said Giovanni Rodriguez, Vice-Chair of Strategic Programs for LATISM. “Our goal is to help entrepreneurs, companies and organizations to realize the full potential of technology and to take advantage of this momentous time as the Latino community cements its presence in the digital space.”

Deadline for submissions is May 6, 2011. Organizers of sessions will be contacted by the LATISM Board to discuss session details, after providing the following information:

  • Session name (brief, catchy, and descriptive).
  • Paragraph describing the topic and the track it may fit into
  • Organizer’s name, e-mail and telephone number.
  • Proposed speaker(s)/panelists. Additional speakers may be added later.

For any questions about proposal submissions for the LATISM Latino2 Conference, please contact Giovanni Rodriguez at

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact

To register to the Latino2 Conference, visit our Registration Page.

For speaker information and to submit your proposal, visit our Call for Sessions Page.

For information about all 2011 LATISM events, visit our Conference Site.


Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is a 501(c) 4 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community. LATISM also helps to raise awareness among corporate brands, NGOs and government entities about using social media to reach Latinos.  Our partnership initatives include research, event sponsorships, and leadership training. A pioneering social media organization, LATISM has been hailed as the most influential online movement in the new multicultural Web. For more information, visit

Elianne Ramos, Vice-Chair of Communications and PR, LATISM: 646-932-7752




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