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The Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association invites you to attend the

2008 Leadership Symposium on May 6, 2008

Preliminary Program:
All events scheduled for the Texas Union at The University of Texas at Austin.
Registration and Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Santa Rita Room (3.502)
Welcome and Keynote: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Beverly Kearney, Head Coach, University of Texas Womenís Track and Field Team
Santa Rita Room (3.502)
Concurrent Sessions: 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Session A: Develop. Grow. Serve. Lead. Taking Action in the Community, Linda Medina, Founder & President, Young Hispanic Professional Austin Association
Texas Governorsí Room (3.116)
Session B: Building Skill Sets Through Involvement Con Corazón in Local, State, and National Organizations, Magdalena de la Teja, Dean, Student Services, Austin Community College
Sinclair Suite (3.128)
Break: 10:50 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions: 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Session C: 21st Century Leadership: Focusing a Thousand Points of Scattered Light, Sylvia Acevedo, President and CEO, CommuniCard LLC
Texas Governorsí Room (3.116)
Session D: Facilitating and Engaging in Dialogue, Dnika Jones Travis, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin
Sinclair Suite (3.128)
Luncheon and Keynote: 12:00 Noon - 1:20 p.m.
Art Acevedo, Chief, Austin Police Department
Santa Rita Room (3.502)
Closing Session: 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Santa Rita Room (3.502)

The goal of the Leadership Symposium is for participants to gain the innovative ideas and tools that will help them become more effective and efficient leaders. Information sharing, skill development, and networking opportunities are important features of the Leadership Symposium and empower individuals to make a positive difference within our global society.

On-line registration for the 2008 Leadership Symposium is now closed. Individuals can still register on the day of the symposium. A fee of $15 will be collected at the time of on-site registration. The $15 registration fee can be paid with cash or by check made out to "HFSA". We cannot accept credit cards.

For more information, please contact Luis Guevara, chair of the 2008 Leadership Symposium Committee, by calling 475-6769 or via e-mail.