2018 Leadership Summit

Effecting Change: From Personal Influence to Collective Impact

Thursday, February 8 – Saturday 10, 2018

DFW Airport Marriott South
4151 Centreport Drive
Ft. Worth, TX 76155


The Prospanica Leadership Summit convenes Latinos who drive change in their professions and communities.  

Over the course of three days, Prospanica’s chapter leadership, members, and other attendees will dive into topics and hands-on experiences designed for immediate application across their spheres of influence.  

The Summit features speakers, panels, breakout sessions, and special events that offer resources, tools, and opportunities for peer engagement and learning.   With sessions for both Prospanica chapter leadership and other business professionals, the Summit will highlight how to transform personal effectiveness into community-wide change.

Full registration: $150 for non-members, $115 for members
Single day registration (Friday): $60 for non-members and members

General Attendee Registration

Prospanica Chapter Officer Registration

For information on last year’s Summit, click here.

Attire for the Leadership Summit is business casual on Thursday and Friday, and casual on Saturday.

Schedule subject to change.


Thursday, February 8

1:00 – 2:00 pm

CEO Welcome - Thomas Savino

2:15 – 3:30 pm

Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Dr. Dale Fodness

3:45 – 5:00 pm

Becoming a Changemaker - Dr. Dale Fodness

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Networking Event

Friday, February 9

7:00 – 8:00 am


8:15 – 9:30 am

Strategic Thinking and Storytelling - Dr. Brett Bourbon

9:45 – 11:00 am

C-Suite: Consensus, Negotiation, Compromise - Carlos Carpizo, Tanis Cornell, Julio Rocha and Evelyn Torres

11:30 am – 12:45 pm


1:00 – 2:30 pm

Design Thinking: New Perspectives - Keith Owens

2:45 – 4:00 pm

Teams: Influence, Balance, and Inspiration - Dr. Charlene Conner, Dr. Christopher DeClerk, Veronica Klein, Dr. Elizabeth Muñiz and Tina Rachele Opp

2:45 – 4:00 pm

Prospanica University Chapters Meeting

Saturday, February 10

7:00 – 8:00 am


8:15 – 9:30 am

Strategic Board Service: A Pathway To Strengthen External Credibility - Cid Wilson

9:45 - 11:00 am

Achieving Work-Life Balance: Unique Challenges to Latino Success - Dr. Vincent Ramos

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

CEO Closing - Thomas Savino


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