LISTA announces the agenda for the second annual Emerging Technology Leadership Summit


New York, NY (CapitalWirePR)– The Latinos in Information

Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) will host its 2nd Annual Emerging

Technology Leadership Summit, themed “Technology Leadership: Now and in the

Future,” at the Marriott Marquis in New York on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. 

The Summit

will bring forward respected thought leaders in the field of science and

technology for a daylong conference focused on providing small business owners,

technology professionals, analysts and executives alike with intensive

information on the changing tides of technology. In addition to a CEO

Brain-trust Forum, prominent topic areas to be discussed during workshop panels


·      Social media

and its impact on corporate strategy

·     Health care technology and the debate over

reforming medical records

·     Leadership for

the Year 2030, celebrating entrepreneurs in technology and science

·     Bringing

broadband to all of America  

“We are thrilled to be hosting the Summit

back in the city where it all began,” says Jose A. Marquez, President and CEO

of LISTA, who founded the organization in 2001 in New York. “This city enjoys a

high-concentration of Hispanic-owned businesses as well as a strong technology

sector. The combination provides for an ideal climate for all parties to

benefit from.”  

The summit will also feature the Techno Centro 2030 Career

Expo, a networking event designed to bring together Latino professionals with

some of the nation’s premier science and technology recruiters, including those

from Fortune 500 businesses, technology sales leaders and firms. Attendees

should take note that many recruiters will be conducting on-site interviews

with professionals whose experience and education align with their needs and

interests. Companies confirmed for the Career Expo include Aetna,

AT&T, Staples Verizon, State Farm, Comcast, Enhanced Communications and

many others.  

“We want professionals attending our event to walk away with

new ideas, methods, guidelines and procedures to help them develop their

talents and set goals for professional development,” said Eduardo

Gonzalez-Loumiet, President of the LISTA North Florida Chapter and Chair of

this year’s Summit. 

The Summit

will conclude with the National Latino Technology and Achiever Awards honoring

individuals who are shaping the next frontier of science and technology. Last

year, the Gala was attended by more than 500 guests from a cross sector of

technology and science industries and celebrated Latino technology professionals’

commitment to excellence through their own abilities, efforts and


“The Gala is a national acknowledgement that increases the

visibility of our young professionals and future leaders of Corporate America,”

says Marquez. “This Gala serves as a platform to highlight their efforts toward

the advancement of Latino Technology Professionals in the United States and

helps showcase Latinos in technology. “  

Information on how to become a sponsor and/or an exhibitor

at the 2009 Emerging Technology Leadership Summit, Techno Centro 2030 Career

Expo or the National Latino Technology Achievers Awards VIP Reception and Gala

can be found at or contact John Simmons at Latinos in Information

Sciences and Technology Association at (800) 775-0889,(917) 578-0521.  

About Latino in Information Sciences and Technology

Association (LISTA)  LISTA

( promotes the utilization of the technology sectors for the

empowerment of the Latino community. We are an organization that is committed

to bringing various elements of Technology under one central hub to facilitate

our partners, members and the community with the leverage and education they

need to succeed in a highly advanced technologically driven society. You can

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2009 Emerging Technology Leadership Summit (8am -4:30pm)

Techno Centro 2030 Career Expo (8am -4:30pm)

National Latino Technology Achievers Awards VIP Reception

and Gala (6:30pm – 11pm)


Tuesday, December 8th 2009

Where: New York Marriott Marquis

at Times Square
1535 Broadway

New York,

NY 10036

For More Information about LISTA National Emerging

Tech Leadership Summit and NLTAA Gala, Visit:

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