Keynote Speakers

The 2019 Conference plenary speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

2018 Plenary Speakers:

Plenary 1
“Kansas City Leaders Panel: Latinx in the Heartland: Fostering Resilience and Cross-Cultural Connections”
Panelists: Irene Caudillo, El Centro Inc.
                Theresa Torres, University of Missouri-Kansas City
                Pedro Zamora, Hispanic Economic Development Corporation
Moderator: Clara Irazábal-Zurita, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Plenary 2
“How the New Immigration Landscape Impacts Communities”
Royce Murray, Policy Director at the American Immigration Council

Plenary 3
We Are Here… Let’s Work As A Team”
Maria G. (Lupita) Fabregas Janeiro, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR)

Plenary 4 – Education
“Strengthening Equity and Excellence for Emerging Bilinguals: From Research to Practice”
Lisa Dorner, University of Missouri – Columbia
Kim Song, University of Missouri-St. Louis

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