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  1. 1. Espacio USA: Vanguardia Latina 2009 “The Youth Perspective” Los Angeles, California May 4 – 6, 2009 The Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive Los Angeles, CA, 90049
  2. 2. Draft: 03-2-09 The Youth Perspective Los Angeles, 2009 Monday, May 4th 03:00 – 05:00 p.m. — PARTICIPANTS’ REGISTRATION Lobby, H.M.W. Auditorium, Getty Center • Handout of name badges and materials 05:00 – 05:45 p.m. — INAUGURATION CEREMONY H.M.W: Auditorium, Getty Center Motivational Address • TBD Keynote Address • Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor of Los Angeles Inaugural Speakers • Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Interamerican Development Bank • Emilio Azcárraga Jean, President and CEO, Grupo Televisa • James N. Wood, President and Chief Executive Officer, The J. Paul Getty Trust • Golda El-khoury Chief of Section: Youth, Sports and Physical Education, UNESCO • Gastón Melo Medina, President, Espacio de Vinculacion A.C • Celebrity Guests 1 Video Presentation • “Latino Reload” 05:45 – 07:00 p.m. — ROUNDTABLE #1 H.M.W: Auditorium, Getty Center Migration: a U.S. Reality and a Latin American Challenge Today migration is a global phenomenon, that goes beyond the traditional parameters of the State- Nation, whose root causes recognize a myriad of factors and therefore the solution alternatives have never been simple. Some of the goals of this work session are to take a look at how migratory flows will evolve, what will be the new characteristics of the immigrant profile, what role remittances will play in the sending countries and above all how to frame the daily movement of millions of people within the global agenda. Keynote Address • Hilda Solis, US Secretary of Labor Video presentation: Migration Testimonals: • Dowell Myers, Professor of Urban Planning and Demography, University of Southern California • Linda M. Griego, President and CEO, Griego Enterprises, Inc. Speakers: • Wayne A. Cornelius, Director, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, University of California, San Diego David E. Hayes-Bautista, Director, Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture, University of California, Los Angeles • Enrique Krauze, Historian, Writer, Analyst. Moderator • María Elena Durazo, Executive Secretary-treasurer, L.A. County Federation of 1 Celebrity Guest List: Jonás Cuarón, Luis Roberto Guzmán, Jesús Ochoa, José María Yazpik, Ana Claudia Talancón, Diego Luna, Gael García, Cecilia Suárez, Javier Bardem, Kate del Castillo, Juanes, Salma Hayek, Shakira 1
  3. 3. Draft: 03-2-09 The Youth Perspective Los Angeles, 2009 07:30 – 09:00 p.m. — CONCERT H.M.W: Auditorium, Getty Center Rotunda, Getty Center Guest Speaker José Antonio Abreu, Special Ambassador, UNESCO’s World Movement of Youth and Children Orchestras and Choirs Tuesday, May 5th 07:30 – 08:30 a.m. — PARTICIPANTS’ ARRIVAL AND SALUTATION 08:30 – 10:00 a.m. — ROUNDTABLE #2 H.M.W: Auditorium, Getty Center Latinos and Obama’s “New Deal” During this session we will review the quantitative as well as qualitative growth of Latinos in the American society, particularly in California. It is no longer only a migration issue but a social phenomenon that needs to be examined from that perspective. The Latino imprint in daily life is not an issue for discussion. What will be important to discover is where this new energy is heading, what new course will it take, what challenges and opportunities will it present, and what can be foreseen today beyond the immediate short term. Keynote Address • Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Secretary of State Speakers • Fabian Nuñez, 66th Speaker of the California State Assembly • Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico • Leticia Aguilar, Consumer Executive for New Greater Los Angeles and Central California Division, Bank of America Corporation / Trinidad Jiménez García- Herrera, Spain's Secretary of State for Ibero-America. Moderator • Kevin de Leon, California Assemblymember 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. — COFFEE BREAK 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — BREAKOUT SESSIONS 1 Breakout rooms, Getty Center During the breakout sessions, the students, divided up into 4 groups, will debate on the issues touched upon by the Roundtable speakers. Each group will determine two secretaries, who will be charged with drafting their groups’ proposals, in order to shape the VL-LA Charter. 2
  4. 4. Draft: 03-2-09 The Youth Perspective Los Angeles, 2009 01:00 – 02:00 p.m. — LUNCH TBD 02:15 – 03:45 p.m. — ROUNDTABLE #3 H.M.W: Auditorium, Getty Center Latino Appeal and the U.S. Media We will discuss the rich and complex relationship between the mass media and the Latino identity. What is the role that media should play, and what role have they played up to now? Is there something recognizable as a Latino identity? What is it? Does the media recognize that preexistent identity, or would they rather try to reshape it every day? Who builds whom? These are some of the questions that will be asked in the session. Keynote Address • Salma Hayek, Actress and Producer • Carlos Santana, Rock musician Speakers Mónica Lozano, Publisher and CEO, La Opinión • Roberto Sneider, Film Director Patricia Velázquez, Fashion Model and Actress Moderator José Luis Benavides, Director, Spanish-language Media Program, California State University, Northridge 04:00 – 05:00 p.m. — BREAKOUT SESSIONS 2 & 3 Breakout rooms, Getty Center 3
  5. 5. Draft: 03-2-09 The Youth Perspective Los Angeles, 2009 Wednesday, May 6th 08:00 – 09:30 a.m. — Roundtable #4 H.M.W: Auditorium, Getty Center Promoting Latin America: Success Stories This roundtable will be dedicated to hearing the success stories some countries in the region use to promote their economies. In the context of a recession, what is the meaning of promotion, what are the threats, what instruments have to be studied, what new tools have to be invented? But also, what are the novelties that have to be recognized to effectively promote foreign investment in Latin America. To continue talking about successful stories, these, and many other questions have to be answered. Honorable Speaker • Arturo Sarukhan, Ambassador of Mexico to the United States Keynote Address • Jack Kyser, Former Chief Economist for the L.A. County Economic Development Corporation Speakers Bruno Ferrari García de Alba, Director, PRO México • Alicia Frohmann, Director, ProChile Moderator • Sebastian Edwards , Professor of International Business Economics, Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA 09:30 – 10:00 a.m. — COFFEE BREAK 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. — BREAKOUT SESSIONS 4 Breakout rooms, Getty Center 4
  6. 6. Draft: 03-2-09 The Youth Perspective Los Angeles, 2009 12:00 – 01:30 p.m. — ROUNDTABLE #5 H.M.W: Auditorium, Getty Center Security For All: Everyone’s Concern, Commitment of a Few? We will discuss the unavoidable issue of the Latino agenda: security. How to recognize the new demands for control for the benefit of internal security using acceptable parameters while not criminalizing migration and still respecting fundamental human rights. From a multinational and global perspective, how can we discuss the delicate issue of security? These concerns will be a part of this roundtable. Keynote Address • Juan Manuel Santos, Defense Minister, Colombia Speakers • Leroy David Baca, Sheriff, Los Angeles County • William J. Bratton, Chief, Los Angeles Police Department • Juan Marcos Gutiérrez , Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles • TBD, NRA representative Moderator • Héctor Castillo-Berthier, Sociologist, Founding Director, El Circo Volador 01:45 – 03:00 p.m. — LUNCH/CHARTER DRAFTING SESSION Breakout rooms, Getty Center While they are having lunch the groups’ secretaries meet with the organizers to work on the first draft of the VL Charter, which will include the conclusions and proposals of the four workgroups. 03:15 – 04:15 p.m. — CHARTER APPROVAL SESSION H.M.W: Auditorium, Getty Center During this session, the secretaries present to the rest of the group the first draft of the Charter, opening a debate on amends and additions. The charter is then submitted to an approval vote, and the secretaries are charged with its refinement. 04:15 – 05:00 p.m. — FINAL DRAFTING SESSION / OPEN MIC Breakout rooms, Getty Center The Secretaries work on the Charter’s Final Draft. Meanwhile, the rest of the group take part in an open mic session, giving feedback on the event and their experience 5
  7. 7. Draft: 03-2-09 The Youth Perspective Los Angeles, 2009 05:00 – 06:00 p.m. — CHARTER PRESENTATION CEREMONY H.M.W: Auditorium, Getty Center Two preselected students read the charter and deliver copies of it to the ceremony’s guests of honor. Guests of Honor • Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor of Los Angeles • Emilio Azcárraga Jean, President and CEO, Grupo Televisa • Gastón Melo Medina, President, EVAC • Celebrity Guests2 • TBD 2 Celebrity Guest List: Jonás Cuarón, Luis Roberto Guzmán, Jesús Ochoa, José María Yazpik, Ana Claudia Talancón, Diego Luna, Gael García, Cecilia Suárez, Javier Bardem, Kate del Castillo, Juanes, Salma Hayek, Shakira 6