Call for Speakers

The Local Government Hispanic Network (LGHN) is hosting the 2018 National Conference, October 25-27, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ. The theme Transformational Leadership: Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present, Shaping the Future will provide an exceptional platform for the sharing of knowledge, ideas and innovative practices. LGHN is seeking proposals from engaging, thought provoking speakers with a unique experience or perspective who can provide a dynamic presentation. Recommendations that meet these characteristics, and are non-commercial in nature, are welcome from any individual, group or organization.

The LGHN Conference Planning Committee has identified the following “tracks” and session topics for each track. The Committee will accept proposals on additional topics related to the conference theme. Sessions will range from one hour to one hour and a half.

Track I- History & Culture: Honoring the Past
• History of Cities, Towns, Communities
• Hispanic Leaders and Their Impact
• Music-Art-Dance-Food-Literature

Track II- Community: Treasuring the Present
• Community Engagement
• Economic Impact of Hispanic Community
• Public-Private-Community Partnerships

Track III- Leadership: Shaping the Future
• Empowerment/Teamwork
• Leadership Styles and Development
• Achieving Professional Success

The Planning Committee will consider each proposal and select those that best align with the theme. A submittal does not guarantee selection. Presenters will serve on a voluntary basis. All related travel and hotel accommodations will be at the presenter’s expense.

Proposal submittals and questions will be accepted via e-mail to Cynthia Segovia at Complete a separate proposal for each session and submit in one file. All proposals must be received by February 28, 2018.


Download Proposal HERE