Office of Multicultural Affairs


The 20th Annual Latino Issues Conference will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the Bowen Thompson Student Union.

This year's conference theme is "Embracing Our Past & Creating Our Future"; ":Abrazando nuestro pasado y creando nuestro futuro".


The 2014 conference consists of:

  • Latino Cultural Festival
  • Plenary Sessions
  • Conference Luncheon featuring authentic Latino cuisine
  • Luncheon Keynote speaker and book signing
  • Special leadership track for High School Students
  • Anniversary Dinner/Gala

Conference Sessions are FREE with the exception of the Luncheon and the Anniversary Dinner/Gala. 

The Luncheon will be FREE to conference registered BGSU students and participating High School students. The luncheon fee for Faculty/Staff and community members will be $15.00

The Anniversary Dinner/Gala is a ticketed event. Tickets are $25.00 for all attendees.

Credit Card Payments for the Luncheon and Anniversary Dinner/Gala can be made HERE.


Luncheon Keynote Speaker:


Richard Blanco

Poet & Author