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LOFT Coder Summit | George Mason University

Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Latinos on Fast Track (LOFT) Coder Summit

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to host the first Latinos on Fast Track (LOFT) Coder Summit at George Mason University in the Greater Washington Area on April 28th from 8 am- 3 pm. RSVP at!

As part of HHF’s Code as a Second Language (CSL) initiative, the LOFT Coder Summit will bring together programmers, coders and developers. In addition, hackers, computer scientists, professionals and entrepreneurs interested in computer programming will also attend the LOFT Coder Summit!

Sponsors and Partners

Furthermore, sponsors and partners include Google, George Mason University (GMU), Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and Manifest your Destiny. Other partners include JElena Group, Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC), Ghost Note and MAX Cybersecurity. 

In addition, HHF’s LOFT Coder Summits have been hosted in different cities across the country, including Los Angeles, Miami, Stanford and more!

See below for a full LOFT Coder Summit Agenda to learn about the speakers presenting and leading workshops at our LOFT Coder Summit. 

In conclusion, to attend the LOFT Coder Summit at George Mason University next week RSVP at 


8:00 am- 9:00 am    | Continental Breakfast and Registration

9:00 am- 9:15 am    | Welcome Remarks

                                    Antonio Tijerino, President and CEO of HHF

                                    Angel Cabrera, President of George Mason University

 9:15 am- 9:30 am    |Featured Speaker

                                     Michael Echols,CEO and Founder of MAX Cybersecurity

 9:30 am- 10:45 am   | Workshop #1

                                        Gabriel Arteaga, CEO and Co-Founder at Create& 

                                        Steve Jumper, President & Partner at GhostNote

                                     Brian Romero, Software Developer at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

10:45 am- 11:05 am | Networking Break  

11:05 am- 11:20 pm | Featured Speaker

                                    Aleida Olvera,Curriculum Development Fellow at CodeAcademy

 11:20 pm-12:35 pm  | Workshop Session #2

                                       Gabriel Arteaga, CEO and Co-Founder at Create&

                                         Steve Jumper, President & Partner at Ghost Note  

                                      Brian Romero, Software Developer at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

12:35 pm- 1:35 pm  | Lunch

 1:35 pm- 1:50 pm    | Featured Speaker

1:50 pm- 2:00 pm    | Networking Break

 2:00 pm- 2:45 pm    | Startup Pitch Session

 2:45 pm- 3:00 pm   | Networking  

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