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Universities of Louisiana Black Male Summit

June 15-16
University of Louisiana Monroe - Bayou Pointe

Schedule Overview

Wednesday, June 15
1:30 p.m. Welcome and Keynote - Chris Hilliard, Author of "Seize the Day: A Memoir"
3:20 p.m. Breakout Session
5 p.m. Networking Reception
Please note that the reception location has changed to the 7th Floor Terrace of ULM's Library.

Thursday, June 16
9 a.m. Keynote - Captain Lee Jackson
10:20 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:15 a.m. Breakout Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch, Award Presentation, and Scholar Pinning

Chris Hilliard

Wednesday, June 15 at 1:30 p.m.

Author, Entrepreneur, Certified Diversity Professional, and Thought Leader

Click to shop Hilliard's Memoir, Seize the Day.
Use code "ULBM22" at checkout.

Captain Lee Jackson

Thursday, June 16 at 9 a.m.

New Orleans - Baton Rouge Steamship Pilots Association
State River Pilot

Jackson Offshore Operators LLC
Chairman/President and CEO


Rates have been negotiated at hotels in the area.

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