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Texas-Coahuila-Nuevo Leon-Tamaulipas Regional Economic Competitiveness Forum

Laredo, Texas
July 1, 2014

Speaker Presentations

Agenda

Texas-Coahuila-Nuevo Leon-Tamaulipas Regional Economic Competitiveness Forum Executive Summary

Texas-Coahuila-Nuevo Leon-Tamaulipas Regional Economic Competitiveness Forum Attendee Directory

 

Panel I: Increasing Workforce and Competitivness Through Binational State and Federal Exhanges

Moderator: Diputada Imelda Alejandra de la Garza
Diputada
Nuevo Leon State Legislature

Dr. Ray M. Keck
President
Texas A&M International

Amb. Enrique Berruga
Vice-President
MATT Foundation (Mexicans and Americans Thinking Together)

Daniel Rodriguez
Director
U.S. Commercial Service

 

Panel II: Challenges and Opportunities to Move People and Product Securely and Efficiently Along the Border Region

Moderator: Chris Wilson
Associate, Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars-Mexico Institute

Alberto Flores
Watch Commander
U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Laredo Port of Entry

Michael Reeves
PresidentAssociate
Ports to Plains Alliance

Presentation

Lic. Carlos Garza Gonzalez
Operations Coordinator for the Colombia Port of Entry, N.L.
Development Corporation for the Border Region of Nuevo Leon (CODEFRONT)

Presentation

Lunch Keynote

Stephanie Miley
Minister Counselor for Economic, Enviroment, Science, Technology, and Health AffairsU.S. Embassy in Mexico City

 

Panel III: The Future of Energy in The Border Region

Moderator: Maria Eugenia Calderón-Porter
Director of the Binational Center,Texas A&M International

Geronimo Gutierrez
Managing Director
North American Development Bank

Presentation

Leodoro Martinez
Chair
Eagle Ford Consortium

Presentation

Lic. Antonio Juárez
Director
Mexican Business Association of Petroleum Services (AMESPAC)

Presentation

 

Simultaneous Breakout Sessions

I: Competitive Workforce

Facilitator: Erik Lee, Executive Director
North American Research Partnership

II: Ports of Entry

Facilitator:Chris Wilson, Associate
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars –
Mexico Institute

III: Energy Reform

Facilitator:  D. Rick Van Schoik, Portfolio Director
North American Research Partnership