REALIZING THE ECONOMIC STRENGTH OF OUR 21ST CENTURY BORDER CONFERENCE

Tempe, Arizona
Sunday, September 23, 2012

REALIZING THE ECONOMIC STRENGTH OF OUR 21ST CENTURY BORDER CONFERENCE
Sunday, September 23, 2012 4:00 PM -
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 1:00 PM (Arizona Time)

Fiesta Resort Conference Center
Tempe, Arizona

The conference will focus on workforce needs and educational development; trade facilitation and supply chain solutions for cross-border trade; border infrastructure and regional border planning; public/private partnership opportunities and new innovative technologies; and identification of cross-border economic development and job creation strategies. In addition, it will highlight examples of best practices and innovative methods relating to cross border trade, education and workforce issues.

Invited keynote speakers include: The Honorable Bill Richardson, Special Envoy to the Organization of American States, The Honorable Jorge Castaňeda Gutman, Former Secretary of Foreign Affairs for Mexico and Mr. Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning Author.

The North American Center for Transborder Studies at Arizona State University and the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration, would like to cordially invite you to this event in Tempe, Arizona.

This public-private-academic partnership will gather thought leaders and innovators from throughout the border region to jointly design a roadmap to define strategies and execute regional initiatives to create jobs and enhance economic growth. Attendees will be invited to share best practices and identify future opportunities for bi-national collaboration.

Attire for the meeting is business casual. Wireless internet service will be available.

 

Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Students: $ 50 valid student ID will be required at check-in
    General Public:
    Early Bird Registration Rate (Now -August 31st): $175
    Normal Registration Rate (September 1-22nd): $ 225
    Late/On-Site Registration Rate (September 23-25): $250
    Group discounts:
    Group of 10 people: $ 175

    Check payments:
    Make check payable to Arizona State University
    Mail to: Doris Rasmussen
                 North American Center for Transborder Studies
                 Arizona State University
                245 E. Orange Mall, Room 325
                Tempe, AZ 85287-7103

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