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2016 Western Hemispheric Trade Conference

20th Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference


April 13-15 | 2016
Laredo, Texas, USA

Conference Agenda

Wednesday, April 13 | 2016
6:30 - 7:00 pm Welcoming Reception
Sponsored by International Bank of Commerce
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
7:00 - 8:30 pm IBC Bank Keynote Speaker Series
Keynote Address
Still Midnight in México? México's Challenges, Journalism and the Borderlands, and the New American Narrative

Mr. Alfredo Corchado
México Bureau Chief
Dallas Morning News
Student Center Ballroom,
2nd Floor (SC 203)
 
Thursday, April 14 | 2016
7:30 am Registration Begins
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor (SC 203)
7:30 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Daniel B. Hastings, Inc.
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor (SC 203)
8:00 - 9:30 am Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION   I : Issues in Finance
  SESSION II : Software and Application Development Issues
  SESSION III: Cuestiones en Programación
  SESSION IV : Cuestiones en Logística
  SESSION  V : Cuestiones de Desarrollo Económico y Finanzas

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 120
9:30 - 9:45 am Break & Refreshments
Sponsored by Routledge, Taylor & Francis
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor (SC 203)
9:45 - 11:45 am Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION  VI  : Issues in Business and Economics (Ph.D. Student Presentations)
  SESSION VII : Issues in Economics
  SESSION VIII: Issues in Management
  SESSION IX : Western Hemispheric Trade Issues
  SESSION X  : Cuestiones Jurídicas

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 120
11:45 - 12:00 pm Break
12:00 - 1:45 pm Luncheon Keynote Address
Sponsored by Commerce Bank

Keynote Address
Will China Trigger the Next International Financial Crisis?

Dr. Michael P. Dooley

Professor Emeritus
University of California, Santa Cruz
Student Center Ballroom
(SC 203)
1:45 - 2:00 pm Break
2:00 - 3:30 pm Panel Presentation

Development Traps and Escaping Development Traps

Dr. Victor Menaldo
Associate Professor of Political Science
University of Washington

Mr. Aaron Erlich, Ph.D. Candidate
Dept. of Political Science
University of Washington

Mr. Daniel Yoo, Ph.D. Candidate
Dept. of Political Science
University of Washington

Moderator:
Dr. William C. Gruben
Southern Methodist University
Student Center
2nd Floor (SC 236)
3:30 - 3:45 pm Break & Refreshments
Sponsored by Coldwell Banker Ana Ochoa & Company

Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
3:45 - 5:15 pm Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION XI  : Issues in Finance and Law (Ph.D. Student Presentations)
  SESSION XII : Regional and Global Business Issues
  SESSION XIII: Issues in Trade and Development I
  SESSION XIV: PLSAS I: Undergraduate Data Analytics
  SESSION XV : Cuestiones en Comercio y Logística
  SESSION XVI : Temas de Negocios Regional y Global
  SESSION XVII : Management Information Systems I (Master’s Student Presentations)

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 203
SC 120
WHT 111
6:30 - 8:30 pm Reception & Dinner
Sponsored by Texas Community Bank
Killam Library, Front Lawn
 
Friday, April 15 | 2016
8:00 am Continued Registration
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
8:00 - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
8:30 - 10:15 am Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION XVIII  : Issues in Trade and Development II
  SESSION XIX : Latin America Business Issues
  SESSION XX: Cuestiones en Administración
  SESSION XXI  : Cuestiones en Educación
  SESSION XXII   : Temas en Negocios Internacionales y Mercadotecnia
  SESSION XXIII   : Cuestiones de Pequeña y Mediana Empresas
  SESSION XXIV   : Management Information Systems II (Master’s Student Presentations)

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 203C
SC 120
WHT 111
10:15 - 10:30 am Break & Refreshments
Sponsored by BBVA Compass Bank
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
10:30 - 11:15 am BBVA Compass Bank Chair Presentation

Foreign Banks in Developing Countries
Dr. George R. G. Clarke
Distinguished Associate Professor, BBVA Compass Bank, Group Chair
Texas A&M International University
SC 236
11:15 - 11:30 am Break & Refreshments
Sponsored by Person, Whitworth, Borchers & Morales, L.L.P.
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
11:30 - 1:15 pm Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION XXV  : Global Economic Issues
  SESSION XXVI : Issues in Marketing
  SESSION XXVII: Environmental Business Issues
  SESSION XXVIII  : PLSAS II: Multidisciplinary Research Applications
  SESSION XXIX   : Cuestiones Sobre el Medio Ambiente
  SESSION XXX   : Cuestiones del Medio Ambiente y Negocios Globales
  SESSION XXXI   : Management Information Systems II (Master’s Student Presentations)

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 203C
SC 120
WHT 111
1:00 - 2:30 pm Luncheon Keynote Address
Sponsored by C.H. Robinson
Africa: Why Economists Get It Wrong

Dr. Morten Jerven
Associate Professor
Simon Fraser University & Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Student Center Ballroom
(SC 203)
2:30 - 3:00 pm Concluding Ceremonies
Announcement of Student Paper Competition Results
Student Center Ballroom
(SC 203)



Conference Sponsors:
Texas Community Bank


Commerce Bank BBVA Compass

C.H. Robinson

Daniel B. Hastings Routledge Taylor & Francis Group


International Bank of Commerce
 






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