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2015 Western Hemispheric Trade Conference

19th Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference


April 15-17 | 2015
Laredo, Texas, USA

Conference Agenda

Wednesday, April 15 | 2015
7:00 - 7:30 pm Welcoming Reception
Sponsored by International Bank of Commerce
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
7:30 - 9:00 pm IBC Bank Keynote Speaker Series
Keynote Address
Opportunities and Challenges for México Today
Dr. Diana Villiers Negroponte
Public Policy Scholar
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Student Center Ballroom,
2nd Floor (SC 203)
 
Thursday, April 16 | 2015
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 Management
  SESSION II : International Issues in Business & Economics
  SESSION III: International Trade & Development I
  SESSION IV : Temas Contables y Educativos
  SESSION  V : Sustentabilidad y Uso Eficiente de Recursos

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  : PhD Student Presentations I
  SESSION VII : Issues in Education
  SESSION VIII: PLS Applications Symposium I
  SESSION IX : Temas de Logística y Comercio Internacional
  SESSION X  : Negocios y Tecnologías Nuevas

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 Texas Community Bank

Keynote Address
The Causes and Consequences of Foreign Bank Entry in México
Dr. Stephen Haber
The Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow
Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Student Center Ballroom
(SC 203)
1:45 - 2:00 pm Break
2:00 - 3:30 pm Panel Presentation

Dr. Mark A. Wynne
Vice President, Associate Director of Research, and
Director of the Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Dr. Daniel Chiquiar
Director of Macro-Financial Risk Analysis
Central Bank of México

Moderator:
Dr. William C. Gruben
Texas A&M International University (Retired)
Student Center
2nd Floor (SC 236)
3:30 - 3:45 pm Break & Refreshments
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
3:45 - 5:15 pm Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION XI  : Political Economy of Trade
  SESSION XII : Economic Issues in Emerging Markets
  SESSION XIII: PLS Applications Symposium II
  SESSION XIV: Foreign Direct Investment
  SESSION XV : Industria y Economía

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 120
6:30 - 9:00 pm Reception & Dinner
Sponsored by Falcon Bank
Falcon Bank's
Lake House
 
Friday, April 17 | 2015
7:30 am Continued Registration
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
7:30 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Killam Development, Ltd.
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
8:00 - 9:30 am Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION XVI  : Strategies to Create Competitive Advantage
  SESSION XVII : Globalization and Trade
  SESSION XVIII: International Trade & Development II
  SESSION XIX  : Leyes e Inversiones Internacionales
  SESSION XX   : Negocios Internacionales I

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 120
9:30 - 9:45 am Break & Refreshments
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
9:45 - 11:15 am Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION XXI  : PhD Student Presentations II
  SESSION XXII : Corporate Social Responsibility
  SESSION XXIII: Marketing and Consumers
  SESSION XIV  : Issues in Finance and Accounting
  SESSION XV   : Negocios Internacionales II

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 120
11:15 - 11:30 am Break & Refreshments
Sponsored by BBVA Compass Bank
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
11:30 - 12:15 pm BBVA Compass Bank Chair Presentation

Corruption and Development
Dr. George R.G. Clarke
Distinguished Associate Professor, BBVA Compass Bank, Group Chair
Texas A&M International University
SC 236
12:15 - 12:30 pm Break
12:30 - 2:30 pm Luncheon Keynote Address

U.S. Financial Crises: Regulatory Failures and Inappropriate Reforms
Dr. James R. Barth
Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance
Auburn University

Concluding Ceremonies
Announcement of Student Paper Competition Results

Student Center Ballroom
(SC 203)



Conference Sponsors:
Daniel B. Hastings Killam Oil Routledge Taylor & Francis Group

BBVA Compass
 






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