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2018 Western Hemispheric Trade Conference

22nd Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference


April 11 - 13 | 2018
Laredo, Texas, USA

Conference Agenda

Wednesday, April 11 | 2018
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
What is Government Doing about Inequality since the 1970s?

Dr. Peter H. Lindert
Distinguished Professor of Economics
University of California, Davis
Student Center Ballroom,
2nd Floor (SC 203)
 
Thursday, April 12 | 2018
7:30 am Registration Begins
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
7:30 - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Cresta Advisors
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
8:30 - 10:00 am Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION   I : Regulatory Constraints and Firm Management
  SESSION II : Planning for Development at the Border
  SESSION III: PyMEs, Modelado y Análisis I
  SESSION IV : Desigualdades de Ingreso y de Género
  SESSION  V : Evolución de la Empresa y Sustentabilidad

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 120
10:00 - 10:15 am Break & Refreshments
Sponsored by Killam Development, Ltd.
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
10:15 - 12:00 noon Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION  VI  : Trade, Leadership, and Company Management (Ph.D. and Master’s Students)
  SESSION VII : Econometric Analysis of Goods and Equities Markets
  SESSION VIII: Patrones Espaciales de Desarrollo en México
  SESSION IX : PLSAS Multidisciplinary Research Applications I
  SESSION X  : Tecnología y Educación

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

Keynote Address
Trade Policy in Practice: A Conversation with Chile’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations

Ambassador María del Carmen Domínguez


Student Center Ballroom
(SC 203)
1:45 - 2:00 pm Break
2:00 - 3:15 pm Panel Presentation

Inequality in International Trade

Dr. Hans-Michael Trautwein

Professor of International Economics
Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany

Dr. Phillip W. Magness
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Berry College, Rome, GA

Moderator:
Dr. Stephen J. Meardon
Director
Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade
Texas A&M International Univeristy
SC 236
3:15 - 3:30 pm Break & Refreshments
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
3:30 - 5:30 pm Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION XI  : Consumer, Employee, and Investor Behavior (Ph.D. Students)
  SESSION XII : Issues in Management: Theory and Evidence
  SESSION XIII: Estratégia Gerencial
  SESSION XIV: PLSAS Multidisciplinary Research Applications II
  SESSION XV : Agriculture, Environment, and Development
  SESSION XVI : Metas y Métodos en la Educación Superior

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 203C
SC 120
6:30 - 8:30 pm Reception & Dinner
Sponsored by Texas Community Bank
Killam Library,
Front Lawn
 
Friday, April 13 | 2018
8:00 am Continued Registration
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
8:00 - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Daniel B. Hastings, Inc.
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
8:30 - 10:15 am Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION XVII  : Investment and Economic Growth in Mexico
  SESSION XVIII : PyMEs, Modelado y Análisis II
  SESSION XIX    : Medio Ambiente y Sustentabilidad
  SESSION XX     : El Consumo y Mercadotecnia
  SESSION XXI   : Tecnología y Gerencia
  SESSION XXII  : Información y Servicio al Cliente

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 203C
SC 120
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

Privatization 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
Student Center Rotunda,
2nd Floor
11:30 - 1:00 pm Concurrent Academic Sessions
  SESSION XXIII  : Economic Development Issues
  SESSION XXIV : Education and the Workforce
  SESSION XXV: Derechos Legales y Consecuencias Sociales
  SESSION XXVI  : PLSAS Multidisciplinary Research Applications III
  SESSION XXVII   : Issues in International Trade and Growth
  SESSION XXVIII   : Información y Inversión

SC 236
SC 231
SC 230
SC 225
SC 203C
SC 120
1:00 - 2:45 pm Luncheon Keynote Address
Sponsored by Commerce Bank
Mexico between Elections and Uncertainty

Dr. Luis Rubio
Chairman, Mexican Council on Foreign Relations
Mexico City
Student Center Ballroom
(SC 203)
2:45 - 3:00 pm Closing Remarks and Announcement of Best Student Paper Awards Student Center Ballroom,
2nd Floor



Conference Sponsors:

Texas Community Bank Falcon International Bank International Bank of Commerce


Commerce Bank BBVA Compass


Daniel B. Hastings Killam Development, Ltd. Cresta Advisors


 



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