CSWHT Western Hemispheric Trade Conference

25th Annual Conference

April 14 - 16, 2021 | Laredo TX.

Texas A&M International University’s A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business announces the hosting of its 25th Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference.

The conference is sponsored by Texas A&M International University (TAMIU), the A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business (ARSSB), and the Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade (CSWHT), in partnership with the Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas’s Facultad de Comercio, Administración y Ciencias Sociales.


You are cordially invited to submit papers for presentation at this conference which brings together academic researchers, practitioners, and policy makers to discuss an array of topics affecting the Western Hemisphere in today’s global business world.


Confernce Precautions due to COVID-19

Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center has transitioned to a fully virtual Conference for 2021. The health and safety of our participants is our primary concern.

Conference Hosts

Submission Deadline: March 5 | 2021

For more information, please email the Center at cswht@tamiu.edu or call 956-326-2820



All Sessions Are Presented Online Via Webex

GuideBook App
To access the guide on your mobile device guests should scan the QR Code or visit:
https://guidebook.com/g/25whtc
Use passphrase “whtc25”

25th Conference Speakers

Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne

Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne
Distinguished Diplomat
in Residence
School of
International Service
American University, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Darrell M. West

Dr. Darrell M. West
Vice President & Director of
Governance Studies
Douglas Dillon Chair
Brookings Institution

Dr. David Brown

Dr. David Brown
Associate Professor of Economics
and Canada Research Chair in Energy Economics and Policy
University of Alberta


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