Building a 21st Century Border: Regional Master Plans and Transportation Infrastructure

March 01, 2011 // 12:30pm3:45pm

1:30-1:40 p.m. Opening and Welcome

Andrew Selee, Director, Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute

1:45-2:10 p.m. Opening Keynote Address

The Hon. Alan Bersin, Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

2:15-2:40 p.m. Development-Bank Financing at the U.S.-Mexico Border

The Hon. Gerónimo Gutiérrez, Managing Director, North American Development Bank

2:45-4:15 p.m. Panel Discussion on Regional Master Plans

Stewart Tuttle, U.S.-Mexico Border Affairs Coordinator, Department of State
Ralph Scalise, Southern Border Program Office, General Services Administration
Enrique Escorza Zamudio, Head of Section, Political and Border Affairs, Embassy of Mexico
Jackie Mitchell Edwards, Chief Operating Officer, The Paso del Norte Group
Rep. Russ Jones, Arizona House of Representatives; Member, Border Legislative Conference

4:15-4:25 p.m. Break

4:30-4:55 p.m. Closing Address

The Hon. Victor Mendez, Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

This conference is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the responsibility of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and do not necessarily reflect the view of USAID or the United States Government.

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