Fifth Annual Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border Conference

There will be a webcast of this event

The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute and the Border Trade Alliance invite you to our fifth annual high-level "Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border" conference, which will focus on improving border management in order to strenghten the competitiveness of both the United States and Mexico. Specific emphasis will be placed on a cooperative bilateral framework, NAFTA, binational economic development, and the need for efforts that simultaneously support security and efficiency in border management.

Confirmed Speakers*

Paola Avila, Vice President, International Business Affairs, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
Bernardo Ayala, Vice President - Mexico, Union Pacific
Alan Bersin, Former Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Global Fellow, Mexico Institute, Wilson Center
Britton Clarke, President, Border Trade Alliance
Representative Henry Cuellar, TX-28
Jose Martin Garcia, Representative of the Mexican Finance Ministry and Customs Administration at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, DC
Allen Gina, Founding Partner, CT Strategies
Gerónimo Gutiérrez, Mexican Ambassador to the United States
Stan Korosec, Director of Security and Canadian Government Relations, Detroit International Bridge Company
Erik Lee, Executive Director, North American Research Partnership
Commissioner Kevin McAleenan (Acting), U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Representative Michael McCaul, TX-10
Ben Rhorbaugh, BorderWorks Advisor, Belfer Center, Harvard
Christopher Wilson, Deputy Director, Mexico Institute, Wilson Center

*Additional speakers to be confirmed.