North American Integration Essential to Renewed U.S. Manufacturing Prowess?

February 14, 2012 // 9:00am11:00am

The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute hosted a conference on regional approaches to creating jobs and strengthening competitiveness. The event launched a new publication by the institute:Working Together: Economic Ties between the United States and Mexico.

The event included a keynote address by former USTR Carla Hills, remarks from Mexican Ambassador to the United States Arturo Sarukhan, the presentation of our new publication, and  an expert panel discussion considering the issue of how to best leverage the U.S.-Mexico relationship to strengthen trade, competitiveness and employment in the United States, Mexico, and throughout the region.

5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
Event Speakers List: 
  • Roberto Newell // Mexico Public Policy Scholar (former)
    Vice President and Senior Fellow, Instituto Mexicano para la Competitivad, A.C., Mexico
  • Professor of International Relations and Founder and Director of the Center for North American Studies at American University
  • Christopher Wilson // Deputy Director, Mexico Institute
  • Senior International Trade Analyst in the Advanced Technology and Machinery Division of the U.S. International Trade Commission
  • Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Hills & Company, International Consultants
  • Arturo Sarukhan // Distinguished Diplomat in Residence/Mexico Institute, Advisory Board Member
    Former Mexican Ambassador to the United States
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