Realizing the Economic Strength of Our 21st Century Border: Trade, Education, and Jobs

NDN President and Founder, Simon Rosenberg will be speaking at an important symposium at Arizona State University, Realizing the Economic Strength of Our 21st Century Border: Trade, Education, and Jobs. The event will take place at the Fiesta Resort Conference Center in Tempe, Arizona, September 23 – 25, 2012.  Simon will be appearing on Monday, September 24th. 

Co-organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the North American Center for Transborder Studies (NACTS) at Arizona State University, this conference examines the important relationship between Mexico and the United States.

The U.S.-Mexico trade relationship is a critical pillar of both nation’s economies. The two nations reached $500 billion in two-way trade in goods and services in 2011, and over 6 million jobs in the United States depend on trade with Mexico. Join us in September and be part of a high-level U.S.-Mexico discussion on how to create jobs and enhance education in the United States and Mexico; discover industry opportunities in renewable energy, aerospace, tourism, and logistics; export your ideas, goods and services to the U.S. or Mexico, and attract investment and enhance local economic development.

Simon will be moderating a panel on the importance of tourism between the United States and Mexico.  Other panelists include: Luis Alfonso Lugo, Under Secretary of Tourism Operations, Mexico Ministry of Tourism; John T. Reilly, President, SeaWorld San Diego; Steve Moore, President & CEO, Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau and Erik Lee, Associate Director,  North American Center for Transborder Studies at ASU.

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