Program

Eventbrite - NAFTA at 20

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM
OCTOBER 22, 2014

8:30-9:30 a.m. | Welcome & Introduction
Geneen Auditorium, Fuqua School of Business 

Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs

Welcome by Jane Moss, Duke University, Council for North American Studies and introduced by Patrick Duddy, Duke University, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

 

9:30-10:45 a.m. | NAFTA @ 20: Social, Environmental, and Political Dimensions
Geneen Auditorium, Fuqua School of Business

Frederick Mayer, Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy
Robert Healy, Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment
Michael Hart, Carleton University, School of International Affairs
Antonio Ortiz Mena, Chief of Economic Affairs, Embassy of Mexico in the United States

Moderated by Stephen R. Kelly, Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy

 

10:45-11:00 a.m. | Coffee break
Hall of Flags, Fuqua School of Business

 

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | NAFTA’s Contribution to North American Competitiveness
Geneen Auditorium, Fuqua School of Business

Jorge Carrillo Viveros, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Department of Social Studies
Campbell Harvey, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
Gary Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Moderated by Gary Gereffi, Duke University, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness 

12:45-1:30 p.m. | Lunch
Dining Room, R. David Thomas Center

 

1:30-1:45 p.m. | Coffee break
Hall of Flags, Fuqua School of Business

 

1:45-2:45 p.m. | Government Perspectives on the Future of North American Competitiveness
Geneen Auditorium, Fuqua School of Business

Gilles Gauthier, Trade Directorate, Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC
Javier Díaz de Léon, Consul General, Consulate of Mexico in Raleigh
Walter Bastian, U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration

Moderated by Ambassador Patrick Duddy, Duke University, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies 

2:45-4:15 p.m. | North Carolina Competitiveness in a North American Context
Geneen Auditorium, Fuqua School of Business

Jean Davis, Economic Leadership, LLC
Gary Gereffi, Duke University, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness

Moderated by Frances Selema, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce

 

4:15 p.m. | Conference concludes