Executive Series Seminar Program-Member

U.S.–Mexico Trade: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Mini-seminar, Thursday, April 25, 2013, 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  

Mexico is experiencing a transformation in manufacturing, technology, economics, and social development. The Traffic Club of Chicago and the U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce invite you to a half-day seminar that will explore a new global economic climate, which favors a significant expansion of U.S. trade with this key player in North American competitiveness. 

7:30 a.m. 
Registration, Networking, Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. 
Opening Keynote and Panel Discussions

12:30 p.m. 
Luncheon and Closing Keynote

Opening Keynote: 
"Global Economic Trends Impacting North American Trade" by David Hale, Founder, David Hale Economics

Panel 1 
"The Climate for U.S.-Mexico Trade"
 Moderator: Peter Moirano, Vice President Trade Finance, Citi Commercial Bank
 A review on the new administration policies, economy, labor reform and legal framework

Panel 2
"Manufacturing and Logistics"
 Moderator: James A. Cooke, Editor, DC Velocity and Supply Chain Quarterly
 An exploration of opportunities and challenges for OEM supply chain integration

Luncheon Keynote 
"How to do Business in Mexico—Beyond the Border"
 by Jose Zozaya, President, Kansas City Southern de Mexico 

Wojcik Center – Harper College
1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, Illinois 

Members $75 - Guests $65 (up to two per member)

Non-members $85

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