Register »

Agenda »

Speakers »

Sponsorship Opportunities »

Exhibitor's Information »

Organizations Exhibiting »

Hotel Information »

Transportation »

 

 

 

Breakout Session Speakers

View General Session Speakers Here >>

 

Check back regularly for updates!

 

 

 


 

Global Competitiveness: How Do We Create a  College-Going Culture

Thursday, Oct. 20, 3:30-5 p.m.

More info >>

 

 


Don Bennett
Executive Director, Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board

 

 

 

 

 


Jane Broom
Director, Microsoft's Puget Sound Community Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

 


Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

Thursday, Oct. 20, 3:30-5 p.m.

More info >>

 

 

 
MNA Francois Ouimet
Second Vice-President of the National Assembly
Quebec

 

 

 


Colin Robertson
Senior Strategic Advisor for  McKenna, Long and Aldridge LLP &
Former Head of the Advocacy Secretary and Minister at the Canadian Embassy in Washington and Consul General in Los Angeles

 


Looking for Medicaid Relief in All the Right Places

Thursday, Oct. 20, 3:30-5 p.m.

More info >>

 

 

                                         James Johnston
                                         Health Care Specialist, Innovation Center on Medicare and Medicaid, DHHS

 

 

 

   

 

 
Matt Salo
Executive Director, National Association of Medicaid Directors

 

 

 

 



Jonathan Seib
Health Policy Advisor, Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire's Executive Policy Office

 

 

 


 

Lessons Learned from Japan's Earthquake and Tsunami

Friday, Oct. 21, 10-11:30 a.m.
More info >>

 


John Madden
Director, Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
 
 
 

 

 

 
James Mullen
Director, Washington Division of Emergency Management,
NEMA 2011 President
 

 

 

 

 

 


If You Build it, Will They Come? A North American Perspective on Electrical Transmission Line Siting

Friday, Oct. 21, 10-11:30 a.m.

More info >>

 

 
Rep. Jeff Morris
Washington
 
 

 

 

 

 
Dr. Duncan Wood
Director of International Relations Programs
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
 
 
 

Increasing Economic Opportunity and Civic Engagement by Educating Students to Succeed in a Changing World

Friday, Oct. 21, 2-6 p.m.

More info >>

 

 


Dr. David T. Conley
Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership, University of Oregon
Founder and Director, The Center for Educational Policy Research (CEPR)
Founder and CEO, Educational Policy Improvement Center
 

Managing Western Water in Evolving Climate Conditions

Friday, Oct. 21, 2-3:30 p.m.

More info >>

 

 
Dr. Jerry Delli Priscoli
Senior Advisor, USACE
Institute for Water Resources

 

 

 

 
Dr. Felipe I. Arreguín Cortés
General Deputy Director
National Water Commission of Mexico

 

 

 

                                          Glen Davidson
                                          Director & Comptroller of Water Rights
                                          Province of British Columbia

 

 

 
Maria Elena Giner, P.E.
General Manager
Border Environment Cooperation Commission

 

 

 

 

 

                                        Dr. Paul Houser
                                        Science Advisor
                                        U.S. Department of Interior

Maximizing Oil Partnerships in North America

Friday, Oct. 21, 2-3:30 p.m.

More info >>

 

 

 
Dr. Brian Lee Crowley
Managing Director
Macdonald-Laurier Institute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Scott Farris
Director of Government Relations, Western U.S.
TransCanada

 

 

 

 

 

 
Dr. Miriam Grunstein
Associate Professor of Law
Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
 
 

 

 
Murray Smith
Hatch Advisory Board
Hatch Engineering
 

 

 
D. Rick Van Schoik
Director
North American Center for Transborder Studies

 

 


Jobs & Commerce: Revitalizing the North American Economy

Saturday, Oct. 22, 10-11:30 a.m.

More info >>

 

 


                                       Dr. Itzam de Gortari
                                       CEO
                                       TechBA

 

 

 


Gov. Jim Geringer
Director of Public Policy
ESRI
 
 

 

 

 


Jayson Myers
President
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

 

 

 

 

 


Future of North American Infrastructure

Friday, Oct. 21, 2-3:30 p.m.

More info >>

 


Sean Carlos Cázares Ahearne
Deputy Director General for Border Affairs
Mexican Foreign Affairs Ministry

 

 

 

 


Diane Gray
Founding President and CEO
CentrePort Canada Inc.

 

 

 

 


Ryan Pedraza
Program Manager
Virginia Office of Transportation Public-Private Partnerships

 

 

 

 


Tapping the Future of American Oil & Gas

Saturday, Oct. 22, 10-11:30 a.m.

More info >>

 

 


 

Peter Molinaro
Vice President of Federal and State Government Affairs
Dow Chemical Company
Full bio>>

 

 

 
D. Rick Van Schoik
Director
North American Center for Transborder Studies

 

 


 

Intergovernmental Affairs Committee: North American Cooperation in Public Safety & Law Enforcement  (all attendees welcome)

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2-4 p.m.
More info >>

 

 
Hon. Gary King
Attorney General
New Mexico
 

 


 


Hon. Rommel Moreno Manjarrez
Attorney General
Baja California