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Arizona & Mexico Town Halls

Participants will hear from guest speakers and build important recommendations that can play a crucial role in the Arizona and Sonora region.

Cross-Border Connecting

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Arizona & Mexico Town Hall Series


Cross Border Connecting

2023 Arizona & Mexico Town Hall

Friday, October 6, 2023 | Grand Kino Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico

Back by popular demand: Arizona Town Hall will be hosting its fourth Arizona & Mexico Town Hall in Hermosillo, Sonora.

Participants build professional networks while providing important recommendations that can play a crucial role in shaping the regional development strategy for the Arizona-Sonora megaregion.

Active participation by each participant during discussions is essential. Participants spend the bulk of their time in facilitated discussions designed to build consensus for future actions. 

Dress for the event is business casual.

Click here to register online.

The last day for cancellations and refunds is Friday, September 29, 2023.

Registration is $30 ($600 pesos) and includes participation in the program, materials, and all-day food. Scholarships are available.

Breakfast Program: Welcome, Overview, and Panel Presentation

Importance of a Strong Region: Consuls on A Stronger Economic Mega-Region

  • Panel Moderator: Arturo Fernandez, President, Sonora Global Edc
  • Jorge Mendoza Yescas, Consul General of Mexico in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Marcos Moreno Báez, Consul of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona
  • Dulce María Valle Álvarez, Consul of Mexico in Yuma, Arizona

Lunch Program: Panel Presentation

An Educated and Trained Workforce

  • Panel Moderator: Nazzer Mendez, Executive Director, 4FRONTED
  • Paola Garcia Hidalgo, Executive Director, Mexico Relations, Office of Government and Community Engagement, Arizona State University (ASU)
  • Claudia Orduño Kirkpatrick, Finance Director, Mexico, Badger Meter, Inc.

Closing Dinner Reception: Space is limited.

2023 Arizona & Mexico
Town Hall Partners

Cross-Border Connecting: "Preparing Students for a Career in the Global Economy"

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (US Arizona Time)


Dr. Erika Martínez Lugo
Professor-Researcher of the Faculty of Languages-Mexicali, Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC)

Dr. Mónica Acosta Alvarado
Business Professor, Northern Arizona University-Yuma (NAU-Yuma)

Kristin L. Allen
Executive Director, Global Ties Arizona

Town Hall Reports

2023 series program reports (in English and Spanish):

Panelist Presentation Slides:

2019 and Earlier

Interested in supporting this program series? Click here to read and download the partnership benefits and contact us for any inquiries.

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