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 Border Solutions Alliance

UTEP/ NMSU Workshop June 10-12, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019 Agenda

1:00 p.m. | Registration and Check-In

  • Tomás Rivera Conference Center (Union Building East, Room 308)

 1:30 p.m. | Opening Remarks

  • Roberto Osegueda, Vice President of Research, UTEP

1:35 p.m. | Challenge Statement

  • Nate V. Robinson, Assistant Vice President, Office of Research, UTEP

1:45 p.m. | Keynote Address

  • Tony Robinson, Regional Administrator for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Reg. 6

2:30 - 3:15 p.m. | Binational Panel: Cross-Border Mobility, Disaster Management & Resilience

  • Moderated by Eric Boyer, Assistant Professor, Public Administration, UTEP

3:15 - 4:00 p.m. | Binational Panel: Healthcare

  • Moderated by Thenral Mangadu, Director, Minority AIDS Research Center

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. | Spot Talk: "Immigration & Border Communities"

  • Josiah Heyman, Director, Center for Interamerican and Border Studies, UTEP

4:30 - 5:15 p.m. | Binational Panel: Border Water Resources

  • Moderated by Sam Fernald, Director, Water Resources Research Institute

5:15 p.m. | Closing Remarks

  • Miroslav Krstic, Sr. Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, UC San Diego
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Poster Session and Reception 

 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Agenda

8:30 a.m. | Breakfast and Registration 

9:15 a.m. | Opening Remarks and Challenge Statement

9:30 - 10:30 | Community-led Breakout Session

Participants:

City of El Paso Texas Health and Human Services
Paso del Norte Foundation Comisión de Salud Fronteriza Mex-EU
TxDOT El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez

 
10:30 a.m. | Break

10:45 - 11:45 a.m. | Community-led Breakout Session

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. | Lunch

12:45 - 1:30 p.m. | Academic-led Breakout Session

1:30 p.m. | Break

1:45 - 3:00 p.m. | Structure Proposals for Multidisciplinary Science Initiatives

3:00 p.m. | Day 3 Presentation Prep

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. | Tours (Optional)

  • Border Biomedical Research Center
  • El Paso City Bridge Department

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Agenda

8:30 a.m. | Breakfast and Registration

9:15 a.m. | Opening Remarks

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Proposal Briefings

10:30 a.m. | Break

10:45 - 11:45 a.m. | Proposal Briefings

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | DC Initiative 

12:00 p.m. | Workshop Close

Travel Information

  • Attendees will need to book their own airfare (up to $400 per person) so that they arrive by noon on the first day of the workshop (June 10 for El Paso).
  • Attendees will need to arrange their own transportation (up to $75) to/from the workshop hotels. The hotel is:
    • Hilton Garden Inn El Paso University Hotel, 111 W University Ave., El Paso, TX 7990.
  • Workshop organizers have arranged room blocks for attendees. Each university partner must confirm room list with UTEP organizers. Attendees will need to have a credit card at check-in for incidentals only. Lodging will be covered for two nights (June 10 & 11).
  • The following meals will be arranged by workshop organizers"
    • Day one - afternoon break and reception
    • Day two - breakfast, breaks, lunch
    • Day three - breakfast and lunch
    • Other meals during travel will not be covered. Travelers should not submit any receipts for meals.
  • A UC San Diego staff member will be attending the first day of each workshop to register travelers into the UC San Diego system. After the workshops, travelers will need to email scans of all receipts to UC San Diego for reimbursement.

Registration

If you would like to attend the opening session, please click on the button below to register

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