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The Economist's Mexico Summit: Disruption Across Borders

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 8:00am

Mexico is facing major disruptive global business and technology trends that are critical to shaping the economic and business climate in the year ahead. These topics, such as the US presidential elections and the rise of the on-demand economy, will be key to helping leaders from business and policy and understand how to future-proof their strategies for building resilient companies and government structures.

On September 8, editors of The Economist and more than 200 industry leaders to discuss the opportunities presented by a more disruption-friendly Mexico, with an emphasis on how talent, technology, government transparency and incumbent-challenger cooperation are needed to usher Mexico into a more connected era. 

Click here to learn more and view the agenda.

Notable speakers participating in the event include:

·       Enrique Alfaro, Municipal president, Guadalajara

·       Monica Aspe, Undersecretary of Communications, Mexican Ministry of Communications and Transportation

·       Luis Barrios, co-founder, chief executive, Hoteles City Express

·       Gabriel Charles, Director, Wayra

·       Guillermo Echeverría, Founder, Vuhl

·       Juan Pablo Escobar, Founder and chief-executive, Cívica Digital

·       Arturo Galvan, founder, chief executive, Naranya

·       Hernán García González, Vice-chancellor, rector of talent and culture, Monterrey Institute of Technology

·       Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Secretary of the economy, Mexico

·       Todd Harbaugh, Chief operating officer, Walmart Mexico

·       César Hernández, Undersecretary of electricity, Ministry of Energy, Mexico

·       Paul Hauff Hvattum, Director,

·       Roberta Jacobson, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico

·       Andrew Macdonald, Regional general manager, Uber EU, Central, Canada and Latin-America

·       Manuel Morato, Founder, DevF

·       Alejandro Moreno, Professor, Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM)

·       Francisco Navarro, General manager, Airbus Helicopters

·       Alejandra Palacios Prieto, President, Mexican Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE)

·       Marco Antonio del Prete, Secretary of sustainable development, government of the state of Querétaro

·       Gabriela Rocha, Partner and director, Laboratoria Mexico

·       Anasofia Sanchez Juárez, Facebook

·       Daniel Vogel, Founder, Bitso

·       Olga Zambrano, co-founder, SeMeAntoja, founder, CuidaMiMascota

·       Tavo Zambrano, co-founder, SeMeAntoja, founder, Skydrop

View the full list of speakers.

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