Keynote Speaker Series Continues at TAMIU Oct. 12
Jaime Alonso Gómez, Dean of the Graduate School of Business Administration
and Leadership (EGADE) at the Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM),
will be examining global commerce and cross-cultural administration in
the Texas A&M International University 2004-2005 Western Hemispheric
Trade Keynote Speaker Series continuing Tuesday, October 12. Gómez'
lecture is titled "International Business and Cross Cultural Management."
Offered by the College of Business Administration's Center for the Study
of Western Hemispheric Trade (CSWHT), the lecture will take place from
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Western Hemispheric Trade Center, room 111. The
event is free and open to the public.
Gómez is a consulting researcher for various companies and institutions
established in Asia, Europe and in the United States. He serves as Academy
of Management correspondent for the Mexico region, academic advisor for
the Center for International Executive Education at ITESM, Board of Directors
member at the Institute for Diversity and Cross-Cultural Management at
the University of Houston, among others.
Virginia Vincent, associate director of the CSWHT, said attendees of
the Series will have the opportunity to learn about recent issues that
impact trade and development in the Americas and in turn impact Laredo
from leading researchers and policy makers.
"The Series presents realistic and targeted lectures communicated
by prominent leaders, renowned experts and exceptional scholars in the
trade and international business field. It brings to the University individuals
of brilliant accomplishment and expertise to enhance the academic experience
of TAMIU students, faculty and the community. Through this Keynote Speaker
Series, the University brings the caliber of speakers that you would normally
see in larger venues, larger cities," added Vincent.
Vincent said the CSWHT plans on having a keynote speaker once a month
through April 2005. The next lecture will be held Thursday, November 11
at 7:30 p.m. in the Western Hemispheric Trade Center, room 111, unless
otherwise specified. Daniel T. Griswold, director of Cato Institute's
Center for Trade Policy Studies, Washington, D.C. will discuss "The
Case for CAFTA: Expanding Freedom in our Hemisphere."
For more information about any of the lectures in the Series, please
contact Vincent at 326.2827, visit offices at the Western Hemispheric
Trade Center, room 222D or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
University office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.
This story by student intern Rudy Zúñiga.
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