The Americas Conference of Universities
Wednesday 18 Thrusday 19 Friday 20
09:00 – 10:20 Universidad de Guadalajara (Institutional Panel) Universidad Estatal de Sonora (Institutional Panel) Universidad Politécnica de Tlaxcala (Institutional Panel)
10:30 – 11:50 Opening Ceremony Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (Institutional Panel)
12:00 – 13:20 Universidad Mexiquense del Bicentenario (Institutional Panel) Keynote Speaker Workshop in Leadership Development
13:30 – 14:50 University President’s Panel # 1 University President’s Panel # 2 Universidad Politécnica de Santa Rosa (Institutional Panel)
15:00 – 16:20 Universidad de Guanajuato (Institutional Panel) Universidad de Sonora (Institutional Panel) Universidad Mexiquense del Bicentenario (Institutional Panel)
16:30 – 17:50 Universidad Tecnológica del Sur de Sonora (Institutional Panel) Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Institutional Panel) Closing Ceremony

General Agenda

November 18, 19, 20, 2020

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Welcome and Opening Ceremony

10:30 to  11:50

10:30 – 10:35    Introductions, Dr. Juan Pineda, Conference Chair

10:35 – 10:50    Welcome Remarks, Dr. President Stephen Wells, New Mexico Tech

10:50 – 11:00    Remarks, President Dr. Pablo BedollaUniversidad Mexiquense del Bicentenario 

11:00 – 11:10    Remarks, President Mtro. Enrique PadillaUniversidad Politecnica de de Tlaxcala

11:10 – 11:20    Remarks, President Dr. Alfonso EsparzaBenemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla 

11:20 – 11:30    Remarks, President, Dr. Luis Felipe Guerrero Agripino, Universidad de Guanajuato

11:30 – 11:40    Closing Remarks, VP Van Romero, New Mexico Tech

11:50                   End of the Opening Ceremony

Master of Ceremonies: Gabriela Pineda-Dominguez

University President’s Panel 

13:30 to 14:50

13:30 – 13:35    Introductions, Dr. Juan de Dios Pineda,  Moderator

General Statements

13:35 – 13:40    President, Dr. President Stephen Wells, New Mexico Tech 

13:40 – 13:45    President, Dr. Pablo BedollaUniversidad Mexiquense del Bicentenario 

13:45 – 13:50    President Dr. Alfonso EsparzaBenemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla

13:50 – 13:55    President, Dr. Ricardo Villanueva, Universidad de Guadalajara

13:55 – 14:00    President, Dr. Enrique Fernando Velázquez Contreras, Universidad de Sonora 

14:00– 14:05    President, Mtro. Enrique PadillaUniversidad Politécnica de de Tlaxcala 

14:05– 14:22     First Round of Questions

14:22 – 14:34    Second Round of Questions

14:34 – 14:46     Closing Statements

14:50                    End of the University President’s Panel 

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Keynote Address  ‘ ‘Conducting University Research in a COVID environment’ ‘

12:00 to 12:45

12:00 – 12:45    Dr. Van Romero, Vice PResident for Research, NMT

University President’s Panel #2

13:30 to 14:50

13:30 – 13:35    Introductions, Dr. Julio Garcia,  Moderator

                           General Statements

13:35 – 13:40    President, Dr. Pedro Ortega Romero, Universidad Estatal de Sonora

13:40 – 13:45    President, Dr. Enrique Sosa, Universidad Politecnica de Santa Rosa

13:45 – 13:50    President, Dr. Leopoldo Altamirano, Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica (No confirmado)

13:50 – 13:55    President, Lic. Eder Josue Valenzuela, Universidad Tecnologica del Sur de Sonora 

13:55 – 14:05    President, Dr. Luis Felipe Guerrero Agripino, Universidad de Guanajuato (No Confirmado)

14:05 – 14:10    Time Adjustment

14:10 – 14:20     First Round of Questions

14:20 – 14:30    Second Round of Questions

14:30 – 14:40    Third Round of Questions

14:40 – 14:50    Closing Statements

14:50                  End of the University President’s Panel 

Friday, November 20, 2020

Plenary Workshop ‘ ‘Leadership Development in Higer Education Institutions ‘ ‘ 

12:00 to  12:45

12:00– 12:45 Juan de Dios Pineda, Ph.D., H.C

Conclusions and Closing Ceremony

17:00 to  18:30

17:00 – 17:35    Introductions, Dra. Rosalia Perez, Universidad Politecnica de Tlaxcala 

17:35 – 18:00    Daily Report and Conclusions

  • Day One, November 18

President, Mtro. Enrique Sosa, Universidad Politecnica de Tlaxcala.

  • Day Two, November 19

President Dr. Pablo BedollaUniversidad Mexiquense del Bicentenario 

  • Day Three, November 20

President Mtro. Enrique SosaUniversidad Politecnica de Santa Rosa 

18:00 – 18:15    Closing Remarks, Dr. Juan de Dios Pineda, Conference Chair