19th Annual Mexico Economic, Business Review & Political Outlook 2023

October 6, 2023 |
Hollywood, CA
October 6, 2023
Ricardo Montalban Theater
1615 Vine St, Hollywood, CA 90028
12:30 pm Registration
1:00 -1:15 pm Welcome, Introductions and Overview of the Day’s Program 
Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles (invited)
Laura Nava and Marlen Marroquin, President and Executive Regional Director, US-Mexico Chamber.
Welcome words from Program Chair Marisela Caraballo DiRuggiero, Director Trade Development, Port of Los Angeles. (confirmed) 
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. The New Mexican Reality: “Accomplishments and challenges of the current Administration, U.S.-Mexico Relations and the Upcoming Presidential Election”
Moderator: Program Chair Marisela Caraballo DiRuggiero, Director Trade Development, Port of Los Angeles.
· Nydia Iglesias, Director of Political Analysis and is part of the Economic Research team at Citibanamex.
· David R. Ayon, Research Associate, Institute of Governmental Studies, and Continuing Lecturer, Political Science, University of California Berkeley.
· Richard Kiy, President and CEO, Institute of the Americas
2:15-3:15 p.m. “Reinventing and localizing the Supply Chain: Is Mexico Ready for this Golden 15Opportunity? How is Mexico retaining the boom in Manufacturing
Moderator: Mario Perez, National Sales Executive, CORPAY
· Luis Hernandez, President of the National Council of the Maquiladora Industry and Export Manufacturing – National Index (confirmed)
· Pedro Montejo, President of Index Zona Costa BC (confirmed)
· Aram Hodoyan, President On Time Logistics (confirmed)
3:15- 5:00 p.m. Medical Tourism in Mexico and Opportunities for US Businesses
· Moderator: Diana Cuevas, President Consejo Mexicano para el Turismo Medico and Managing Partner Legal Core, (Queretaro, Mexico)
Proposed topics:
· The new approach the Medical Tourism Industry in Mexico has taken
· International Compliance and Governance standards
· Medical innovations and technology ( AI, data, robotics)
· Business opportunities
Confirmed Speakers:
· Justin Anderson, CEO Tensor Surgical, (USA) 
· Yunuen Vazquez, Director Cluster Medico Puebla Care (Puebla Mexico)
· Pedro Martin, Sales Manager & Partner Ker Clinic (Mexico) 
· Luis Sotelo, CEO Health Center Global (USA)
· Rodrigo Robledo, Director Medical and Health Cluster (Tijuana BC)
5:00-5:45 p.m. 
Cocktail Reception and Closure, Theater Mezzanine.
6:00pm Toyota Panel
Conversación con Ben Odel.  Socio de Eugenio Derbez en Tripas.
7:15pm Corazonada  (The Lottery: The Mexican Dream)  Q & A with Director Jose Manuel Cravioto y Michelle Renaud
9:15pm Radical
Q & A with Director Walter Salles