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When: Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 - Friday, Mar 23, 2018, (All day)

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

The Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration(CONAHEC) invites you to join us at the: 2nd Conference of the North American Center for Collaborative Development (NACCD): “Education 4.0: Enhancing North American Competitiveness, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

When: March 21-23, 2018
Where: Guadalajara, Jalisco, México

The second conference of the NACCD will focus on the role of competitiveness, innovation and entrepreneurship in the North American region as key drivers in the future development of our already strong and competitive region. Bringing together academics, entrepreneurs, productive sector and government representatives from the three countries, we will promote the exchange of ideas and experiences on issues and trends of regional importance such as: the future of NAFTA; industry 4.0; international collaboration in science and technology; innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems; smart cities, trade and logistics and start-ups and investment capital among others.

Next year’s conference will be co-hosted by Jalisco Consortium for Higher Education Cooperation and Internationalization, comprised by the Secretary of Innovation, Science and Technology (SICYT) of the State of Jalisco and six higher education institutions located in the city of Guadalajara.

  • Secretaría de Innovación Ciencia y Tecnología del Estado de Jalisco (SICYT)
  • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)
  • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO)
  • Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG)
  • Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG)
  • Universidad del Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA)
  • Universidad Panamericana (UP)

Join us in historic Guadalajara, a beautiful and safe city where many Mexican cultural traditions were born and are celebrated to this day.  It is the perfect occasion to set the agenda for a renewed North America, based on a shared vision of collaboration between higher education institutions, government, industry and civil society.

North American Center for Collaborative Development (NACCD) is an initiative of the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC).  CONAHEC is a not-for-profit network of over 160 higher education institutions in Canada, Mexico, the USA and 16 additional countries which focuses on international higher education collaboration in and with the North American region.

This meeting is made possible thanks to the sponsors of the NACCD:

  • Government of Canada
  • Government of Mexico
  • Government of the United States of America
  • CONAHEC is based at and supported by the University of Arizona.

We hope to see you in Guadalajara!