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Nov 19, 2018 at 10:30 am

From NAFTA to USMCA: The New Deal and What’s Missing


With the impending signature and ratification of the United States, Mexico and Canada Agreement (USMCA), the conference will provide a comprehensive review of what wins and losses in the new trade deal. Additionally, the conference will provide a forum for discussion and debate as well as explore some missing elements such as the aspirations and emerging importance of indigenous peoples and the role of states, provinces and municipalities in promoting and defending the North American trade agenda.


10:30 a.m. – Registration

11 a.m. – Opening Remarks
11:05 a.m. – From NAFTA to USMCA: Gains and Losses

12:20 p.m. – Lunch

1 p.m. – Keynote Address
2 p.m. – The Role of Subnational Governmental Actors

  • Jesús Seade, President López Obrador chief negotiator for trade

3 p.m. – Indigenous People and USMCA

4 p.m. – Closing Remarks

Cosponsored by Fulbright Canada.

Event Website

Date and Time

Nov 19, 2018 at 10:30 am


International House, The Great Hall

Event Registration

Registration for this event is required by Nov 19, 2018. Visit the registration page for details.

Event Fee

Free, but attend but registration is required.


Arturo Chiquito    858-534-0194


Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

GPS Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies

Event Category

Conferences, Workshops and Symposia