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The Students We Share: A Binational Conference

Date Published: January 15, 2010

Conference agenda for the 2010 The Students We Share - A Binational conference.

Complete agenda and participant bios in .PDF format.

View the Conference Poster.

For a Spanish version of this schedule, click here.

Friday, January 15

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Coffee and Pastries
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Introductory Address:
Max Parra, Director of University of California Abroad in Mexico and Director of La Casa de la Universidad de California
Patricia Gándara, University of California-Los Angeles
Carlos Ornelas, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
10:00 - 10:40 a.m. Keynote:
Roberto Suro, University of Southern California
Founder and former Director of the Pew Hispanic Center, veteran international journalist, and author of "Strangers Among Us: Latino Lives in a Changing America"
10:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Panel #1 - Mexican Migration to the United States: Demographic Overview, Current Issues, and Relevance to Binational Study of Education

  1. Agustín Escobar Latapí, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social Occidente (Guadalajara)
  2. Michael Fix, Migration Policy Institute, [presentation]
  3. René Zenteno, Colegio de la Frontera Norte, [presentation]
  4. Edward Telles, Princeton University, [presentation]
Moderator: Victor Zuñiga, Universidad de Monterrey
12:40 - 1:20 p.m. Keynote: Mexican Educational Research Facing Challenges of the Educational System
Felipe Martínez Rizo, Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Working Groups
2:30 - 3:40 p.m. Lunch
3:40 - 4:10 p.m. Advances in Public Education in Mexico
Sylvia Ortega, Rector of Universidad Pedagógica NacionalEduardo Aguado, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México
4:20 - 5:45 p.m. Panel #2 - Contemporary Challenges in the Mexican Education System

  1. Sergio Cardenas, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, [presentation]
  2. Carlos Ornelas, Universidad Autónoma Metropólitana
  3. Lucrecia Santibañz, Fundación IDEA, [presentation]
  4. Ernesto Treviño, Universidad Diego Portales, [presentation]
Moderator: José Felipe Martínez, University of California, Los Angeles
7:00 p.m. Reception at Secretaría of Foreign Affairs
Host: Jefe de la Unidad Sr. Cándido Morales, Institute for Mexicans Abroad

Saturday, January 16

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Coffee and Pastries
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Keynote: The Schooling of Mexican Americans in the United States
Eugene Garcia, Arizona State University
David Garcia, Arizona State University
10:05 - 11:35 a.m. Panel #3 - Early Education of Mexican and Mexican American Children

Sponsored by the Foundation for Child Development

  1. Eduardo Backhoff, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, [presentation]
  2. María Guadalupe Pérez Martínez, Instituto Nacional para la Evaluación de la Educación Guadalupe 
    Ruiz Cuéllar, Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes 
    Benilde Garcia-Cabrero, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    Claudia Galindo, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, [presentation]
  3. Iliana Reyes, University of Arizona, [presentation]
Moderator: Bruce Fuller, University of California-Berkeley
11:35 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Panel #4 - Adolescents, High School Completion, and College Access in Mexico and the United States

  1. Frank Gaytan, Northeastern Illinois University, [presentation]
  2. Stella Flores, Vanderbilt University, [presentation]
  3. Silvia Giorguli, Colegio de México, [presentation]
  4. Regina Cortina, Columbia University, [presentation]
Moderator: Alicia Tinley
1:05 - 1:55 p.m. Working Groups
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Lunch
3:00 - 3:20 p.m. Speakers:
Hugo Casanova Cardiel, President of the Consejo Mexicano de Investigación Educativa (COMIE) and Alfredo Artiles, Vice President of the American Educational Research Association (AERA)
3:25 - 4:10 p.m. Keynote: Antecedents in Binational Partnerships
Graciela Orozco, The Secretary of Public Education and Binational Partnerships Josue Gonzalez, Arizona State University
4:15 - 5:40 p.m. Panel #5 - Binational Research and Collaborations: First Steps

  1. Bryant Jensen, Bard College
  2. Adam Sawyer, Bard College, [presentation]
  3. Edmund T. Hamann, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  4. Tom Stritikus, University of Washington
  5. Elena Quiroz, University of California-Riverside
Moderator: Patricia Gándara, University of California-Los Angeles
5:45 p.m. Closing:
Agustín Escobar Latapí, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social Occidente (Guadalajara)
Patricia Gándara, University of California-Los Angeles

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