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Pre-Conference Workshops

Wednesday March 21, 2018 from 9am to 1pm

The Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) would like to invite you to register to one of the three Pre-Conference Workshops offered by our host institutions ITESO, UNIVA and ITESM. Each workshop will have a duration of four hours and has an additional $30usd registration fee is required. Registration includes all the materials, lunch and transportation from RIU Hotel to the  workshop site and then to the opening ceremony at Universidad de Guadalara's Paraninfo. Each workshop is limited to only 20 participants, so register soon!

#1: Innovation as a model for transforming the corporate culture in Mexico
Offered by Universidad del Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA)

Instructors: Dr. Francisco Navarrete Báez, Full-time Faculty and Researcher - Universidad del Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA) and Mtro. Andrés Barba Vargas, International Relations Professor at UNIVA

Description: The first hour will address the actions promoted by the government, industry and academia of Jalisco for the implementation of a triple helix development model in the state, with the aim of consolidating an area of innovation in the region. This first part will serve as context for the delivery of the innovation workshop in Mexico. In the second part (3hrs), the panorama of innovation will be addressed as a process of transformation of the business culture in Mexico, as well as the social component of innovation in our country. Participants will discuss the types of innovation and its applicability in the Mexican context. They will also make comparative analyzes with models implemented in other countries.

#2: Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop

Offered by Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO)

Instructor: Juan José Solórzano, Center Innovation and Technology Management (ITESO)

Description: Develop competences for the accompaniment of innovation and entrepreneurship projects through the socialization and integration of profiles, tools and strategies.

#3: Mexican Style Entrepreneurship Workshop

Offered by Tecnológico de Monterrey en Guadalajara (ITESM)

Instructor: Isaac Lemor, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Applied Finance at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Guadalajara campus

Description: This workshop will review differences in the entrepreneurship worlds of Mexico and Latin America`s other giant: Brazil as well as the increasing opportunities of senior adult entrepreneurship.

Visit our registration page to register 

If you already have an existing registration, please follow these steps: 
1) Go to your current registration: 
2) Under "Actions" go to "Manage Your Registration"
3) Enter your password 
4) Under "Edit" click on Workshop/Talleres
5) Select one workshop and click "Continue"
6) Enter your method of payment and click "Finish"

We look forward to seeing you in Guadalajara!