Mexico-U.S. Relations Today and Tomorrow: The Case of Arizona

  • 30 Nov 2016
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Sheraton Grand Phoenix, 340 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004


SCHEDULE: Cocktail Reception 6pm; Dinner 6:45-7:20pm; Program begins 7:30pm 

In collaboration with
the Consulate General of Mexico in Phoenix
PCFR is pleased to bring you

The Hon. Carlos Manuel Sada Solana Ambassador of Mexico to the United States

Ambassador Sada Solana was appointed as the Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. in April, 2016.  Most recently he served as Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles, California from June 2013 until April, 2016.  Previously, he served as Consul General of Mexico in New York (2011-2013); Minister at the Embassy of Mexico in the United States (2007-2011); Consul General of Mexico in Chicago, Illinois (2000-2007) Consul General of Mexico in San Antonio, Texas (1995-2000); and Consul General of Mexico in Toronto, Canada (1989-1992).

He has served as Advisor to the Undersecretary of Education and Technological Research at the Secretariat of Public Education, where he was in charge of Masters’ Degree Programs and providing equipment to Technology Institutes in Mexico (1980-1981); Executive Member-at-Large of the Public Investment Planning and Control Commission of the Government of the State of Oaxaca, where he coordinated federal and state budgets, as well as the planning assignment and monitoring of resources (1982-1983); Secretary of State Programs of the Government of the State of Oaxaca, where he was responsible for the following sectors:  Industrial, Trade, Tourism, Agriculture, Urban Development, Fisheries, Education, and Culture (1983-1986); Secretary of Economic and Social Development of the Government of the State of Oaxaca, where he was responsible for the following sectors:  Industrial, Trade, Mining, Tourism, Fisheries, Culture, and Education (1986-1989); Municipal President of Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca (1993-1995).

Mr. Sada Solana is fluent in English. He holds an Industrial Engineering degree from the Ibero-American University with post-graduate studies in Production Systems Development form the University of Newcastle, England; in Economic Development from the University of Delft, Netherlands; and in Industrial Development at the Institute of Public Administration in the Hague, Netherlands. 

Thank you to our Silver Sponsors:

This conversation will be moderated by Lisa Urias, Managing Partner of CoNecs North America and President & CEO, Urias Communications. Read Lisa's Bio Here

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Thank you to our Collaborating Organizations:

Arizona District Export Council, ASU Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law, Consular Corps of Arizona, Los Abrogados, McCain Institute, O'Connor Institute, Phoenix Sister Cities, Thunderbird School of Global Management

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