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Past Event

Border Legislative Conference

Ensenada, Mexico

The Border Legislative Conference (BLC) serves as a binational forum in which legislators can exchange best practices and identify policy solutions addressing the complex issues along the 2,000-mile U.S. – Mexico border region. BLC Chair, Diputado Roman Cota Muñoz, is pleased to host this year’s conference in Baja California* with support from his staff and CSG West staff.

*With an optional tour to Valle de Guadalupe on Saturday, October 7th.


Friday, October 6
  • Working Towards Responsible Administration of Water to Face Drought – Alfredo de la Cerda Regis, Professional Engineer & Representative in Mexicali International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC)
  • Our Binational Relationship – Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez, Consul General, Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego & Thomas Reott, Consul General, Consulate General of the United States in Tijuana
  • Cross-Border Economy – Maria del Rocio Mejia Flores, Managing Director, Financiera para el Bienestar (Finabien) Government of Mexico & Ana Paola Corona, Director of Investment Promotion, Secretariat of Economy and Innovation, Government of Baja California
  • Cross-Border Energy – David Muñoz Andrade, Founder and CEO, Diurna Energy, Inc. & Mario Lopez, External Affairs Manager, Sempra Infrastructure
Saturday, October 7
  • Migration – David Perez Tejada, Head, National Migration Institute Representative Office in Baja California
  • Sustainable Development Goals Objectives: Opportunities and Challenges at the Mexico – U.S. Border – Dr. Artemisa Lopez Leon & Dr. Marcos Sergio Reyes Santos, El Colegio de La Frontera Norte (COLEF)
  • Experiences in Alternative Tourism – Miguel Aguiñiga Rodriguez, Secretary, Secretariat of Tourism, Government of Baja California