Registration Form

Domenici Public Policy Conference

Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 East University Avenue

September 13-14, 2017

An individual (non-student) registration is $50 ($75 after September 1st) and students are free. However, students must register in order to attend. NMSU faculty and staff (non-students) can register with a department index through this online form. You may not use a p-card. NMSU faculty or staff who prefer to pay by personal credit card or check should choose the "Individual Registration (non-student)" option in the drop-down menu.

To aid our planning, we ask you to select each session and luncheon you plan to attend. Lunch is included with registration.

On September 13, the program will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m., with a reception to follow at the convention center. On September 14, the program will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 1:45 p.m.

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL MONDAY, SEPT. 11 AT 5 P.M. After this time, a limited number of registrations will be accepted at the convention center (starting Wednesday), but lunch service will not be guaranteed.

Use the form below to register for the Domenici Conference. An asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

Attendee Information
*First Name:
*Last Name:
*Mailing Address:
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Registration Fee and Session Attendance

Select your registration fee:

Select your sessions:
September 13:

Please select the session(s) you will be attending:

September 14:

Please select the session(s) you will be attending:

9/13, 9:30 a.m.

Opening ceremonies

9/13, 10:15 a.m.

U.S. Foreign Policy
Senator Richard G. Lugar, U.S. Senate 1977-2013

9/13, 11:30 a.m. Lunch
Standard Meal
Vegetarian Meal
Vegan Meal

Lunch is served (convention center ballroom). Gluten-free selections will be available.

9/13, 1:00 p.m.

U.S. Foreign Policy: Mexico
Carlos Pascual, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, 2009-2011, and Ukraine, 2000-2003

9/13, 2:00 p.m.

U.S. Foreign Policy: China
Gov. Gary Locke, former U.S. Ambassador to China, 2011-2014, and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 2009-2011

9/13, 3:00 p.m.

U.S. Foreign Policy: Russia
Eric Edelman, former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, 2005-2009, former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 2003-2005

9/14, 8:00 a.m.

Cloud-enabled Education for a 21st Century Workforce
Ken Eisner, Senior Manager, Worldwide Education Programs and Global Lead - AWS Educate, Amazon Web Services

9/14, 9:00 a.m.

Equity in Education
Pedro Noguera, Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA; Noguera focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions.

9/14, 10:00 a.m.

Education and the Workforce for the Future
Dr. Antonia Novello, former Surgeon General of the United States 1990-1993.

9/14, 11:00 a.m.

Workforce Readiness: New Mexico
Celina Bussey, Cabinet Secretary New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions

9/14, 12:00 p.m. Lunch

Lunch buffet (convention center exhibit hall)

9/14, 12:45 p.m.

The Future of the Workplace
Seth Harris, Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor and Deputy U.S. Secretary of Labor

9/14, 1:45 p.m.

Closing remarks

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