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Emprende TU Mexico Tech Event – this weekend in Punta Mita

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Emprende TU México (which means basically, “Innovate YOUR Mexico”) is a special mega-wattage tech event taking place in Punta Mita this Saturday, May 28, from 10am to 6:30pm. Organized by Emprende Tu México and co-organized by Mexico’s Ministry of Finance, it will bring some of the top players in social media and emerging technologies – and among these, a number of Punta Mita residents—together to discuss solutions and best practices as they may be applied in Mexico via a series of panel discussions. These panel discussions are open for attendance, with prior reservation.

Mexico’s Secretary of Finance, Ernesto Cordero will personally host some of the panel discussions. This summit will specifically focus on uses/cases in Mexico in order to shape Mexican policy and raise awareness for the use of these tools for accountability/democracy. (In the absence of a Vice President in Mexico, the Finance Ministry is the largest and most important of the cabinet ministries, with over 36 sub-sector agencies that include six development banks, funding for federal subsidy programs, and setting President Calderón’s policy objectives.)

The Panel Discussions will include:

  • Innovation and the use of technology as tools for development.
  • Innovation/Technology and Financial Inclusion.
  • Panel with venture capital firms/investors: Entrepreneurship, innovation and access to capital.
  • Designing the Future: Secretary Cordero and Jon Rubenstein.
  • Digital Solutions for Mexico-Using Tech and Social Media.

The event will be streamed live, via Internet, with companion feeds for Twitter and Facebook posts.

We are so proud that the St. Regis and Punta Mita have been selected as the host site for this event, which will have a direct impact on setting Mexico’s policy agendas for the next few years.

This event is open to the public, however prior registration is required, and seating is limited. Please email emprendetumx@LivePuntaMita.com to request a reservation.

The Details:

Emprende TU México / (Innovate YOUR Mexico)

Saturday, May 28 · 10:00am – 6:30pm

St. Regis Resort Punta Mita

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=150714408330851

Twitter: @EmprendeTuMxico

Event email: emprendetumx@gmail.com

www.emprendemx.org

PARTICIPANT PANELISTS INCLUDE:

MEXICO FINANCE SECRETARY ERNESTO CORDERO

UNDERSECRETARY OF FINANCE GERARDO RODRIGQUEZ REGORDOZA

JON RUBENSTEIN(CEO of Palm and Senior Vice President Global Business Unit, HP and lead inventor of the Ipod)

KAREN RICHARDSON (Silverlake Venture Capital and Former Chairwoman of the Board of Hi5 and former CEO of E-piphany)

JERRY KERN(President, Kern Consulting, Senior Advisor at Nomura Holdings. Former CEO of Playboy, On Command, Director at Liberty Media and TCI/AT&T, Móvil México)

GEORGE P. BUSH – (Barbara Bush Foundation for Literacy)

NIM PATEL – (President Mobile Accord/MGive)

IZZY ABBASS – (Móvil México)

TOM SERRES – (Founder & CEO, Pyrix)

LYNN HOFFMAN – (Director of Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc, and Private Investor)

LYNNE BAIRSTOW – (President, Marakáme Marketing, LivePuntaMita.com. Former Vice President, Merrill Lynch)

MEAT LOAF – (Celebrity Guest Panelist)

GREG LEMOND(3-time Tour de France Winner)

And many more including:

MICROSOFT

GOOGLE

MOVIL MEXICO

MEXICAN BANKING ASSOCIATION


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