Fostering a Deeper Understanding of the Western Hemisphere’s Most Critical Energy and Sustainability Issues


Building a 21st Century Economy that Puts People First.


July 16-28, 2018
Preparing the Next Generation of Scientists: Science & Innovation Summer Camp

Summer Camp 2018The ninth annual Science and Innovation Summer Camp, designed to underscore the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), will host students from countries throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Canada, and the U.S.

August 12-17, 2018
Professional Workshop for STEM Instructors

Teachers Camp 2018The Professional Workshop for STEM Instructors will take place August 2017. The five-day workshop, engages high school instructors in an idea-generating program designed to promote innovative teaching techniques in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).


Innovation and Culture at the Border


Taking Stock of The Macri Energy Reform Agenda: Tariffs and Subsidy Reduction

One of the biggest challenges that the Macri administration faced when it took office in December 2015, was to tackle subsidies (especially in energy) without producing a social disturbance.
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Strong US-Mexico energy ties expected to withstand uncertainties

US-Mexico energy relationships are sufficiently strong to withstand uncertainties ranging from the North American Free Trade Agreement’srenegotiations to Mexico’s upcoming presidential election, speakers agreed at a Dec. 15 conference sponsored by the Institute of the Americas (IOTA). “The relationship is very mature, very robust, and not having problems,” noted Jeremy M. Martin, IOTA’s vice-president for energy and sustainability.

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Prospectivity vs AMLO: Mexico’s Round 3.1

As most of the hemisphere repaired to the beach, mountains or settled in for family time to celebrate Semana Santa, officials in Mexico had other plans. On Tuesday, March 27 Mexico reached another milestone as part of its historic energy reform and opening of the oil sector to private investment. With the clock ticking and the July 1 elections looming ever larger, the Mexican government showed no signs of slowing its pace. But what did the latest auction tell us about the political backdrop and the march of the energy reform in Mexico? Listen to Podcast

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