Monday, March 17, 2014

Governor Patrick travels to Panama as part of his innovation mission to strengthen existing relationships and building new ones with the emerging innovation economies of Latin America.

Governor Patrick and the delegation arrive in Panama and will receive a country briefing from representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Panama.

 

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

**Please note that all event times listed below are local.

7:45 a.m. -- Governor Patrick meets with Panama's Chief Scientist, Dr. Ruben Berracol. (PHOTO ONLY)
Sheraton Hotel Panama, Salon La Caleta
San Francisco, Panama

8:15 a.m. -- Governor Patrick discusses opportunities for collaboration with the leaders of Panama's innovation economy at CAPATEC, the Panamanian Chamber of Information Technology and Communications.
Sheraton Hotel Panama, Salon La Caleta
San Francisco, Panama

11:00 a.m. -- Governor Patrick visits Panama’s “City of Knowledge” and participates in a forum on strengthening partnerships between the innovation economies of Massachusetts and Panama.
City of Knowledge, Panama

2:00 p.m. -- Governor Patrick views the Panama Canal expansion project and meets with Jorge L. Quijano, Administrator of the Panama Canal to discuss the significance of this project to the Massachusetts economy.
Mira Flora Locks, Panama

 

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Governor Patrick and the delegation arrive in Mexico City and will receive a country briefing from representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico.

2:15 p.m. -- Governor Patrick meets with Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena. (PHOTO ONLY)
Mexico City, Mexico

5:00 p.m. -- Governor Patrick meets with the Carlos Slim Foundation. (CLOSED PRESS)
Slim Foundation Headquarters
Mexico City, Mexico

 

Thursday, March 20, 2014

7:45 a.m. -- Governor Patrick meets with Mexico City’s innovation leaders and TechBA, a program of the United States-Mexico Foundation for Science. (PHOTO ONLY)
Marquis Reforma Hotel
Mexico City, Mexico

9:30 a.m. -- Governor Patrick discusses the Massachusetts clean energy economy with GreenMomentum, an organization of Latin American clean technology companies.
Marriott Reforma Hotel
Mexico City, Mexico

2:00 p.m. -- Governor Patrick meets with Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal and ProMexico,  Mexico’s agency charged with strengthening Mexico’s participation in the global economy.
Salon Nayarit, Four Seasons Hotel                       
Mexico City, Mexi
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4:30 p.m. -- Governor Patrick joins a discussion on the emerging industry of big data in healthcare and life sciences.
Marquis Reforma Hotel
Mexico City, Mexico

7:25 p.m. -- Governor Patrick makes an announcement relative to Massachusetts and Mexico clean energy economies
Marquis Reforma Hotel                              
Mexico City, Mexico

 

Friday, March 21, 2014

9:00 a.m. -- Governor Patrick discusses the importance of public-private partnerships with Mexican leaders in business and government. (CLOSED PRESS)
Holland and Knight
Mexico City, Mexico

11:30 a.m. -- Governor Patrick meets with the Mayor of Mexico City, Miguel Angel Mancera. (PHOTO ONLY)
Mexico City, Mexico

12:30 p.m. -- Governor Patrick tours the Mexico City Metrobus System.
Mexico City, Mexico

2:00 p.m. -- Governor Patrick discusses educational opportunities between Massachusetts and Mexico with Mexico's Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for North America, Sergio Alcocer Martinez de Castro
Mexico City, Mexico

6:15 p.m. -- Governor Patrick joins Massachusetts-based Desalitech for an announcement.
Marquis Reforma
Mexico City, Mexico