Program


  • 9:00 - 10:00 AM

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  • Inauguration

OPENING CEREMONY 10 YEARS OF TIJUANA INNOVADORA

  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM

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  • Education

Where We Were in Higher Education; How We Faced the Pandemic; What We’ve Learned From It

• Enrique Graue, Chancellor, UNAM

  • 11:00 - 12:00 PM

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  • Education

The Future of Education in the Region

• Ing. Olivia Graeve, Director, Cali-Baja Center for Resilient Materials and Systems at UCSD
• Dr. Fernando León García, Chancellor CETYS Universidad
• Mtro. Francisco Marmolejo, Educational Consultant, Qatar Foundation
• Dr. Rafael Fernández de Castro, Director of the Center for US-MEX Studies at UC San Diego

  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM

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  • Education

Your mind and the future

• Marco Antonio Regil, International Speaker and TV Anchorman

  • 1:00 - 2:00 PM

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  • Jack Winer: Moments

Jack Winer – Moments: A Retrospective

• Jack Winer, Architect, Winer Arquitectos
• Roxana Velasquez, Director of the San Diego Museum of Art
• Yishai Jusidman, Artist & Art Critic
• Guadalupe Rivemar, Journalist & Cultural Promoter

  • 2:00 - 3:00 PM

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  • Art in Industry

Technology And Art: A Transitional Mix for the Future

• Monserrat Sánchez Soler, Coordinator at Casa de la Cultura Tijuana
• Mariano Aparicio, Photographer & Editor
• Xitlálic Ríos, Head of the Department of Civic Action, City of Tijuana
• Eduardo Gurría, Director of Arte en la Industria at Tijuana Innovadora

  • 3:00 - 4:00 PM

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  • Culture

Cultural Sector: Current State and Alternatives for 2021

• Eduardo Cruz, Journalist. Head of GRECU and Paso Libre
• Ingrid Kuri, Professor and Researcher INNSIGNIA-CETYS
• Ernesto Piedras, Director, Competitive Intelligence Unit
• Claudia Basurto, Tijuana Innovadora Board Member, Strategic Projects

  • 4:00 - 5:00 PM

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  • Culture

What Can We Expect from Public Policy?

• Pedro Ochoa, Secretary of Culture for the State of Baja California
• Minerva Tapia, Director of the Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura
• Flavio Olivieri, Coordinator of BFusion.org & Border Creative District
• Claudia Basurto, Tijuana Innovadora Board Member, Strategic Projects

  • 5:00 - 6:00 PM

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  • Book Presentation The Third Country San Diego & Tijuana

Future Vision 2040

• Isaac Abadi, CEO New City Medical Plaza Grupo Abadi
• Hasan Ikhrata, Executive Director, SANDAG
• Malin Burnham, President of Burnham Foundation
• Michael Steep, Executive Director & Associate Professor, Digital Cities Program, Stanford School of Engineering
• Christopher Wilson, Deputy Director, Wilson Center Mexico Institute.

  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM

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  • Science

To Touch a Life

• Amir Kershenovich, Head of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Schneider Children’s Medical Center, Israel
• Ambassador Carlos González Gutiérrez, General Consul of Mexico in San Diego

  • 7:00 - 8:00 PM

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  • Daily Recap

CRÓNICAS DEL FUTURO

• Presented by TI and Four Communication

  • 8:30 - 9:00 AM

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  • Welcome

A TIEMPO Y ¡BIEN!

• with José Galicot

  • 9:00 - 10:00 AM

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  • Cities of the Future

CITIES OF THE FUTURE

• Carlo Ratti, Professor of Urban Technologies, MIT

  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM

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  • Cities of the Future

CITIES OF THE FUTURE

• Lucía Tróchez Ardila, Director of Strategic Projects C MINDS
• Alex McCuaig, Founder and Chairman of MET Studio
• Craig Dykers, Founding Partner Snøhetta
• Mauricio de Font-Réaulx, Managing Director at the UDG University Cultural Center

  • 11:00 - 12:00 PM

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  • Cities of the Future

Modern Construction

• Ricardo Naya, President CEMEX Mexico

  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM

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  • Innovamoda

Smart Coveralls: Wearable Technology for Industrial Security

• Paulino Vacas Jacques, Director of MoTeBo

  • 1:00 - 1:30 PM

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  • Justice

Causes of Wrongful Convictions

• Justin Brooks, CEO California Innocence Project

  • 1:30 - 2:00 PM

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  • Justice

Cinema As a Tool for Social Change

• Roberto Hernández, Presunto Culpable Producer

  • 2:00 - 3:00 PM

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  • Health

interviews

• Dr. Richard Schatz, Research Director of cardiovascular interventions. Scripps Clinic
• Devi Shetty, Chairman and Executive Director of Narayana Health
• Interviewed: Dra. Patricia Aubanel, Interventional Cardiology

  • 3:00 - 4:00 PM

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  • Health

The Specialists Who Make Tijuana a Leader in Medical Tourism

• Dra. Liza María Pompa, Bariatric Surgery
• Dr. César Manrique, Dental Services
• Dr. Alfonso García, Traumatology and Orthopedics
• Dra. Patricia Aubanel, Interventional Cardiology
• Introduction: Dr. Ricardo Vega, Plastic Surgery
• Moderator: Lic. Atzimba Villegas

  • 4:00 - 5:00 PM

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  • Crime Prevention

At Risk or Violated Youth?

• Alexandra Abello, Researcher for the Centro de América Latina y del Caribe at the London School of Political Science and Economy (LSE)
• Nelly Flores, Psychologist
• Yair Hernández, Prevention Specialist for Casa de las Ideas at Tijuana Innovadora
• Danger, “Hip-Hop Generation” Ambassador in Mexico
• Tico Orozco, Gestor Cultural, Director de Casa de las Ideas

  • 5:00 - 6:00 PM

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  • Economy

Economic Perspectives

• Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary, CEPAL
• Rebeca Grynspan, General Secretary, SEGIB
• José Ángel Gurría, Secretary General OECD
• Moderator: Carlos Higuera, President, Tijuana Economic and Industrial Development Corporation DEITAC

  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM

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  • Book Presentation The Third Country San Diego & Tijuana

The Tale of Two Cities

• Alan Bersin, Global Fellow, Wilson Center
• Luis Herrera-Lasso, Director of Grupo Coppan and Former General Consul of Mexico in San Diego (1995-1999)
• Jorge Schiavon, Professor of International Studies, CIDE and President, Fulbright Research
• Daniel Millán, Director of Social Communication, SRE
• Moderator: Marcela Celorio, General Consul of Mexico in Los Ángeles

  • 7:00 - 8:00 PM

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  • MODA "8 Years of Innovamoda"

PASEO DE LA FAMA, 17TH EDITION

This 2020 Paseo de la Fama de Tijuana, celebrates its 17th edition, recognizing the supporting organisms to the health sector in times of the pandemic caused by COVID-19.

  • 8:00 - 9:00 PM

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  • Daily Recap

CRÓNICAS DEL FUTURO

• Presented by TI and Four Communication

  • 8:30 - 9:00 AM

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  • Welcome

A TIEMPO Y ¡BIEN!

• with José Galicot

  • 9:00 - 10:00 AM

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  • Communication

Perspectives on the Future of Journalism

• Leonardo Curzio, Communicator, Academic and Political Analyst
• Gabriela Warkentin, Journalist
• Enrique Bustamante, President of the Instituto Global de Comunicacion y Expresion Publica

  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM

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  • Communication

How the Internet Destroyed and Remade Journalism

• Daniel Moreno, CEO and Founder, Animal Político
• Francisco Alanís, Founder, Sopitas
• Moderator: Ramón Toledo, Founder, Busca Corp

  • 11:00 - 12:00 PM

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  • Communication

Consumer Habits After COVID19

• Eduardo Caccia, Writer

  • 12:00 - 12:30 PM

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  • Tijuana Verde

“Border Flows” Documentary World Premier

Premiere of the Documentary “Border Flows” about the Tijuana River, there will also be a panel with the director of the short film Brendan Byrne and people who appear in it and Manuel Rodríguez from the Río Arriba and Out of the Boat organizations. The panel will be moderated by Paul Ganster, a San Diego State University academic and expert on binational issues.

  • 12:30 - 1:00 PM

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  • Tijuana Verde

Reimagining the Tijuana River

• Antonieta Peregrina, Professor of Urban Planning, Sustalnability & Climate Change
• Sergio Soto, Architect, Developer of Urban, Project & Strategies with a Focus on Local Identify Working in Harmony with Nature
• Introduction by Hernando Durán, Director of Tijuana Verde (Green Tijuana)

  • 1:00 - 2:00 PM

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  • Tijuana Verde

TIJUANA VERDE 5th Annual Environmental Fair

Presentation of the finalist and winning projects of the fifth Academic Environmental Fair organized by Tijuana Verde de Tijuana Innovadora, where more than 10 educational institutions participate with more than 30 projects for the benefit of the city’s environment, proposed by young students from the region.

  • 2:00 - 3:00 PM

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  • Architecture

ARCHITECTURE

• Javier Sordo Madaleno de Haro, CEO of Architecture Grupo Sordo Madaleno

  • 3:00 - 4:00 PM

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  • Architecture

Tijuana In Perspective

• Enrique Norten, Founder and CEO of TEN Arquitectos
• Moderator: Felipe Garcia Naranjo, Architect

  • 4:00 - 5:00 PM

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  • Cinematography

Masterclass: Cinema: An Antidote during Difficult Times

• Nicolás Celis, Mexican film producer of the movie Rome

  • 5:00 - 6:00 PM

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  • Cinematography

Mexican Cinema Now

• Diana Martínez, CEO, IMCINE
• Javier Espinoza, Cinematography Commisioner of Baja California
• Carlos Lenin, Filmmaker, Ariel Award Nominee
• Elsa Reyes, Producer. Zensky Cinema

  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM

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  • Cinematography

Opera Prima

• Rodrigo Álvarez Flores, Director
• Gilberto González Penilla, Director
• José Paredes, Director
• Paulina Sánchez, Director
• Luisa Gómez de Silva, Producer

  • 7:00 - 8:00 PM

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  • Book Presentation The Third Country San Diego & Tijuana

Efficiency – How Can We Make the Border Work Better?

• Chappell Lawson, Director, MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives Program (MISTI) and the International Policy Lab
• Evan Smith, CEO of BIG DATA, Trade and Border Management
• Ben Rohrbaugh, CEO, Latern UAS
• Ariel Picker, CEO of Technology,Seguritech
• Alan Bersin, Executive Chairman of Altana Trade

  • 8:00 - 9:00 PM

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  • Daily Recap

CRÓNICAS DEL FUTURO

• Presented by TI and Four Communication

  • 8:30 - 9:00 AM

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  • Welcome

A TIEMPO Y ¡BIEN!

• with José Galicot

  • 9:00 - 10:00 AM

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  • Women of the Future

Conversation with Ali Guarneros

• Ali Guarneros, Aerospace Engineer, NASA
• Interviewed: Tomás Sibaja, President, Aerospace Cluster of BC

  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM

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  • Women of the Future

Conversation with Yalitza Aparicio

• Yalitza Aparicio
• Interviewed by Pablo Barragán, Journalist

  • 11:00 - 11:30 AM

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  • Women of the Future

WOMEN OF THE FUTURE

• Ninfa Salinas, President of the Advisory Councils of Grupo Salinas

  • 11:30 - 12:30 PM

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  • Book Presentation The Third Country San Diego & Tijuana

Governance – The Challenges of Leading the Twin Cities

• Roberta Jacobson, Former United States Ambassador to Mexico (2016-2018)
• Arturo Saruhkan, Former Ambassador of Mexico to the United States (2007-2013)
• Andrew Selee, President, Institute for Policy on Migration (MPI)
• Gastón Luken Garza, Director of Institutional Relations, Grupo Coppel

  • 12:30 - 1:30 PM

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  • Health

Tijuana: A Role Model in Medical Tourism and Wellness

• Isaac Abadi, CEO, NewCity Medical Plaza Grupo Abadi
• Paulo Yberri, CEO, Hospital Angeles, Tijuana
• Adrián CEO, Gran Hotel Tijuana
• Ariel Ortiz, CEO, Obesity Control Center
• Introduction: Atzimba Villegas, CEO of Medical Tourism and Wellness for the Government of Baja California

  • 1:30 - 2:00 PM

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  • Innovamoda

Vegan Leather from Cactus

• Adrián López Velarde Marte Cázarez, Co-founder, DESSERTO
• Marte Cázarez, Co-founder, DESSERTO

  • 2:00 - 3:00 PM

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  • Communication

Tijuana around the world

• Alex Tienda, Travel Vlogger
• Interview: Nelly Sanoja

  • 3:00 - 4:00 PM

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  • Innovamoda

COVID-19, Fashion and Economy. The End of Retail?

• Anna Fusoni, Fashion Analyst and CEO of KS News
• Gustavo Prado, CEO, trendo.mx

  • 4:00 - 5:00 PM

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  • Sports

INDEBC Will Develop Olympic Athletes

• Alexa Moreno, Olympic Gymnast
• Daniel Corral, Olympic Gymnast
• Aremi Fuentes, Olympic Weightlifter
• Moderator: Edgar Acevedo, Azteca Deportes, BC
• Moderator: Nelly Sanoja, VoiceOver

  • 5:00 - 6:00 PM

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  • Business and Commerce

Supply Chain Resilience

• Eduardo J. Adame, Supply Chain Manager, Johnson & Johnson
• A conversation with Daniel Magun, Strategic Enterprise Partnerships

  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM

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  • Business and Commerce

Your Passion, Your Vocation

• David Abeles, Chief Executive Officer TaylorMade Golf Company
• A conversation with Daniel Magun, Strategic Enterprise Partnerships

  • 7:00 - 8:00 PM

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  • Book Presentation The Third Country San Diego & Tijuana

Lessons Learned: What Has the Last Quarter-Century Taught Us?

• Michael S.Malone, Author, El Tercer País San Diego- Tijuana
• Janet Napolitano, Former US Secretary of Homeland Security (2009-2013)
• José Antonio Meade, “Former Secretary of Foreign Affairs for Mexico (2012 – 2015)”

  • 8:00 - 9:00 PM

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  • Daily Recap

CRÓNICAS DEL FUTURO

• Presented by TI and Four Communication

  • 8:30 - 9:00 AM

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  • Welcome

A TIEMPO Y ¡BIEN!

• with José Galicot

  • 9:00 - 10:00 AM

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  • Art, Culture and Creative Industries

Values Based Entrepreneurship

• Julie Toskan, Co-founding Team MAC Cosmetics and Founder, YPI
• Anna Fusoni, Journalist, Fashion Analyst and CEO of KS News

  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM

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  • Art, Culture and Creative Industries

America through Foreign Eyes

• Jorge Castañeda, Writer, Professor and Former Secretary of Foreign Relations, Mexico (2000-2003)
• Interviewed: Claudia Basurto, Tijuana Innovadora Board Member, Strategic Projects

  • 11:00 - 12:00 PM

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  • Art, Culture and Creative Industries

Conversation The Art of Positioning Places

• Ido Aharoni, Distinguished Professor, New York University
• Sue Saarnio, Consul General of the United States in Tijuana

  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM

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  • Science

Structural Biology in the Fight Against Deadly Viruses

• Ron Diskin, Scientific Council Prize in Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science

  • 1:00 - 2:00 PM

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  • Book Presentation The Third Country San Diego & Tijuana

Common Culture: What Are The Unique Cultural Attributes Of The Twin Cities?

• Pedro Ochoa, Secretary of Culture, State of Baja California
• Javier Plascencia, Chef and Ambassador of Baja Cuisine
• Martha Gilmer, CEO, San Diego Symphony and Bayside Summer Night
• Judy Gradwohl, President and CEO, San Diego Natural History Museum
• James Clark, Founder California/Bajio Associates

  • 2:00 - 3:00 PM

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  • Innovation and Technology

ACCELERATING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

• Pablo Junco, Director, Microsoft Technology for Latin America and the Caribbean

  • 3:00 - 4:00 PM

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  • Economy

BC Business: Agenda 2040

• Gabriel Camarena, President, Business Coordinating Council (CCE)
• Gustavo de la Fuente, Executive Director, Smart Border Coalition (SBC)
• Carlos Higuera, President, Tijuana Economic and Industrial Development Corporation (DEITAC)
• Luis Lutteroth del Riego, President, Tijuana Development Council (CDT)
• Moderator: Luis Hernández, President, Index West Coast, BC

  • 4:00 - 5:00 PM

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  • Videogames

The Art of Believing, Creating and Growing as an ‘INDIE’ in Mexico

• Guillermo Vizcaíno, Head of Public Relations and Marketing, Lienzo
• Samir Duran, Founder, Bromio
• Isabel Vásquez, CEO, Fockagames
• Jorge García, Founder, Mecha Studios
• Sandra Barrón, Co-Founder, Binmatter
• Julián Huergo, Content Creator

  • 5:00 - 5:30 PM

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  • Videogames

INDIES NOW: México

• Video Presentation, INDIES NOW: México

  • 5:30 - 6:30 PM

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  • TeleTeatro

A Look inside La Marcha de Siqueiros

• Una mirada a “La marcha de Siqueiros”

  • 7:00 - 8:00 PM

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  • MODA "8 Years of Innovamoda"

8 Years of Innovamoda DIGITAL FASHION SHOW

• InnovaModa is a platform that was initiated as part of the second Tijuana Innovadora in 2012. Since that time, it has held seven editions to expose the emerging talent in the fashion industry. This is achieved through a designer competition, a model casting and a large professional runway show. A major event is held annually in which national and international experts are invited to give workshops and conferences in order to professionalize the creative talent involved in the whole sector, such as models, designers, photographers, make-up artists, bloggers, and stylists, among others.

  • 8:00 - 8:30 PM

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  • TI Movement: Sinfónica Juvenil de Tijuana

Closing Concert “A Symphony of Games”

• The Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil de Tijuana is responsible of promoting the training of children and young people through musical learning for the development of their skills. It is a project that has more than 23 years of experience.