Past Events & Web Casts


As the debate over immigration reform moves from the Senate to the House, I will be presenting an updated version of a power point we’ve been giving around town these last few months called: “The Border Is Safer, The Immigration System Is Better, and Mexico Is Modernizing and Growing.”


NDN/NPI’s 21st Century Border Initiative is proud to announce a luncheon discussion on March 20th with Rep. Charlie Gonzalez looking into the economic impact tourism from Mexico has on the US economy, and suggestions for how best to increase it in the years ahead.


Please join us for a discussion with Michael C. Camunez, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Market Access and Compliance on NPI's major report Realizing the Value of our Cross Border Trade with Mexico.


Please join us for a luncheon discussion on the Environmental Protection Agency's recent ruling to set the first ever national standards to reduce mercury and other toxic air emissions.


Please join us next Thursday for a luncheon discussion celebrating the release of a major new paper,"The Employment Effects of Advances in Internet and Wireless Infrastructure: Evaluating the Transitions from 2G to 3G, by economists Robert Shapiro and Kevin Hassett.


Please join us for the next in our series of exciting new spreecasts: a presentation about the Millennial Generation featuring new work from critically acclaimed authors and NDN Fellows Mike Hais and Morley Winograd.


Growing the Next Economy


Panel on the recent emergence of the electric car in today's economy provided insight from industry, utilities, and regulators


Please join NDN and the New Policy Institute on Wednesday, November 16th for a lunchtime discussion about the challenges and opportunities leaders in the US-Mexico border region are facing today.


For those in the advocacy business, managing the transformation of media has become one of the greatest challenges of this era. Join us on Nov. 15 for a conversation to reflect on these changes and help our community understand how people will be communicating in the world of tomorrow.


Giesen speaks to Women's Leadership Forum


In their forthcoming book, critically acclaimed authors Morley Winograd and Mike Hais investigate how the beliefs of Millennials are transforming other areas of American culture. Join us at NDN on September 15th for a discussion of their work.


On Monday, September 12th, Simon Rosenberg, President of NDN and The New Policy Institute, will be speaking at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference. Simon will be discussing how border economies can be used as a model for the 21st century.


On Thursday, July 28, NDN hosted a distinguished group of panelists for a conversation on the implications of the recent FERC ruling - a significant step toward modernizing the electric power grid and bringing renewable energy to market.