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Academia against Corruption in the Americas (ACA)

What do we know about corruption in the Americas? What lessons can we learn from the anti-corruption efforts in various countries? How can we teach the next generation of public servants, businesspeople, and social entrepreneurs to break the cycle of corruption?


The second Academia against Corruption in the Americas (ACA) Conference will be held in Monterrey, Mexico on June 7-8, 2019. As the title suggests, this is a forum for the academic anti-corruption community to share research results and teaching experiences. 

The conference has
three main goals

Conference Agenda

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JUNe, 2019

07
Friday

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Registration and coffee

Opening remarks: Bonnie Palifka, Tecnologico de Monterrey

Keynote address: Claudia Escobar, Centennial Fellow, Georgetown University, "Lessons from Guatemala for Latin America in the fight against corruption and impunity" 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Legal aspects of corruption
La Carreta | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Lunch
La Carreta | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Humanities Perspectives on Corruption
La Carreta | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing observations from day 1
La Carreta | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Networking cocktail
La Carreta | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

08

SÁBADO

Registration and coffee
Centro de Convenciones | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Welcome: Bonnie Palifka, Tecnológico de Monterrey
Centro de Convenciones | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Louise Shelley | Dark Commerce and Enlightening Students about Corruption 
Centro de Convenciones | ITESM, Campus Monterrey
 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Traslado a sesiones de investigación

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break 

Centro de Convenciones | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Social Sciences perspectives on corruption
La carreta | ITESM, Campus Monterrey
 

Programs Anti-Corruption
Biblioteca | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

Lunch
Biblioteca | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

Lunch
La carreta | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

Corruption and complexity
La carreta | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

Courses  “Corruption and Development”
Biblioteca | ITESM, Campus Monterrey
 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Closing remarks
Centro de Convenciones | ITESM, Campus Monterrey

Entry fee $600

Students with a valid credential are exempt from payment.

 

Registration from May 27 to June 8, 2019.

“There will be no refunds”

How to get?

Tecnológico de Monterrey | Monterrey, N.L.

Follow our event live through Facebook from June 7 to 8, 2019