The International Relations Office participates in numerous activities involving international organizations in and out of San Antonio.  This page will be used to help promote not only events directly organized by this office but also to serve as an information base for anyone interested in finding out what is going on internationally in San Antonio. 

We invite all international organizations and groups in San Antonio to submit information of their events to our office by e-mail.  Please include the following information about your event: Name of Organization, Name of event, Location, Date, Times, Web link for the event, Name and full contact information of the P.O.C (point of contact) regarding the event.  You are also encouraged to include an attachment in PDF format with a flyer about the event.   

US Commercial Service
Discover Global Markets Business Forum Series 2014 - Africa and the Middle East

Private Consultations with U.S. Commercial Diplomats:
 -Individual meetings with visiting U.S. Commercial Service Diplomats from 20 markets including; Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Ghana, India, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, UAE, West Bank

Compete, Win, Grow:
Throughout Discover Global Markets, attendees will;
 -Identify an gain access to emerging markets and opportunities
 -Obtain the tools necessary to succeed in foreign markets
 -Leverage government contacts and resources to compete successfully

What to Expect:
 -One on one meetings with U.S. commercial diplomats
 -Dynamic market exploration sessions
 -Private matchmaking appointments with maquila plant buyers from nearby Mexico
 -Multiple networking opportunities

Sessions Include:
 -Industry panels on oil and gas, renewable energy, aerospace and defense, healthcare, information technology and communications, education, and transportation and security infrastructure
 -Market entry strategies, export financing options, and risk mitigation
 -Country-specific and industry-specific information and opportunities
 -High-profile keynote speakers

Leyte Dance Theater, USA Tour 2014
May 9, 2014

The Leyte Dance Theater is composed of 24 members. It's repertoire is composed of 5 suites with dances from the different regions of the Philippines including dances of the Hispanic era and a nationalistic theme. It fuses folk movements with ballet and contemporary forms that makes it distinctive styles of dance interpretations.

The Leyte Dance Theater is the only one of its kind in Eastern Visayas, Philippines. It focuses on Filipino themes fusing different dance genres producing a unique interpretation of existing Filipino dances whether ethnic, tribal, rural, Spanish-influenced or historical events. The effect is truly riveting, emotionally-stirring, richly visual and incredibly awesome in totality.

Come and watch the world-renowned Leyte Dance Theater as they rise from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda and enchant us with their enthralling performance of Philippine heritage, culture and history through dance, song, and drama. The performers are Yolanda survivors! Let's all be part of this great cause! See them perform and help them rise from their devastation!

Event Details:

Location: Brennan High School Auditorium, 2400 Cottonwood Way, San Antonio, TX 78253
Time: Friday, May 9, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00 Donation

For more information please call or text the following representatives:
Alma De Paz: 210-710-5384
Betty Childress: 210-647-5493
Yolu Mate-Moy: 210-827-8057
Leah McMahon: 210-789-4596

Mexico's Historic Energy Reform: An Opportunity for Texas
May 13, 2014

On May 13, 2014 the San Antonio Clean Technology Forum is putting on an event focusing on Mexican Energy Reform and the opportunities associated with it at the historic Pearl Stables from 10a.m. - 2p.m.

The forum will focus on these major themes:

What are the big picture implications to the energy business in Mexico?

What are the obstacles/opportunities for U.S. companies to break into a major new energy market (electric power and oil/gas); and

How can the experience and resources of Texas companies in the Eagle Fore Shale development benefit Mexico?

For more information visit the website here or contact Mr. Scott Storment by email.

NASCO Conference
Mexico City, September 23-26, 2014

San Antonio was the host of the 2013 NASCO conference and this year it is heading to Mexico City! NASCO believes that North American competitiveness hinges on logistics, energy and skilled workforce. Make plans to join the conference at the annual continental reunion as they bring together their members and international leaders from across North America.

For more information click here.

2014 World Stem Cell Summit
December 3-5, 2014

The Genetics Policy Institute has partnered with leading academic institutions to create the most influential and important gatherings in the field by bringing together leaders in research, business, advocacy, finance, law and ethics to chart the future of regenerative medicine. This year's summit will be held in San Antonio, Texas!

Event Details:

Date: December 3-5, 2014
Location: San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, 101 Bowie Street, SA, TX 78205

For more information please visit the Summit website here.

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
December 9-13, 2014

"An international scientific symposium for interaction and exchange among basic scientists and clinicians in breast cancer."

The 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium is presented by the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at UT Health Science Center San Antonio, the American Association for Cancer Research, and Baylor College of Medicine. The driving force behind this collaboration is the shared mission of the organizations to advance progress against breast cancer. As exciting strides are made in the field of breast cancer research and treatment our program continues to present essential up-to-the minute information combined with engrossing discussion for basic, translational and clinical cancer research professionals.

Event Information:

Date: December 9-13, 2014
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Cost: Registration fees range from $125.00-$600.00

For more information please visit the website here.

Fall Semester Korean (Credit) Courses at UTSA!

The University of Texas at San Antonio is offering Korean Language Courses to all that are interested for the upcoming Fall 2014 semester. Some of the reasons to learn include;

1. Korean military intelligence priority
2. Teaching opportunities in Korea through the consulate programs in Houston like TaLK and EPIK
3. Korea is the 12th largest economy in the world and the 3rd largest in Asia
4. Korea is Texas' 5th largest trading partner
5. Study abroad scholarships are available through the Korean government
6. Increases job opportunities in the business and government sectors
7. Deepens understanding of Korean pop culture

Start Date:
Fall Semester

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Registration Location:
FL1004, UTSA Main Campus, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249

For more information please contact the Modern Languages 210-458-5226 or East Asia Institute 210-458-8550.

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