The 2019 Annual MCA Scientific Poster Session

May 1 , 2019
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cardwell Collaborative

Date and Time

May 1 , 2019
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Cardwell Collaborative
5130 Gateway Boulevard E, El Paso, TX 79905
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4:00 PM | Check in & MCA Welcome

4:15 PM | Oral Presentations

5:30 PM | Keynote Speaker Talk

6:15 PM | Poster Session & Reception

Call for Abstracts!

We invite all regional university students, researchers, professors, and others to submit their abstracts for the 2019 Annual MCA Poster Session!

All abstracts should be submitted via email to and are due April 26, 2019. For abstract guidelines and requirements click on the link below.

Abstract Info.

The 2019 Annual MCA Scientific Poster Session is on its way! Come celebrate scientific progress and research in our region with the MCA at the 2019 Annual MCA Scientific Poster Session!

Also, get the chance to hear our keynote speaker Carlos Martinez-Vela talk about innovation and commercialization in our region. Carlos, a native of Monterrey, Mexico, has worked on innovation and economic development, mostly in the private sector, for 20 years. He has a master's degree in technology and policy and a doctorate in technology, management and policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, in Boston. He most recently was vice president of innovation and entrepreneurship at the Institute of the Americas at the University of California San Diego. Today he remains the President & CEO of the Hub of Human Innovation in our city of El Paso.

The event will be open to the public and will be free to attend however registration is required. Register below! We are also currently accepting abstracts for the poster session! If you are interested, visit our website for more information or email

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