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Domenici Public Policy Conference begins Wednesday

WHAT: Domenici Public Policy Conference

WHO: Speakers include former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt; New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez; former U.S. Ambassador Robert Ford; infrastructure experts Samara Barend of AECOM Capital, Andrew Herrmann of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and Mary Peters, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation; economic development expert Angelos Angelou; Dana Christensen of the National Renewable Energy Lab; and oil industry scholar Francisco J. Monaldi. See speaker bios and download high-res photos at http://domenici.nmsu.edu/domenici-public-policy-conference-2015/2015conference-speakers/.

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17

WHERE: Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave.

VISUALS: Speaker presentations, student panelists, presentations; See agenda at http://domenici.nmsu.edu/domenici-public-policy-conference-2015/conference-agenda/

The Domenici Public Policy Conference will focus this year on the nation?s aging infrastructure, U.S. energy independence, regional economic development and Middle East policy.

For media credentials, contact Amanda Bradford at 575-646-1996 or 575-644-6523 or ambradfo@nmsu.edu. Visit http://domenici.nmsu.edu for more information. Full news release at http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/11281/aging-infrastructure-energy-independence-among-topics-at-2015-domenici-conference and http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/11358/nmsu-domenici-conference-announces-change-to-speaker-lineup