Venue: Universidad Autَnoma de Ciudad Juarez.
The Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juarez (UACJ), was founded on October 1973 and it is the institution and Alma Mater of the Mexican border city Juárez. Its main purpose is to create, preserve and communicate the knowledge; embody, inculcate and promote the values which acknowledge the identity and cultural diversity of Mexico. The harmonious coexistence between men and women; freedom of speech and ideas; the adoption of healthier sustainable habits; civic, solidarized, and informed participation; in order to create internationally competitive professionals, with quality educational programs, regional relevant scientific research, infrastructure that facilitates access to knowledge, self-directed learning, ongoing cultural programs and a certified, sustainable, socially responsible, harassment free, non-violent and discriminatory practices free organization.
Information about the city:
Juarez City, known in the past, until 1888 as Paso del Norte (Pass of the North), and commonly referred to by locals as simply Juárez, is a city and seat of the municipality of Juárez in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Juárez's estimated population is 1.5 million people. The city lies on the Rio Grande (Río Bravo del Norte), south of El Paso, Texas. Together with the surrounding areas the cities form El Paso–Juárez, the second largest bi-national metropolitan area on the Mexico–United States border (after San Diego–Tijuana), with a combined population of over 2.7 million people.