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2008 Conference Speaker Bios

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Speakers include:

Jack Anderson, Esq., International Tax Attorney, Director and Partner - Fairvest ICX and Ernst & Young
Alan M. Astengo, CPA, CFE, Team Manager LMSB - Foreign Residency Compliance International
Lic. Alejandro Barrera Fernández - Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.
Sanford Blaze, International Tax Specialist - Internal Revenue Service
Lic. Mauricio Bravo, Socio - Turanzas, Bravo & Ambrosi, S.C.
Jack Brister, Director of Tax & International Private Client Services - Ellenbogen Rubenstein Eisdorfer & Co., LLP
Claudia F. Caffuzzi, Managing Director - JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Lic. Alejandro Calderón Aguilera, Member - Capin, Calderón, Ramírez y Gutiérrez-Azpe
Joseph Calianno, Esq. - Grant Thornton LLP
C.P. Daniel Cano Falomir - Gossler, S.C.
Lic. Luís Carbajo, Partner - Baker & McKenzie Abogados S.C.
Oscar Castañeda, CPA - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Ginny Chung, Attorney Advisor - U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of International Tax Counsel
Michael W. Colborne, Esq., Partner - Thorsteinssons LLP
Lic. Ruben Elias Calles, Partner - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
M. Carr Ferguson, Visiting Professor - University of San Diego School of Law
Grace Fleeman, Esq. – Senior Technical Reviewer - Office of the Associate Chief Counsel International, Internal Revenue Service
John Forry, Professor-in-Residence & Director of International Programs - University of San Diego School of Law
Randy Free, Esq., International Tax Services - Grant Thornton LLP
Lic. Luís Gerardo del Valle, Socio - Jáuregui, Navarrete y Nader
Craig Gilbert - Internal Revenue Service
Jeffrey Gold, Associate Area Counsel, SBSE - Internal Revenue Service
Enrique Hernández, Esq., Partner - Procopio
Karen Jacobs, Senior Manager - Ernst & Young LLP
Phil Jelsma, Esq. - Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP and Adjunct Professor, University of San Diego School of Law
Lic. Edgar Klee Müdespacher - Turanzas Bravo y Ambrosi S.C.
Carl E. Koller, Esq. - Paras, S.C.
Hon. David Laro, U.S. Tax Court and Visiting Professor -University of San Diego School of Law
Patrick W. Martin, Esq., Partner - Procopio
Lic. Carlos Martínez - Creel y García-Cuéllar, S.C.
Dr. José Antonio Meade, Subsecretario de Ingresos - Secretaria de Hacienda y Crédito Público (SHCP)
Abel Mejia, Esq., Associate - Procopio
John Merrick, Special Counsel to the Associate Chief Counsel - U.S. Department of the Treasury
MJ Moran, International and Insular Compliance Program Manager - Internal Revenue Service
Lic. Christian Natera, Socio - Natera y Espinosa, S.C.
Lic. Gabriel Ortiz Gómez, Socio - Ortiz, Sáenz & Erreguerena, S.C.
Alyson Outenreath, Partner - Thompson & Knight LLP
Richard Pugh, Distinguished Professor of Law - University of San Diego School of Law
Burgess J.W. Raby, Esq. - Raby Law Office
Manuel Rajunov, Esq., Partner - Thompson & Knight LLP
Dr. Alejandro Reynoso del Valle - Bolsa Mexicana de Valores
Enrique Rayon, Esq., Director of Transfer Pricing - Grant Thornton LLP
Lic. Alberto Reyes Párraga, Head, International Tax Area - Corporación Interamericana de Entretenimiento
Rufus von Thülen Rhoades, Visiting Professor - University of San Diego School of Law
Lizbeth Rivera, Esq., Associate - Procopio
Liliana Sandoval, Esq., Associate - Procopio
Lic. Alejandro Santoyo Reyes - Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cia, S.C.
Joseph Sardella - Evans Martin LLP
Lic. Roberto Schattan, Central Administrator for Internal Criteria of Large Tax Payers – SAT
Jon P. Schimmer, Esq., Associate - Procopio
Paul Schmidt, Esq., Partner - Baker Hostetler
Norman Scott, Esq. - Tax Counsel, California Franchise Tax Board
Lic. Raul Sicilia, Partner - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Gretchen Sierra, Esq., Attorney Advisor - U.S. Treasury Department, Office of International Tax Counsel
Peter Stratos, Senior Tax Manager - Goodman & Co
Neil Sullivan, CPA, Chair of the AICPA Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Reporting (FBAR) Task Force – International Tax Compliance Group, LLC
Eric Swenson, Esq., Senior Counsel – Procopio
Steven Toscher, Esq., Principal - Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez
Carolyn Turnbull, Esq., Senior Tax Manager - Grant Thornton, LLP
Lic. Julio Ysusi, Socio - Ortiz, Sosa, Ysusi y Cía, S.C.