Impact Symposium 2012 with Vicente Fox and Bill Richardson

Watch video of Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, and Bill Richardson, a former governor of New Mexico who has served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and as secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, speaking at the 2012 Impact Symposium on March 21. The discussion was moderated by Vanderbilt sociologist Katharine Donato.This year’s Impact theme is “Rise of the Rest: What is the Future of American Foreign Policy?”

The Vanderbilt University Speakers Committee organizes the annual IMPACT Symposium, which has been a tradition at Vanderbilt since 1964. This annual multi-day symposium engages speakers who discuss current events and topics of a controversial nature.

For information about the Impact Symposium, call 615-322-2471 or visit