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Sept. 3: Reviving Economic Growth: Action Plan for Pittsburgh G20 Summit

Contact:

Shilo Raube         
Carnegie Mellon University       
412-268-6094                       
sraube@andrew.cmu.edu

Peter Cassata
The Atlantic Council
202-778-4991
press@acus.org

Reviving Economic Growth: Action Plan for Pittsburgh G20 Summit

Pre-G20 Conference Hosted by the Atlantic Council and Carnegie Mellon

PITTSBURGH—In advance of the Pittsburgh Summit for the G20, the Atlantic Council and Carnegie Mellon University, with the support from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will host an expert conference examining the steps needed to revitalize economic growth and restore confidence in globalization following the current crisis. Through a series of candid discussions and lectures, senior government officials, business leaders and key policy analysts will look at the mix of political, social, global and local forces needed to renew the world economy.
     
Topics of conversation include the market impact of innovation; the role of trade and financial regulation in restoring growth; the forces behind educating the workforce for the 21st century economy; and social and political challenges of renewing globalization. A report prepared by the conference participants, "Renewing Globalization and Economic Growth in a Post-Crisis World," will be available at the conference and by mid-September from Carnegie Mellon University Press.

What: Renewing Globalization and Economic Growth in a Post-Crisis World
When: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23
Where: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Select Participants:

  • Randal E. Bryant, University Professor and Dean of the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon
  • Mansoor Dailami, Manager of International Finance, World Bank
  • Baruch Fischhoff, Howard Heinz University Professor in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences and the Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon
  • Richard B. Hoey, Chief Economist, BNY Mellon
  • Robert Hormats*, Undersecretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs-designate
  • Pradeep K. Khosla, Dean of the College of Engineering and the Philip and Marsha Dowd University Professor, Carnegie Mellon
  • Steven Klepper, Arthur Anton Hamerschlag Professor of Economics and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon
  • George Lowenstein, Herbert A. Simon Professor of Economics and Psychology, Carnegie Mellon
  • Daniel M. Price, Senior Partner for Global Issues, Sidley Austin LLP; former Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs
  • Dan Rooney, U.S. Ambassador to Ireland
  • Kiron Skinner, Associate Professor of Social and Decision Sciences and Director of the International Relations and Politics Program, Carnegie Mellon, and Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • Mark Sniderman, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

* Pending confirmation by the U.S. Senate

Media: You must register to attend; seating is limited. Please RSVP to Shilo Raube at 412-268-6094 or sraube@andrew.cmu.edu.

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